Sure, the Bottom 10 still consists of the old familiar faces, but Week 2 results had the titans of 1998 headed for Ryan McGee's list.
- Bowden leaves UL-Monroe to be with ailing father
- Louisiana-Monroe names Rich Rodriguez new OC
- Terry Bowden named Louisiana-Monroe coach
- Viator out at UL-Monroe after 5 seasons
With the new season comes our new rankings of the worst of the worst, but there's a familiar squad at the top of the list.
Outside of the top programs in college football, teams are always in a state of progression or regression. We take a look at the teams that are likely to sustain their 2020 progress and those likely to bounce back from a 2020 regression.
UL-Monroe coach Terry Bowden has left the team to be with his father, Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden, who has end-stage pancreatic cancer.
Whether they like it or not, each new college football hire inherits obstacles. We take a look at the biggest challenges facing the 18 new head-coaching hires ahead of the 2021 season.
Which teams aced their selections, and which made more questionable picks? We break it down.
Louisiana, far and away the top team in the Sun Belt West, could make a run at an undefeated season with 21 starters returning.
Rich Rodriguez, the former head coach at Arizona, Michigan and West Virginia, was named Louisiana-Monroe's associate head coach and offensive coordinator.
Louisiana-Monroe hired former Auburn coach Terry Bowden as its next head coach.
This week's Bottom 10 gives a special shoutout to the Oregon Ducks, who were going to be the just-good-enough team to make Ryan McGee take the Pac-12 seriously. Now, they're seriously good enough for his latest list.
Louisiana-Monroe coach Matt Viator is out after five seasons at the school.
— Corey Rucker set the NCAA FBS record for a freshman with 310 yards receiving and caught four touchdown passes to help Arkansas State beat UL Monroe 48-15 on Saturday.
The Big Ten had a lot of issues this past week, dealing with everything from canceled games to gripes about clapping on the sideline.
A big welcome to the State of Michigan to the lineup, and are we seeing the makings of a new bowl game?
Louisiana-Monroe's game at Arkansas State scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns and tentatively rescheduled for Dec. 12.
The Wolverines join the Bottom 10 after being upset by Michigan State, and we get the return of the MAC.
J.D. King ran for a career-high 196 yards and a score, Rashad Byrd had a tackle at the 1-yard line in the closing seconds, and Georgia Southern held on for a 35-30 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night.
With the return of the SEC, we're back to our full, 10-team rankings, and two College Football Playoff teams from last season are tied for the Coveted Fifth Spot.
Deion Hankins rushed for three touchdowns and UTEP held Louisiana-Monroe to 7 yards rushing in a 31-6 victory on Saturday.
Tyler Vitt threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score in the first half to lead Texas State to an 38-17 victory over Louisiana-Monroe in a Sun Belt Conference opener on Saturday night.
Christian Anderson and Jakobi Buchanan ran for two touchdowns apiece and Army beat Louisiana-Monroe 37-7 on Saturday.