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Mack, Adams run limited drills at USF’s Pro Day

Marlon Mack has been projected to be drafted anywhere between the second and fourth rounds in the NFL Draft at the end of April ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ For most of USF’s three-hour Pro Day at the Frank Morsani Football Complex, former Bulls Marlon Mack and Rodney Adams joined the scouts […]

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USF seniors help make history after tough first years

USF senior receiver Rodney Adams leads all USF receivers in catches (60) and yards (755) this season in one of the best offenses in school  history. ORACLE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG Finishing with the most wins in a single season in program history, USF football’s 2016 senior class will go down as […]

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Bulls avoid late-game collapse behind potent rushing attack

Junior running back Marlon Mack tied BJ Daniels' program record with his 25th career rushing touchdown in Saturday's win against ECU. ORACLE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG Despite holding a 24-6 lead over East Carolina midway through the third quarter, USF found itself facing a game-tying two-point conversion attempt by ECU late in […]

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Bulls can’t contain Cook in rout

FSU running back Dalvin Cook had a nearly identical performance against USF on Saturday as he did in 2015, leading the Seminoles to a 20-point win with 267 rushing yards and two touchdowns. ORACLE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG The Bulls were met with an unwelcome case of deja vu Saturday in their […]

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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, […]

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Brothers reunited

Senior Rodney Adams (87) returns as USF's leading receiver from 2015, bringing with him an old friend and high school teammate in Marquez Valdes-Scantling.  It was a scorching hot August afternoon at the Frank Morsani Football Practice Complex and Rodney Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling were working on running routes, trying […]

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Auggie Sanchez has emerged as the ‘quarterback’ of USF’s defense

USF middle linebacker Auggie Sanchez ranks 11th in the nation with 8.0 tackles for loss per game. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU There are plenty of adjectives that can be used to describe middle linebacker Auggie Sanchez’s impact on USF’s defense. “Captain,” “quarterback” and “bell cow” are a few his teammates […]

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USF’s Rodney Adams shakes off injury for career day in win at UConn

Junior Rodney Adams became only the third receiver in USF history to catch three touchdown passes in a single game during USF’s 28-20 victory at Connecticut on Saturday. PHOTO PROVIDED BY USF ATHLETICS When Rodney Adams’ left knee collided with a scout-teamer during a practice drill Thursday, it appeared to […]

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Three things we learned from USF’s 28-20 win over Connecticut

Junior receiver Rodney Adams became the third player in program history to catch three touchdowns in a game during the Bulls' 28-20 win at Connecticut on Saturday. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Behind the resurgence of receiver Rodney Adams, the legs of tailback Marlon Mack and a defensive effort that included […]

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Syracuse win was nice, but USF football must make it a habit

Coach Willie Taggart (left) reacts after junior receiver Rodney Adams’ fourth-quarter touchdown catch in Saturday’s 45-24 victory over Syracuse. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Thirteen days ago, USF’s season was plummeting faster than Jeb Bush’s poll numbers. The Bulls had been walloped on the road at Maryland and returned home two weeks later, […]