TCU is favorite to win C-USA crown

While TCU and Southern Mississippi are considered the co-favorites, Memphis and UAB are sleeper teams for the conference title.

Updated: August 8, 2003, 4:41 PM ET
By Mel Kiper Jr. |
Editor's Note:'s Mel Kiper Jr. is previewing the 2003 college football season by taking a team-by-team look at various conferences. Following is Part II of Conference USA.

Gary Patterson is a fantastic football coach, and TCU should be favored to win the Conference USA title.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst