Tag: Kerwin Bell

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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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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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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) […]

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USF football is singing a different tune in spring practices

Offensive coordinator Kerwin Bell talks about how USF’s players are adjusting to the new coaching staff. ORACLE PHOTO/SAM NEWLON USF’s sixth spring practice was full of sound. There was the sound of shouting that was typical of any football practice. Coaches to players and players to each other. The shouts […]

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USF’s new offense takes shape under Kerwin Bell

Part of new USF offensive coordinator Kerwin Bell’s 100-play playbook includes having Johnny Ford line up as a slot receiver. ORACLE FILE PHOTO Last year, the USF offense didn’t even have a playbook. This year, new offensive coordinator Kerwin Bell not only has a playbook — it’s a big one. […]

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Kerwin Bell details planned changes to USF offense

Kerwin Bell addressed the media for the first time Wednesday as USF's new offensive coordinator. Bell gave a basic synopsis of what the offense could look like next season. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS Following the Bulls’ loss to UCF on Black Friday, USF fans draped a sign over a section […]

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USF football to hire Bell as new offensive coordinator, reports say

A report from Wednesday night claims Valdosta State coach Kerwin Bell will be named USF's next offensive coordinator. ORACLE PHOTO/SAM NEWLON  A report from Wednesday night suggested that USF football had found its next offensive coordinator. Valdosta State head coach Kerwin Bell led his team to a perfect 14-0 season capped […]