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Wild Weekend for Conference USA in Week 6

Dan McCarney was fired, UTEP and Middle Tennessee were blown out, and Louisiana Tech narrowly avoided upset in a crazy weekend of football.

Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Friday, October 9

Marshall 31, Southern Mississippi 10: Marshall forced five Southern Miss turnovers, broke up 15 passes and recorded 17 quarterback hurries as the Herd dominated the Golden Eagles. RECAP

Saturday, October 10

Florida International 52, UTEP 12: Florida International would score touchdowns on their first five offensive possessions, and racked up 520 yards of total offense in a rout of UTEP. RECAP

Western Kentucky 58, Middle Tennessee 28: The rivalry is called 100 Miles of Hate and on this day, the Hilltoppers looked like they were gunning for 100 points against the Blue Raiders. RECAP

Rice 27, Florida Atlantic 26: FAU hinted for three quarters that it will be a factor in C-USA. Then in the fourth, it gave a completely different idea, allowing Rice to come from behind and win. RECAP

Portland State 66, North Texas 7: Portland State embarrassed the Mean Green. The massacre sets an NCAA record for the worst loss by an FBS school to an FCS school in college football history. North Texas head coach Dan McCarney was relieved of his coaching duties following the game. RECAP

Louisiana Tech 34, Texas San Antonio 31: The Roadrunners were just a few plays away from the upset, but the Bulldogs snuck away with a close victory. RECAP