Is there a college football conference hotter than the Sun Belt? Fun Belt Podcast ambuscades Sun Belt Commissioner Keith Gill in Episode 8 and squeezes him for answers to the universes’ most pressing questions!
Who are the Red Wolves? What are the Red Wolves? Why are the Red Wolves? Fun Belt Podcast sifts through the clues regarding the Sun Belt’s most mysterious team. Joined by Wolf Den’s Jay Bir and Wolf Howls’ Kara Richey, we deploy all available sleuthing skills in Episode 7.
For years, I’ve dubbed the most dominating SBC football programs “The Sun Belt Sheriff,” identifying who wears the […]
The SEC has scanned the landscape and decided that bigger is better; the more, the merrier. The SEC has all the money in the world, but all isn’t enough. Texas and Oklahoma lines the golden coffers with more gold. Size matters now, and if we’re going to survive, we need size.
The Sun Belt has emerged from 2020’s ooze like a Greek god from an enormous seashell. We have a CVS receipt of reasons to love the Sun Belt. Why screw up a good thing? Unless we’re talking about adding members (which would be ideal), there’s honestly little reason to leave a conference that with a ceiling g so high.
Do it, Commissioner Gill. Send the invitations. It can be a text. Tell them that, because have full hearts, we will accept them into our ranks provided they work to meet our standards. After all, the Sun Belt is a conference on the rise, and we don’t need anchors from a failing ideology dragging us into mediocrity’s lukewarm depths.
Nobody asked us, but we’re doing it anyway. Fun Belt Podcast launches Friday (maybe) and it will absolutely open wide the crystal portals of perception.
The conference has seen growth, defections, additions, subtractions, and upgrades. But the process (absolutely necessary in the SBC evolution) was heavy on the unmerciful beatings.
Why do I care? Consider this: the Sun Belt plays the SEC far more than any Privileged Five conference. A normal human-being would glance at these numbers and assume that there is a jolly-good rivalry at play. After all, the Sun Belt has only played its natural peer rival, Conference USA, just 107 times.
Brilliant in its conception, mystifying in its execution! Synchronized swimming! Only a madman – a madman who is also a genius – would be willing to take part in this Theater of the Unsettling.