USF linebacker Kion Wilson was absent from Tuesday’s opening football practice to mourn the loss of his brother, Kellon Wilson, who was shot and killed in Miami Gardens on Saturday.
“My heart goes out to Kion and his family,” USF football coach Jim Leavitt said in a statement. “This is a very difficult situation and we are completely supportive of his family during this time.”
Leavitt and defensive line coach John Hendrick will attend a funeral service for Kellon Wilson in Miami on Saturday.
According to a Miami Gardens police report, Kellon Wilson, 25, was fatally shot at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday. Police have arrested Louis Lee Bradshaw on a charge of first-degree murder and Christina Steward-Bradshaw on charges of accessory after the fact.
The report said the argument was the result of a relationship the victim had with Steward-Bradshaw.
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 […]