Bill Connelly's division-by-division offseason previews get started with Conference USA East and defending champ Marshall.
Marshall says Friday's regular-season football finale against Charlotte has been canceled due to injuries and a lack of available Thundering Herd players at key positions, which it attributed to COVID-19 issues.
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- Two C-USA games postponed due to coronavirus
- C-USA rebooks seven games postponed by virus
— Tyrrell Pigrome had 218 yards passing with a touchdown and 60 yards rushing, Brayden Narveson made two field goals over 45 yards and the Hilltoppers beat Charlotte 37-19 in a rare Sunday contest.
From Ryan Day to Hugh Freeze to Dana Holgorsen, we dissect some of the most promising -- and troubling -- starts.
No. 15 Marshall's game scheduled for Saturday against Charlotte has been postponed due to issues the 49ers are having with COVID-19.
Charlotte-Middle Tennessee and UTSA-Rice, two Conference USA games, have been postponed this weekend because of COVID-19 positive tests and contact tracing protocols.
Conference USA has rescheduled seven football games that were postponed earlier this season because of COVID-19 issues. All will be played the first two weeks of December.
FIU's game at Charlotte on Saturday has been postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests among Panthers players.
Nick Tronti accounted for three touchdowns, coach Willie Taggart collected his first win at Florida Atlantic and the Owls started their season with a 21-17 win over Charlotte in a Conference USA opener on Saturday night.
Texas A&M visits Alabama and Auburn heads to Georgia in two top-25 matchups. Plus, can Mississippi State keep scoring? And can Oklahoma and LSU rebound?
The schedule says the 2020 college football season officially kicked off three weeks ago, but Saturday felt like the real start to the year.
The Georgia State-Charlotte game scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of coronavirus issues, the schools said Friday.
Charlotte had several offensive linemen placed in quarantine because of COVID-19 contact tracing, causing Saturday's game against North Carolina to be canceled.
On a night when the ACC and Big 12 made their debuts, it was the Sun Belt conference that stole the show with a couple of huge upsets.
Thomas Hennigan caught a 51-yard touchdown pass, Daetrich Harrington added two fourth-quarter scoring runs and Appalachian State beat Charlotte 35-20 in both teams' season opener on a rainy Saturday.
Many top Group of 5 teams lost scheduled games against Power 5 teams, depriving their programs a chance at a marquee win -- and a sizeable paycheck.
Paul is joined by the head coach of Charlotte 49ers football, Will Healy. Plus, ESPN's Mark Schlabach. And, more callers.
The Steelers channeled drafts of the 1970s when they picked the "self-made" Highsmith, whose potential was too good for his new team to pass up.
Who holds the cards in Conference USA East? Will Florida Atlantic notch its third crown in four years or can Western Kentucky unseat them? Does Marshall's experience place the Thundering Herd at the forefront? We tackle these questions and more here.
Florida International's James Morgan, Charlotte's Benny LeMay and Navy's Malcolm Perry led the way as the East beat the West in the Shrine Bowl on Saturday.
Jaret Patterson ran for 173 yards and two touchdowns, Kyle Vantrease passed for a touchdown and ran for another and Buffalo got the first bowl win in school history, beating Charlotte 31-9 on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl.
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