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2015 Conference USA football season

The 2015 Conference USA football season was part of the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season and played from August 2015 through January 2016. The 2015 football season marked the 21st season of the Conference USA's existence and 20th of football competition; although C-USA was established in 1995, it did not begin football competition until 1996.

2015 Conference USA football season
Conference USA logo.svg
LeagueNCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision
SportFootball
DurationSeptember 3, 2015
through December 26, 2015
Number of teams13
TV partner(s)Fox Sports, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, American Sports Network
2016 NFL Draft
Top draft pickDT Vernon Butler, La. Tech
Picked byCarolina Panthers, 30th overall
Regular season
Season MVPQB Brandon Doughty, WKU
East championsWestern Kentucky
West championsSouthern Miss
Championship Game
ChampionsWestern Kentucky
  Runners-upSouthern Miss
Finals MVPQB Brandon Doughty, WKU
Football seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Western Kentucky x$   8 0         12 2  
Middle Tennessee   6 2         7 6  
Marshall   6 2         10 3  
FIU   3 5         5 7  
Old Dominion   3 5         5 7  
Florida Atlantic   3 5         3 9  
Charlotte*   0 8         2 10  
West Division
Southern Miss x   7 1         9 5  
Louisiana Tech   6 2         9 4  
UTSA   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Rice   3 5         5 7  
North Texas   1 7         1 11  
Championship: Western Kentucky 45, Southern Miss 28
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • * Ineligible for postseason bowl due to transition from FCS
As of January 12, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

Previous seasonEdit

Marshall won the conference championship for the first time in the conference, defeating Louisiana Tech 26–23.[1]

MembershipEdit

The Charlotte 49ers were a transitional Division I FBS member, joining from the FCS Atlantic 10 Conference. They replaced UAB in the East division for the 2015 season.

East Division West Division
Charlotte Louisiana Tech
Florida Atlantic North Texas
FIU Rice
Marshall Southern Miss
Middle Tennessee UTEP
Old Dominion UTSA
Western Kentucky

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Marshall Thundering Herd". ESPN. 2014-12-06. Retrieved 2015-03-26.