Take a midseason look at the C-USA, MAC, Mountain West, Sun Belt, WAC and the Independents.
Playing its home games only yards from Churchill Downs, Louisville proved to be nothing short of a sure bet.
Eight Conference USA teams currently rank among the nation's top 53 offenses in yards per game.
Louisville is the favorite to capture the conference title after a near-flawless start.
New defensive coordinator Mike Cassity has raised Louisville's expectations and instilled a wild aggression in his players.