Tag: Quinton Flowers

Bulls falter early, finish strong in season opener

Quinton Flowers rushed for 91 yards in Saturday’s win against San Jose State, the third most on the team behind running backs D’Ernest Johnson and Darius Tice. THE SPEAR/KAVIN MISTRY Things didn’t go quite as expected in Charlie Strong’s debut as head coach. Entering as a 21-point favorite and as […]

Flowers, Nichols share unbreakable bond

Quinton Flowers, left, and Deatrick Nichols have been friends and teammates since age 7. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS It all started at the age of 7. Before Quinton Flowers and Deatrick Nichols were making plays for USF, they were just two best friends playing backyard football in the Miami heat. […]

Know the foe: SMU

USF at SMU • CBS Sports Network • 7 p.m.   Boasting one of the most opportunistic defenses in the country, Southern Methodist is coming off a week in which it forced five turnovers en route to a 55-31 win at East Carolina. Tied for third in the nation with […]

Mack makes history in win over Bearcats

Marlon Mack scored on touchdown runs of four yards and 49 yards in USF’s 45-20 win over Cincinnati on Saturday. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG Ever since Marlon Mack’s electric 275-yard, four-touchdown debut for USF against Western Carolina in 2014, it has been apparent coach Willie Taggart has a unique athlete […]

Bulls can’t contain Cook in rout

FSU running back Dalvin Cook had a nearly identical performance against USF on Saturday as he did in 2015, leading the Seminoles to a 20-point win with 267 rushing yards and two touchdowns. ORACLE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG The Bulls were met with an unwelcome case of deja vu Saturday in their […]