Ugh… Very disappointed in CBS Sports. I eagerly hopped over to the CBSS site soon after my CBSS app notified me it posted. At the end of reading the mess I really did not give a crap what they had to say about AAC or UH. IOW, I felt like each of the writers felt when they started the process of writing the article.
It was obvious the collective grasp of AAC football found in the mass of words is limited. It appears to me these writers aided by summer interns did interwebs searches on each AAC teams. Of course, these searches likely turned up “exeprtise” on the AAC from sources that don’t give a crap about non P5 conferences. From this pile of…let’s say…newly found “knowledge” about that-there AAC each writer served up snarkily edged “analysis.” (Whatever emoji looks like: “Wow!” emoji mashed with “Stupid!” emoji mashed with “Why Did I Read This Mess!” emoji)
The article is typical euphemistic dribble full of “sports writer phrasing” (the parallel to coach’s speak). The opinions are callow. I found no tangible insight about any AAC teams. Sadly it ends with predictions. I got the sense none of these writers nor their interns give a rat’s ass whether the AAC. (“Sad Sports Writer!” emoji, “Non P5!” emoji)
“They don’t know stupid but act like they do,” is a phrase my dad, an Army lifer, used as an observation but most often an insult (especially when applied to the USAF…my service). It applies to this article and these sports writers.