Former USF offensive lineman Benjamin Knox received five years probation Monday as part of a plea deal for firing a gun on campus, according to the Hillsborough County cicuit court.
Knox was one of two Bulls arrested on Oct. 11 for shooting a firearm from a parking garage at a nearby dorm. Knox and defensive back Lamar Robbins were suspended from all team activities immediately following the incident.
Robbins has been reinstated with the team and was not prosecuted.
Knox, who pleaded no contest, must also serve 300 hours of community service, submit to random drug tests and relinquish his firearm.
He has since transferred to Independence Community College in Kansas, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
South Florida baseball took on Marist College in a four-game home series this weekend and came away with four dominant wins. The Bulls (4-2, 0-0 AAC) finished off the series with a 12-2 victory on Sunday, closing the game out in seven innings. All four games ended after seven innings due to USF’s big leads […]
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As the game clock expired during USF’s clutch victory over No. 24 FAU on Sunday, a different scenario played out on the baseline. A person was stopped by University Police (UP) at the Yuengling Center after running onto the court. Related: USF men’s basketball is surging as FAU matchup nears. So is its attendance. The […]
Following a 90-86 victory against FAU on Sunday, the Bulls are achieving more than just historic wins this season. USF men’s basketball garnered 45 votes in the AP Top 25 poll after Sunday’s monumental win. It’s the most votes the Bulls have received since they had 58 in 1991. USF has never made it into […]