Six schools -- Florida Atlantic, Charlotte, North Texas, UTSA, Rice and UAB -- have accepted invitations to join the American Athletic Conference.
The AAC is expected to send Florida Atlantic, Charlotte, North Texas, UTSA, Rice and UAB formal letters by the end of the week detailing the terms of expansion after the schools officially requested to join the conference, a source told ESPN.
- Six schools accept invitations to join American
- 6 schools officially apply to join AAC, source says
- N. Texas football signee 1 of 3 killed in shooting
- Phil Bennett resurfaces as DC at North Texas
— Grant Wells passed for 323 yards and two touchdowns, ran for three more and Marshall routed North Texas 49-21 on Friday night.
— Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz called running back Tyler Badie the “least-talked-about great player in the country.”
— Marcus Williams Jr. ran for two touchdowns in the first quarter, including a 42-yard dash to make it 14-0, and Louisiana Tech dashed to a 24-point first-half lead and made it stand up for a 24-17 win over North Texas in the Bulldogs' Conference USA...
— Tanner Mordecai passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns and SMU dominated the second half for a 35-12 victory over North Texas in nonconference play on Saturday.
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A North Texas football signee was among three people shot and killed at an apartment complex in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.
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Phil Bennett, who had been out of college coaching since being Arizona State's defensive coordinator during the 2017 season, is the new defensive coordinator at North Texas.
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Of the 26 college football All-Americans in 2020, only one of them was a repeat selection from last season.
— Jaelon Darden had eight catches for 173 yards and a career-high four touchdowns to help North Texas beat UTEP 45-43 on Friday night.
— Israel Tucker carried it 37 times for 161 yards and two touchdowns, and Louisiana Tech beat North Texas 42-31 on Thursday night in its first game since Halloween.
— Sincere McCormick ran 23 times for a program-record 251 yards with two TDs to help UTSA beat North Texas 49-17 on Saturday.
The UAB-North Texas game scheduled for Saturday won't be played because of a COVID-19 outbreak and contact tracing among the Blazers.
BYU QB Zach Wilson has come from out of nowhere to join the Heisman conversation this year. Who are the year's other breakthrough stars? Pro Football Focus has the answers.
The game between North Texas and Louisiana Tech set for Saturday has been postponed due to positive coronavirus cases within the North Texas program.