The bottom of the AAC doesn't produce a ton of dead weight, and there is still plenty of upside from teams like Houston and Tulane.
Vanderbilt's kicker and Buffalo's running back left their marks on an untraditional rivalry weekend in which Trevor Lawrence also played his final home game.
- AAC: Error in Tulsa-ECU finish, but result stands
- ECU, Marshall game postponed due to pandemic
- East Carolina halts workouts over virus cluster
- Marshall, East Carolina game moved to Sept. 12
In a very 2020 weekend in college football, Indiana nearly upset Ohio State, Cincinnati proved it belongs in the playoff discussion and Coastal Carolina stayed undefeated.
The American Athletic Conference has acknowledged an officiating error that occurred in the fourth quarter of Friday's East Carolina-Tulsa game, the league announced on Saturday.
Cornelious Brown IV threw for three touchdowns, including two to Sam Pinckney, Destin Coates rushed for two scores and Georgia State defeated East Carolina 49-29 on Saturday.
The schedule says the 2020 college football season officially kicked off three weeks ago, but Saturday felt like the real start to the year.
Dillon Gabriel threw for 408 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 13 Central Florida beat East Carolina 51-28 on Saturday to open its American Athletic Conference schedule.
East Carolina's game against Marshall, intended to be used as a tribute to the 75 people who died in the Marshall plane crash nearly 50 years ago, is being rescheduled due to the pandemic.
East Carolina will pause football workouts indefinitely following a university alert that the school had identified a cluster of coronavirus cases.
After earlier opponents changed their schedules, the football game between Marshall and East Carolina was moved from Aug. 29 to Sept. 12.
AAC athletes have reportedly circulated their own proposal to multiple schools within the conference, listing 10 concerns, including coronavirus safety issues and a percentage of revenues, according to a report from Sports Illustrated.
Duke edge rusher Chris Rumph II is one of several under-the-radar college football players primed for a big 2020 season.