Conference USA Articles

Trevone Boykin
Ranking any player or team after one month of the college football season is nearly impossible. With one-sided matchups skewing the statistics, and conference play not yet underway for most teams, more data is needed before accurately judging...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Leonard Fournette
The first month of the 2015 college football season is in the books. Unfortunately, that means this year is almost a third of the way finished. However, the next two months (plus a week in December) should bring plenty of crazy plays,...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
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
9 months ago
Trevone Boykin
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season is in the books. The Pac-12 was the conference in the spotlight on Saturday, as Arizona-UCLA, Oregon-Utah and Arizona State-USC were some of the weekend’s most anticipated matchups. However, all...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
The North Texas Mean Green arrive in Iowa City to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes this Saturday in a matchup of former Iowa line coordinators. Before being named head coach at Iowa, Kirk Ferentz spent eight years as offensive line...
Robert A. Boleyn
9 months ago
James Conner
Injuries are an unfortunate part of every college football season. Whether it’s a small ailment affecting a key player for a couple of weeks or an injury keeping a player sidelined for the entire year, all injuries have an impact on the final...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Shock Linwood
There is no doubt that Baylor is ready to put all of the off-the-field stories behind it and get back to football. The Rice Owls will come into Waco with a 2-1 record and an offense that has shown a knack for being able to move the ball....
Jeremy Simon
9 months ago
Terrell Newby
The locals are restless in the heart of Husker Nation as the Big Red starts the season 1-2 for the first time since 1981. A tonic in the form of a win over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles would be more than welcomed. Unfortunately,...
Brandon Cavanaugh
9 months ago
Cody Kessler
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key American Athletic Conference matchup between Cincinnati and Memphis. The action continues on Friday night with Boise State taking on Virginia and Stanford traveling...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Nick Saban
Ohio State taught the college football world an important lesson last season: Don’t count out the one-loss teams after a September defeat. Every team would prefer to finish the season with a perfect record, but an early-season defeat isn...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Leonard Fournette
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
9 months ago
Jacoby Brissett
Both the NC State Wolfpack and the Old Dominion Monarchs will enter their game on Saturday with a 2-0 record. NC State defeated Troy and Eastern Kentucky in its first two games of the season while Old Dominion has victories over Eastern...
Antwan Staley
9 months ago
Mason Rudolph
Oklahoma State has not exactly impressed in its first two games of the season. An 11-point victory over Central Michigan and 24-point victory over Central Arkansas has some wondering where the Cowboys' high-powered offense has gone. ...
Jeremy Simon
9 months ago
Nate Sudfeld
You’ll have to forgive Western Kentucky and Indiana for feeling a little out of place as they convene Saturday in Bloomington. Both sit at 2-0, the first time the Hilltoppers have reached that point in 10 years. Though the Hoosiers have...
Michael Bradley
9 months ago
Joe Hubener
After a pair of tune-up games designed to help a new quarterback get comfortable and pile up some wins before the craziness of the Big 12 schedule commences, Kansas State steps up in class with a visit from Louisiana Tech and its potent offense....
Michael Bradley
9 months ago
Les Miles
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Old Dominion alternate helmet
Old Dominion has a huge home game this Saturday, as NC State visits Foreman Field in Week 3. It’s rare for a Power 5 team to play a Group of 5 opponent on the road, so this will be a good opportunity for coach Bobby Wilder to showcase his...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Week 2 is now in the books, and the college fantasy football season is kicking into high gear. Are you prepared?   Athlon has teamed up with college fantasy veterans CollegeFootballGeek.com to help you dominate in 2015! Over the course of...
Mike Bainbridge
9 months ago
Jeremy Johnson
Quarterbacks are always under heavy scrutiny for all 128 college football teams, and the pressure only increases in big-time matchups. While it’s still very early in the 2015 season, there are a handful of teams with critical matchups in Week...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Dalvin Cook
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
9 months ago
Southern Mississippi is in the middle of a rebuilding effort under third-year coach Todd Monken. However, Monken made it clear after Saturday’s win over Austin Peay: He is not happy with the fanbase. As expected, the Golden Eagles had an...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Southern Miss ball boy
Being a ball boy for a college football team can be a dangerous task. Just ask the staff at Southern Miss. On Saturday, a Southern Miss ball boy got quite the scare after one of the Golden Eagles’ touchdowns against Austin Peay. ...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
After dispatching Wisconsin last week, it is possible that Alabama is hoping for a tune-up this week against Middle Tennessee. The Blue Raiders are coming off a 6-6 season and let’s face it; Conference USA is not the SEC. However, I imagine...
Aaron Tallent
9 months ago
Charlie Strong
Texas (0-1) is in trouble after just one game. It wasn't because the Longhorns were beaten by Notre Dame. It was the WAY they were beaten by Notre Dame. They were thoroughly dominated by the Irish in every phase of the game. There...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
9 months ago
Mikale Wilbon
Considering the amount of transfers from the previously-defunct-but-now-starting-up-again UAB football program, Nebraska’s essentially taking on the South Alabama-Birmingham Blazing Jaguars. That’s actually a pretty killer name....
Brandon Cavanaugh
9 months ago

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