TLW 2021 Lone Star Conference Preseason Power Rankings

The much anticipated 2021 season kicks off in 75 days and before our great big preseason write up and then our August Hiatus before the season starts. The Lone Star Conference is changing and the power is shifting from traditional powers to newcomers and some programs on the rise are now looking to crash and…

LION U……Quarterback U?

While we are patiently waiting for the college season to begin and other professional leagues to get completely back to “normal”, Russ and I have really been taken in with other leagues that are not the NFL. One reason is that we are Cowboy fans and are used to disappointment by now, another is the…

100 Days, 100 Reasons: Why We Love College Football: Reason #97

Greetings, Lion fans, and in today’s installment of 100 Days, 100 Reasons; Why We Love College Football, we examine reason number 97: Tragedy and Triumph. College football is unique in that it has experienced more than it’s share of tragedy and heartbreak. More than just the loss of a game or disappointing season. Some programs…

100 Reasons, 100 Days: What Makes College Football Great: Reason #99

Greetings, Lion fans, today we’re back with reason #99 of what makes College Football so great, and why we love it so……rivalries. The Game, The one on the schedule that everyone points to as soon as it comes out. Oh my goodness, rivalries. There’s nothing else like them. Again, unlike the pro game, where players…

A New Normal-Thoughts on the 2021 Spring Game

<p value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">Greetings, Lion fans, after an unprecedented past 2020, things seem to be finally looking up. 2021 is showing promise for a return to somewhat more of a normal routine, AND WE GET TO TALK LION FOOTBALL. Today, we'll take a look at next week's Blue/Gold game, and try and give…

FINALIZED: THE 2021 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Greetings, Lion fans, just when things were getting a little quiet around Commerce, America…… Just as Brian and I had mentioned before, don’t ever go to sleep on Lion AD Tim McMurray. Pulling another rabbit out of what seems a never ending magic hat full of them, McMurray has struck again. On the surface, things,…

The Unsung Hero

In his nearly 30 years of coaching offense for East Texas State, Ernest Hawkins coached a lot of Quarterbacks. Some went to the NFL and started games. Some had great college careers and set records that might never be broken, even in today’s passer conducive offenses. However, when Hawkins took over as Head Coach in…