American Athletic Preseason Predictions For Every Game: Preview 2021

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American Athletic Preseason Predictions For Every Game: Preview 2021

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American Athletic Preseason Predictions For Every Game: Preview 2021

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The College Football News American Athletic Conference preseason predictions for every game, predicted order of finish, and lookahead to the 2021 season.


American Athletic Preseason Predictions

American Athletic Predicted Finish

T1. Cincinnati
T1. UCF
T3. Houston
T3. Memphis
5. SMU
T6. East Carolina
T6. Houston
T6. Temple
T6. Tulane
T6. Tulsa
T11. Navy
T11. USF

Cincinnati Bearcats

2021 Preseason Prediction: 10-2
2021 American Athletic Prediction: 7-1
2018: 11-2 2019: 11-3 2020: 9-1

Sept. 4 Miami University W
Sept. 11 Murray State W
Sept. 18 at Indiana W
Sept. 25 OPEN DATE
Oct. 2 at Notre Dame  L
Oct. 8 Temple W
Oct. 16 UCF  L 
Oct. 23 at Navy W
Oct. 30 at Tulane W
Nov. 6 Tulsa W
Nov. 13 at USF W
Nov. 20 SMU W
Nov. 27 at East Carolina W
Cincinnati 2010 Preview | Schedule

East Carolina Pirates

2021 Preseason Prediction: 5-7
2021 American Athletic Prediction: 3-5
2018: 3-9 2019: 4-8 2020: 3-6

Sept. 2 Appalachian State (in Charlotte)  L
Sept. 11 South Carolina  L
Sept. 18 at Marshall W
Sept. 25 Charleston Southern W
Oct. 2 Tulane W
Oct. 9 at UCF  L
Oct. 16 OPEN DATE
Oct. 23 at Houston  L
Oct. 30 USF W
Nov. 4 Temple W
Nov. 13 at Memphis  L
Nov. 20 at Navy  L
Nov. 27 Cincinnati  L
ECU 2021 Preview | Schedule

Houston Cougars

2021 Preseason Prediction: 8-4
2021 American Athletic Prediction: 5-3
2018: 8-5 2019: 4-8 2020: 3-5

Sept. 4 Texas Tech (in NRG Stadium)  L
Sept. 11 at Rice W
Sept. 18 Grambling State W
Sept. 25 Navy W
Oct. 1 at Tulsa W
Oct. 7 at Tulane  L
Oct. 16 OPEN DATE
Oct. 23 East Carolina W
Oct. 30 SMU W
Nov. 6 at USF  L
Nov. 13 at Temple  L
Nov. 19 Memphis W
Nov. 27 at UConn W
Houston 2021 Preview | Schedule

Memphis Tigers

2021 Preseason Prediction: 8-4
2021 American Athletic Prediction: 5-3
2018: 8-6 2019: 12-2 2020: 8-3

Sept. 4 Nicholls W
Sept. 11 at Arkansas State W
Sept. 18 Mississippi State  L
Sept. 25 UTSA W
Oct. 2 at Temple W
Oct. 9 at Tulsa  L
Oct. 14 Navy W
Oct. 22 at UCF  L
Oct. 30 OPEN DATE
Nov. 6 SMU W
Nov. 13 East Carolina W
Nov. 19 at Houston  L
Nov. 27 Tulane W
Houston 2021 Preview | Schedule

Navy Midshipmen

2021 Preseason Prediction: 3-9
2021 American Athletic Prediction: 2-6
2018: 3-10 2019: 11-2 2020: 3-7

Sept. 4 Marshall W
Sept. 11 Air Force  L
Sept. 18 OPEN DATE
Sept. 25 at Houston  L
Oct. 2 UCF  L
Oct. 9 SMU W
Oct. 14 at Memphis  L
Oct. 23 Cincinnati  L
Oct. 29 at Tulsa  L
Nov. 6 at Notre Dame  L
Nov. 13 OPEN DATE
Nov. 20 East Carolina W
Nov. 27 at Temple  L
Dec. 4 OPEN DATE
Dec. 11 Army (in East Rutherford)  L
Navy 2021 Preview | Schedule

SMU Mustangs

2021 Preseason Prediction: 7-5
2021 American Athletic Prediction: 4-4
2018: 5-7 2019: 10-3 2020: 7-3

Sept. 4 Abilene Christian W
Sept. 11 North Texas W
Sept. 18 at Louisiana Tech W
Sept. 25 at TCU  L
Oct. 2 USF W
Oct. 9 at Navy  L
Oct. 16 OPEN DATE
Oct. 21 Tulane W
Oct. 30 at Houston  L
Nov. 6 at Memphis  L
Nov. 13 UCF W
Nov. 20 at Cincinnati  L
Nov. 27 Tulsa W
SMU 2021 Preview | Schedule

NEXT: American Athletic Predictions: Temple, Tulane, Tulsa, UCF, USF

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