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Cincinnati to 13-0, Winning 2nd-Straight AAC Title

Posted on December 4, 2021 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  There has arguably been no more crucial game in Cincinnati Bearcats' football history than today.


  The team is undefeated at 12-0, including a double-digit road victory over then 9th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish in South Bend (24-13)....

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Podlesny Ties Peach Bowl Record with Game-Winning Kick

Posted on January 1, 2021 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora 


  A new year...


  A new beginning...


  A new hope.


  Here in Atlanta, Georgia, the country watched as th...

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Winning in Memphis, Third Time's A Charm

Posted on December 7, 2019 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The stage was the same, but the setting was different.


  That is because the Memphis Tigers were playing in their third consecutive American Athletic (AAC) Football Champions...

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Mike Norvell Leaves Memphis to Take Over the 'Noles

Posted on December 7, 2019 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  Mike Norvell is hard to keep off of the radar of the rest of the world.


  After all, his lowest number of wins in a season at Memphis was eight wins, with an 8-5 record in hi...

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For Those That Think the AAC Plays No One...

Posted on November 22, 2019 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  There has unfortunately been a perception that the American Athletic Conference (AAC) does not play a tough non-conference schedule, which has become reality to those who have not taken the time to actually look at what is coming up for the AAC. 

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AAC Schedules Future Conference Games with 11 Teams

Posted on November 20, 2019 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  With the departure of the UConn Huskies on July 1, 2020, the American Athletic Conference (AAC) will be left with 11 schools that compete in their football conference: Cincinnati Bearcats, East Carolina Pirates, Houston Cougars, Memphis Tige...

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25 & 0-So-Good, UCF are AAC Champions Again

Posted on December 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The UCF Knights and Memphis Tigers lined up a year from the last American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championship game to do it again, back at Spectrum Stadium in Orlando, Florida, for the rights to raise their banner above the rest, the same...

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Scott Frost: Gone But Never Should Be Forgotten

Posted on December 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  George O'Leary leaves the team during the season while they were winless.


  The UCF Knights end the 2015 regular season at 0-12.


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Third AAC Championship Ends in Double-OT Win for UCF

Posted on December 2, 2017 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  With the Memphis Tigers and the UCF Knights heading onto the field on December 2nd, the third American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championship in history was upon us.


  This c...

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Wichita State Likely Becoming Newest AAC Member

Posted on April 2, 2017 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Wichita State Shockers will likely be heading from the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) to the American Athletic Conference (AAC), my sources close to the situation have confirmed.


  This move immediately establish...

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