In April 2001, Kenyatta Jones became the first USF football player drafted into the NFL. Jones earned another USF first Sunday, when his New England Patriots won the AFC Championship game 24-17 vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers.Jones, a backup offensive lineman for New England, will be the first Bull to play on a Super Bowl team.
Jones was also a member of USF’s first-ever team that began play in 1997. A four-year starter at tackle for the Bulls, Jones logged 40 starts in 43 appearances for USF from 1997-2001. The Patriots chose him with the first pick in the fourth round last April.The Super Bowl will take place Sunday in New Orleans, with Jones’s Patriots taking on the NFC champion St. Louis Rams, who beat the Philadelphia Eagles 29-24 Sunday in the NFC Championship.
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At the half, a 14-point lead meant USF was on track to win its first conference game in over a calendar year. That energy was kept up even with under five minutes to go when the Bulls were up 33-20. Then USF watched as its lead went from comfortable, to slim, to nonexistent in the […]
Under normal circumstances, Grant Nolder, president of the USF flag football team would be preparing for the club’s biggest competition of the year, the Swamp Bowl. The annual tournament, hosted at UF, typically takes place during the fall semester and features some of the best club flag football teams in the country. Winners of the […]
Coach Brian Gregory said Tuesday the Bulls didn’t play complete, 40-minute games in their two losses last week. It’s debatable if they did Wednesday night against East Carolina (11-18, 5-11) at the Yuengling Center, but it was more than enough to put up a 73-68 overtime win. “It’s funny. There were stretches where we played […]
Student Government (SG) launched the first-of-its-kind, merit-based scholarship to students Nov. 5 on USF’s Tampa campus. As a part of Student Body President Britney Deas and Student Body Vice President Travis McCloskey’s platform, Bull S.H.I.F.T., — Success, Health, Innovation, Finance and Tradition — the SG’s Student Leadership Scholarship consists of two merit-based scholarships which will […]
A plan drafted on a bar napkin two years ago has now become the USF Jabil Innovation Institute, a multi-million dollar institute combining the College of Engineering and the Muma College of Business. Senior Vice President of Advancement and CEO of the USF Foundation Joel Momberg and Jabil CEO Mark Mondello jotted the idea down […]