NFL Draft prospect to know: Deadrin Senat, DT, South Florida

If the Cowboys miss out on Vea and Payne, Senat is an intriguing day two option. Blogging The Boys will take a look at some of the NFL Draft prospects that will be in the 2018 NFL Draft class. Some weeks, we will look at potential targets that will be within the Cowboys’ expected draft range. Others, we will highlight some of the elite members of the class. While it seems that...
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7 days ago

King, Sise, Emert, Blanken, Millsap, Brock visit victory lane at Volunteer Speedway in 2018 weekly opener

By Robert Walden Volunteer Speedway – Media/Public Relations BULLS GAP, Tenn. (March 10, 2018) — Volunteer Speedway began the 2018 weekly points-awarding races Saturday, and despite chilly temperatures around the East Tennessee region, a good field of race cars were gathered and the bundled up fans witnessed some exciting action on the high banks. Eddie King Jr. of Knoxville captured...
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12 days ago

Best performances in college football bowl season

Another memorable bowl season is in the books, and top performers stood out across the college football landscape. Teams dominated, players excelled and even a couple of positional units controlled their respective game.We’re recapping the best of the bunch, highlighting the figures that provided a major impact in bowl season. Though final result affected the choices, a few losing...
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January 03, 2018  |  Discuss

315-pound South Florida O-lineman does splits to celebrate TD in bowl game

Fat guys celebrations are almost as good as fat guy touchdowns, and football fans have been known to appreciate both.Thanks to a South Florida offensive lineman, fans were treated to a pretty great celebration during Saturday’s Birmingham Bowl.South Florida tied Texas Tech at 24-24 with a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the game, and that’s when 315-pound offensive lineman Brooks...
Via The Sports Daily
December 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Flowers-to-McCants propels No. 23 USF past Texas Tech 38-34

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tyre McCants caught a 26-yard touchdown pass from Quinton Flowers with 16 seconds left to lift No. 23 South Florida to a 38-34 victory over Texas Tech in the Birmingham Bowl on Saturday. Flowers lifted the Bulls (10-2) to a second straight dramatic victory in the bowl game at Legion Field, throwing for a pair of touchdowns in the final 4:26. The Red Raiders...
December 23, 2017

25 players to watch in the pre-Christmas bowls

I know what everyone says as they watch all those pre-Christmas bowl games: Who are these guys? Who are these teams? Look at all those empty seats. There's too many bowl games.I get it, but these are huge moments for these players and teams. For the seniors, it may be the last time they ever play on a stage like this. They get to go to new locales and get pampered for a week. It...
December 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Quinton Flowers says he did not intend to offend with gesture

Quinton Flowers and Charlie Strong issued statements on Saturday, a day after the senior quarterback made headlines for his lewd celebration following a touchdown.In his statement, Flowers says he did not intend to offend with his gesture. His head coach backed him up with some words about his character. Allow me to call B.S on both of them. How else could you describe Flowers’ celebration...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Quinton Flowers apologizes for lewd TD celebration

South Florida quarterback Quinton Flowers was criticized for the way he handled himself after scoring a go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter of Friday’s game against Central Florida.Flowers took off running on the play in question, and showed how dangerous he can be with his legs in producing a 24-yard touchdown run. That’s not what he was scrutinized for, though. The criticism...
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November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Quinton Flowers apologizes (sort of) for offensive TD celebration

During Friday night’s wild AAC matchup between UCF and South Florida, senior Bulls quarterback Quinton Flowers celebrated a touchdown with a lewd gesture.Or, at least, it sure looked lewd to us, though we’ll let you be the judge.On Saturday, predictably, Flowers apologized for what he did. Sort of.“It was in no way my intention to do anything offensive in Friday night’s tremendous...
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November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Top takeaways from college footballs Black Friday

Black Friday was a dark day indeed for the Miami Hurricanes, who were knocked off by a four-win Pittsburgh team in dominating fashion. While Miami’s playoff hopes aren’t completely dead — the ‘Canes could potentially win the ACC Championship Game and get in — it’s safe to say this was a huge loss for the U.On the other hand, Pitt once again gets to lay claim to knocking off a No...
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November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: South Florida receiver drags Central Florida linebacker into end zone for TD

South Florida wide receiver Tyre McCants simply would not be denied in his quest for the end zone early in Friday’s game against Central Florida.McCants opened the scoring in the game with a spectacular effort to produce a 47-yard touchdown reception, and it was all about the yards after the catch.The Bulls receiver caught a pass from Quinton Flowers and raced down the sideline,...
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November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to insane ending of USF vs. UCF

The ending to UCF’s matchup against in-state rival South Florida was absolutely insane. With the Knights up by eight and just over a minute to go, Bulls quarterback Quinton Flowers hit Darnell Solomon for an 83-yard score. USF then made the two-pointer to tie it.Not to be outdone, Mike Hughes took the ensuing kick return to the house, putting UCF back up by seven. After South Florida...
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November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Quinton Flowers celebrates TD with obscene gesture

South Florida quarterback Quinton Flowers burst onto the national scene and made a name for himself with a stellar performance in Friday’s game against UCF, but he’s being criticized for how he celebrated a third quarter touchdown run.Flowers gave his team the lead for the first time since just minutes into the game, with a 24-yard touchdown run. The Bulls took a 34-28 lead as a...
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November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Quinton Flowers draws attention with questionable touchdown celebration

South Florida quarterback Quinton Flowers made a rather questionable gesture toward UCF fans while celebrating a touchdown in Friday night’s rivalry game.After a touchdown run, Flowers appeared to make a lewd gesture directed at the fans as part of his celebration. Flowers certainly appeared to make some sort of obscene gesture at the fans. It could lead to an interesting situation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Quinton Flowers has some explaining to do after raunchy TD celebration

We love when players get emotional and put up big numbers in big games. USF quarterback Quinton Flowers is doing just that Friday in the War on I4 rivalry game against UCF, and he put the Bulls up by the score of 34-28 in the third quarter when he ran it in from 24 yards out.However, it’s what he did after that touchdown that might have people talking after the game.Flowers celebrated...
Via Sportsnaut
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 Week 13 college football players to watch

Cupcake week pretty much gave us nothing but a chance for the top teams to stretch their legs a bit before heading into rivalry week/Thanksgiving and the conference championship games.In true Thanksgiving form, we got some light snacks last week, but the feast is on this weekend, headlined by huge games with huge stakes. The team favored to win the national championship needs a win...
November 21, 2017  |  Discuss

25 storylines for college football's home stretch

As we pass the halfway point of the season and approach Halloween, there has been so much to digest in the 2017 college football season and much to look forward to. The best teams are starting to separate from the pack while some teams that had big hopes this season are watching their years spiral out of control. Heisman hopefuls have started to emerge while can't-miss NFL prospects...
October 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Top storylines heading into college football Week 9

The impact of the games set to be played in college football Week 9 will have huge ramifications on the rest of the season, and the playoff picture.In particular, the slate of games beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET are going to have fans nationally watching split screens and/or working the remote like mad. Conference rivalry games highlight the schedule, and we would be shocked if they...
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October 24, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse QB Eric Dungey knees defender in face on hurdle attempt

Syracuse did all it could in attempting to pull off the upset over Miami at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, but came up just a bit short.The Orange had a productive day running the football, with 264 rushing yards. Unfortunately, quarterback Eric Dungey completed only 13 of 41 passes, throwing for 137 yards, with four interceptions to boot.Dungey did give it his all on the field,...
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October 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Eric Dungey using martial arts takedown on Miami defender

Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey, hero of last weekend’s upset special over Clemson, had social media abuzz once again in Week 8 against Miami.The junior quarterback went airborne in the fourth quarter on the road at The Swamp, taking down Miami defender with a move Jean Claude Van Damme would surely applaud. People couldn’t stop talking about this incredible takedown. The Orange...
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October 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Flowers leads No. 16 South Florida past Tulane, 34-28

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Quinton Flowers passed for two touchdowns, ran for 138 yards and another score, and No. 16 South Florida extended the nation’s longest active winning streak to 12 games with a 34-28 victory over Tulane on Saturday night. South Florida (7-0, 4-0 American) also scored at least 30 points in a game for a modern-era record 24th straight time, but needed to hold on after...
October 21, 2017

Underdog U: USF

Underdog stories help make college football an exciting and unpredictable sport. The media focuses mainly on teams from the Power Five conferences, as they dominate the landscape of college football. However, we can’t forget about the non-Power Five conferences that boast some very talented squads. In Underdog U, we analyze one team from a non-Power Five conference that is flying...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 18, 2017

Flowers leads USF over Cincinnati 33-3 for 11th straight win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Quinton Flowers eclipsed 3,000 yards career rushing and scored one touchdown Saturday night to help No. 18 South Florida extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 11 games with a 33-3 victory over Cincinnati. The dual-threat quarterback also set up a TD with a long completion to Temi Alaka and linebacker Auggie Sanchez scored on a 65-yard interception on the...
October 14, 2017

Eight things the college football polls got wrong in Week 5

It was a relatively stable week in the world of college football, with several highly-ranked teams on their bye week and only one major upset within the top 25. As such, the polls have done a bit of settling, and there have not been a huge amount of changes to the rankings since this time last week.Still, there are a few gripes throughout the top 25 and beyond. Here’s a list of eight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Flowers, No. 18 USF remain perfect, rout ECU 61-31

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Quinton Flowers threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 18 South Florida extended its school-record winning streak to 10 by routing East Carolina 61-31 on Saturday. D’Ernest Johnson rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns, receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling took an end-around 75 yards for a touchdown and caught a 4-yard scoring pass from Flowers...
September 30, 2017
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