"Also, Central Michigan hung with Oklahoma State and Ohio went on the road and beat Idaho (MAC teams). With the new College Football Playoff structure wins like the CUSA ones mean more in strengthening the conference as a whole. Which means if a team runs the table in CUSA, they have a better shot at a bigger bowl game than the Boca Bowl tie-in. Also, I learned that even though they won Brandon Doughty lost any shot at a sniff of the Heisman ..."
In cased you missed it:
- Western Kentucky beat Vanderbilt 14-12 when Joe Brown stopped a 2-point conversion for Conference USA's first victory against the SEC since 2010.
- UTSA almost beat No. 22 Arizona, falling 42-32 on a record night for Roadrunners quarterback Blake Bogenschutz and wide receiver David Morgan.
- FIU scored the first points of the FBS season on Austin Taylor's 28-yard field goal in the Panthers' 15-14 victory against Central Florida.
- In the first game in school history, Kennesaw State beat East Tennessee State 56-16, scoring on three plays of 40 or more yards.
- Southeastern Louisiana rushed for 438 rushing yards on the way to a 34-20 victory against Northwestern State in the opener on ASN.
Other highlights from #TurnUpThursday on Twitter @LiveOnASN:
Mascot dance battle at the @NSUDemonsFB vs @sluathletics game. Who is the winner? #TurnUpThursday pic.twitter.com/KtwM1K5b0E
— American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) September 4, 2015
ASNs sideline reporter @KelsWingert giving some inside info on the field of the @sluathletics vs. @NSUDemonsFB game pic.twitter.com/eoCSi4Cad1 — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) September 4, 2015
A live look at some of the action from @KelsWingert on the sidelines #TurnUpThursday pic.twitter.com/N6XUmkvjzS
— American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) September 3, 2015
@sluathletics takes the victory over @NSUDemonsFB. Final score 34-20 #LiveOnASN #TurnUpThursday — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) September 4, 2015
Upset watch! #TurnUpThursday https://t.co/FdhHbbgHzQ — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) September 4, 2015
WKU takes win over VU 14-12 #TurnUpThursday #LiveOnASN — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) September 4, 2015
THE. HUGE. STOP. (and celebration) Thank you Joe Brown! So many great defensive plays tonight!! #GoTops pic.twitter.com/jjudiPNJuV — WKU Sports Pics (@WKUSportsPics) September 4, 2015
Inside a record-breaking night for Blake Bogenschutz: http://t.co/FrKUin5GWa #BirdsUp — UTSA Football (@UTSAFTBL) September 4, 2015
David Morgan II's 9 catches are a program record and he became the 1st WR with 100+ yds in a game since Cole Hubble on Nov. 3, 2012. — UTSA Football (@UTSAFTBL) September 4, 2015
No. 9/7 @UNH_Football Falls 43-13 to San Jose St in Season Opener #UNHFB #CAAFB http://t.co/2NkMtGkuyQ pic.twitter.com/9JNKN7lI51 — UNH Wildcats (@UNHWildcats) September 4, 2015
Toledo home game vs Stony Brook canceled by bad weather after a half http://t.co/PhSC8dsTxs (h/t @BroadcasterZach) pic.twitter.com/n1v1jzAIrX — AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) September 4, 2015
Thomas Owens crushing records like @terrellowens out here. pic.twitter.com/dVhqKXXTbB — CBS Sports CFB (@CBSSportsCFB) September 4, 2015
@KSUOwlNation makes a statement tonight with their 56-13 win over @ETSUAthletics #TurnUpThursday — American Sports Net (@LiveOnASN) September 4, 2015
Here are photos from the @kennesawstfb game at ETSU earlier! We won our first game 56-16! #GoKSUOwls #WitnessKSU pic.twitter.com/dQDSVfqatL — KSU Photo Guy (@KSUPhotoGuy) September 4, 2015
KSU crowd celebrates with team pic.twitter.com/BvhLfUD9NM — Chris Raimondi (@ChrisDRaimondi) September 4, 2015
Owls! Kennesaw St @KSUOwlNation wins its inaugural game, beats ETSU 56-16 http://t.co/2NVTANXCvm — AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) September 4, 2015
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Above: Western Kentucky celebrates its victory Thursday night at Vanderbilt. (Photo courtesy of WKU Sports Pics via Twitter)