Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • Etling, Guice fuel LSU's third-quarter uprising in rout

    The Sports Xchange "BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU broke open a tie game with a 28-point explosion in the third quarter, including scoring passes of 80 and 63 yards by quarterback Danny Etling and runs of 61 and 20 yards by tailback Derrius Guice, to rout Southern Mississippi 45-10 Saturday night at Tiger Stadium. LSU..." October 16

  • UAB and South Alabama schedule home-and-home for 2019-2020

    College Football Talk "As UAB works to make their return to college football, there is also the business of securing future football games. On Friday, the Blazers added two more future games against an in-state opponent, South Alabama. The two schools in Alabama announced a future home-and-home series to be played in..." October 07

  • Pitt holds off Marshall 43-27

    The Sports Xchange "Pittsburgh held off visiting Marshall 43-27 on Saturday after nearly blowing a 27-0 halftime lead. On third-and-3 at its own 46, Panthers quarterback Nathan Peterman clinched the victory with a 54-yard touchdown pass to Jester Weah with 1:04 remaining to make it 37-27. Weah finished with..." October 02

  • Vanderbilt overcomes halftime deficit to win in OT

    The Sports Xchange "BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Western Kentucky let Vanderbilt hang around and paid for it dearly. The Commodores, down 14 late in the first half, stunned the Hilltoppers 31-30 on Saturday when they deflected a two-point conversion attempt in the first overtime to seal the victory. Vanderbilt..." September 24

  • Rice Marching Band Apologizes for Halftime Show Formation Mocking Baylor Sexual Assault Case

    Complex "The Rice football team's marching band performed during halftime at Rice Stadium and angered Baylor fans off with their innuendos mocking their sexual assault case. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Rice "MOB" made formations on the field that spelled the Roman numeral "IX," alluding to..." September 18

  • No. 23 Florida rolls; QB Del Rio injured

    The Sports Xchange "No. 23 Florida's defense is ready for the heart of its SEC schedule, but is the Gators' offense -- especially if starting quarterback Luke Del Rio misses time? Del Rio left Saturday night's 32-0 win over North Texas in Gainesville, Fla., late in the third quarter. On a drop-back pass, Del..." September 18

  • Texas Tech outscores Louisiana Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II threw for 470 yards with five touchdown passes in host Texas Tech's 59-45 victory over Louisiana Tech in a nonconference game on Saturday night. Mahomes, who completed 26 of 36 passes without an interception, reached the 300-yard passing mark for the..." September 18

  • Fast start lifts Kansas State in rout of Florida Atlantic

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State had a little more than two weeks to prepare and Florida Atlantic paid the price. The Wildcats scored touchdowns on their first four possessions and led by 42 points at halftime of a 63-7 victory on Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Kansas State (1-1) had touchdown..." September 17

  • Rice marching band mocks Baylor sexual assault scandal with Art Briles in attendance

    USA Today "During the Rice-Baylor game on Friday night, Rice’s marching band, called the Marching Owl Band (MOB), referenced Baylor’s sexual assault scandal in their halftime performance with former coach Art Briles in attendance. They formed “IX” for Title IX, in reference to the lawsuits Baylor is..." September 17

  • Arizona State avoids upset at Texas-San Antonio

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State running back Kalen Ballage scored the winning points on a direct snap with 3:15 left, Zane Gonzalez kicked two 54-yard field goals and the Sun Devils rallied to beat Texas-San Antonio 32-28 on Friday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Arizona State (3-0) scored the final 20..." September 17

  • Terrapins Roll to 2-0 with big win at FIU

    The Sports Xchange "Maryland steamed to 2-0 under new coach DJ Durkin, flattening Florida International 41-14 Friday at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. Senior quarterback Perry Hills completed 13 of 18 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns as the Terrapins racked up over 40 points and 475 yards for the..." September 10

  • Walton enjoys career night as Miami mauls Fla. Atlantic

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- With junior quarterback Brad Kaaya struggling, throwing two interceptions in a game for the first time since the first half of his freshman year, Miami turned to its running backs to pick up the load against Florida Atlantic. Good move. Sophomore Mark Walton and..." September 10

  • Vandy's Webb runs for 211 yards in 47-24 win

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ralph Webb and an opportunistic defense and special teams carried Vanderbilt to a 47-24 win over Middle Tennessee State on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium. The junior rushed 29 times for a career-high 211 yards, becoming the first Vanderbilt player to top 200 yards since..." September 10

  • QB Buechele leads No. 11 Texas past UTEP

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- It might have been expected that Texas would experience a bit of a letdown against UTEP on Saturday after its huge win over Notre Dame just six days before. And there's no doubt that the 11th-ranked Longhorns were handicapped with injuries that kept three of their starting..." September 10

  • No. 1 Alabama gets past Western Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It wasn't pretty, but top-ranked Alabama recorded a 38-10 win over Western Kentucky in its home opener in front of a sell-out crowd of 101,821. Alabama coach Nick Saban was not happy following the win. "We have lots of work to do as we're going to play a lot better..." September 10

  • UTEP’s Kavika Johnson to start at QB against Texas

    Campus Sports "The UTEP Miners are faced with the difficult task of going up against the No. 11 Texas Longhorns this weekend. To matters worse, they will be taking the field without their starting quarterback. The team’s starting quarterback, Zack Greenlee, came away from the season-opening win over New..." September 08

  • Southern Mass scores final 34 points to upset Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Nick Mullens threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more, and running back Ito Smith rushed for a career-high 173 yards and a touchdown as Southern Miss scored the final 34 points to upset Kentucky 44-35 on Saturday in Lexington, Ky. Mullens was 18 of 28 for 258 yards and..." September 04

  • Arkansas squeaks past Louisiana Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas junior quarterback Austin Allen connected with senior tight end Jeremy Sprinkle for a 4-yard touchdown on a late fourth-and-goal play, and the Razorbacks' defense came up with a series of big plays late to slip past Louisiana Tech 21-20 on Saturday in a nonconference game at Fayetteville,..." September 03

  • Marshall dismisses safety Tiquan Lang

    Today's U "Marshall’s secondary took a big hit, as the program announced that safety Tiquan Lang is no longer a member of the Thundering Herd. Head coach Doc Holliday with the official statement: “Marshall senior safety Tiquan Lang has been dismissed due to a violation of team rules and policies,”..." August 28

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