What five things matter the most about the 2019 Independent college football schedule? What do you need to know?
Here’s what matters and what you need to care about with the 2019 Independent football schedule, starting with …
5. Should Army go 11-1 with this slate?
Last year, Army started out the season getting slammed at Duke, and rolled the rest of the way, including the thrilling battle in a loss at Oklahoma.
The schedule wasn’t all that bad, but there was a win over Hawaii and a blowout at Buffalo. That’s not exactly beating Alabama and Clemson, but those were two of three bowl teams the Knights beat before destroying Houston in the Armed Forces.
This year, Army plays just three bowl teams. It has to go to Michigan early on, and while that’s not an automatic loss if the offense is working, assume a Wolverine win.
But the Knights should be able to get by Tulane at home and get a week off before going against Hawaii on the road. Win those two, and if Army is Army again, where’s the other loss against …
Rice, at UTSA, Morgan State, at WKU, at Georgia State, San Jose State, at Air Force, UMass, VMI, and Navy?
UTSA’s defense will be tough, and going to Air Force won’t be a breeze, but as long as Army keeps this going, then yeah, 11-1 really might be achievable.