The recent unveiling of USF's new academic logo, complete with an archaic font and lime-green hue, did nothing to resolve the school's ongoing identity crisis.

But as a result of what transpired in two blinks of an eye Saturday, the football team has a new folk hero with whom all Bulls fans — emphasize Bulls — can identify. -Joey Knight, Tampa Bay Times

South Florida Bulls tight end Mitchell Wilcox (89) gets tackled by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive back Kaleb Oliver (40) while running the ball during the first half of the game. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls tight end Mitchell Wilcox (89) gets tackled by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive back Kaleb Oliver (40) while running the ball during the first half of the game. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) reaches for the goal line to score a touchdown while tackled by South Florida Bulls cornerback Mazzi Wilkins (23) during the first half of the game. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) reaches for the goal line to score a touchdown while tackled by South Florida Bulls cornerback Mazzi Wilkins (23) during the first half of the game. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back KirVonte Benson (30) runs the ball while tackled by South Florida Bulls safety Jaymon Thomas (18) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back KirVonte Benson (30) runs the ball while tackled by South Florida Bulls safety Jaymon Thomas (18) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) runs the ball for a touchdown during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) runs the ball for a touchdown during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Nathan Cottrell (31) runs the ball past South Florida Bulls linebacker Khalid McGee (2) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Nathan Cottrell (31) runs the ball past South Florida Bulls linebacker Khalid McGee (2) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) is tackled by South Florida Bulls linebacker Khalid McGee (2) during the first half of the game.. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) is tackled by South Florida Bulls linebacker Khalid McGee (2) during the first half of the game.. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Tyre McCants (8) runs the ball past Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive lineman Antwan Owens (89) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Tyre McCants (8) runs the ball past Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive lineman Antwan Owens (89) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back KirVonte Benson (30) runs the ball while tackled by South Florida Bulls linebacker Nico Sawtelle (54) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back KirVonte Benson (30) runs the ball while tackled by South Florida Bulls linebacker Nico Sawtelle (54) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) celebrates scoring a touchdown with wide receiver Deangelo Antoine (6) during the first half.
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) celebrates scoring a touchdown with wide receiver Deangelo Antoine (6) during the first half.
South Florida Bulls quarterback Blake Barnett (11) runs the ball against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls quarterback Blake Barnett (11) runs the ball against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) runs the ball for a touchdown during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) runs the ball for a touchdown during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls linebacker Khalid McGee (2) celebrates the defensive stop on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets offense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls linebacker Khalid McGee (2) celebrates the defensive stop on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets offense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Darnell Salomon (3) runs the ball while tackled by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive back Malik Rivera (36) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Darnell Salomon (3) runs the ball while tackled by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive back Malik Rivera (36) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Clinton Lynch (22) runs the ball back for a touchdown against the South Florida Bulls defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Clinton Lynch (22) runs the ball back for a touchdown against the South Florida Bulls defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) runs the ball for a touchdown during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Terrence Horne (80) runs the ball for a touchdown during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls quarterback Blake Barnett (11) runs the ball for s short gain against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls quarterback Blake Barnett (11) runs the ball for s short gain against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls running back Duran Bell Jr. (22) during the second half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls running back Duran Bell Jr. (22) during the second half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls running back Duran Bell Jr. (22) runs the ball for a short gain during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls running back Duran Bell Jr. (22) runs the ball for a short gain during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Darnell Salomon (3) celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Darnell Salomon (3) celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls linebacker Nico Sawtelle (54) catches the ball for an interception during the second half of the game. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls linebacker Nico Sawtelle (54) catches the ball for an interception during the second half of the game. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls defensive tackle Kevin Kegler (90) celebrates the defensive stop during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls defensive tackle Kevin Kegler (90) celebrates the defensive stop during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Darnell Salomon (3) runs the ball for a touchdown past the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls wide receiver Darnell Salomon (3) runs the ball for a touchdown past the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defense during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls quarterback Blake Barnett (11) runs the ball plant Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets linebacker Victor Alexander (9) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls quarterback Blake Barnett (11) runs the ball plant Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets linebacker Victor Alexander (9) during the first half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls place kicker Coby Weiss (24) celebrate scoring the extra point with South Florida Bulls quarterback Kyle Trina (17) during the second half. (Octavio Jones, Times)
South Florida Bulls place kicker Coby Weiss (24) celebrate scoring the extra point with South Florida Bulls quarterback Kyle Trina (17) during the second half. (Octavio Jones, Times)