American Athletic Conference Newcomers
UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers:

Central Florida

Location: Orlando, Fla.

Enrollment: 59,767

Founded: 1963

Nickname: Knights

Colors: Black and gold

Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall; former NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper; Atlanta Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel; Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater; Olympic champion volleyball player Phil Dalhausser; former Patriots receiver Shawn Jefferson.

Other famous alumni: Actress Cheryl Hines; comedian Daniel Tosh; former Miss America Ericka Dunlap; director Eduardo Sanchez; former Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers GM John Hart; Singer-songwriters from the band Sawyer Brown, Gregg Hubbard and Mark Miller.


Location: Houston

Enrollment: 39,820

Founded: 1927

Nickname: Cougars

Colors: Scarlet and white

Famous Houston athletes: Olympic champion sprinter Carl Lewis; Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Andre Ware; Basketball Hall of Famers Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon; PGA Tour golfer Fred Couples.

Other famous alumni: Actor Dennis Quaid; actor Randy Quaid; author Alice Sebold; singer Kenny Rogers; CBS announcer Jim Nantz.

Celebrities who attended: Rapper Lil' Wayne; rapper Master P.