Four-star recruit decommits from USF

Karan Higdon, a four-star running back from Sarasota, decommitted from USF this morning, according to Higdon has narrowed his sights to four schools — Iowa, Kentucky, Arkansas and Arizona — but no timetable for his decision has been set.

Higdon is the 28th-ranked running back and the
61st-ranked overall player in the state of Florida, according to the 247sports Composite Rankings.


Injury Report


Sophomore linebacker Nigel Harris was held out of Saturday’s game against East Carolina, and coach Willie Taggart announced Monday that it was due to an ankle injury.

“Nigel had an ankle injury in practice and we tried to see if it would hold up, and on Saturday, he didn’t feel comfortable playing on it, so we didn’t play him,” coach Willie Taggart said.

Senior cornerback Chris Dunkley and senior linebacker Reshard Cliett both left Saturday’s game with shoulder injuries, but their statuses have yet to be updated. 

“Both of them have a shoulder injury and we’re getting the MRI on them (Monday), so we’ll know something on them later,” Taggart said.


Men’s soccer honors


Three USF men’s soccer players were awarded weekly AAC honors for the third consecutive week.

Sophomore Lindo Mfeka received Offensive Player of the Week for the AAC after scoring three goals and six points.

Senior Edwin Moalosi was named to the conference honor roll for the second time after scoring his fourth goal of the season in the Bulls’ 4-3 loss to Tulsa.

Senior defender Nikola Paunic was also named to the conference honor roll for the second straight week after being named Defensive Player of the Week last Monday.