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No. 17 UCF has loftier goals against rival USF

Located just 85 miles apart, South Florida and UCF have on paper always seemed like natural rivals. But in four meetings between 2005 and 2008, the Knights could never break through with a victory. Now as members of the same conference, UCF will be playing for more than its first victory in the series when the teams meet on Friday. With two victories over the final two weeks of...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida Bulls: Playin’ For Pride

After picking up their 7th loss of the season, the Bulls aren’t bowl eligible and have nothing left to play for….other than pride. Entering the 2013 season, USF Head Coach Willie Taggart knew he had an uphill battle. He couldn’t have thought that it was going to be this tough – Nobody did. Through nine games, Taggart has been forced into playing nine true freshman, including...
Via The Farm Club
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen Jr. leads South Florida past Stetson 72-63

Corey Allen Jr. had 19 points and a career-high six steals, leading South Florida to a 72-63 victory against Stetson on Friday night. Anthony Collins scored 15 points and Martino Brock finished with 10 for the Bulls (4-0). Willie Green led Stetson (0-5) with a career-high 20 points. Teammates Aaron Graham and Kentwan Smith added 15 and 12, respectively. Allen, who had only five...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida beats Bowling Green 75-61.

Corey Allen Jr. scored 19 points and Victor Rudd helped spark USF in the second half in a 75-61 win over Bowling Green on Friday night. Allen scored nine in the final eight minutes of the game for USF (3-0). Rudd had only three points in the first half, but finished with 16 points. Rudd made a 3-pointer, and Allen converted a three-point play, to help the Bulls maintain their lead...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: South Florida To Honor Armed Forces With Special Jersey Patches On Saturday

College football teams have gone all-out in support of the military in recent weeks, and we’ve seen some very cool uniforms designed to honor those who serve. This weekend against Memphis, the South Florida Bulls will be the latest team to get in on the fun, as the players will be wearing special jersey patches representing the four branches of the military: #USF honoring the...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rudd leads S.Florida over Tennessee Tech, 72-62

Victor Rudd scored 15 of his 23 points and sank all of his 10 free-throw attempts in the second half, leading South Florida to a 72-62 victory over Tennessee Tech in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Freshman forward Chris Perry had 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the host Bulls, who rested starting point guard Anthony Collins with a swollen knee. Junior...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida Bulls vs. Houston Cougars: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The South Florida Bulls will travel to play against the Houston Cougars on Thursday night in a match-up of two schools from the All-American Conference. South Florida (2-5) will be looking to knock off the top team in the AAC in Houston. (6-1) Coverage of the game between South Florida and Houston will air on ESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. // ...
Via Tireball.com
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

USF Bulls not conceding to AAC preseason favorites

South Florida's Stan Heath looks at the rest of the American Athletic Conference and sees no reason why the Bulls shouldn't be competitive. Winning the new league that formerly was part of the Big East may be a longshot, but the coach enters his seventh season at USF confident his team has what it takes to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament for the second time in three years...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

USF Commitment Tracker - 10/25/13

With the regular season wrapping up in the near future, see which of the South Florida Bulls commitments shined under the lights this week on the gridiron.
Via southflorida.scout.com
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals vs. South Florida Bulls: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

  getty images The No. 20 ranked Louisville Cardinals will travel to play against the South Florida Bulls on Saturday. Last week Louisville (6-1) saw their perfect season go away with a loss to UCF. They will have to rebound as they play against South Florida (2-4) this weekend on the road. Coverage of the game between Louisville and South Florida will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN...
Via Tireball.com
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida putting it together as Louisville heads for Tampa

South Florida has never been an easy game for University of Louisville football, especially at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa where the Cardinals have lost three out of four games over the years. Guess which team seems to be finally be getting its act together as Saturday’s game approaches? South Florida, under first year coach Willie Taggert, has now won two straight games, including...
Via Louisville Card Game
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharpshooting USF Commit Takes Official Visit

In early August, coach Stan Heath and the South Florida Bulls picked up another piece to the puzzle with the commitment of 6-foot-4 shooting guard, Troy Holston. Over the weekend, Holston took his official to USF and USFNation.com spoke with Holston to recap his visit.
Via southflorida.scout.com
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Flowers Hops on Taggart's Bus, Commits to USF

On Saturday, the South Florida Bulls received huge news that Miami Jackson athlete and Scout.com 4-star Quinton Flowers has committed to coach Willie Taggart's program.
Via southflorida.scout.com
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

USF wins second straight, takes down UConn on road

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Marvin Kloss hit two field goals, and Aaron Lynch returned a fumble 44 yards for a touchdown as South Florida beat UConn 13-10 on Saturday. It was the Bulls second consecutive win without an offensive touchdown. USF (2-4) is 2-0 in the American Athletic Conference after beating Cincinnati last week. Kloss' 44-yard field goal with just over 4 minutes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Scouting Notes from South Florida vs. Cincinnati

After starting the season 0-4 before AAC play, the South Florida Bulls hosted 3-1 Cincinnati in a game they were expected to lose. Thanks to two first half touchdowns on defense and special teams, the Bulls built an early lead and held on despite a poor overall performance on offense. But their defense was tenacious especially in the first half, which led to a few big performances...
Via Optimum Scouting
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida Bulls – Let’s Win One For Taggart

For the first time in the USF program, the Bulls have lost the first four games of the season and there has been little improvement over the course of the season to think things are a changin’, but they play the games for a reason and this week the mighty Bearcats of the University of Cincinnati come into town. Steven Bench is the Quarterback, Finally. Bench looked better last...
Via The Farm Club
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Talking Even More USF with Josh Appel

Happy Friday everyone. We are talking even more USF with the student radio voice of the Bulls, Josh Appel. He's also an intern for their website. It is very safe to say that I didn't ask him anything that would get him fired. But I did ask him a lot of questions about USF to get everyone ready for the game tomorrow night. Be sure to follow Josh on twitter. My questions...
Via Bearcats Blog
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

South Florida loses 49-21 to No. 15 Miami

South Florida coach Willie Taggart is staying positive despite a one-sided loss that kept the Bulls winless heading into the American Athletic Conference season. Stephen Morris threw for two touchdowns before limping off with an ankle injury and Duke Johnson scored a TD in his eighth consecutive game, helping No. 15 Miami roll past the Bulls 49-21 on Saturday. ''Like I...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: USF’s Punter Blasts 2-Yard Punt

To say that things didn’t really go well today for USF would be an understatement. The Bulls were dismantled by Miami, 49-21, in a game that wasn’t even as close as the score indicates. The low point came near the end of the first half, when sophomore punter Mattias Ciabatti let off – wait for it – a 2-yard punt. ESPN felt compelled to add blooper music to the background...
Via College Spun
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Mascots mix it up in Miami-South Florida game

The Miami Hurricanes stayed undefeated and the South Florida Bulls stayed winless on Saturday as the Canes cruised to an easy victory in Tampa. With the game pretty much in hand already by the second quarter, the mascots for both teams decided to engage in their own competition. Seen here is Rocky the Bull and Sebastian the Ibis mixing it up on the field much to the delight...
Via Bush League Chronicle
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

McNeese State blasts off in big upset of South Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Cody Stroud threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns to help McNeese State upset South Florida 53-21 and ruin the Bulls' debut under coach Willie Taggart on Saturday night. The Cowboys scored three touchdowns within a five-minute span of the second quarter to take control. It was 40-7 early in the third quarter and would have been worse if USF's Marcus...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Floyd Looking For Taggart's Trust

With no clear cut leader in the quarterback race for the South Florida Bulls in 2013, Matt Floyd is trying to take advantage of the opportunity presented in front of himself, while trying to improve certain aspects of his game and limiting his mistakes along with it.
Via southflorida.scout.com
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

USF's Lee Ready To Throw New Frame Around

Coming off last season, sophomore defensive end Eric Lee had a few goals he wanted to accomplish before the 2013 season. Starting five games as a true freshman, the thicker Lee is ready to wreck havoc with the deep defensive front of the Bulls.
Via southflorida.scout.com
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Early to rise: South Florida wakes up at 3 a.m. for practice

It's 3 a.m. Do you know where your football players are? South Florida coach Willie Taggert knew exactly where they would be, waking them up early for a practice Wednesday morning that began well before the sun came up, the Tampa Bay Times reported. While there's no word if more coffee was consumed than Gatorade, the Bulls hit the field at 4:30 a.m. for a scrimmage at the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Ravens Coach John Harbaugh Visits The South Florida Bulls, Gives Pep Talk

The South Florida Bulls had a surprise guest attend their football practice this morning – Super Bowl winning head coach John Harbaugh. Harbaugh, who was in town to coach his Ravens against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, gave the Bulls a pep talk, which included one tough question.   This definitely goes along with USF’s new blue-collar style.  Here’s a photo of Harbaugh giving...
Via College Spun
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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