Tag: Charlie Strong

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NOTEBOOK: Strong offers update on quarterbacks

USF’s quarterbacks took a beating Saturday against SMU. Freshman Jordan McCloud was pulled at halftime due to a wrist injury. Meanwhile, senior Blake Barnett, who came in for McCloud, hobbled off the field at the end of the game after taking some hard hits, including what appeared to be a […]

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Still looking to bounce back

After two losses, USF (0-2) will be looking for its first win of the season Saturday at Raymond James Stadium against South Carolina State. Although the Bulldogs (2-0) are an FCS team, they shouldn’t be underestimated. South Carolina State has two sizable wins under its belt — a 28-13 win […]

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So close, yet so far: Bulls’ losing streak up to 8

ATLANTA — It was so close you could practically hear Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” playing during USF’s 14-10 loss Saturday against Georgia Tech at Bobby Dodd Stadium. “Knock, knock, knockin’ on Heaven’s door.” Although in this case, “Heaven” was Georgia Tech’s end zone. With the Yellow Jackets (1-1, […]

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Looking to bounce back

It’s fair to wonder how USF football (0-1) will respond against Georgia Tech (0-1) on Saturday, especially considering it’s coming off the largest defeat in program history — a 49-0 loss against then-No. 19 Wisconsin. For their part, the Bulls seem to be in good spirits. “It’s tough to get […]

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The persistent visionary

It might be fair to say USF’s offense wasn’t persistent enough when it had the football last season.  After all, the Bulls finished seventh in the 12-team AAC and 69th in the 130-team FBS in total offense. Fortunately, USF’s new offensive coordinator has been persistent his entire career. Meet Kerwin […]

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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, […]