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The American's 12 most important players in 2016

The American made a splash as Houston and Temple enjoyed successful seasons. Both quarterbacks are back for those squads. Which other players are indispensable in the conference?

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UConn coach gives $250K for athletics upgrades

UConn football coach Bob Diaco and his wife Julia have announced they are donating $250,000 toward the construction of several new athletic facilities on campus.

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AAC confidential: Coaches unload on league

How do coaches think 2016 will go in the AAC? Opposing coaches dish, anonymously, on why Greg Ward Jr. is dominant, how Temple is dangerous and much more from the American Athletic Conference.

Discussing the impact of a Big 12 expansion (2:41)
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What a blown-up CFB map could look like

Notre Dame in the B1G? Boise State in the Pac-12? This is what realignment and expansion should look like, even if it can't. Plus, an epic commitment and more of the best of the week in CFB.

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What the Big 12's expansion wish list should look like

Houston is an up-and-coming Texas-based option. USF-UCF deliver a foothold in Florida. Memphis and BYU have some upside. So if the Big 12 is serious about adding two teams, who's in play?

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FBS teams with the most intact offenses

Florida State tops the list of FBS teams with the most returning offensive starters (11). Connecticut, Miami, Louisville and Kent State are tied for second most, with 10.

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Summers snags one

UConn CB Jamar Summers grabbed a big interception on a pass intended for Marshall WR Davonte Allen. Summers won this battle, but the Thundering Herd won the game. Best bowl pictures

Litton leads Marshall to victory (0:57)

Litton helps Marshall beat UConn

Chase Litton went 23-for-34 for 218 yards and one touchdown as Marshall won its 10th game this season by beating Connecticut 16-10 in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Saturday.

Litton: 'We didn't finish drives and defense came up to finish for us' (0:45)

Marshall adds to lead just before half

Nick Smith knocked through his second field goal of the game -- this time from 29 yards -- to put Marshall up 13-7 over UConn in the St. Petersburg Bowl.

Doc Holliday Halftime Interview (0:44)

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No surprise, defenses are setting the tone in the St. Petersburg Bowl. A couple field goals for Marshall have made the difference at halftime, and freshman QB Chase Litton is doing an impressive job handling the pressure from UConn.

Watch: St. Petersburg Bowl

Connecticut is in a bowl game for the first time since the 2010 season, when it lost in the Fiesta Bowl. Marshall, though, has won its last four bowl games, which is tied for the longest active FBS streak entering the bowls this season. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Marshall seeks fifth straight bowl win

The Thundering Herd are tied for the longest active FBS streak with four straight bowl wins entering the St. Petersburg Bowl (11 a.m. ET on ESPN). They are also going for a third consecutive 10-win season. UConn, on the other hand, is in a bowl game for the first time since the 2010 Fiesta Bowl. The Huskies are playing for their first winning season since that same year.

Herd will face tough Huskies defense

"Stanford Steve" Coughlin thinks the UConn defense will be the toughest Marshall has faced all season. But who will prevail at the St. Petersburg Bowl (11 a.m. ET on ESPN)? Betting guide (Insider)

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Chase Litton, Herd will shine in St. Pete

UConn and Marshall both grade far better on defense than they do on offense. But Marshall's freshman QB could be the difference in the St. Petersburg Bowl. PFF: 29 picks for final 29 bowls (Insider)

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