Connecticut removed itself from Goose Egg Island on Saturday with a 28-21 win at Temple on Saturday night. Win No. 1 for the Huskies came in style under interim head coach T.J. Weist, the Huskies fought back from a 21-0 halftime deficit and registered the winning score on a 59-yard interception return with 4:20 remaining.
Since 2009, only one FBS team has completed a winless season. There have been only two occasions since 2002 where two teams played an entire season without winning a game. Our four remaining winless teams have one shot apiece at avoiding the wrong kind of history.
Southern Miss (0-11) - Saturday's 42-21 loss to Middle Tennessee was the first time Southern Miss has come within three scores of an opponent since a 24-23 setback to Florida International on October 5. The season ends next Saturday at UAB. Mercifully.
The road ahead: at UAB
Miami, Ohio (0-11) - Say this for the RedHawks, they may lose every week but at least they get it out of the way early. Miami (Ohio) has played a midweek MACtion game each of the past three weeks... and lost 45-3, 24-6 and 44-7. They'll head back to a (more) regular game day next week, closing the year at Ball State on Friday.
The road ahead: at Ball State.
Hawaii (0-11) - Of the four teams still looking for a win, Hawaii is the one that doesn't belong. The Warriors dropped a 59-56 decision in overtime at Wyoming on Saturday. It was their second straight overtime loss and their fifth by seven points or less.
The road ahead: vs. Army
Georgia State (0-11) - Georgia State led Arkansas State 17-7 at the half and was within 28-27 entering the fourth, but fell 35-33. A two-point conversion with 2:13 to play could have tied the game and potentially forced overtime, but the try failed and Arkansas State expired the remaining clock.
The road ahead: vs. South Alabama