2006 Conference USA Football Championship Game

The 2006 Conference USA Football Championship Game was played on December 1, 2006 at Robertson Stadium in Houston to determine the 2006 football champion of the Conference USA (C-USA). The game featured the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, the East Division champions, and the Houston Cougars, the West Division champions. The game kicked off at 8:00pm EST and was televised by ESPN2.[1]

2006 Conference USA Football Championship Game
Conference Championship
2006 Conference USA Football Championship.jpg
1234 Total
Southern Miss 10703 20
Houston 76147 34
DateDecember 1, 2006
Season2006
StadiumRobertson Stadium
LocationHouston, Texas
MVPVincent Marshall (WR), HOU
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN2
Conference USA Football Championship Game
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2006 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Southern Miss x   6 2         9 5  
East Carolina   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UCF   3 5         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Houston x$   7 1         10 4  
Rice   6 2         7 6  
Tulsa   5 3         8 5  
SMU   4 4         6 6  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Houston 34, Southern Miss 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Game summaryEdit

With the win, the Houston Cougars won the second-ever Conference USA championship game and grabbed their first Conference championship since 1996.

Scoring summaryEdit

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP Southern Miss Houston
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 20 34

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