In case you weren’t aware of the dangers of playing a respectable FBS opponent for a Sun Belt team, Middle Tennessee provided a stunning example of what can happen tonight.
The Blue Raiders trailed by 18 in the third quarter and lost to McNeese State 27-21.
It doesn’t matter what happens to UNT down at LSU from a score standpoint. Nothing is going to be worse than that.
Trust me, that score won’t be in the Sun Belt highlights list at the end of the school year.
And remember, UNT drilled MTSU at the end of last year 59-7. It’s been a rough couple months in the ‘Boro. Wonder if the coaches who vote in the Sun Belt poll are rethinking voting MTSU to finish in front of UNT this year.
I’m pretty confident that UNT did a much better job picking a non-FBS opponent when it lined up Texas Southern for its home opener next week.
And speaking of UNT’s opener, LSU running back Michael Ford has been cleared to play.
LSU’s top running back has been cleared to play against the Mean Green. He won’t start, and I don’t think it will matter a whole lot with the way LSU has talented running backs stacked like firewood on its depth chart.
It is worth noting, though.