The American Digest

Updated as of: 2 December 2019

Some very good internet sites for insight into our Conference mates.

THE EAST

Temple Logo

Some Owls fans experienced deja vu in Temple’s rout of UConn. The Owls were actually losing at half-time, which had some recollecting the last time a Temple team trailed at half in a game they would eventually score 49 points in. It was a good piece of history that day. Read more at Temple Football Forever and Philly.com College Sports section here.


UConn LogoTurn out the lights, UConn’s AAC party is now over in football. The Huskies took another loss in the league in the team’s final football game as a member of the league. The Huskies’ football program is a real cross-roads and the future is not looking good for the univeristy. Read at the UConn Blog.


USF LogoThe Bulls got rolled in their war on I-84 clash with Central Florida and one of the first outcomes was the dismissal of head coach Charlie Strong. A once star in college football coaching ranks is gone. Who will be the next USF coach? Read more about the 2019 Bulls at The Daily Stampede.


UCF LogoTh Knights aren’t dwelling on a “disappointing” season…no time to, they have a bowl game to prepare for. UCF has established a high-bar program in football with many teams in the country begging to have a “down season” like UCF’s this year. Read more at Knights Notepad.


Cincy LogoBearcats all set to run-it-back against Memphis, this time for the AAC Championship. The Bearcats fell to Memphis this past weekend, but learned a lot as it prepares for the rematch this weekend. For a slick site that employs a multi-media approach, learn about Cincinnati’s 2019 edition at Down the Drive.


THE WEST

Houston LogoWith its loss to Navy, Houston closes out its “Year of the Redshirt” season with an 4-8 record. Dana Holgorsen’s first year at Houston is worst win output for the Cougars since a 3-win campaign in 2004. Follow the Cougars at The Chron.


Memphis LogoMemphis preparing for Cincy, part II, with expectations that they will see two different QBs in the AAC championship game. Tigers will be missing their top DB for the championship game against the Bearcats. Follow the Tigers at The Commercial Appeal.


Navy LogoNavy just keeps being Navy. The 23rd ranked Midshipmen took care of Houston to finish up the regular season with a share of the AAC West crown. Though the 9-2 team will not play for the AAC title, they are looking forward to a solid a bowl game . Follow the Midshipmen at Navy’s Football Site.


Tulsa LogoTulsa can see the corner and should be in position to turn it next season, but will Coach Philip Montgomery be there to run the program. On paper, his record might look like a guy who should be gone, but the program is close and most fans know it.  Read about the Tulsa Hurricane at Tulsa World.


Tulane LogoTulane had a chance to beat SMU but errors, turnovers, and mistakes cost them down the stretch. The Green Wave program reflecting on the question, “what did SMU have that we don’t this season?” The Times-Picayune has the Green Wave covered.


SMU LogoThough there is still a bowl game ahead, the SMU seniors took pride in knowing with the team’s win over Tulane, they saw the rebuild through for their program. Relishing in a 10-win season. Check out The Dallas News to keep you informed about the Mustangs.

 

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