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2016 Schedule
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Conference USA's 13 most important players in 2016

Western Kentucky took down Southern Miss to win the Conference USA title last season, and receiver Taywan Taylor put on a show. Who are the conference's other can't-miss players?

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C-USA confidential: Coaches unload on league

How do Conference USA coaches think 2016 will go? Coaches dish on why Southern Miss and Western Kentucky are the teams to beat, Marshall is a dark horse and UTEP has the league's best player.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

View from atop the stands at the Mercer satellite camp. Coaches from Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech, Middle Tennessee State, Georgia State and Georgia Southern all in attendance.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

I've seen coaches from Kentucky, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Middle Tennessee State so far at the Mercer satellite football camp.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans third-round safety Kevin Byard says the ball skills that helped him collect 19 picks started as high school QB and WR. Plans to be immediate impact guy on special teams and fight for a starting job. Knows they just signed veteran Rashad Johnson as free safety, too. Doesn't have a favorite player. "I'm my favorite NFL player now."

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Highlights: Kevin Byard

Tennessee took Byard with the first pick of the third round. Check out some of Byard's best highlights here.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans GM Jon Robinson (left): Third-rounder Kevin Byard from MTSU has outstanding ball skills. Can play free and strong.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Safety Kevin Byard gets to work with Titans safeties coach Steve Jackson. He's a great teacher. Technique, technique, technique. And he preaches toughness. Great spot for a rookie. That's how you develop.

Byard could buck free safety trend in NFL

Kevin Byard had a nice interception against Alabama and later showed off his speed by taking down running back Kenyan Drake. His production and athleticism make him a viable free safety candidate in the NFL. Most underrated NFL draft prospects (Insider)

Brandon Chatmon ESPN Staff Writer 

Western Michigan S Rontavious Adams was the unsung hero of the Popeye's Bahamas Bowl. Adams had a key fourth quarter interception that helped the Broncos secure their first-ever bowl win and finished with seven tackles, which tied for second on the squad.

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The keys to Western Michigan's win (2:44)
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Popeye's Bahamas Bowl Trophy Presentation (5:55)
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Bogan keys W. Michigan's Bahamas Bowl win

Jamauri Bogan scored four rushing TDs -- including back-to-back scores to put the game away -- as Western Michigan claimed the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl over Middle Tennessee, 45-31.

Team Stats

Passing Yards310.417th
Rushing Yards148.396th
Points For33.838th
Points Against25.1Tied-52nd