The college football coaching carousel was busy in the offseason, as 28 programs changed hands. Here’s how we rank the new hires:
1. Urban Meyer, Ohio State
Previous Job: College football analyst, ESPN
Pros: Meyer boasts an incredible 104–23 record as a head coach in stops at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida. His teams are 60–18 in conference play, and he has led two teams to a national...
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Conference USA teams for this season.
QB David Piland, Houston
RB Zach Line, SMU
RB Charles Sims, Houston
WR Aaron Dobson, Marshall
WR Darius Johnson, SMU
TE Luke Willson, Rice
C Trent Dupy, Tulsa
College fantasy football drafts will be heating up over the next few months and Athlon Sports has teamed with The College Fantasy Football Site to provide in-depth coverage for 2012.
Here's a look at the best of the best for Conference USA in terms of fantasy options for 2012:
2012 Preseason Conference USA All-Fantasy Team
Using a starting roster of 2-QB, 3-RB, 3-WR, FLEX...
Editor's Note: Athlon's 2012 predictions were completed before UCF's postseason ban was announced.
After eight seasons of stability, Conference USA will be ripped apart in 2013 when Memphis, UCF, Houston and SMU bolt for the Big East. There will still be some solid programs in the league — Southern Miss, Tulsa and East Carolina stand out — but the conference will never be the same.