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USF 's Deatrick Nichols, Emilio Nadelman honored by AAC

USF 's Deatrick Nichols, Emilio Nadelman honored by AAC

Bulls nickel back Deatrick Nichols and PK Emilio Nadelman, both of whom had career games in Thursday's 43-7 romp of Temple, have been named the American Athletic Conference's defensive and special teams players of the week, respectively.Nichols had t...
Published: 09/25/17
Ballot breakdown: USF at No. 18

Ballot breakdown: USF at No. 18

Four games into the season, the 18th-ranked Bulls (4-0) have convinced nearly every AP voter they merit a top-25 ranking.Key word: nearly.ESPN College GameDay host Rece Davis is among only five voters who don't include USF on their latest respective ...
Published: 09/24/17
Peach pursuit: How the Group of Five's best fared in Week 4

Peach pursuit: How the Group of Five's best fared in Week 4

Each week henceforth, we'll take a look at how USF fared in comparison to the other serious Group of Five contenders for the New Year's Six bowl berth. Presuming that berth will be in the Peach Bowl, we've devised a gauge of sorts measuring each team...
Published: 09/24/17
USF baseball benefit golf tournament set for Nov. 3

USF baseball benefit golf tournament set for Nov. 3

The USF baseball team, under new coach Billy Mohl, has announced its benefit golf tournament will be held Nov. 3 at TPC Tampa Bay. “As the new head coach of this program, I am looking forward to meeting all the alumni who have made this place w...
Published: 09/22/17
USF women 19th in Athlon preseason college hoops poll

USF women 19th in Athlon preseason college hoops poll

Don't be shocked if the Bulls women's basketball team nudges past football on the preseason hype meter.Coach Jose Fernandez's squad, which returns five starters (if you count previously injured senior Laura Ferreira) from a 24-win team, is ranked 19t...
Published: 09/22/17
Several team/individual records in USF's sights tonight

Several team/individual records in USF's sights tonight

At this juncture of the program, USF seems on the brink of several team/individual records each week, and tonight's game against Temple is no exception. Here are a few records within reasonable striking distance this evening:* A victory would be USF'...
Published: 09/21/17
USF still atop AAC power rankings (but Tigers lurking)

USF still atop AAC power rankings (but Tigers lurking)

Six American Athletic Conference teams faced off against Power Five opponents last week, with USF crushing Illinois and Memphis slipping past then-No. 25 UCLA. Several teams will wrap up their non-conference schedules this week and turn their attenti...
Published: 09/21/17
Re-shuffled USF o-line draws raves in debut

Re-shuffled USF o-line draws raves in debut

After months of mixing and matching, followed by a couple of games of trial and error, the Bulls finally appear to have found a solid starting five up front.After two games at right guard, the Bulls slid senior Cameron Ruff back to center -- where he...
Published: 09/19/17
Brian Gregory and staff assembling solid '18 class for USF

Brian Gregory and staff assembling solid '18 class for USF

Brian Gregory's six-month anniversary as USF men's basketball coach came and went last Thursday, when most of us were too consumed with football and post-Irma recovery to observe it. So instead, we'll observe this: His 2018 recruiting class -- a trio...
Published: 09/18/17
Pride a key to USF's defensive turnaround, Strong suggests

Pride a key to USF's defensive turnaround, Strong suggests

At last, Willie Taggart's weekly refrain about poor tackling and gap control no longer are audible.The buzz over the resurrection of the "Bull Shark" defense has drowned it out.After three games, USF ranks first in the American Athletic Conference (a...
Published: 09/18/17