Central Florida Knights
Baylor did not have a winning record in the Big 12 before Briles arrived in 2008, winning three or fewer games nine times. Now, they’ll meet Central Florida in a BCS Bowl.
Conference USA seems to be in a perpetual cycle of change. There are five new coaches among the league’s 12 teams.
Tulsa’s G.J. Kinne had an amazing 2010 season, throwing for 3,650 yards for 38 touchdowns. In Conference USA, he’s just a face in the crowd.