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The family man under center

If someone were to tell a young Blake Barnett that at age 23 he’d be married, have a son and be playing college football, he’d probably tell them they were crazy. But now in his senior year at USF, he’s doing just that. About four years ago, Barnett, who was […]

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Bulls open season with ‘Powerful’ opponents

“To be the best, you have to play the best.” USF football tweeted out a graphic with those words May 24, lauding its future nonconference schedule, which includes a number of Power Five opponents, including Alabama, Florida and Miami. A few months later, at the onset of the 2019 season, […]

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A new flavor for the offensive line

When offensive line coach Jeremy Darveau followed Kerwin Bell from Valdosta State to USF, he was given the task of creating an impenetrable wall. With the resources at hand, he had to construct a cohesive unit of five men to protect the line. Naturally, the offensive line went through intense […]

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Bulls face task of rebuilding attack

Stephen Rudderham is expected to be a key in USF’s attack this season.  ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB Last season, Tomasz Skublak and Alex Zis combined for 14 goals and 10 assists for USF men’s soccer. Both players have since left the Bulls, with Skublak joining the Canadian Premier League’s Halifax Wanderers and […]

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Great expectations for Bulls in 2019

Evelyne Viens was the joint top goalscorer in the NCAA in 2018 and is expected to have another great year in 2019. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB A lot is expected of No. 14 USF women’s soccer this season, especially coming off a season where the Bulls won the AAC regular-season title […]

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OPINION: The legacy of the 2019 Women’s World Cup

    It took all of U.S. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ We love you. #OneNationOneTeam pic.twitter.com/N1QnWkrttd — U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) July 7, 2019 The chants of “Equal Pay! Equal Pay!” from the stands following the United States women’s national team’s (USWNT) Women’s World Cup championship on Sunday said it all. This wasn’t […]

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A different kind of swing

Cole Castro may come from a baseball family, but he's found his swing playing golf. PHOTO COURTSEY OF FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY. Cole Castro didn’t take the typical route in becoming a golfer.  In fact, the Florida Gulf Coast University transfer actually comes from a family of baseball elite. Castro’s […]