A College Football Team Just Cost Its Conference $17 Million By Winning

A College Football Team Just Cost Its Conference $17 Million By Winning

In a surprising twist of fate, the previously undefeated Houston Cougars suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of Southern Miss during today's Conference USA Championship Game. As a result, Houston will not be headed to any of the major upcoming bowl games, and even more heartbreaking, every school in the Conference USA will miss out on the $17 million payout they would've received if the Cougars had actually won. Good job, Golden Eagles! Ever heard of taking one for the team...or in this case, the conference?   

[via ESPN

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Tags: southern-miss, university-of-houston, conference-usa, college-football
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