Turner Smiley was the surprise star of the college football weekend

When Jalen Guyton went down, it could have sidetracked the Mean Green. Then Smiley stepped up.

When Jalen Guyton joined North Texas in the offseason from Trinity Valley Community College, he instantly ascended to the top of the depth chart as a much-needed deep threat in Seth Littrell’s offensive attack. Guyton lived up to the hype surrounding his arrival, as the former ESPN300 recruit caught 45 passes for 731 yards and eight touchdowns through the first…

Did anyone expect North Texas to be THIS good? Five questions that have to be asked after college football Week 11

What happened to Texas Tech this weekend and does Kevin Sumlin have a legit case to remain at Texas A&M?

Show of hands, who had Seth Littrell as Texas’ top G5 coach before the season started? The talk heading into this year seemed to revolve around Frank Wilson at UTSA and Chad Morris at SMU and rightfully so following their respective 6-7 and 5-7 seasons in 2016 that only hinted towards upward trajectories. As that buzz swirled, North Texas’ Seth…

North Texas won the college football weekend

The Mean Green has already locked up a division title with winnable games still to play.

When Seth Littrell took over the North Texas football program in December of 2015, he told fans the Mean Green wouldn’t be sitting at home anymore during the postseason. Coming off a 1-11 season that included a 66-7 loss to FCS Portland State on homecoming, it was a bold proclamation for a first-year head coach to make. But here we…

Free Money: Tepper’s college football picks against the spread for Week 11

Do you really trust Texas A&M to beat New Mexico by 19? How about Texas by a whopping 34 over Kansas? This week's games are littered with games that are easy to pick outright, but much trickier when picking against the spread.

Is time running out for more coaches than we thought? Five questions from college football Week 10


Did we see the fortunes of three FBS head coaches change? Kliff Kingsbury’s Texas Tech lost a late lead and then floundered in overtime to fall to Kansas State 42-35 in Lubbock. Kevin Sumlin’s Texas A&M got outclassed 42-27 by Auburn in College Station. David Bailiff’s Rice was blown out of the water 52-21 by UAB. Tech needs to win…

Surprise star of the weekend: SMU’s James Proche

With a quiet start to his sophomore season, James Proche is starting to remind everyone of his big-play ability

Just when teams thought SMU had enough weapons on offense, sophomore receiver James Proche decided to reemerge. After a stellar freshman campaign a year ago (Over 700 yards receiving), the DeSoto product took somewhat of a backseat this season with LSU transfer and current leading receiver Trey Quinn coming into the offense. It’s not hard to see why as Quinn…