Author: outoftown


C-USA state of the program: Southern Miss

I cannot be the only person who thought that Todd Monken looked about 5 years older at the end of the 2013 season than at the beginning. That said, a season of relentless losing ended with a win, a sign of an upward trajectory. Almost as importantly, it stopped southern miss from being the answer… Read more »

Why an early signing Period would be good for UNT

So it seems the NCAA is seriously thinking about an early signing period in college football. I am all for it because I think it benefits UNT. here is why: a) if a major program finds out they were wrong on the projection of a player during his senior season, they might already be locked… Read more »

C-USA state of the program: FIU

So this is the start of a series of state of the programs. Some kind of previews if you will, just that it is as of now super early for that. I intend to do this at irregular instances with all C-USA programs. If I find the time I will also add all of UNTs… Read more »

C-USA Schedules and the Division Race: Part 2

So after I looked at how the leagues schedules affected the race in East, now for the part I care more about: How the West will be won. How I think the fans of the six schools should feel about what their league schedule looks like: Very Happy: La Tech Happy: UNT Calm: Rice, UTSA,… Read more »

Conference USA. Where to go from here.

In an earlier post about 2/3rds into the season I had looked at how C-USAs new members (UNT, UTSA, La Tech, FIU, FAU, MTSU), those that will remain (UAB, S Miss, UTEP, Marshall, Rice) and the “quitters” (Tulsa, Tulane, ECU) fared compared to the other groups. For completeness, I have updated those numbers. Newbies overall:… Read more »

C-USA week 14 games and what they mean

Friday ECU (9-2; 6-1) vs Marshall (8-3; 6-1). 1 pm, CBS sports Network This one is easy. It is for all the marbles in the east. The winner takes the division and will host the championship game as a favorite. If ECU looses it will probably not feel as if they are leaving the conference… Read more »