Recruiting Focus: Conference USA
The conference saw six members go to bowl games (with an overall 3-3 bowl record). For football fans, C-USA has a little bit of everything. It has teams that have risen out of losing pasts and gotten back on the winning track, like UTEP, Houston, Tulsa and Central Florida. The conference was home to one of the best running backs in the country, DeAngelo Williams of Memphis. Conference USA also seems to have cornered the market on use of the word Golden in nicknames, with three members sporting the use of it (Golden Eagles, Golden Hurricanes and Golden Knights).
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