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2014 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 81-82, .497 W-L% (10th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.19 (8th of 11) ▪ SOS: -2.91 (8th of 11)

Conference Champion: Marshall (Won Championship Game 26-23)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Marshall)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Marshall 13 1 .929 8 1 .889 45.6 21.0 12.55 -5.81
Middle Tennessee State 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 31.6 31.5 -3.52 -1.77
Western Kentucky 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 44.4 39.9 1.99 -3.01
Alabama-Birmingham 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 33.2 29.9 -0.30 -2.05
Old Dominion 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 32.7 38.0 -6.10 -3.60
Florida International 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 23.0 24.8 -6.95 -4.04
Florida Atlantic 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 24.0 34.4 -9.68 -1.18
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana Tech 9 5 .643 7 2 .778 37.4 24.7 5.46 -1.61
Rice 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 28.8 28.5 -0.28 -2.98
Texas-El Paso 7 6 .538 5 3 .625 26.6 28.1 -3.18 -3.64
Texas-San Antonio 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 17.1 25.9 -8.62 -2.45
North Texas 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 27.2 29.8 -11.91 -5.91
Southern Mississippi 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 19.0 35.4 -10.91 0.17

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Marshall               25 23 23 23 21 18 19     23

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes TV
2014-12-26 1:00 PM Heart of Dallas Bowl Louisiana Tech 35 Illinois 18 Zaxby`s Heart of Dallas Bowl - Cotton Bowl - Dallas, TX ESPN
2014-12-24 8:00 PM Hawaii Bowl Rice 30 Fresno State 6 Hawaii Bowl - Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI ESPN
2014-12-24 12:00 PM Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Western Kentucky 49 Central Michigan 48 Popeyes Bahamas Bowl - Thomas Robinson National Stadium - Nassau, Bahamas ESPN
2014-12-23 6:00 PM Boca Raton Bowl Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Boca Raton Bowl - FAU Stadium - Boca Raton, FL ESPN
2014-12-20 2:20 PM New Mexico Bowl Utah State 21 Texas-El Paso 6 Gildan New Mexico Bowl - University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM ESPN

Conference Leaders

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Total Yards Per Play

1. Brandon Doughty* (Western Kentucky) 8.1
2. Rakeem Cato* (Marshall) 8.0
3. Driphus Jackson* (Rice) 7.2
4. Cody Sokol* (Louisiana Tech) 6.9
5. Taylor Heinicke (Old Dominion) 6.7

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Autrey Golden* (Texas-El Paso) 2