Tag: Tom Allen


USF DC Allen departs, assistant Woodie to take his place

Assistant Raymond Woodie, who has been on USF coach Willie Taggart's staff for seven seasons, was promoted to defensive coordinator on Saturday following the departure of former DC Tom Allen. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE USF coach Willie Taggart promoted assistant Raymond Woodie to defensive coordinator Saturday afternoon after being notified […]


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 […]


Jamie Byrd’s switch to husky paying off for USF

Senior Jamie Byrd leads the Bulls with four sacks, all of which have come in his last two games. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU USF husky Jamie Byrd doesn’t just hit opponents. He takes every ounce of his 185-pound compact frame and drives through them, pummeling them into the dirt. SMU quarterback […]