Tag: Football

Sports

Fans are optimistic of Bell’s new offense

Johnny Ford lined up as a slot receiver during the spring game Saturday at Corbett Stadium. Ford caught six passes, including one touchdown reception.  ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB The Bulls new offensive look started out with an explosion during the spring football game at Corbett Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The 75-yard […]

Sports

OPINION: Takeaways from USF’s spring game

Senior quarterback Blake Barnett throws a pass during the USF spring game at Corbett Stadium on Saturday. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB USF football held its annual spring game at Corbett Stadium on Saturday. Divided into offense vs. defense for the second straight year, the white team (offense) defeated the green team (defense) […]

Sports

Barnett buys into Bell’s new offense

Quarterback Blake Barnett takes snaps working with USF's new offensive scheme in spring practice. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATAB One thing that has been made clear by new offensive coordinator Kerwin Bell is that USF’s offense will be run differently next season. Returning quarterback Blake Barnett doesn’t want to dwell on the […]

Sports

USF to ‘showcase’ its new team in Saturday’s spring game

USF's new football coaching staff will be on display in Saturday's spring game at Corbett Stadium. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB Spring practice is winding down for USF. That can only mean one thing — the spring game is here. After an offseason filled with changes — from departed players to new […]

Sports

Unconventional schedule plays to USF’s favor

Quinton Flowers’ odds to win the Heisman trophy are 30-1, according to sportsbook.org SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE USF’s 2017 game day scheduling is more unorthodox then the rest of college football, but that’s not a bad thing. If anything, the Bulls schedule that features two Friday night games, two Thursday […]

Focal Points

Where to watch the CFP National Championship

USF students who want to watch the CFP National Championship with friends at a nearby bar will find various drink and food specials at Miller’s Ale House, Glory Days and Gator’s Dockside, to name a few. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. This year, USF students find themselves lucky enough to be […]

Sports

Resiliency proves key for Bulls

Senior receiver Rodney Adams led the Bulls with three touchdowns Saturday. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/BRYAN CEREIJO After one quarter against Syracuse on Saturday, USF lay in a 17-point hole dug out by miscues and sloppy play. But no one on the USF sideline panicked. “I told them when (adversity) comes, […]

Sports

AAC Power Rankings: Week 2

Each Tuesday, I make my picks as to who the winners and losers of the AAC are from the past week.  They are not “expert” picks, but simply educated guesses as to where I feel the teams sit week to week. TOP DOG: Houston It’s hard to tell if Houston will […]