Biggest game: Marshall at Western Kentucky, November 27
Player to always watch: WKU triggerman Brandon Doughty is the country's most efficient returning QB
Team nobody wants to play: Old Dominion
Coach who really needs wins: Dan McCarney, North Texas
Don't be surprised if ... UTEP slugs its way to the C-USA West title.
The Bulldogs will be exciting again ... with more of the wrong kind of excitement.
There's power in having an identity. The Miners' identity is, well, power.
FAU's building a raw talent advantage. When will that mean wins?
So ... um ... Ron Turner might actually be good at this.
It's a long road back from one of the worst collapses in football history.