South Florida Rumors & News

  • USF DB Hassan Childs Injured In Shooting, In Stable Condition

    Bleacher Report "South Florida Bulls defensive back Hassan Childs is in a stable condition after he was injured in an overnight shooting. On Sunday, head coach Charlie Strong released the following statement, which was relayed by Yahoo Sports' Matt Fortuna:." March 26

  • South Florida names Sterlin Gilbert as offensive coordinator

    Fanrag Sports "Charlie Strong made his first big hire as South Florida’s new head coach, announcing Thursday that Sterlin Gilbert will be his offensive coordinator. Gilbert served as the offensive coordinator under Strong at Texas during the 2016 season. Under Gilbert, the Longhorns scored 31.9 points per..." January 05

  • South Florida tops South Carolina in Birmingham Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Big plays by the quarterbacks -- South Florida's Quinton Flowers and South Carolina's Jake Bentley -- grabbed the spotlight during South Florida's 46-39 Birmingham Bowl victory in overtime over the Gamecocks on Thursday afternoon at Legion Field. Flowers, the game MVP,..." December 29

  • Charlie Strong 'closing in' on five-year deal with South Florida

    CBS Sports "It seems like Charlie Strong will be back on the sideline as a head coach in 2017 with him reportedly "closing in" on a five-year deal with South Florida. USF interviewed Strong along with other candidates earlier in the week following Willie Taggart's exit to take over as the next coach at..." December 11

  • Charlie Strong in Tampa to discuss USF coaching job, considered front-runner

    CBS Sports "Charlie Strong was fired by Texas so the Longhorns could hire former Houston coach Tom Herman, but it doesn't appear as though Strong's unemployment will last long. Strong was in Tampa, Florida, on Friday to interview for the open South Florida coaching job and is the front-runner for the post,..." December 09

  • Lane Kiffin, Charlie Strong among potential USF candidates to replace Willie Taggart

    Sporting News - NCAAF "With a likely opening at USF, all eyes turn to Alabama for the coach to replace Willie Taggart, reportedly on his way to Oregon. That's because speculation about the Bulls' next coach will certainly include Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin and offensive line coach Mario..." December 07

  • Oregon to hire USF's Willie Taggart as next head coach

    Fox Sports "A historic run for the University of South Florida this season appears to have cost the Bulls their coach. Willie Taggart, who guided USF to a 10-2 record this season, is set to be hired as the new head coach of the Oregon Ducks, FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman confirmed Wednesday morning. Taggart..." December 07

  • Flowers, South Florida upset No. 22 Navy

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- Sometimes all South Florida head coach Willie Taggart can do is sit and admire the abilities of quarterback Quinton Flowers. "He's like a video game out there," Taggart said. "Some of the things he does I just can't explain." Flowers accounted for four touchdowns as..." October 29