Division I Diatribes-Don’t Mess With Our Traditions

For Clarification, the following article is an opinion piece by the staff of the Lion Wire writers. It is not associated with Texas A&M University-Commerce, Lion Athletics, or anyone associated with the University in any official capacity. This is 100% opinion. What do all great Universities have in common? They have traditions. Great ones. They…

The Voice of The Lions: Brock and Charlie

They’re so familiar that, when you hear them, you know exactly what is happening. There are sports radio broadcast individuals or teams scattered all across the state. Dave South at Texas A&M. The legendary Frank Fallon at Baylor. Brian Jensen at Texas Tech, and Craig Way at Texas. Add to that list names like Brad…

Forever Young

“May your hands always be busy May your feet always be swift May you have a strong foundation When the winds of changes shift May your heart always be joyful May your song always be sung And may you stay May you stay forever young” Bob Dylan On a hot summer’s night in June, they…

Going Forward

Greetings, Lion fans, and to say the past few weeks have been hectic and eventful is a definite understatement. Certain events have taken place recently that Brian and I must address and make some changes going forward here. Brian and I have tried our best operate a fair and honest blog that is entertaining, informative,…

Playing For More

I think it is fair to say that everyone associated with Lion football, from the coaches, players, fans, and students are all disappointed in how this season has gone. Last Saturday’s loss….the worst in the Bailiff era, erased any doubt about the Lions making the playoffs. They had been hanging by a thread for weeks,…

Welcome Back to a Legend

One of the most unnoticed, but most vital assistants to a successful not only in football, but an overall athletic program, is the strength and conditioning coach. They are vital to the preparation and success of every phase of the teams they are involved with. Quite often, they are the difference in a team’s ability…

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…