AAC Spotlight Matchup: Memphis at Houston

Another week of American Conference action give us yet another premier AAC matchup. Last week it was Memphis and Navy, this week it is Memphis and Houston. After Memphis got the victory last week against Navy in front of a home crowd they find themselves deservedly ranked at 25th. Houston however got manhandled by Tulsa…

Winners and Losers of AAC’s Week Six Action

The battle atop the American Conference standings is getting good, three undefeated teams remain, all of which are ranked. South Florida is ranked 18th, Central Florida is ranked 22nd and Navy is ranked 25th. Although, it was a successful week for these three teams along with many other teams in the AAC, there were some…

Which Undefeated American Team Will Fall First?

Going into Week Six of American action, three teams remain undefeated and atop the conference rankings. Those three teams are the South Florida Bulls, the Central Florida Knights and the Navy Midshipmen. While the Bulls and Knights find themselves ranked at 18th and 25th respectively, the Midshipmen are still a few weeks away from being…

Why Isn’t Navy Ranked Yet???

Believe it or not, the Navy Midshipmen are one of only TWO teams in the entire FBS that are undefeated but still unranked. The other team is UT San Antonio who are 3-0 in Conference USA (with an impressive win over Baylor albeit but still not a member of a major or even a mid-major…

Potential College Football Game of the Week?

The Navy Midshipmen at the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. This is a matchup that I mentioned a few weeks back when talking about Navy’s potential to be ranked at some point this year. Now that is 100% on the line for the Midshipmen in this one. It seems that they are just on the outside edge…

AAC Week Four Spotlight Matchup: Cincinnati at Navy

The Cincinnati Bearcats have surprised more than a few people with their strong start to the 2017 season. The Bearcats find themselves at a 2-1 record with their only loss coming to the Michigan Wolverines back in Week Two (below). Navy however is coming off of a bye in Week Three but remain undefeated at…

Who Is Now The Team To Beat In The AAC?

As we enter Week Four of the College Football season, there are now two heavy favorites to contend for the American Athletic Conference title led by two extraordinary quarterbacks. The South Florida Bulls and Quinton Flowers (pictured) as well as the Memphis Tigers and Riley Ferguson. Both the Bulls and the Tigers are still undefeated…

Revisiting the AAC’s Case for ‘The Power Six’

I briefly touched on this topic a while back, since the powers that be in the American Conference have really been pleading their case to become a ‘Power Six’ conference. You might think that it is a little ambitious but how ambitious is it actually? Over the 2015 and 2016 seasons, American programs won 19…

How Soon Could the Navy Midshipmen be Ranked?

In the most recent Top 25 AP Poll, the Navy Midshipmen received one vote and remained outside of the prestigious rankings. That’s thanks to a huge win over Florida Atlantic in Week One most likely, but if their momentum continues, how much longer will the Midshipmen remain unranked? Now I am not sitting here preaching…

Winners and Losers for the AAC’s Week One Action

Out of all of the programs in the American Conference that played in Week One I think there are some clear winners and losers, regardless of their matchup outcomes. Based on how well or not well the eleven teams played (Since Houston’s matchup against UT San Antonio was postponed due to Hurricane Harvey) we will…

Does Quinton Flowers Have a Legitimate Shot at the Heisman?

Louisville’s Lamar Jackson took home the coveted Heisman honors last season and USF’s quarterback Quinton Flowers (below) has a very similar playstyle to the reigning winner. Flowers is looking to build on an already impressive 2016 season by taking home some major hardware. Here, we will make the case for Quinton Flowers to win the…