2016 ScheduleAll times ET
C-USA ties for most G5 bowl wins
Southern Miss, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion won bowl games to give Conference USA a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Western Kentucky is hiring Northern Iowa co-offensive coordinator Ryan Mahaffey as tight ends coach, according to a source. WKU coach Mike Sanford knows Mahaffey from his time as a Notre Dame graduate assistant. Mahaffey played tight end at Northern Iowa and began his coaching career at his alma mater before joining the Notre Dame staff.
Doyle a top tight end target for 2017?
If the Patriots re-sign Martellus Bennett, that would likely leave Indy's Jack Doyle as the top free-agent tight end available this offseason. That's quite a rise for a former undrafted free agent from Western Kentucky. Mort & Schefter's notebook
Western Kentucky @ Illinois Fighting Illini
Memorial Stadium (Champaign, IL) - Fri 9/8