Tag: USF


USF receivers being ‘let loose’ with new, relaxed mentality

Junior Rodney Adams (87), freshman Chris Barr (1) and redshirt freshman Tyre McCants are all starting to produce for USF with a new, relaxed mentality. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU USF has centered its offense around the rushing attack, but it was the passing game that became the difference-maker in Saturday’s 45-24 […]


For USF volleyball’s Dakota Hampton, winning is the only way

USF junior outside hitter Dakota Hampton Hamptonhas a team-high 169 kills and 167  digs this season. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU With USF trailing by two sets against Tulane on Oct. 4, a frustrated Dakota Hampton stood up and got her teammates’ attention. “This is ridiculous,” she told her team, which had […]


Football player suspended after firing gun on campus

USF football player Benjamin Knox was arrested for firing a gun outside the Holly D residence hall early Sunday morning. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE A USF football player was taken into custody early Sunday morning after police say he fired multiple gunshots outside the Holly D residence hall. Benjamin Knox, […]


Enough talk, USF football’s turnaround must start against Syracuse

Coach Willie Taggart and the Bulls insist there is no heightened sense of urgency going into Saturday’s Homecoming game against Syracuse. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU As the weeks — and losses — have started piling up, the same rhetoric has flowed from coach Willie Taggart during every Tuesday morning media session: […]


USF mailbag: Can the Bulls bounce back against Memphis?

Sophomore running back Marlon Mack (5) will be key for USF against Memphis on Friday. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU With USF idle this week, the team’s attention turns to its conference opener against Memphis on Friday night. In our first Bulls mailbag of the season, we tackle your questions about […]


Companion app enhances safety on and off campus

  The increased awareness of crime near universities has lead many students to become wary of traveling alone on campuses. Unfortunately, most students keep late hours, making isolated nightly treks inevitable.  Luckily a new app has found a way to make the experience less stressful. The Companion app, designed by […]