C-USA Football 2013 Season Notes & Upcoming Dates
*C-USA matched its record by sending six teams to bowl games in 2013. The league finished 3-3 in bowls, giving the league a 11-5 mark the past three seasons in postseason play.
*Additionally, Florida Atlantic gave the league a seventh bowl-eligible team with a 6-6 record. UTSA (7-5) reached conditional bowl-eligibility, but, as a transitioning FBS member could not go to the postseason because there were more than 70 bowl-eligible teams in the FBS.
*2013 marks the first time in C-USA history that eight teams won six or more games in one season.
*For the first time in league history three schools won 10 games (East Carolina, Marshall, Rice).
*For just the second time in league history four schools won 9 or more games (East Carolina, Marshall, North Texas, Rice).
*Three schools received votes in the final polls (East Carolina, Marshall, North Texas).
*The league will be adding two teams (Old Dominion and Western Kentucky) that each won 8 games this season.
A LOOK AHEAD AT 2014
*Wed., Feb. 5 – National Signing Day
*February – 2014 Schedule expected to be released
*Late July – 2014 C-USA Football Media Day (date TBA – location tentatively scheduled for Dallas)
*Thu., Aug. 28 – 2014 season opens