2019 College Football Write Ups

Discussion in 'College Football' started by Leonardfan, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. Leonardfan

    Leonardfan Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2006
    I try to start this thread every year in June - the annual college write up sign up. Please volunteer if you can - I will post a template from last year for the basic layout of the write up. Some posters do a great job on doing a deep dive on specific team(s) they follow which are always great to read. We have seen a steady group carry on this project over the years and have seen newer posters volunteer and contribute.

    Over the past few years I have noticed some differences in approaches - some prefer to wait until closer to the season for the most accurate depth charts from the college/university, others go off of projections from spring practices, preview magazines, ourlads etc. I understand where both sides come from as I do a little of both myself.

    I am looking forward to see who volunteers and hopefully this will attract some missing posters back to the site who have contributed in the past. Just post the team(s) you want to do write ups for in this thread and I will assign the team on the master list. I ask that everyone just respects each other - if someone signs up for a team I would rather have them do it than someone else just take the team and do it themselves (just trying to keep everything organized). If there are teams that have been accounted for but no write up is done in the week leading up to the regular season then the team is opened back up to anyone.


    Boston College Eagles
    Clemson Tigers - Twenty-Two
    Duke Blue Devils
    Florida State Seminoles
    Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
    Louisville Cardinals
    Miami (FL) Hurricanes
    North Carolina Tar Heels
    NC State Wolfpack
    Pittsburgh Panthers
    Syracuse Orange
    Virginia Cavaliers
    Virginia Tech Hokies
    Wake Forest Demon Deacons

    UCF Knights
    Cincinnati Bearcats
    UConn Huskies - Leonardfan
    East Carolina Pirates
    Houston Cougars
    Memphis Tigers
    Navy Midshipmen
    South Florida Bulls
    SMU Mustangs
    Temple Owls
    Tulane Green Wave
    Tulsa Golden Hurricane

    Big 12
    Baylor Bears - Red Raider
    Iowa State Cyclones - Red Raider
    Kansas Jayhawks - Red Raider
    Kansas State Wildcats - Red Raider
    Oklahoma Sooners - Red Raider
    Oklahoma State Cowboys - Red Raider
    TCU Horned Frogs - Red Raider
    Texas Longhorns - Red Raider
    Texas Tech Red Raiders - Red Raider
    West Virginia Mountaineers - Red Raider

    Big Ten
    Illinois Fighting Illini
    Indiana Hoosiers
    Iowa Hawkeyes - Leonardfan
    Maryland Terrapins
    Michigan Wolverines - Leonardfan
    Michigan State Spartans
    Minnesota Golden Gophers
    Nebraska Cornhuskers - Twenty-Two
    Northwestern Wildcats - Leonardfan
    Ohio State Buckeyes
    Penn State Nittany Lions
    Purdue Boilermakers
    Rutgers Scarlet Knights
    Wisconsin Badgers - LucasBryant

    UAB Blazers
    Charlotte 49ers - Leonardfan
    FIU Panthers
    Florida Atlantic Owls
    Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
    Marshall Thundering Herd
    Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders - - Twenty-Two
    North Texas Mean Green
    Old Dominion Monarchs
    Rice Owls
    Southern Miss Golden Eagles
    UTEP Miners
    UTSA Roadrunners
    Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

    Liberty Flames
    Army Black Knights
    BYU Cougars
    UMass Minutemen
    New Mexico State Aggies
    Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    Akron Zips
    Ball State Cardinals
    Bowling Green Falcons
    Buffalo Bulls
    Central Michigan Chippewas
    Eastern Michigan Eagles
    Kent State Golden Flashes
    Miami (OH) RedHawks
    Northern Illinois Huskies
    Ohio Bobcats
    Toledo Rockets
    Western Michigan Broncos

    Air Force Falcons - Claimjumper
    Boise State Broncos - LucasBryant
    Colorado State Rams- Claimjumper
    Fresno State Bulldogs
    Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
    Nevada Wolf Pack
    UNLV Rebels
    New Mexico Lobos
    San Diego State Aztecs
    San Jose State Spartans
    Utah State Aggies
    Wyoming Cowboys

    Arizona Wildcats
    Arizona State Sun Devils
    California Golden Bears - Leonardfan
    UCLA Bruins
    Colorado Buffaloes - Claimjumper
    Oregon Ducks - Leonardfan
    Oregon State Beavers
    USC Trojans
    Stanford Cardinal - - Twenty-Two
    Utah Utes
    Washington Huskies - LucasBryant
    Washington State Cougars

    Alabama Crimson Tide - LucasBryant
    Arkansas Razorbacks - - Twenty-Two
    Auburn Tigers
    Florida Gators
    Georgia Bulldogs - LucasBryant
    Kentucky Wildcats
    LSU Tigers - Leonardfan
    Ole Miss Rebels
    Mississippi State Bulldogs
    Missouri Tigers
    South Carolina Gamecocks - Leonardfan
    Tennessee Volunteers
    Texas A&M Aggies
    Vanderbilt Commodores

    Sun Belt
    Appalachian State Mountaineers - Claimjumper
    Arkansas State Red Wolves - Claimjumper
    Coastal Carolina Chanticleers - Claimjumper
    Georgia Southern Eagles - Claimjumper
    Georgia State Panthers - Claimjumper
    Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns - Claimjumper
    Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks - Claimjumper
    South Alabama Jaguars - Claimjumper
    Texas State Bobcats - Claimjumper
    Troy Trojans - Claimjumper
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2019
  2. Claimjumper

    Claimjumper Mentor

    Dec 19, 2010
    Hey Leonardfan,

    Sign me up for the Colorado teams (CU, CSU, AFA) and the Sun Belt!
  3. Red raider

    Red raider Guru

    Jul 23, 2017
    I can do most of the Big 12 or all of it unless someone else wants to do some! Texas State also
  4. Leonardfan

    Leonardfan Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2006
    Thanks guys! I will assign you teams. Red Raider - let me know if there are any Big 12 teams you do not want to do and I will not assign to you. Claimjumper - thanks as always for assisting in this over the past several years.
  5. Red raider

    Red raider Guru

    Jul 23, 2017
    I didn’t realize Texas State was sun belt so I’ll leave that to Claimjumper.
  6. Leonardfan

    Leonardfan Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2006
    Bumping for interest. I am probably going to start write ups for some of the mid major teams from Conf USA, the American, MWC, MAC and Independents sometime in the next week or so in the interest in getting all teams covered prior to the beginning of the season. Still hoping to get some more volunteers if only for a team or two.
  7. LucasBryant

    LucasBryant Guru

    Jul 26, 2018
  8. LucasBryant

    LucasBryant Guru

    Jul 26, 2018
    Hi Leonardfan!

    I’ll help with some teams, gladly. I added my name accordingly.
  9. Leonardfan

    Leonardfan Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2006
    All set - updated the master list. Thanks for helping out.
  10. Leonardfan

    Leonardfan Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2006
    If everyone can follow this basic template for their write-ups it would be greatly appreciated - just to keep them somewhat consistent as well as track the number of white athletes that started each year. Feel free to add more information on top of the basic template but it's important to do our best to track the number of white starters each year.

    A good example is Vanilla_Sky's 2018 Iowa St write up:

    Since 2005, Iowa State has started 14, 12, 8, 9, 6, 11, 10, 11, 10, 9, 5, 6, and 11 whites. They fall back down to 9 this year, all on the offense led by sixth year senior Kyle Kempt. It is disappointing to see a school like Iowa State field no white defenders but the positive news is that this team seems to have slightly bounced back demographically from the two years before last that saw it field a starter number on par with the SEC. Overall, the team has good depth and a lot of white two-deep back ups on defense so hopefully they can make it onto the field frequently this year.

    Offense -
    QB - Kyle Kempt
    FB - Sam Seonbuchner
    WR - Landon Akers
    TE - Chase Allen
    LT - Sean Foster
    LG - Josh Mueller
    C - Julian Good-Jones or Colin Newell
    RG - Josh Knipel
    RT - Bryce Meeker

    Defense -

    Back ups include QB Zeb Noland, FB Cole Anderson, TE Dylan Soehner, LT Robert Hudson, LG Will Windham, C Colin Newell, RG Trevor Downing, RT Alex Kleinow, DE Spencer Benton, NG Tucker Robertson, DE Matt Leo, and LB Jake Hummel.
  11. JackLambertsTeeth

    JackLambertsTeeth Newbie

    Jun 20, 2019
    West Virginia
    Is it true that Texas Tech has the fans that everyone in the Big 12 hates the most? That's what I keep hearing at WVU games. We were of course the dark sheep of the Big East, but I'm not sure how the Big 12 fans perceive us. They all seem pretty nice when they show up. Certainly a lot less tension and fighting in the parking lot since we joined up with you guys.
  12. Red raider

    Red raider Guru

    Jul 23, 2017
    I’d say we definitely know how to instigate but I don’t think it’s anything out of the ordinary for sports fans. I think the other schools in the big 12 are starting to dislike us for being really good at a lot of sports all of the sudden (besides football). But we do like to get rowdy and such and sometimes teams don’t like the chants we do, I don’t think we’re bad fans though, just really passionate. Personally I’d say Texas fans are the worst just because of how annoying they are for being average in most sports. It’s usually the drunk students that other fans dislike, but if you meet an adult Texas Tech fan in public they’re usually super nice.
  13. JackLambertsTeeth

    JackLambertsTeeth Newbie

    Jun 20, 2019
    West Virginia
    Anything you'd recommend about Lubbock if I get down that way for a game? I've been to Austin twice and Ames once since we've been in the Big 12. I'm going to try and hit up one away game every two or three years probably. I've spent quite a bit of time in various parts of Texas (Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio), but I've never made it out to West Texas.
  14. Deceptive Speed

    Deceptive Speed Mentor

    Jul 19, 2014
    Oh this is one of my favorite things about caste football college write-ups. To start I'll take my familys alma mater Alabama and there retarded rival Auburn.
  15. Leonardfan

    Leonardfan Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2006
    Pretty sure Alabama has already been claimed. Please check the master list for available teams.
  16. Red raider

    Red raider Guru

    Jul 23, 2017
    There’s honestly not too much to Lubbock, lots of good food and a lot of nice little bars to go to. The best bar scene is on Broadway but you’d want to go early to avoid the crowds of students, other than food and drinks there’s not a lot to do. I like to go to the range which is a driving range where they serve alcohol and play music, it’s a good time. There’s some nice music history there and you can get anywhere in the city in less than 15 mins!

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