Conference USA Articles

Josh Rosen
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Maybe it's only fitting Connecticut and Marshall will play in this year’s St. Petersburg Bowl on a field normally used for baseball. This one could easily end in a baseball-type score. OK, so that might be a slight exaggeration, but...
Erik Stinnett
7 months ago
Zach Terrell
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and the Western Michigan Broncos have a lot to live up to. We can only hope that this year’s edition of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl is remotely as entertaining as last year’s game between Western Kentucky...
Jake Rose
7 months ago
Brandon Doughty
The Miami Beach Bowl features two of the nation’s top Group of 5 programs from 2015, and this Dec. 21 matchup between South Florida and WKU should be one of the better pre-Christmas bowls this season. This game also features a reunion between...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Fredi Knighten
Louisiana Tech and Arkansas State will help kick off the 2015-16 bowl season on Saturday from New Orleans in the 15th edition of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. And while both schools have histories that span two conferences — the...
Elton Hayes
7 months ago
Derrick Henry
College football’s regular season concluded with Navy’s win over Army on Dec. 12, leaving 41 postseason games as all that’s left of the 2015 campaign. This year produced plenty of memorable endings and clutch performances,...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Deshaun Watson
With the completion of college football’s regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers from 2015. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there was no shortage of...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 postseason matchups. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 19, Athlon’s editors are here with predictions for...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
College football’s four-team playoff and bowl system is the perfect blend of adding importance to the regular season and allowing teams to sort it out on the field in the postseason. While we wouldn’t advocate for college football to...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Baker Mayfield
The schedule for college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is finalized. The postseason is bigger and better than ever with 41 overall games, including the two playoff matchups – Orange and Cotton on Dec. 31 – with the national...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Bronco Mendenhall
It’s rare to see a college football coach hire catch the media by surprise. In most coaching searches, the names and interest level between the candidates and the programs are known and rumored about until the job is filled. However,...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Nick Saban
College football’s 2015 regular season is over and all 41 bowl and playoff matchups are set. The bowl season kicks off in Orlando with the inaugural Cure Bowl on Dec. 19 and concludes with the national championship in Glendale...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Christian McCaffrey
Week 14 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Week 14 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Marquise Williams
Conference championship games are a key part of every college football season. It’s the last chance for Heisman candidates to make an impression, there’s playoff implications among the Power 5 leagues, and these games also play a role...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Brandon Doughty
If anybody asks for some betting advice about Saturday’s Conference USA title tilt, give him a quick response: Bet the over. Both Western Kentucky and Southern Miss pile on the points, and there is little doubt that although their...
Michael Bradley
7 months ago
Deshaun Watson
Week 14 is the final weekend of college football's 2015 regular season. Bowl season is just around the corner, but several big matchups with playoff implications are slated for Saturday. Week 14 starts on Friday night in Detroit, as...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Connor Cook
The College Football Playoff Committee released its fifth set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the fifth straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3 and...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
C.J. Beathard
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than three weeks away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Derrick Henry
Week 13 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Derrick Henry
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Week 13 of the college football season is officially in the books. With the playoff and bowl picture coming into focus, there were no shortage of critical games or must-see matchups on Saturday. And the weekend slate produced its share of...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Jake Coker
The College Football Playoff Committee released its fourth set of top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night. Clemson remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in a row, followed by Alabama at No. 2, Oklahoma at No. 3...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Kevin Hogan
Week 13 of the 2015 college football season is the last full weekend of action. Next week is an abbreviated schedule with championship games, and a handful of teams with losing records and no bowl possibilities will finish their season during this...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Deshaun Watson
The start of college football’s 2015-16 bowl season is less than one months away, but it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. The bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago

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