Thursday, August 16, 2018

USF Bulls

USF QB Brett Kean avoids suspension

USF QB Brett Kean avoids suspension

The battle for USF's opening-day quarterback job remains a bona fide three-man derby, courtesy of Charlie Strong's announcement that fourth-year junior Brett Kean is eligible for the contest.And every one thereafter.Strong said Wednesday that Kean, w...
Published: 08/08/18
Charlie Strong: Tuesday’s practice a ‘wasted day’ for USF

Charlie Strong: Tuesday’s practice a ‘wasted day’ for USF

Typically, the first day in full pads is a highly-awaited juncture of any preseason camp.Charlie Strong's still waiting for it.Though fully padded for the first time Tuesday, the Bulls collectively lacked pep in what their second-year coach called a ...
Published: 08/07/18
Former Berkeley Prep star Jacob Mathis now at USF

Former Berkeley Prep star Jacob Mathis now at USF

With a short Brett Kean toss into the end zone Tuesday, the curtain was pulled back on one of the most furtive developments of fall camp at USF.Snagging the pass in single coverage was new Bulls TE Jacob Mathis, the former four-star prospect from Ber...
Published: 08/07/18
USF’s Sterlin Gilbert: No timetable on naming a starting QB

USF’s Sterlin Gilbert: No timetable on naming a starting QB

While making clear no decision on a starter is imminent, second-year Bulls offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert shed a couple of streaks of light on the Bulls ongoing quarterback derby.The two freshmen — Georgia's Octavious Battle and Pla...
Published: 08/05/18
USF’s Khalid McGee now built like a ‘backer

USF’s Khalid McGee now built like a ‘backer

Two padless practices into the 2018 preseason, at least one solid conclusion can be drawn from veteran Khalid McGree's transition to full-fledged linebacker.He looks the part.A converted safety moved to outside 'backer in the 2017 season's final stre...
Published: 08/04/18
USF begins first preseason of post-Flowers era

USF begins first preseason of post-Flowers era

TAMPA — In accordance with recent tradition, USF staged its first preseason practice of 2018 Friday evening on the program's original practice fields, several hundred yards north of the current ones at the Morsani Complex.Adding to that re...
Published: 08/03/18
USF reports increase in football season-ticket sales

USF reports increase in football season-ticket sales

More than four weeks before its season opener at home against Elon, USF reports its 2018 football season-ticket sales total already has whizzed past last year's.And if history is any sign, the number should continue growing.The school announced Thurs...
Published: 08/02/18
Bulls in the pros: Marquez Valdes-Scantling consumes Pack playbook

Bulls in the pros: Marquez Valdes-Scantling consumes Pack playbook

Starting Friday, the 2018 Bulls begin preseason camp, commanding the collective attention of their fan base in the process.But in the hours leading up to its commencement, we thought we'd catch you up on some of the former Bulls whose respective pres...
Published: 08/02/18
USF’s Mitch Wilcox seeks new beginning after UCF ending

USF’s Mitch Wilcox seeks new beginning after UCF ending

TAMPA — He arrived two weeks early, and still weighed almost 12 pounds. In hindsight, maybe that should've been a portent for Carole and Chuck Wilcox. This robust boy, the younger of their two kids, would be a handful.Mitch Wilcox entered ...
Published: 08/02/18
USF Fan Fest set for Aug. 11

USF Fan Fest set for Aug. 11

The entire USF football team, and select Bulls Olympic sports teams, will appear at USF's annual Fan Fest on Aug. 11 at the Yuengling Center.The three-hour event begins at 1 p.m. Admission and parking free, though Lot 6 will be reserved for a nearby ...
Published: 08/01/18