USF freshman Mack leading rusher in opening week

Let's get the first edition of Stat Watch off to a running start. Six Football Bowl Subdivision players rushed for more than 200 yards in the opening week of the season. South Florida freshman Marlon Mack led the pack with 275 yards and four touchdowns. Playing in place of injured starter Darius Tice, Mack had 176 yards and three TDs in the second half as the Bulls held off the Championship...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

USF names sophomore Mike White starting QB

South Florida has named sophomore Mike White as its starting quarterback. White was competing with junior Steven Bench, a Penn State transfer, freshman Quinton Flowers and walk-on Evan Wilson. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound White threw for 1,083 yards with three touchdowns and nine interceptions in six games last season. He had an up-and-down season as a true freshman, but had the best...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Know the Badgers foe: South Florida

  This is the fourth in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. South Florida hasn't produced a winning record since 2010, so that should be the initial baseline for Wisconsin football fans' expectations for the teams' Sept. 27 game at Camp Randall Stadium. While the Bulls have gone 10-26 the past three seasons, the Badgers have gone 28-13...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Badger Opposition Research: 2014 USF post-spring edition

After looking at Big Ten newcomer Rutgers yesterday, it’s time to go back to the non-conference schedule and look at the final opponent outside of the Big Ten — South Florida (a.k.a. USF). Wisconsin and the Bulls have never met before, and that shouldn’t be surprising given the fact that USF has only been playing FBS football since the 2001 season. Head coach Willie Taggart...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Willie Taggart Brings Out Young Fan To Call A Play During USF Spring Practice

USF football had some fun at spring practice today when head coach Willie Taggart invited a young Bulls fan out to call a play during a team drill. Taggart goes the full-nine yards, putting a head-set on his new “assistant coach”, having him give a call to junior quarterback Steven Bench, and lifted him up to get a good view of the play he had just called in.  Good job by Coach...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2014 G Dinero Mercurius to South Florida

The South Florida Bulls landed their second recruit for 2014, Dinero Mercurius of Faith Baptist (FL), according to multiple reports. Mercurius is a 6′-4″ shooting guard that is a post-graduate prospect, after playing at University (FL) in Orlando last season. Mercurius is reportedly averaging 17 points and 6 assists per game this year at Faith Baptist. South […]
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

South Florida tops Central Florida in OT 79-78

Shemiye McLendon made a free throw with 0.8 seconds left in overtime to give South Florida a 79-78 win over Central Florida on Wednesday night. Victor Rudd led the Bulls (12-11, 3-7 American Athletic) with 25 points and Martino Brock contributed 17. Isaiah Sykes led UCF (9-11, 1-8) with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Matt Williams added 12 and Kasey Wilson had 11 for the Knights, who...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

USF has cool new helmets for next season

It looks like the South Florida Bulls have taken some inspiration from the Baylor Bears with their new gold chrome helmet. It’s a good look, but I personally prefer the green one. The matte green with the gold chrome is a pretty awesome look and it will be interesting to see if they add new jerseys to go with the helmets. [@PReinforcement] The post USF has cool new helmets for...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

South Florida took care of SMU 78-71

Victor Rudd scored 21 points and Chris Perry tied a career high with 18, leading South Florida to a 78-71 victory against Southern Methodist on Tuesday night. Corey Allen Jr. also finished with 18 for South Florida (11-10, 2-6, American Athletic Conference), which made its last 15 free throws to seal the victory. Perry, the four-time conference rookie of the week, added a team-high...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: South Florida Grad Assistant Tweets Out Two New USF Helmets: Gold Chrome And Matte Green Are Coming

It’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s college football season. This rings especially true for the South Florida Bulls, who are looking to put a 2-10 season firmly in their rearview mirror. Today, USF defensive grad assistant Kurt von Bargen tweeted out a pair of new helmets for the Bulls next season. One of the helmets is matte green with a gold chrome Bulls...
Via College Spun
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

South Florida knocks off Temple 82-75

Behind 23 points from Victor Rudd, South Florida won its first game as a member of the American Athletic Conference with an 82-75 victory over Temple on Thursday. After Temple's Anthony Lee missed two free throws with his team trailing by three and 1:01 to play, Rudd hit a step-back jumper with 29 seconds left to give the Bulls (10-6, 1-2 American) a cushion down the stretch...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 18 Memphis beats South Florida 88-73

South Florida forward Victor Rudd had a simple explanation for why No. 18 Memphis took control in the first half en route to a comfortable victory. ''They play relentless every possession, every play,'' Rudd said after the Bulls' 88-73 loss Tuesday night. ''We didn't match up.'' Memphis' Geron Johnson scored 19 points in the American...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida edges Bradley 61-57

Chris Perry scored 18 points and Victor Rudd added 16 to lead South Florida over Bradley 61-57 on Saturday. The Bulls (9-4) trailed by five points with less than five minutes left in the game before pulling out the victory. South Florida took the lead for good with 1:15 left on a pair of free throws by Corey Allen Jr. Allen ended the game with 11 points. The Braves trailed by as...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida vs Florida Gulf Coast: Photo Gallery

Jamil Jones/mo leliiOur photographer Mo Lelii was on hand for the USF-FGCU game at the Sun Dome in Tampa, FL on December 17th. USF won in double overtime 68-66 after it was determined that FGCU's Chase Fieler shot with 0.3 seconds left did not beat the buzzer.  Here's a photo gallery from Mo, whom we are very lucky to have shooting pictures for us this season. USF Coach...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida beats Florida Gulf Coast 68-66, 2OT

Victor Rudd scored seven of his 23 points in the second overtime, lifting South Florida to a 68-66 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Tuesday night. The game ended on a critical call. With 0.3 seconds remaining, Florida Gulf Coast guard Jamail Jones threw an inbounds pass over 7-foot-3 center Jordan Omogbehin to Chase Fieler at the opposite end of the court. Fieler caught the ball...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida hangs on for 66-64 win over Alabama

Chris Perry scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, leading South Florida to a 66-64 victory over Alabama on Saturday night. Victor Rudd led South Florida (6-2) with 15 points and added seven rebounds. Anthony Collins sank 5 of 6 free-throw attempts down the stretch for the Bulls, who survived three desperation shots at the other end in the final seconds. Retin Obasohan paced...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen lifts South Florida past George Mason, 68-66

Corey Allen, Jr. hit a floater with two seconds remaining as South Florida came back from a 17-point second-half deficit to beat George Mason, 68-66, Wednesday night. Allen finished with 19 points, Victor Rudd had 15 and Chris Perry added 14 for the Bulls (5-2), which had a 23-1 run in the second half and snapped a two-game losing streak. The loss dropped the Patriots to 5-3. George...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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