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Receiver position still wide open

USF coach Skip Holtz and his offensive staff are trying to find the pieces that fit at wide receiver. Taking advantage of the bye week, one of the main goals this week in practice has been finding potential playmakers. “That’s one of the advantages (to having a bye week). You […]

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Daniels cant run as much, Holtz says

After watching redshirt sophomore B.J. Daniels rush for a team-high 17 carries against Florida, USF coach Skip Holtz has some decisions to make. Do he and offensive coordinator Todd Fitch have to harness Daniels’ running? Or do they give him the freedom to make plays as he sees fit? “I […]

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Filling big shoes

USF senior defensive end David Bedford usually gets a post game reminder, by phone, as to what kind of player he is and could become.

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Safety Allen making mark with Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles rookie safety Nate Allen, one of several former USF players making their NFL debuts Sunday, is already having his presence felt at the next level. Allen, the 37th pick in April’s draft, intercepted Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the Eagles’ 27-20 opening day loss to the Packers. […]

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Freshman learns ropes

To build depth, USF‘s coaching staff has had to rely on its youth early this season. Many young players who redshirted last season are now part of the regular rotation at certain positions. Take redshirt freshman safety JaQuez Jenkins, who sat out all of last year during a redshirt season […]

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Bulls continue bumpy start

Whether it’s because of injury, youth or just inconsistency, USF coach Claire Lessinger’s team hasn’t had the start she envisioned as she tries to build the volleyball program. After winning the first of three matches this weekend – a three-set sweep of Southern Missouri State on Friday night – the […]

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Mistakes aside, Holtz liked execution; Bogan has swelling

USF coach Skip Holtz knew the game against Florida was ultimately decided by turnovers. But aside from those mistakes, Holtz praised the team from an execution standpoint. “I thought they played very well,” he said Sunday. “I thought we ran the ball extremely well. I thought our offensive line played […]

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Bulls grounded after Gators roll in Swamp

There’s no telling what a win against Florida would have meant for USF’s football program, but even with a loss, coach Skip Holtz reminded his team there’s essentially an entire season left. USF turned the ball over five times, and Florida outscored the Bulls 38-7 after the first quarter for […]

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Turnovers prove Bulls undoing

As productive as USF’s running attack was – 39 carries for 244 yards – in Saturday’s 38-14 loss to No. 8 Florida in Gainesville, the Bulls found little success in the passing game and turned the ball over five times, allowing the Gators to capitalize on their mistakes. Redshirt sophomore […]

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Where do the Bulls stand?

Even USF coach Skip Holtz acknowledges his eight-month coaching tenure has been, in a way, buildup to Saturday, when the Bulls travel to Gainesville to face Florida, ranked No. 6 in the coaches’ poll, and get another chance to establish themselves among the state’s traditional powers. “I understand why everybody […]