Houston at UTSA, Sept. 2
Another chance for Conference USA to take down an AAC team. Major Applewhite takes over for Tom Herman in Houston and his first game could be tricky. Texas-San Antonio played in a bowl game for the first time last season. Cougars vs. Roadrunners is the first of two state of Texas matchups between the American and C-USA. A week later North Texas is at SMU. The Mean Green squeezed into the postseason last year under new coach Seth Littrell. Mustangs coach Chad Morris is looking for a breakout season in year three at SMU.