Hello There, Guest! (LoginRegister)

Post Reply 
Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
Author Message
Bookmark and Share
Side Show Joe Offline
Heisman
*

Posts: 5,320
Joined: Mar 2010
Reputation: 152
I Root For: North Texas
Location: TEXAS
Post: #1
Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
This football season represents the 5th season since the last round of realignment, and C-USA's incarnation with the current line-up. Almost every player on our rosters were recruited to play in the current configuration of C-USA. As a conference our football success will be a direct result of the caliber of player our conference attracts, and the caliber of commitment our universities have made to strengthening our programs. This football season should set a standard for where we can expect C-USA to finish as a conference in comparison to our peers. I believe we will rank among the best football conferences outside of the "guaranteed access" conferences.

Thoughts?
(This post was last modified: 07-04-2017 07:16 PM by Side Show Joe.)
07-04-2017 10:56 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

EagNBran Offline
1st String
*

Posts: 2,151
Joined: Mar 2010
Reputation: 55
I Root For: Southern Miss
Location:
Post: #2
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
We have no QB, so sorry.
07-04-2017 11:25 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
DogsWin1 Offline
Special Teams
*

Posts: 868
Joined: Apr 2013
Reputation: 32
I Root For: Louisiana Tech
Location:
Post: #3
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
We need SOMEBODY from C-USA to go to the Access Bowl this year. Even the MAC has sent a team and received the money and exposure that goes with that. We will always be an insignificant "also ran" until we get this done a few times.
07-04-2017 11:57 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
GCEagle Offline
Special Teams
*

Posts: 722
Joined: Aug 2011
Reputation: 49
I Root For: Southern Miss
Location: The Dirty Burg
Post: #4
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
(07-04-2017 11:25 AM)EagNBran Wrote:  We have no QB, so sorry.

Probably sad the same thing before AD started his first game. Probably saying the same thing after Nick's first two seasons. We're fine at QB.
07-04-2017 12:20 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

Side Show Joe Offline
Heisman
*

Posts: 5,320
Joined: Mar 2010
Reputation: 152
I Root For: North Texas
Location: TEXAS
Post: #5
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
(07-04-2017 11:57 AM)DogsWin1 Wrote:  We need SOMEBODY from C-USA to go to the Access Bowl this year. Even the MAC has sent a team and received the money and exposure that goes with that. We will always be an insignificant "also ran" until we get this done a few times.

Agreed. C-USA needs to earn the access bowl this season. As of now, only C-USA and the Belt have yet to earn it. That isn't good company if we are trying to elevate our perception.
07-04-2017 12:21 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
OptimisticOwl Offline
Legend
*

Posts: 34,722
Joined: Apr 2005
Reputation: 393
I Root For: Rice
Location: Paradise

The Parliament AwardsNew Orleans BowlFootball GeniusCrappiesDonatorsDonators
Post: #6
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
And win it. Convincingly.
07-04-2017 01:13 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
GreekTopper Offline
2nd String
*

Posts: 294
Joined: Jun 2009
Reputation: 18
I Root For: WKU
Location: Bowling Green, KY
Post: #7
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
WKU has the schedule this year to achieve a NY6 Bowl. If the team beats Illinois on the road in its 2nd game then watch out. Not that Illinois is that good, but it will signal that the new coaching staff and the players are on the same page and will continue to get better as the season goes along. WKU at Vandy may determine WKU's faith in the the NY6 race.

Go Tops!!

Sep 2 (Sat) 6:00 PM
vs Eastern Kentucky

Sep 9 (Sat) 7: 00 PM
at Illinois

Sep 16 (Sat) 6:00 PM
vs Louisiana Tech

Sep 23 (Sat) 6:00 PM
vs Ball State

Oct 7 (Sat) 7:00 PM
at UTEP

Oct 14 (Sat) 3:30 PM
vs Charlotte (HC)

Oct 20 (Fri) TBA
at Old Dominion

Oct 28 (Sat) 3:30 PM
vs Florida Atlantic

Nov 4 (Sat) TBA
at Vanderbilt

Nov 11 (Sat) 5:30 PM
at Marshall

Nov 17 (Fri) 7:00 PM
vs Middle Tennessee

Nov 24 (Fri) 6:00 PM
at FIU
07-04-2017 01:20 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply

Magic95Fan Offline
Bench Warmer
*

Posts: 128
Joined: Jul 2013
Reputation: 7
I Root For: North Texas
Location: The Highland Lakes
Post: #8
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
I think LA Tech could make it as well with their schedule. Beating State and South Carolina would be highly regarded by the media.
07-04-2017 02:36 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Reggie Favre Offline
1st String
*

Posts: 1,944
Joined: Jul 2016
Reputation: 17
I Root For: Southern Miss
Location:
Post: #9
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
(07-04-2017 01:20 PM)GreekTopper Wrote:  WKU has the schedule this year to achieve a NY6 Bowl. If the team beats Illinois on the road in its 2nd game then watch out. Not that Illinois is that good, but it will signal that the new coaching staff and the players are on the same page and will continue to get better as the season goes along. WKU at Vandy may determine WKU's faith in the the NY6 race.

Go Tops!!

Sep 2 (Sat) 6:00 PM
vs Eastern Kentucky

Sep 9 (Sat) 7: 00 PM
at Illinois

Sep 16 (Sat) 6:00 PM
vs Louisiana Tech

Sep 23 (Sat) 6:00 PM
vs Ball State

Oct 7 (Sat) 7:00 PM
at UTEP

Oct 14 (Sat) 3:30 PM
vs Charlotte (HC)

Oct 20 (Fri) TBA
at Old Dominion

Oct 28 (Sat) 3:30 PM
vs Florida Atlantic

Nov 4 (Sat) TBA
at Vanderbilt

Nov 11 (Sat) 5:30 PM
at Marshall

Nov 17 (Fri) 7:00 PM
vs Middle Tennessee

Nov 24 (Fri) 6:00 PM
at FIU


wow, true. easy schedule. whoever you'd play in the CUSA champ game won't be a powerhouse either. this is your year. however, the new coaching staff could make things a little more difficult than they look. time will tell.
07-04-2017 05:36 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
MU ATO Offline
THE ONE AND ONLY
*

Posts: 10,071
Joined: Dec 2003
Reputation: 248
I Root For: Marshall U
Location: Illinois now WV

Donators
Post: #10
RE: Why the 2017 Football Season is So Important
(07-04-2017 10:56 AM)Side Show Joe Wrote:  This season represents the 5th season since the last round of realignment, and C-USA's incarnation with the current line-up. Almost every player on our rosters were recruited to play in the current configuration of C-USA. As a conference our on field success will be a direct result of the caliber of player our conference attracts, and the caliber of commitment our universities have made to strengthening our programs. This season should set a standard for where we can expect C-USA to finish as a conference in comparison to our peers. I believe we will rank among the best outside of the "guaranteed access" conferences.

Thoughts?

I see where you're going with this topic but I think it would be more telling in another 2-3 years. Same concepts. I also think that determining how good conferences are as a whole compared to others is so subjective that it's hard to really say this one is better than this one.
07-04-2017 06:20 PM
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 




User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)


Copyright © 2002-2017 Collegiate Sports Nation Bulletin Board System (CSNbbs), All Rights Reserved.
CSNbbs is an independent fan site and is in no way affiliated to the NCAA or any of the schools and conferences it represents.
This site monetizes links. FTC Disclosure.
Powered By MyBB, © 2002-2017 MyBB Group.