Sunday, October 21, 2018

USF Bulls

USF journal: Jordan Cronkrite makes another run into the record book

USF journal: Jordan Cronkrite makes another run into the record book

TAMPA — It was just a 6-yard run in a game that was already all but over; USF was running out the clock in its 38-30 victory against Connecticut on Saturday when the carry pushed RB Jordan Cronkrite over the 100-yard rushing mark.But for Cronkr...
Published: 10/20/18
Updated: 10/21/18
No. 21 USF escapes with 38-30 win over UConn

No. 21 USF escapes with 38-30 win over UConn

TAMPA — USF entered Saturday's homecoming contest against Connecticut needing not so much a statement game as a satisfying one, just a feel-good effort following a sequence of close, concerning ones.Problem is, these Bulls never can follow a se...
Published: 10/20/18
Joey Knight’s takeaways from USF-UConn

Joey Knight’s takeaways from USF-UConn

The offensive procrastination must end for USF — now. The Bulls have totaled 26 first-quarter points in their past five games, lowlighted by a scoreless opening period Saturday. That won't cut it against the Houstons and Temples (or even Tulane...
Published: 10/20/18
USF’s messy, at times ugly, but still perfect

USF’s messy, at times ugly, but still perfect

TAMPA — They're not Alabama. Oh, are they not Alabama.They might not even be UCF.The USF Bulls are the least-respected unbeaten team in Division I-A, and they're also second banana in the AAC to those perfect scoundrels 80 miles down I-4.And th...
Published: 10/20/18
Nico Sawtelle joins USF injury list

Nico Sawtelle joins USF injury list

The Bulls, who haven't had their full complement of tailbacks all season, entered Saturday's game down a tackler also.MLB Nico Sawtelle, nursing an upper-body injury, was not suited up for the Bulls' homecoming game Saturday against Connecticut. The ...
Published: 10/20/18
USF kicker Coby Weiss  emerges as clutch ‘cast’ mate

USF kicker Coby Weiss emerges as clutch ‘cast’ mate

TAMPA — There's no skirting the laws of physics and gravity. All kickers, regardless of the amount of horsepower harnessed in their respective quads and calves, have a ceiling.For most, it's a sobering reality. For USF walk-on Coby Weiss, ...
Published: 10/19/18
USF hoops journal: Women’s rookies shining, Yetna on mend for men

USF hoops journal: Women’s rookies shining, Yetna on mend for men

Heralded Bulls 6-foot-8 sophomore Alexis Yetna, whose collegiate debut already has been delayed one year by the NCAA, potentially faces another brief postponement.Second-year men's coach Brian Gregory said Yetna, who played on France's under-20 natio...
Published: 10/19/18
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Matt Baker on USF, UCF, Florida, Florida State

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Matt Baker on USF, UCF, Florida, Florida State

Times college football beat reporter Matt Baker joins Rick Stroud to discuss whether USF and UCF can make it to their matchup in November undefeated.Plus, they talk about how the Gators are preparing for Georgia next week. And, what can we expec...
Published: 10/18/18
Houston slips past USF in AAC power rankings

Houston slips past USF in AAC power rankings

While the American Athletic Conference's East Division remains a three-team race, Houston is in the driver's seat as the only remaining unbeaten team in the West.Houston, which has won its first two league games by an average of 18.5 points, moved to...
Published: 10/18/18
USF football midseason review: Jury still out on unbeaten Bulls

USF football midseason review: Jury still out on unbeaten Bulls

TAMPA — Here we stand at the halfway point of USF's season, with nary half a clue of where the Bulls appear destined.Peach Bowl or a pedestrian one? At this juncture, who can say? The No. 21  Bulls may be unbeaten (6-0) but they're ha...
Published: 10/17/18