Saturday, October 20, 2018

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Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Matt Baker on why he didn’t rank USF

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Matt Baker on why he didn’t rank USF

Times college football beat reporter Matt Baker joins Rick Stroud on today's podcast to explain why he left unbeaten USF off of his AP top 25 ballot.Plus, they discuss how Florida will follow up its upset victory over LSU. And, is the glass half...
Published: 10/11/18
AAC power rankings, Week 7

AAC power rankings, Week 7

Six weeks into the season, UCF, USF and Cincinnati are a combined 16-0 and all ranked.UCF climbed into the top 10 (No. 10) of the latest AP poll, while USF (No. 23) and Cincinnati (25th) made their season debuts. The AAC is the only league in the nat...
Published: 10/11/18
USF’s Jordan Cronkrite shining in career reboot

USF’s Jordan Cronkrite shining in career reboot

TAMPA — In a phone conversation earlier this week, USF senior slot receiver Tyre McCants tried breaking the news gingerly to former Bulls signing classmate Marlon Mack.Who are we kidding? McCants was needling Mack's pride like a pin cushio...
Published: 10/10/18
USF journal: Hurricane not expected to affect Bulls’ travel plans

USF journal: Hurricane not expected to affect Bulls’ travel plans

The Bulls' travel plans for Tulsa remained unchanged Tuesday afternoon, though school officials continued monitoring the path and pace of Hurricane Michael.Michael, which reached Category 3 status late Tuesday, was expected to make landfall around mi...
Published: 10/09/18
Know the Foe: Tulsa

Know the Foe: Tulsa

A look at Tulsa, which hosts USF on Friday at H.A. Chapman StadiumNickame: Golden HurricaneRecord: 1-4 (0-2 AAC)Win: Central Arkansas, 38-27Losses: at Texas, 28-21; Arkansas State, 29-20; at Temple, 31-17; at Houston, 41-26Coach: Philip Montgomery (f...
Published: 10/09/18
USF journal: Bulls’ Homecoming to kick off at night

USF journal: Bulls’ Homecoming to kick off at night

The American Athletic Conference announced Monday that the Bulls' Oct. 20 Homecoming game against Connecticut will kick off at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.The contest is USF's only October home game. The Bulls are 6-1...
Published: 10/08/18
Why USF football still isn’t ranked on my AP Top 25 ballot

Why USF football still isn’t ranked on my AP Top 25 ballot

USF cracked the AP Top 25 this week at No. 23. The Bulls remain unranked on my ballot, as they have been all season.Many USF fans are unhappy about my decision (which is fine). Some are accusing me of bias and having some sort of anti-Bulls grudge (w...
Published: 10/08/18
USF’s Jordan Cronkrite named AAC Offensive Player of the Week

USF’s Jordan Cronkrite named AAC Offensive Player of the Week

The post-UMass accolades continued trickling in for USF's Jordan Cronkrite on Monday, when the junior tailback was named American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.A University of Florida transfer, Cronkrite set a school and conference...
Published: 10/08/18
Notre Dame moves into top 5; Florida climbs, USF enters top 25

Notre Dame moves into top 5; Florida climbs, USF enters top 25

Notre Dame moved into the top five, Texas and UCF reached the top 10 and the Southeastern Conference placed a season-high eight teams in the latest Associated Press college football poll. After three teams in the top eight and eight ranked teams over...
Published: 10/07/18
Updated: 10/08/18
Unbeaten USF cracks Associated Press top 25

Unbeaten USF cracks Associated Press top 25

The Bulls may be winning ugly these days, but they're sitting prettier in the national consciousness than they have since the end of the 2017 season.USF (5-0), a 58-42 winner Saturday at UMass, has cracked the latest Associated Press rankings, checki...
Published: 10/07/18