Sun Belt Conference (Football)

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Florida College Football Rankings: FIU and FAU May Not Actually Be the Worst Florida Teams This Year

    Lots of people try and rank college football teams, but that ignores the fact that only teams from one state actually matter. Because clearly things need to be ranked in list format, Riptide is here to rank Florida's seven FBS teams. Join us this week as we witness the debut of a possible QB superst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    FIU Jumps to C-USA, Leaving Sun Belt Conference Behind

    The great college athletic conference shake up of the past year isn't quite over yet, and it's working its way down to the mid-majors.This morning, Florida International University announced that it's leaving the Sun Belt conference behind, and is moving on up to Conference USA in 2013. FIU could be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    FIU Coach Mario Cristobal Heading to Rutgers, According to Reports

    ​FIU fans recently breathed a sigh of relief when Mario Cristobal was passed over for the head coaching job at Pitt, but fans are tense again this morning as several reports indicate that Cristobal is close to be being named the new head coach at Rutgers.

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    FIU vs. UCF Actually Matters

    ​Unless you're an Owl or an Ibis, you're probably pretty happy with your Division I FBS Florida football team right now. UF, FSU, USF, FIU and UCF all enter week three with a 2-0 record, and all but one has big game this weekend.Sure, you might be revved up as the Gators take on their first SEC ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    FIU in the Little Caesar's Bowl: Our Polish Correspondent Has the News

    Our intrepid correspondent strikes out.​ Jacek Urbanczyk, Poland-based sports journalist, is Riptide's stringer for the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl in Detroit, between the University of Toledo and our very own Florida International University. It will be played on Sunday. He's in Detroit to dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    FIU Football: Our Polish Correspondent Invades the Pizza Bowl

    FacebookRiptide's Polish football correspondent, Jacek Urbanczyk​Who says an alt-weekly's blog can't have a foreign correspondent? Meet Jacek Urbanczyk, self-described "football journalist from Poland" and Riptide's stringer for the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl in Detroit, between the University of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Can FIU Beat Pitt, Too?

    Who's ready for some Panther on Panther action?Florida International University's Golden Panthers may just be one of the best 0-3 teams in the nation. The Sun Belt dwellers have faced a swath of teams from the automatic qualifying conferences in their opening run, and in all three at one point held ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Take on Clemson Tigers in First ACC Test

    Even before these season started we would have been happy for the Hurricane's first ACC championship and a win in the Orange Bowl to ice the cake. Maybe then we could start clearing room, in our minds at least, for that elusive sixth national championship. With their loss to Ohio State, ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Weekend Football: Make a Statement

    Last weekend proved a harsh bit or reality to Dolphin's fans. We lost to a friggin' winless team! It wasn't quite the upset that our win against the Pats were, but damn it must not do much for morale, one point difference or not. Things were brighter on the college level. The Canes picked up an expe ... More >>

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    November 22, 2007