Required Reading: American Athletic Conference Not exactly a stellar start for the old AAC.ESPN is doing bowl projections. Now. As in this early. Interesting read on building the AAC brand from scratch. Cougs liking QB O'Korn. David Piland has a concussion.The freakin' Bayou Bucket! SMU may be catching A&M at the right time. SMU defensive coordinator talks A&M.June Jones talks A&M as well. Posted on September 18, 2013 by Sure Bud and filed under Southwest Round-Up, Sports and tagged Houston Cougars SMU.