USF punter wins Big East award
TAMPA - University of South Florida punter Justin Brockhaus-Kann was named the Big East Conference's Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the Bulls' 23-20 overtime win at Miami. Brockhaus-Kann averaged 41 yards on a career-high 10 punts, including two of 50 yards or more and two that came to rest inside the Miami 20-yard line. Brockhaus-Kann also helped keep Miami's punt return unit in check as the Hurricanes managed only 28 yards on seven returns. Freshman QB Bobby Eveld was included on the weekly honor roll. Eveld, who entered the game at the start of the third quarter in relief of an injured B.J. Daniels, was eight of 15 passing for 120 yards in leading the comeback win. PLAYER COMMITS: Kenneth Durden, a senior defensive back at Lowndes High in Valdosta, Ga., verbally committed to USF, Lowndes coach Randy McPherson confirmed Monday.Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com, Durden also claimed offers from Louisville, Cincinnati and Mississippi State, among others.