tbo: Tampa Bay Online.
Sunday, Nov 19, 2017
  • Home

AP poll: State showdown of ranked teams will be in Orlando

AP poll: State showdown of ranked teams will be in Orlando

Inadvertently, the newest Associated Press football poll produced some Florida history Sunday.For the first time ever, UCF and USF both will be ranked — and the 'Noles and Gators both will be unranked — entering their respective season-en...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Not much movement in my AP Top 25 ballot

Not much movement in my AP Top 25 ballot

Cupcake weekend in college football meant few shakeups in my AP Top 25 rankings.I thought about moving Wisconsin up from No. 5 after a quality, double-digit win over Michigan, but it wasn't enough for me. In my rankings, the Badgers have beaten one t...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Chip Kelly: Florida Gators’ next coach ‘will be really lucky’

Chip Kelly: Florida Gators’ next coach ‘will be really lucky’

With rumors swirling in Gainesville that Chip Kelly might be the Gators' next coach, ESPN asked him about it Sunday morning."Is this your way of firing me?" Kelly responded.Kelly, the former Oregon coach, eventually answered seriously. He didn't deny...
Updated: 11 hours ago
On the eve of USF-Indiana, what have we learned about the Bulls?

On the eve of USF-Indiana, what have we learned about the Bulls?

The USF men's basketball team (2-1) plays its most prominent non-conference foe — by far — Sunday when it faces struggling Indiana (1-2) at 6 p.m. in Assembly Hall. Presumably, new coach Brian Gregory wishes his team had a few more games ...
Published: 11/18/17
USF freshman receiver Kevaughn Dingle arrested

USF freshman receiver Kevaughn Dingle arrested

USF freshman WR Kevaughn Dingle was arrested by campus police late Friday morning on a felony sexual-battery charge.An 18-year-old from Miami being redshirted this season, Dingle remains in jail on no bond, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff's ...
Published: 11/17/17
Here’s how USF still can host the AAC title game.

Here’s how USF still can host the AAC title game.

Now that USF has survived its senior night scare from Tulsa, the Bulls' postseason scenario is fairly clear.But for those still struggling to find the clarity, we're breaking it down for you one last time.First, next Friday's game at UCF (9-0, 6-0) w...
Published: 11/17/17
Florida Gators possible coaching candidate: Mike Norvell

Florida Gators possible coaching candidate: Mike Norvell

No matter what rumors you're seeing on Twitter, we're still days (maybe weeks) away from the Florida Gators naming their next head coach. That gives us plenty of time to examine some potential candidates to replace Jim McElwain. Next u...
Published: 11/16/17
American Athletic Conference power rankings, Week 12

American Athletic Conference power rankings, Week 12

Some clear front-runners have emerged entering the final furlong of the American Athletic Conference division races. Memphis captures the West with a win Saturday at home against SMU, while UCF and USF need only defeat Temple and Tulsa, respectively,...
Published: 11/16/17
USF seniors recall highs, lows of improbable college journey

USF seniors recall highs, lows of improbable college journey

Shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday, more than 20 USF seniors will take one final, tear-inducing trot onto the Raymond James Stadium turf, and into the waiting arms of loved ones.In a sense, that short jog will represent the final steps of a surreal, sober...
Published: 11/15/17
Updated: 11/16/17
Amid criticism, USF’s Sterlin Gilbert says time needed to master offense

Amid criticism, USF’s Sterlin Gilbert says time needed to master offense

Though most coaches prefer to insulate themselves from cyberspace during the season, Bulls offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert clearly has caught wind of the criticism heaped on his power-based, push-the-tempo system.On Wednesday, he responded to i...
Published: 11/15/17