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College football preview: USF Bulls at Miami Hurricanes


USF's offense is missing key players because of injuries, so look for young replacements such as TE Sean Price, WR D'Vario Montgomery, both freshmen, and junior RB Marcus Shaw. Also expect to see Bulls WR Victor Marc in a direct-snap wildcat look to help offset the loss of Daniels' threat as a running quarterback.

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Who will the Bulls (3-6) turn to after losing senior QB B.J. Daniels to a season-ending injury? It'll either be redshirt freshman Matt Floyd's first career start or junior Bobby Eveld, left, who led USF to a win at Miami (5-5) in 2010. Miami's defense is vulnerable, having lost 41-40 to Virginia last week. If USF's defense can force turnovers, as it did in a 13-6 win against UConn, the Bulls could spoil the Hurricanes' final home game of the season. Miami freshman RB Duke Johnson has made big plays all season and will test the Bulls defense, as will QB Stephen Morris.

Greg Auman, Times staff writer