TRACKING THE GROWTH AND SUCESS OF FBS AFRICAN AMERICAN COACHES WEEK 5:

Week 5 of the College Football season is now behind us and it is officially CONFERENCE SEASON!!!!!! Conference season means that its time to put the women and children to bed and go hunting for dinner. As famously said by Heisman Trophy candidate Joe Kane in the legendary film the Program. Side note it still bothers me that in the movie the Wolves lost their biggest game of the season to Michigan. Anyhow the African American head football coaches had a pretty decent weekend in which they went 5-5. Lets see how they did individually.

Combined Season Record (26-26)

Week 5

 Charlie Strong (Louisville)- Funny thing is that I think having a bye this past week actually improved Louisville strength of schedule. This week they had to Temple to take on Bill Cosby Alma mater Temple. Word on the street is if Temple wins free Pudding Pops for everyone.  (4-0)

Would anyone like a Pudding Pop?

Would anyone like a Pudding Pop?

Kevin Sumlin (Texas A&M)- Texas A&M held on to beat Arkansas in Fayetteville 45-33. It was a game that went how most expected.  We knew Arkansas would score points against A&M but that they would not score enough to beat them. The Aggies travel to Oxford, Mississippi this week to face #24 Ole Miss. This is a sneaky good game matchup. (4-1)

David Shaw (Stanford)- Kevin Hogan threw for 286yds and 3tds as Stanford trounced Washington St. The Cougars were simply no matches for the men from Palo- Alto. Each week Stanford is looking more and more like a national title contender. This week they will be in the national spotlight as they play host to the undefeated #15 ranked Washington Huskies. This is a doozy of a matchup ladies and gentlemen. (4-0)

James Franklin (Vanderbilt)- In a matchup featuring two African American head coaches Vanderbilt beat UAB 52-24. Jordan Matthews had over 100yards receiving for the fourth game this season and tied school record with his 21st career touchdown reception. He is a NFL level WR folks. This week they face a Missouri the only undefeated SEC team not named Alabama.  (3-2)

Ron English (Eastern Michigan)- The eagles had a bye week on Saturday. This week they play Buffalo who blew out Uconn 41-12 who almost beat a Michigan team the week prior. Hey any chance I have to take a shot at the Wolverines I am going to.  (1-3)

Darrell Hazell (Purdue)- You know those times when you finally land a date with the you been working on for weeks. You had sent her many overtures only for her to ignore them but for some reason this week she said hey I’m going to give him a chance. Then the day of the date you wake up and you have a zit on your chin! Well Purdue is that Zit for the big ten conference. Northern Illinois did play in the Orange bowl last year but come on Purdue a 55-24 home loss to a directional state school from the mac? It’s a damn shame. (1-4)

Curtis Johnson (Tulane)-The Green Wave won their conference opener against instate foe Louisiana Monroe 31-14. I am starting to like this football team led by Nick Montana. This Saturday they face the North Texas Mean Green. Who names their mascot the Mean Green? (3-2)

North Texas soccer Team?

North Texas soccer Team?

Mike London (Virginia) – Virginia offense is not good. There is no other way to put it other In their last two games against FBS opponents they have scored a total of 13 points. This week the face the Ball St Cardinals “Chirp Chirp”… UPSET ALERT UPSET ALERT UPSET ALERT (2-2)

 Garrick McGee (UAB)- As mentioned previously UAB was blown out by Vandy. This is week is they have their conference opener at home against Florida Atlantic. (1-3)

Ruffin McNeill (East Carolina)- The only thing hotter than the Pirates right now. Is Jack Sparrow wearing an Indiana headdress on the beach in St. Martin after 3 bottles of rum. East Carolina didn’t just beat UNC they crushed them 55-31. This is a good non bcs program 8 bowl games since 2000 and CJ2k. (3-1)

Ho Ho Ho and a bottle of rum

Ho Ho Ho and a bottle of rum

Gold Teeth, Dreads, Chris Johnson really is a pirate. No really he graduated from ECU

Gold Teeth, Dreads, Chris Johnson really is a pirate. No really he graduated from ECU

Willie Taggart (South Florida)- 4 games played and 4 losses earned. Things are going bad for Coach Willie and they aren’t going to get any better. After getting blown out by Miami this week. They face a good Cincinnati squad this coming Saturday. (0-4)

Don Treadwell (Miami of Ohio)- Miami of Ohio is known as the cradle of coaches given their long and proud history of hall of fame football coaches. However I’m sure Woody, Bo, Webb, Ara, and Paul Brown would turn over in their grave knowing Miami is avg 8.8ppg.  Miami opens the conference slate this week at home against Central Michigan. Who by the way is only avg 17ppg. Unless you want you eyes to bleed don’t watch. (0-4)

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