A look around Conference USA
Louisville is the favorite to capture the conference title after a near-flawless start.
Louisville is the favorite to capture the conference title after a near-flawless start. In four games the Cardinals have produced two shutouts and forced 12 turnovers. Coach Bobby Petrino is stocked with offensive weapons at QB and RB, and Louisville currently ranks fourth nationally in total offense (503.8 ypg).
Southern Miss survived a scare last Thursday against Houston and moved to 4-0 with an overtime win. The defending league champs are 3-0 on the road, where they'll face Memphis and Texas Christian in mid-November. UAB is unbeaten in league play and boasts a veteran core that has learned how to win close games.
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