Louisiana, far and away the top team in the Sun Belt West, could make a run at an undefeated season with 21 starters returning.
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- South Alabama adds Applewhite to staff as OC
- Sources: S. Alabama to hire Wommack as coach
- South Alabama fires Campbell after 4-7 season
- South Alabama-Troy game postponed over virus
South Alabama announced several additions to its coaching staff on Monday, including the hiring of former Houston coach Major Applewhite as offensive coordinator.
Indiana defensive coordinator Kane Wommack has agreed to become South Alabama's new coach, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg.
South Alabama fired head coach Steve Campbell on Sunday. Campbell has gone 9-26 in three seasons with the Jaguars.
— Gunnar Watson threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns while wearing thick pads to protect fractured ribs and Troy blanked South Alabama 29-0 on Saturday to win the “Battle of the Belt” for an unprecedented third straight time.
Despite a wave of cancellations that resulted in four of the nation's top five teams being out of action, Week 11 has brought the entertainment, from Kyle Trask to Lane Kiffin to Sam Howell.
For the first time all season, all Power 5 conferences were in action Saturday. Notre Dame had one of the weekend's biggest wins, while Michigan struggled for the second straight week.
Wesley Kennedy III had 91 yards rushing and two fourth-quarter touchdowns, Derrick Canteen broke up a fourth-down pass in the end zone with 1:01 left and Georgia Southern held off South Alabama 24-17 on Thursday night.
South Alabama has postponed Saturday's scheduled home game against Troy after pausing its football workouts because of COVID-19 issues.
Spencer Brown rushed for three touchdowns in setting a UAB career record, fellow senior Austin Watkins Jr. had a career-high 183 yards receiving with a score, and the Blazers defeated South Alabama 42-10 on Thursday night.
Cameron Carroll ran for two of Tulane's four rushing touchdowns and the Green Wave scored the final 21 points to beat South Alabama 27-24 on Saturday night.
Two of the Power 5 conferences might be sitting out the fall season, but there is still plenty to be decided across the college football landscape. What does the 2020 campaign have in store?
Desmond Trotter threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, Jalen Tolbert had 169 yards receiving and two scores, and South Alabama beat Southern Mississippi 32-21 on Thursday night for its first road victory since 2017.
The Paul Finebaum Show: Hour 3: Are you ready for some football? With Steve Campbell and Lauren Sisler
Steve Campbell discusses the difficulty his team has had starting the season, but is ready to go. Lauren Sisler tells us about her experience on the sidelines this past weekend.
The Sun Belt conferences has approved a football schedule that includes eight league games and as many as four nonleague games for this season.
The Group of 5 has massive variance in jobs. Some are better than lower-tier Power 5 gigs, while others rank below high-level FCS positions.
The Indiana Hoosiers added graduate transfer Khameron Taylor to their football roster, they announced Wednesday.