Wednesday, September 19, 2018

USF Bulls

Bulls move up in AAC power rankings

Bulls move up in AAC power rankings

The American Athletic Conference is coming off a banner weekend with three wins against Power Five opponents.In addition to USF's come-from-behind triumph against Georgia Tech (ACC), Houston trounced Arizona (Pac-12) and Heisman Trophy hopeful Khalil...
Published: 09/13/18
Terrence Horne makes mad dashes into USF history

Terrence Horne makes mad dashes into USF history

TAMPA — Forget the posts and digs and wheels. Terrence Horne, still not old enough for a learner's permit, was ready to concentrate exclusively on one route.A 100-meter streak, down a straightaway. A fleet 14-year-old who was playing organized ...
Published: 09/12/18
Even with common bye week, UCF-Nebraska not happening

Even with common bye week, UCF-Nebraska not happening

For a fleeting moment Tuesday, the proverbial planets seemed aligned in a spread formation, poised to execute the ultimate dig route.Who wouldn't dig UCF vs. Nebraska? The Frost Bowl. On Tuesday, if ever so briefly, it seemed plausible.With a Hurrica...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/12/18
Know the Foe: Illinois

Know the Foe: Illinois

A look at Illinois, which faces USF on Saturday at Soldier Field in ChicagoNickname: Fighting IlliniRecord: 2-0. Defeated Kent State, 31-24; defeated Western Illinois, 34-14Coach: Lovie Smith (third season, 7-19)Preseason rank: NoneThe breakdown: The...
Published: 09/11/18
USF coaches, boosters comment on Judy Genshaft’s retirement

USF coaches, boosters comment on Judy Genshaft’s retirement

What some of the more prominent people in USF athletics are saying about Dr. Judy Genshaft's retirement as university president:"President Genshaft has meant so much to me personally and professionally. My family, staff, players and I are grateful fo...
Published: 09/10/18
USF journal: Strong praises defensive resilience vs. Jackets

USF journal: Strong praises defensive resilience vs. Jackets

He remained mostly oblivious to the stats when assessing his defense's effort Saturday against Georgia Tech.The way Charlie Strong saw it, the Bulls survived the cut, and that's all that mattered.For all the Yellow Jackets' triple-option proficiency ...
Published: 09/10/18
USF’s Terrence Horne earns conference, national honors

USF’s Terrence Horne earns conference, national honors

Less than 48 hours after his mesmerizing kick-return exhibition against Georgia Tech, Bulls freshman Terrence Horne received his first formal accolades.The American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, and a spot on the Paul Hornung ...
Published: 09/10/18
USF receives votes in latest AP poll, UCF moves to 18th

USF receives votes in latest AP poll, UCF moves to 18th

Based solely on the latest Associated Press rankings, USF currently is perceived as the state's third-best football program.The Bulls (2-0) received three votes — more than Florida and FSU combined — in the AP poll released Sund...
Published: 09/09/18
California cool under center just what USF needs for hot start

California cool under center just what USF needs for hot start

TAMPA — We're two games in and I already like the new USF quarterback, the 22-year-old who has been there and back, whom teammates call "Pops." The California kid, out of San Diego, surfer dude and everything.Married a pro surfer even. He and h...
Published: 09/08/18
Joey Knight’s takeaways from USF-Georgia Tech

Joey Knight’s takeaways from USF-Georgia Tech

Look for the Biletnikoff Award committee, which omitted Bulls senior Tyre McCants from its preseason watch list, to amend that oversight soon. McCants had 10 catches for 99 yards Saturday, and has 16 receptions in his first two games. And, yes, the B...
Published: 09/08/18