|Conference USA 2012 Report|
|Can Houston win big without its stars? Is Zach Line one of the nation's best running backs? What's going on with Central Florida's bowl ban? Holly Anderson answers that and more in her Conference USA preview. For more coverage, visit our preseason content archive.|
Note: The projected standings reflect the author's opinion, not SI.com's.
|How They'll Finish|
|Three Key Nonconference Games|
|Key Conference Game|
|Three Key Questions|