The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) - Conference USA officials are readying for the upcoming football season by hosting a video teleconference preview.

The video teleconference will be held Thursday at Southern Methodist University featuring coaches and players from all 12 C-USA schools.

East Carolina head football coach Skip Holtz is scheduled to speak first and Rice head coach David Bailiff is slated to wrap up the teleconference.

East Carolina beat Tulsa last season, 27-24, to win the conference championship.

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