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Bulls prepare to face familiar skill set in Syracuse QB

Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib and USF redshirt sophomore quarterback B.J. Daniels have a few things in common. USF coach Skip Holtz said he sees Nassib as an all-around threat just like his quarterback. “He is a runner. He is a thrower. He’s athletic. He can get away from some things,” […]

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Stakes raised as Bulls prepare to dive into conference slate

Sophomore running back Demetris Murray said with the start of Big East play comes a new sense of urgency.. And after what coach Skip Holtz described as USF’s most complete performance of the season against Florida Atlantic, the Bulls turn their focus to Syracuse, whom they host Saturday at noon […]

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Bonani humbled, ready for opportunity

Sophomore Maikon Bonani showed no signs of rust when he calmly drilled a 46-yard field goal in the third quarter of Saturday’s game against Florida Atlantic. It was just his second attempt of the season. Bonani, who sat out all of last year while recovering from a back injury, said […]

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USF grabs conference win

USF wasted little time before forcing its will on its latest shutout victim. Sophomore forward Hasani Sinclair scored two goals to help the Bulls (6-2-1) to their second consecutive shutout, a 4-0 win over Syracuse (1-5-3) on Saturday night at the USF Soccer Stadium. “As we move further into October, […]

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Bulls fix mistakes in victory

Many of USF’s sore spots in the first few games weren’t on display Saturday night as the Bulls put together a solid all-around game in beating Florida Atlantic 31-3. “It was probably one of the most complete efforts, with offense, defense and kicking … we’ve played all season,” said USF […]

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Patience pays off as Bulls tie school sack record

Defensive coordinator Mark Snyder said last week that he wasn’t concerned that his defense had only recorded three sacks so far this season. He said the sacks would come eventually and when they did, it would be in bunches. He was right, and unfortunately for Florida Atlantic junior quarterback Jeff […]

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Bulls earn split on the road

It could have been worse for the USF women’s soccer team (7-3-2), which bounced back from a 3-1 loss Friday at No. 22 Georgetown (9-3-0) to top Villanova (6-7-0) 1-0 on the road Sunday. Junior goalkeeper Nicole McClure posted her third shutout in four games. “Well, Nicole sat all of […]

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Holtz: Lamar to handle kickoff returns

After experimenting with different options on kick returns, coach Skip Holtz said he’s ready to give the job to sophomore wide receiver Lindsey Lamar. Lamar, who switched from running back to slot receiver during spring practice, has totaled 87 yards on three kick returns this season. Sophomore cornerback Kayvon Webster […]

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A different year, a different role

USF sophomore running back Demetris Murray lay on the ground after a play during spring practice, favoring his ankle. Coach Skip Holtz came to his rescue, bringing along a few welcome words. “I was kind of rolling around on the ground, being a little baby,” Murray said. “He let reality […]

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Bulls look past humbling loss

USF’s 4-0 defeat last week at Connecticut sent a wake up call to coach George Kiefer’s squad. USF (4-2-1), which had won four straight matches before Friday, looks to get back in the win column against Rhode Island (2-5-0) tonight at 7:30 at the USF Soccer Stadium. “We had a […]