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1997 USF Bulls: Scott McCready trades green and gold for black belts

1997 USF Bulls: Scott McCready trades green and gold for black belts

More than two decades after the University of Tampa played its last game, the city returned to the Saturday football stratosphere when USF played its inaugural contest on Sept. 6, 1997. That 80-3 rout of Kentucky Wesleyan, before a Houlihan's Stadium...
Updated: 7 minutes ago
1997 USF Bulls: Charlie Jackson navigates life's speed bumps

1997 USF Bulls: Charlie Jackson navigates life's speed bumps

More than two decades after the University of Tampa played its last game, the city returned to the Saturday football stratosphere when USF played its inaugural contest on Sept. 6, 1997. That 80-3 rout of Kentucky Wesleyan, before a Houlihan's Stadium...
Updated: 8 minutes ago
Revisiting the inaugural 1997 USF Bulls football roster

Revisiting the inaugural 1997 USF Bulls football roster

Eighty-one players were listed on the USF roster the night of the program's inaugural game against Kentucky Wesleyan on Sept. 6, 1997. We tracked down 74 of them. Here's what they've been up to for the past couple decades. (Jersey number, position, y...
Updated: 11 minutes ago
1997 USF Bulls: Jay Mize, a 'relentless, fearless' safety and entrepreneur

1997 USF Bulls: Jay Mize, a 'relentless, fearless' safety and entrepreneur

More than two decades after the University of Tampa played its last game, the city returned to the Saturday football stratosphere when USF played its inaugural contest on Sept. 6, 1997. That 80-3 rout of Kentucky Wesleyan, before a Houlihan's Stadium...
Updated: 14 minutes ago
1997 USF Bulls: Cory Porter regains passion for game 10,000 miles away

1997 USF Bulls: Cory Porter regains passion for game 10,000 miles away

More than two decades after the University of Tampa played its last game, the city returned to the Saturday football stratosphere when USF played its inaugural contest on Sept. 6, 1997. That 80-3 rout of Kentucky Wesleyan, before a Houlihan's Stadium...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
1997 USF Bulls: Keith Williams proof it's never too late to finish degree

1997 USF Bulls: Keith Williams proof it's never too late to finish degree

More than two decades after the University of Tampa played its last game, the city returned to the Saturday football stratosphere when USF played its inaugural contest on Sept. 6, 1997. That 80-3 rout of Kentucky Wesleyan, before a Houlihan's Stadium...
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Bucs' Mike Evans motivated by deep ball that got away

Bucs' Mike Evans motivated by deep ball that got away

JACKSONVILLE — Bucs receiver Mike Evans had an efficient half of football Thursday night, with six balls thrown his way and five catches for 57 yards in Tampa Bay's 12-8 preseason win over the Jaguars.But the one that got away is what will cont...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Gerald McCoy: Bucs defense wanted to 'set the tone' vs. Jaguars

Gerald McCoy: Bucs defense wanted to 'set the tone' vs. Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE — The Bucs' starting defense held the Jaguars to a total of 1 rushing yard on 7 carries in the first half of Thursday's 12-8 win.And they were disappointed."We want them to have negative-90, negative-80. We don't care," defensive t...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Is Bucs kicker Nick Folk a significant upgrade over Roberto Aguayo?

Is Bucs kicker Nick Folk a significant upgrade over Roberto Aguayo?

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter made it clear.And he used some Hard Knocks language.Nick Folk was the team's bleeping kicker.With that, the Roberto Aguayo saga ended Saturday, less than 16 months after it started. It's Folk's job, at least for now.On Th...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Tim Tebow Week: 12 stories from his Tampa Bay tour

Tim Tebow Week: 12 stories from his Tampa Bay tour

Alas, Tim Tebow Week — eight baseball games in eight nights that reunited Tebow with his Tampa Bay friends and admirers — is over. The fun ended Thursday night.Ten years after his Heisman Trophy season at Florida, Tebow is giving professi...
Updated: 11 hours ago