Biggest game: WKU at Marshall, Nov. 26
Player to always watch: MTSU WR Richie James, a 5'9 catching machine who shows up big in big games.
Team nobody wants to play: FAU
Coach who really needs wins: Ron Turner's done a good job at FIU, buuut is in danger of delivering four straight losing seasons.
Don't be surprised if ... you look up in November and Southern Miss has already won 10 games.
USM clawed its way out of the valley, and 2016's schedule couldn't be kinder.
The Herd's busy reloading, but a good 2016 should lead to a great 2017.
Skip Holtz is doing well, but he's got a lot of transition to deal with.
MTSU's longtime head coach replaced his QB with his son, and it's working.
Some serious opportunity awaits, if the Panthers are ready.
ODU is playing the long game, but could make its first bowl run in 2016 anyway.
Now that the Miners are healthy and experienced, they get an impossibly easy schedule.
Bill's 128-preview countdown started with UNT and finished with Bama, if that tells you anything.