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USF STORYLINES USF: 10-50

FUTURE SCHEDULES

It’s sometimes easy to think USF Football has been around forever considering the many accomplishments the program has built up. But the football program has actually gone from non-existence to the BIG EAST Conference and BCS football, as well as a Bowl appearance, in just one decade.

While the Big East portion of USF’s schedule will be set on an annual basis, the following non-conference games have been scheduled.

As the football program celebrates its 10th season in 2006, it does so in unison with the University’s 50th anniversary. Just like the momentum built by football in a quick 10 years, the University has impressed with its rapid growth in what amounts to a very brief history in comparison to most universities throughout the nation. While the USF football team is a member of an elite BCS Conference, the University is one of just 63 public universities (among 4,321) in the highest tier in rankings by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.The Carnegie Foundation has established USF as a Research University with Very High Research Activity. Named as one of the two fastest growing research universities in the United States by the National Science Foundation, USF researchers have been awarded more than $290 million in funding in the past year. The university is a national leader in research into the causes and treatments of Alzheimer’s disease as well as in the fields of search-and-rescue robotics and biodefense. USF’s sponsored research has climbed from $103 in 1995-1996, which was the year prior to the arrival of football at USF. In addition to its outstanding record as a Research University, USF continues to have a huge economic impact upon the regional Tampa Bay economy. In January 2006, USF announced the results of a study that revealed the University’s annual economic impact on the regional economy of Tampa Bay is $3.2 billion. “The University of South Florida, through its four campuses, continues to exert a profound impact on the Tampa Bay region, both economically and in quality of life,” said USF President Judy Genshaft. “Our success has exceeded expectations.With an original investment of $50,000 just 50 years ago, the university has become one of the two fastest growing research universities in the country.The people of Tampa made a savvy investment in 1956, and it is one that will continue to pay powerful dividends.”

2007 Sept. 15 Sept. 22

at Auburn NORTH CAROLINA

2008 Sept. 13 Sept. 20

KANSAS at Florida International

2009 Sept. 5 Sept. 19 Sept. 26

WOFFORD FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL MIAMI

2010 Sept. 4 Sept. 11

SAMFORD at Florida

2011 Sept. 10

at Florida

2012 Sept. 15

at Miami

2013 Sept. 21

MIAMI

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE TRECO Bellamy Ryan BOURDEAU JARRIETT BUIE Nick CAPOGNA Richard CLEBERT ANTWANE Cox Greg FREY Louis GACHETTE Matt GROTHE Matt HUNERS AMARRI Jackson Pat JULMISTE Josh JULMISTE Jim LEAVITT BROUCE MOMPREMIER Mike PADILLA Brandon PEGUESE ILIA PETROV Ricky PONTON Patrick ST. LOUIS SIAOSI UHATAFE Danny VERPAELE THEODRIC Watson TRAE Williams

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

U S F

USF Storylines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Opponents

Pronunciation Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

McNeese State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florida International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Connecticut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . West Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 College Bowl Schedule . . . . . . . .

Table of Contents/Credits . . . . 2 Media Information . . . . . . . . . . . 3 USF Media Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Bulls On the Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 USF Media Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

F O O T B A L L

USF Chronology . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Raymond James Stadium . 10-11 USF in the Community . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Outlook and Rosters 2006 Outlook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alphabetical Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Numerical Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geographical Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Coaches and Football Staff Head Coach Jim Leavitt . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Wally Burnham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Bernard Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Lawrence Dawsey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Troy Douglas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Carl Franks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Greg Frey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Greg Gregory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Rich Rachel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Rod Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Larry Antonucci . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Larry Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Mike Simmonds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Robb Duncanson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Jamie DeGerome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 David Lane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Travis Larimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Ronnie McKeefery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Jeremy Lees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Steve Walz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Tanya West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Players Player Bios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 New Players . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

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History and Records 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78

2005 Season Review Game-By-Game Review . . . . . . . . . . . 80 2005 Single Game Bests . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 2005 Team Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 2005 Defensive Stats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Starters Game-By-Game . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Individual Game-By-Game Statistics . . . 97 Team Game-By-Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98

The University Discover USF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Dr. Judy Genshaft, President . . . . . . . . 104 Dr. John T. Romeo, Faculty Representative . . . . . . . . . . 104 USF Board of Trustees . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Doug Woolard, Athletic Director of Athletics . . . . . . 106 The Bulls Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Academic Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Sports Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Strength & Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . 111 BIG EAST Conference Football 2006 . 112 A System of Success – A Look At BIG EAST . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Prominent USF Grads . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114 Athletic Department Staff . . . . . . . . . . 115 Embassy Suites Hotel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116

Rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Receiving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Total Offense/All Purpose . . . . . . . . . . Combined Yards/Punt Returns . . . . . . Kickoff Returns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Total Returns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Punting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Defense/Interceptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Placekicking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annual Leaders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Team Single Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Team Season Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Last Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Firsts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opponent Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Time Scores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Time Opponent Series . . . . . . . . . Honor Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annual Team Awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Time Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Time Numerical Roster . . . . . . . . USF and the NFL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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CREDITS The 2006 USF Football Media Guide was written and edited by the Sports Information Department: Rachel Constantine, Paul Dodson, John Gerdes, Michael Hogan and Scott Kuykendall. Cover Art and Page Design: Karloz Tellez Photography: Aerial Innovations,The Allens, Arizona Cardinals, Paul R. Baker, Rico Casares, Paul Gigante, Robert Hudson, Kansas City Chiefs, Jason Marsh, J. Meric, Eddie Ocasio, Russ Phillips, Robin Donina Serne, David Silverman, Carlisle Stockton, Karloz Tellez, Tom Wagner. Printing: Rinaldi Printing (Tampa, Fla.). Special thanks to Steve Kimbler, Ron Strand and Ron Blackman.


MEDIA INFORMATION UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA www.GoUSFBulls.com Official website of the USF Bulls

Administration 4202 East Fowler Avenue ATH100 Tampa, FL 33620

Dr. Judy Genshaft, President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(813) 974-2791 Doug Woolard, Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-2125 Barbara Sparks-McGlinchy, Senior Associate A.D . . . . . . . . .974-4048 Dr. Jack Romeo, Faculty Representative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-2336 Lori Pekarek,Ticket Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-3002 John Gerdes, Sports Information Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4086 Mike Hogan, Assistant Sports Information Director . . . . . . . .974-4092 Scott Kuykendall, Assistant Sports Information Director . . . .974-7099 Paul Dodson, Assistant Sports Information Director . . . . . . . .974-4029 Rachel Constantine, Assistant Sports Information Director . .974-0415

Football Staff

4202 East Fowler Avenue ATH100 Tampa, FL 33620 Jim Leavitt, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(813) 974-7171 Larry Antonucci, Director of Football Operations . . . . . . . . .974-7179 Wally Burnham, Asst. Head Coach-Defensive Coordinator . .974-7720 Bernard Clark, Defensive Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7166 Lawrence Dawsey, Receivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7172 Troy Douglas, Safeties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7173 Carl Franks, Running Backs/Recruiting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7182 Greg Frey, Offensive Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7160 Greg Gregory,Tight Ends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7174 Rich Rachel, Cornerbacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7167 Rod Smith, Offensive Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7168 Jeremy Lees, Equipment Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7356 Jamie DeGerome,Video Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-9347 Steve Walz, Football Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-3506

QUICK FACTS

Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BIG EAST Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41,392 Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bulls Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Green & Gold President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Judy Genshaft Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doug Woolard Faculty Rep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Jack Romeo Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raymond James Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65,000 Playing Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grass Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No Huddle-Spread Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3

DATES TO REMEMBER July 17-18 18-19 29-30 18-19 18-19

August BIG EAST Media Day Newport, RI State of Florida Media Days at Marriott Waterside,Tampa

7 All players report 9 Media Day at Raymond James Stadium 29 Classes Begin

September 2 Season Opener vs. McNeese State

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets for all University of South Florida home games are $20, $24 and $29 and may be purchased at any TicketMaster outlet throughout the State of Florida, including the USF Sun Dome Box Office. TicketMaster also accepts phone orders and world wide web orders (www.TicketMaster.com) with VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. A TicketMaster phone directory follows:

Tampa-St. Petersburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 287-8844 Sarasota-Bradenton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (941) 334-3309 Orlando/Central Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (407) 839-3900 Jacksonville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (904) 353-3309 Dade/Broward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (305) 358-5885

For any additional ticket information, the phone number is 1-800-GoBulls.

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MEDIA INFORMATION

U University of South Florida Sports Information Office S OFFICE: MAILING ADDRESS: F F O O T B A L L

Sports Information Director John Gerdes (813) 974-4086 (O); (813) 971-4967 (H) gerdes@admin.usf.edu

Assistant Sports Information Director Mike Hogan (813) 974-4092 (O); (813) 994-0623 (H) mhogan@admin.usf.edu

Assistant SportsInformation Director Paul Dodson (813) 974-4029 pdodson@admin.usf.edu

(813) 974-2125 FAX (813) 974-5328

4202 E. Fowler Ave., ATH100 Tampa, FL 33620

PRESS BOX:

OVERNIGHT ADDRESS:

(813) 350-6225

Same As Above

CREDENTIALS

press entry gate and to the left. Pre-game packets will include game notes for both schools, a game program and a flip card. Complete game statistics, running play-by-play and post game notes/quotes will be distributed throughout the game.

Credentials for all USF games are for working media only. Accredited media should make a request in writing, on letterhead, no later that one full week prior to the game. Requests should be directed to SID John Gerdes and may be mailed or faxed to (813) 974-5328. Requests may also be made via e-mail to gerdes@admin.usf.edu. Requests from media covering visiting teams will be confirmed with that school’s sports information director. Press “will call” for all credentials will be located at Gate D, located at the southwest corner of the facility, closest to the intersection of Dale Mabry and Tom McEwen boulevards. Gate D is also the Media Entrance with an elevator immediately inside the gate. Will call will open at two hours and 30 minutes before all home USF games.

PARKING Parking will be available on a limited basis. Priority will be granted to media covering USF on a season-long basis. Parking requests should be made in writing in conjunction with credential requests.

TELEPHONES/FAX REQUESTS Assistant Sports Information Director Rachel Constantine (813) 974-0415 rachel@admin.usf.edu

All telephone requests should be made through SPRINT at 1-800-989-9974, although there are plenty of complimentary phones for working media, in addition to three courtesy lines plus one ISDN line for visiting radio. The USF sports information office will accept fax requests prior to each game. Please see a USF sports information staff member on Row 2 of the main press box to make a request.

PRESS BOX SERVICE Assistant Sports Information Director Scott Kuykendall (813) 974-7099 skuyken@admin.usf.edu

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In Raymond James Stadium, all press - including print and electronic- will be seated on the same level on the west side of the stadium. Dark rooms are located at ground level, just inside the

PHOTOGRAPHERS The University of South Florida will adhere to all NCAA Guidelines regarding sideline photography. Photographers and videographers are not permitted to shoot between the 25-yard lines and they must wear a proper credential at all times. The bench areas between the 25-yard lines are off limits to all media at all times. Failure to follow this procedure is grounds for dismissal from the stadium. No photo credentials will be issued to freelance photographers, runners, grips, etc. Any such persons who are credentialed as non-photographers are asked to stand behind all credentialed photographers.

POST-GAME INTERVIEWS Media will be escorted to the field with approximately five minutes remaining in the game. USF head coach Jim Leavitt will be brought to a press room adjacent to the USF locker room no more than 10 minutes following his entry into the team locker room. USF sports information personnel will poll the media during the fourth quarter for any players requested for an interview.Those players will be brought to the interview room adjacent to the USF locker room. USF appreciates the deadline situation confronting the media, and requested players will be escorted to the interview area in prompt fashion. Each visiting team will set its own post-game policy and it will be announced over the press box public address system in the fourth quarter.

DAILY INTERVIEWS All interview requests should be made through the USF sports information office (813-974-4086).


USF will host a press luncheon every Tuesday throughout the season at 12:30 with head coach Jim Leavitt speaking at 1:00, followed by any requested players at 1:30. Player requests should be made through the sports information office by Noon on Monday each week. Every effort should be made to conduct player interviews during the allotted time on Tuesday, and the sports information staff - in conjunction with the coaching staff will ensure a requested player’s presence, barring any academic or medical schedule conflicts. In that

instance, every effort will be made to reschedule the appointment. Out-of-town media wishing to speak to USF players should also make their requests by each Monday at noon to arrange for a telephone call during the Tuesday session from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. USF appreciates the fact that there will be specific requests to speak to players outside the Tuesday session. In this instance, please notify the sports information department and every effort will be made to comply with your request. Player

BIG EAST WEEKLY TELECONFERENCE

interviews will be discontinued between Wednesday and Friday of each game week.

COACHING STAFF INTERVIEWS Jim Leavitt will be available following each USF practice session, once he has dismissed the team. He will also be available on Tuesday’s at 1:00 p.m. and every Sunday at a time and site to be determined.All members of the coaching staff may be reached at 813-974-7171 or through the sports information office at 813-974-4086.

PRACTICES

The BIG EAST football coaches will hold a weekly teleconference for the media beginning Monday, August 28. The call will take place each Monday during the season, concluding on November 27. Each coach will be available for approximately 10 minutes. Media representatives may contact USF sports information to get the telephone number.The schedule of coaches is as follows (all times Eastern): 11:00 a.m. Mark Dantonio, Cincinnati 11:10 a.m. Greg Schiano, Rutgers 11:20 a.m. Dave Wannstedt, Pittsburgh 11:30 a.m. Rich Rodriguez,West Virginia 11:40 a.m. Randy Edsall, Connecticut 11:50 a.m. Greg Robinson, Syracuse Noon Bobby Petrino, Louisville 12:10 p.m. Jim Leavitt, USF Replays and Internet Audio The BIG EAST provides a replay number for media to access the call after it is completed. The audio will be available each Monday at 5:00 p.m. ET and be available until the next call takes place at (402) 220-2955. The coaches’ teleconference is also available via the BIG EAST web site. Users can listen to the question and answer session LIVE or REPLAYED in conjunction with Yahoo! Broadcast.

Working media who wish to attend a USF practice must notify the sports information office prior to arriving at the practice. Practices will be open for the first 30 minutes, unless prior arrangements for a longer stay are made with the sports information office and the head coach.The head coach does reserve the right to close specific practice sessions.Writers, photographers and videographers are asked to work from the extreme perimeter of the two practice fields, and not from anywhere between the two fields, without prior consent from the sports information department.The practice fields are located due north of the USF Softball Complex, off of Sycamore Drive. All practice sessions are closed to the general public, unless the head coach grants prior consent.

BIG EAST Weekly Satellite Feed

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

The BIG EAST will begin its weekly football satellite broadcast on Wednesday, September 6. The feed will be available each Wednesday during the season, concluding on November 29. Approximately three and a half minutes of highlights and interviews are available for each team in the conference. Information regarding the feed is as follows: Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 6 - Nov. 29 Time: 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Coordinates: Galaxy 4R,TC 12

Any requests for video footage of USF Football action should be directed to USF sports information director John Gerdes at 813-974-4086.

2006 TRAVEL PLANS (subject to change)

SEPTEMBER 16 At UCF – Orlando, Fla. TRAVEL: Depart USF Athletic Facility by bus on Friday, September 15 at a time tba. Arrive at Orlando Marriott Downtown 90 minutes after departure from Tampa. On return, depart Orlando Saturday, September 16 by bus at 7:30 p.m. Arrive at USF Athletic Facility at 9:00 p.m. TEAM HEADQUARTERS: Orlando Downtown Marriott, 400 West Livingston Street, Orlando, Fla. 32801 PHONE: (407) 843-6664 FAX: (407) 648-5414 SEPTEMBER 23 At Kansas – Lawrence, Kan. TRAVEL: Depart Tampa International Airport via charter Friday, September 22 at 11 a.m. Arrive at Kansas City Airport at 12:30 p.m. Central Time. On return, depart Kansas City International Airport 12 a.m. Central Time Sunday, September 24. Arrive at Tampa International Airport at 3:30 a.m. Eastern Time. TEAM HEADQUARTERS: Overland Park Marriott, 10800 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Kan. 66210 PHONE: (913) 451-8000 FAX: (913) 451-5914

OCTOBER 14 At North Carolina – Chapel Hill, N.C. TRAVEL: Depart Tampa International Airport Friday, October 13 at 11 a.m. via charter flight. Arrive RaleighDurham Airport at 12:45 p.m. On return, depart RaleighDurham Airport via charter Saturday, October 14 five hours after kick time. Arrive at Tampa International Airport one hour-45 minutes later. TEAM HEADQUARTERS: Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, N.C. 27703 PHONE: (919) 941-5050 FAX: (919) 941-5156 OCTOBER 21 At Cincinnati – Cincinnati, Ohio TRAVEL: Depart Tampa International Airport Saturday, October 20 at 11 a.m. via charter flight. Arrive at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ay 1:10 p.m. On return, depart Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport via charter, Monday October 22 at 1 a.m. Arrive at Tampa International Airport at 3:10 a.m. TEAM HEADQUARTERS: Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202 PHONE: (513) 421-9100 FAX: (513) 421-4291

NOVEMBER 18 At Louisville – Louisville, Ky. TRAVEL: Depart Tampa International Airport via charter Friday, November 17 at 11 a.m. Arrive Louisville Airport at 1 p.m. On return, depart Louisville Airport via charter Saturday, November 18 five hours after kickoff. Arrive at Tampa International two hours later. TEAM HEADQUARTERS: Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Boulevard Louisville Ky. 40299 PHONE: (502) 499-6220 FAX: (502) 499-2480 NOVEMBER 25 At West Virginia – Morgantown,W.V. TRAVEL: Depart Tampa International Airport via charter Friday, November 24 at 11 a.m. Arrive at Pittsburgh Airport at 1:15 p.m. Bus to Washington, Pa. hotel. On return, depart Pittsburgh Airport 6 hours-30 minutes after game time. Arrive at Tampa International Airport 2 hours-15 minutes later. TEAM HEADQUARTERS: Holiday Inn-Washington Meadow Lands, 340 Racetrack Road,Washington, Pa. 15301 PHONE: (724) 222-6200 FAX: (724) 228-1977

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BULLS ON THE AIR

U S F

TELEVISION From its inception in 1997, the University of South Florida football program has enjoyed tremendous television exposure, including several national appearances.That exposure increases with USF’s membership in the BIG EAST Conference, which enjoys an outstanding national television contract. The BIG EAST’s contract with ABC and the ESPN Networks runs through the 2007 season with a minimum of four conference games on ABC and a minimum of 10 on ESPN or ESPN2. In 2005, USF’s first year in the BIG EAST, the Bulls made appearances on ABC, ESPNU and ESPN 360. In 2006, USF is scheduled to play Rutgers on ESPN2, Cincinnati on ESPN and Florida International on ESPN 360. Additionally, ESPN Regional Television, who has long been the media rights holder for USF Athletics, has the rights to broadcast all BIG EAST games not assigned to ABC or ESPN and syndicates a BIG EAST Game of the Week on Saturday mornings.Thus, an already strong partnership between USF and ESPN Regional is even stronger with the BIG EAST ties. USF’s game with Pittsburgh this season will air on the Game of the Week. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, with an office in Tampa, ESPN Regional Television, Inc. is the world’s largest supplier of syndicated college sports programming. ESPN Regional is a wholly owned subsidiary of ESPN, Inc, which is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. Both ESPN and ABC fall under the umbrella of the Walt Disney Company. A growing element of ESPN Regional’s collegiate sports marketing and management business has been its University Projects Division.This division represents multi-media rights on behalf of four universities, including USF. Other projects include Kansas and Oregon. Utilizing its expertise in the production, distribution and development of collegiate marketing rights, ESPN Plus works with USF to enhance the value of its numerous sports marketing opportunities.

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ESPN Plus assists USF in its television and radio production & syndication, advertising sales, in-stadium marketing, signage and video board advertising, local market promotions, event & game day management, and ticket sales strategies and implementation. Specific to television, ESPN Regional works with local Tampa Bay affiliates to air USF games through the BIG EAST contract. Most recently, television partnerships have been cultivated with ABC 28 and Tampa Bay’s Catch 47. In addition to game broadcasts, USF gains exposure through the weekly Jim Leavitt Show on ABC 28, which is hosted by sports anchor Al Keck and airs on Saturday mornings throughout the football season.

RADIO USF is pleased to air all 12 of its football games on WFLA 970, the most powerful AM station in the Tampa Bay market. Jim Louk and Mark Robinson continue to call all the football action, a role they have fulfilled since the Inaugural Season in 1997. Jim Lighthall remains on the crew as the pre-game and post-game host, a role he has held since 1998. Louk, originally the voice of USF Basketball on the radio from 198397, is also the Assistant Athletics Director for Sales and Broadcasting at USF. A native of Rochester, New York and a graduate of the University of Bridgeport, Louk made the transition to football in USF’s 1997 Inaugural Season. He also hosts the weekly Jim Leavitt Radio Show throughout the season, which will air on WDAE 620, a sister station to WFLA.The Jim Leavitt Show will occur live this year at The Bull Ring on Fowler Avenue, just three miles from campus. Robinson enjoyed a seven-year NFL career as a defensive back with the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, after earning AllAmerica and GTE Academic All-America honors at Penn State. He was a junior on Penn State’s 1982 National Championship Team, when he had nine tackles and two interceptions in the Sugar Bowl win over Georgia. Robinson was a fourth round choice of the Kansas City Chiefs in 1984. In addition to his football duties on the USF Football Network, Lighthall has been the analyst on the USF Basketball Network for the past six seasons.

MARK ROBINSON & JIM LOUK

JIM LIGHTHALL


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USF FOOTBALL CHRONOLOGY

U S F

October, 1991

August, 1993 Then-President Francis T. Borkowski convenes a group of 40 individuals (faculty, staff, students, alumni, community friends) to assess the feasibility of adding a football program.

F O O T B A L L

March 20,1992

Community committee, co-chaired by Frank Morsani and Peyton Adams, with staff leadership from Selmon, is formed to raise $10 million, with an intermediary goal of $5 million in order to seek Florida Board of Regents approval.

December 10, 1993 Betty Castor named President at the University of South Florida.

September 19, 1994 President Castor asks for a complete review of football before proceeding, but also states her support for the idea as a potential rallying point for students and alumni.

The Chair of the feasibility committee (Dr. Leon Mandell) reports to President Borkowski that the committee recommends that football would be feasible.

March 21,1992 President Borkowski refers the matter to the USF Athletics Council.

April 2,1992 Dr. Stewart Schneller, then the Chair of the Athletics Council, sends a memorandum to the University Community requesting their comments and asks the Faculty Senate Speaker, the A&P Presiding Officer, the USPS Senate President, the Student Government President, the USF Foundation President, and the Athletic Association President to also report the views of their constituencies to the Council.

December 3,1992 Athletics Council meets to determine its recommendation to the President, and in a 15-2 vote, the Council passed a resolution recommending that President Borkowski “initiate efforts to determine if non-state appropriated resources are present to support intercollegiate football at the University of South Florida.�

October 5, 1994 USF announces a $200,000 (sponsor funded) multi-media blitz to sell season ticket commitments. Through July, 1995, over 2,000 commitments have been received.

October 20, 1994 Season ticket commitments available for purchase.

June 28, 1995 Athletic Director Paul Griffin says USF has raised the $5 million self-imposed goal before seeking Board of Regents approval.

July 20, 1995 Florida Board of Regents approves a student fee increase of 50 cents per credit hour to commence in Fall, 1995 semester in order to fund a football operating budget. It is expected that this will generate $350,000 annually.

July 12,1993 Lee Roy Selmon, now a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the Academic All-America Hall of Fame is named Associate Athletic Director of External Affairs at USF.

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August 29, 1995 BOR conducts final fact-finding review in consideration of USF Football on the USF campus. Upon completion of meeting, in a straw poll, BOR support for football is unanimous.


September 15, 1995

September 6, 1997 Board of Regents approves USF Football at their meeting in Orlando.

First-ever USF football game – at Tampa Stadium.

September 16, 1995

October 3, 1998

USF begins search for a head coach, with staff hiring to follow.

First collegiate game in the new Raymond James Stadium.

December 3, 1995 Jim Leavitt named first head coach in USF Football history.

September 4, 1999

February, 1996

October 28, 2000

USF signs first-ever recruiting class, a class that eventually grows to 81 players including scholarship players and walk-ons.

First I-A win at Connecticut.

First I-A opponent at San Diego State.

September 8, 2001 USF opens eyes with a 35-26 win at Pittsburgh.

September 6,1996 First-ever football practice at USF.

November 16, 2002 USF gains its first win over a nationally ranked I-A team with a 29-7 victory over Bowling Green.

September 27, 2003 USF’s first ever Conference USA game was a 28-0 win at Army.

November 4, 2003 USF accepts an invitation to join Big East in 2005.

September 25,1996

September 24, 2005

First intrasquad scrimmage played at USF.

USF first Big East game, a 45-14 win over Louisville.

December 31, 2005 USF first Bowl game at Meinke Car Care Bowl.

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U S F

RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM

F O O T B A L L Whether it’s on the natural grass field that is envied by every NFL player outside of Tampa Bay, in the plush fan seating areas, or the spacious club facilities and comfortable press box, the impression of Raymond James Stadium - Home of the USF Bulls - is impressive and immediate.The entire facility takes state-of-the-art up a notch. Raymond James Stadium - also home to the 2003 Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the annual Outback Bowl - is a $168.5 million facility which opened September 20, 1998 with a Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Chicago Bears.Two weeks later, the Bulls debuted in their new home with a 45-6 win over Citadel, in front of 32,598 fans. The Bulls have continued to enjoy a winning edge in Raymond James, building a 49-7 record since 1998, including one streak of 21 straight victories at home. Tampa Bay hosted its third Super Bowl, and it’s first in Raymond James Stadium, in 2001 and the stadium also serves as an outstanding venue for outdoor concert acts. The facility also continues a proud tradition as the finest natural grass surface in the country.The bermuda-sodded field in the former Tampa Stadium - home to Super Bowls XVIII and XXV - earned annual recognition from the NFL Players Association as the league’s finest field, and the recognition has continued at Raymond James Stadium, which has affectionately become known as “The Ray Jay.”

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The comfort extends into the fan areas with arm-chair theatre seats with cup holders in all sections. Additionally, the seats range from 19 to 21 inches wide.The stadium seats more than 65,000 for NFL games, with the capability to increase to 75,000 on a temporary basis. For USF games, the lower half of the stadium allows for a capacity of 41,441. Raymond James also features not one - but two - giant Daktronics video boards that can be broken down into several different images, and show several games from around the country at one time. Additional fan-friendly luxuries include 1,158 televisions throughout the stadium. The stadium has 167 club suites on two floors at mid-level along both sidelines. Each suite has retractable glass windows, a private refreshment bar and restroom, and five televisions.The Club Seating also allows access opportunities into two 65,000 square foot air conditioned lounges with amenities including sports bars, specialty restaurants and large video walls. The stadium’s media facilities are also first class, including 225 seats on the west side suite level with booths for television, radio and team coaches. It also offers a dining area featuring an impressive video wall. There is also a media room at ground level, just inside Gate D. Paid for through a combination of a Community Investment Tax, a State of Florida sales tax rebate and a portion of the tourist development tax, the stadium is named for the Raymond James investment firm, headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla.


Raymond James Stadium Facts Designer: HOK Sports Facilities Group Builder: Huber, Hunt & Nichols and Metric Constructors Original Cost: $168.5 million Administrator: Tampa Sports Authority Capacity: 65,000 Field Surface: Natural Grass (Bermuda) Luxury Suites: 167 on two floors at mid-level Club Lounges: 2 - each is 65,000 square feet Dedication Game: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, September 20, 1998 First USF Game: USF 45, Citadel 6, October 3, 1998 USF Record in “Ray Jay�: 49-7

Stadium Directions From the North I-75 to I-275 S. to Himes Ave. N. (exit 23-C) Or Dale Mabry North (exit 23-A). Stadium is approximately one mile north between Himes and Dale Mabry.

From the South (Sarasota and Bradenton) I-75 to I-4 W. to I-275 S. to Himes Ave. N. (exit 23-C) or N. Dale Mabry (exit 23-A) Or I-75 N. to I-275 N. to N. Dale Mabry (exit 23-A) Stadium is approximately one mile north between Himes and Dale Mabry.

From the East (Orlando) I-4 W. to I-275 S. to Himes Ave. N. (exit 23-C) or N. Dale Mabry (exit 23-A) Or I-4 W. to Hillsborough Ave.W. (exit 6) or Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd.W. (exit 4) Stadium is approximately one mile north between Himes and Dale Mabry.

From the West I-275 to N. Dale Mabry (exit 23-A) Or Hwy. 60 E. to Spruce St. E. to Dale Mabry N. Stadium is approximately one mile north between Himes and Dale Mabry.

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U S F F O O T B A L L

USF IN THE COMMUNITY When several USF players visited the Levine’s Children’s Hospital while in Charlotte, NC for the 2005 Meineke Car Care Bowl, it was simply the latest in a long line of community outreach programs that all USF student-athletes involve themselves with. It is part of the collegiate experience and a component that serves to vastly enhance that experience. In addition to representing USF on the fields of play, the studentathletes take pride in giving time to their Tampa Bay community in the form of volunteer services with a hope for impacting lives, especially those of children.

Student-athletes are also involved in activities such as “Paint Your Heart Out” where staff and student-athletes are split into two groups to spruce up a selected home where the owner is not able to do so. One group prepares the home for painting while the second handles the painting duties.

The football Bulls join with athletic department staff and studentathletes from throughout USF’s 18-sport athletic program to form a solid base in the Tampa Bay community.

USF student-athletes were also popular visitors to those students who participated in the Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Center “Reading Incentive Program.” In conjunction with Hillsborough County Schools, Bull student-athletes have breakfast with those students who have reached reading goals.

Since 1998-99, the “USF Student-Athlete Speakers Bureau” has seen student-athletes visit local recreation centers and speak to youth about the importance of staying in school and how that, plus athletics, has personally aided USF student-athletes in their quests to receive an education. USF Football began involvement with Habitat For Humanity in 2004, with Coach Leavitt and 50 players helping build a home in Wimauma.

USF’s female student-athletes are also involved in the “National Girls and Women in Sports Day” when they visit local schools and speak to female students about the impact athletics has had on their lives and the opportunities - like college scholarships - athletics can provide, provided the students stay in and do well in school.

Children at the Shriner’s Hospital, located on the USF campus, also look forward to visits from USF student-athletes. USF belongs to the community and Bull student-athletes know their visibility and consistent constructive activity is a key to having the community realize their commitment to it.

Andre Hall, D’Juan Brown, Tim Jones, Johnnie Jones and Terrance Royal took time at the Meineke Car Bowl to visit patients at Levine’s Children Hospital

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T H E O U T LO O K


U S F O U T L O O K

Bulls Speed into 10th Season with Momentum of Historic Bowl Bid Although USF heads into its 10th-ever season of football with an impressive list of accomplishments – including a first-ever Bowl appearance in 2005 – head coach Jim Leavitt, who has been in charge every step of the way, knows what’s behind you doesn’t matter. So, it comes as no surprise that Leavitt refuses to allow his staff and players to take anything for granted heading into 2006, the Bulls’ second season in the Big East. He knows that like any season – with a successful year behind you or not – there will be questions to answer. In 2006, the largest question will be who fills the void of all-time leading rusher Andre Hall. Not too far behind that is who will start at quarterback? “We have a lot of guys back who we know can play,” says Leavitt. “But we also lose some guys that must be replaced. Andre Hall, three starters on the defensive line and the strong safety all have to be replaced.Those are important positions to fill. So, we have to find answers.” While the answers to those questions and more may not be completely answered until August camp, Leavitt is confident there are plenty of options. For instance, redshirt freshman Moise Plancher, sophomore Ricky Ponton and senior Walt Smith – a converted defensive back – have displayed outstanding skill sets through spring ball and figure to collectively find a way to replace Hall. And while starters will be missing from the defensive line and at safety – most notably all-time sack leader Terrence Royal and sixth-year veteran Johnnie Jones – the players coming up have gained some spot duty experience as backups. And at safety, Danny Verpaele, a Freshman All-American in 2004, who missed the 2005 season with a broken foot, returns this fall. Perhaps the biggest hurdle to overcome in finding the many replacements will be the relative youth of this year’s team, which if possible, is even younger than 2005 when 70 players who entered August camp were freshmen or sophomores.That number is over 70 in 2006, while there are only 14 seniors on the roster. Further, only six of those seniors – Will Bleakley, S.J. Green, Pat Julmiste, Stephen Nicholas,Tavarious Robinson and Patrick St. Louis - have been with USF their entire career. Two of the seniors – James Jackson and Devin Gordon – are in their first season with USF, while the remaining six – Ryan Bourdeau, Jeremy Burnett, Darren Haliburton, Ean Randolph,Walt Smith and Thed Watson – have a combined seven years of play at USF. Additionally,Watson is the only one of the five who has started at USF. “You think we were young last year? We’re much younger this year,” Leavitt told the St. Petersburg Times following the spring season.“We’ve never had such a small senior class, ever. Leadership? Look at the leaders we lost.We’re not right at the stage where we can be a juggernaut every year, but we’re trying. It will be real interesting to watch this team this summer. Guys are going to have to work at an unbelievable level.”

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THE OFFENSE The biggest disappointment in 2005, when USF made its way to the Meineke Car Care Bowl, was inconsistency on offense.The Bulls looked stunning en route to a 45-14 win over Louisville, but also had a 15-10 loss at Connecticut and failed to score for the first time ever in the Bowl game.The USF pass offense finished 107th among 117 teams in the NCAA rankings. The Bulls did finish 18th in the nation in rushing (boosting their overall NCAA rank for total offense to 79th) with 203 yards per game. But 114.5 of those rushing yards disappear with the absence of Hall, who ranked 12th nationally among individuals in rushing. Leavitt and offensive coordinator Rod Smith know they have to find a way to improve the offensive production and traveled to Texas and Missouri in the off-season to visit with those school’s coaches on their respective offenses. Both Texas and Missouri built their offense around their quarterback, something USF would like to do. But first, the staff must answer who the quarterback will be.

Senior quarterback Pat Julmiste has the benefit of 23 career starts in trying to hold down the job


RUNNING BACKS

QUARTERBACKS Heading into the August camp, the staff has opted to move Carlton Hill (So., 6-3, 220) to receiver, where he played in his rookie season prior to an opportunity at quarterback.That move leaves veteran starter Pat Julmiste (Sr., 6-3, 220) and redshirt freshman Matt Grothe (Fr., 6-0, 200), who pushed himself firmly into the mix with an outstanding spring season. Although Julmiste returns with 23 career starts and 29 game appearances, the staff needs to see a better level of consistency from the senior or Grothe could win the job. Julmiste certainly won’t give up on the challenge. Coaches love his dedication and effort, and they have seen flashes of good things throughout his three seasons. In USF’s 45-14 win over ninth-ranked Louisville last season, Julmiste looked poised and in command as he led the Bulls to victory. If he can find consistency and combine it with his experience, he could hold on to the starting job. Grothe, meanwhile, showed enough talent as a redshirt freshman that former quarterbacks Louis Gachette and Courtney Denson are now in the defensive secondary, and Hill is back at receiver. However, with Hill’s move to receiver, Grant Gregory (So., 6-1, 205) is moving back to quarterback after spending the spring as a strong safety, and the Indiana transfer could emerge as yet another strong contender. Anthony Severino (Jr., 6-2, 185), who is now in his fourth year at USF and has a firm grasp of the offense despite limited game action, also remains available. His value only increased with Hill’s move to receiver, as does the stock of incoming freshman Nate Allen (Fr., 6-2, 190).

QUARTERBACKS No. 7 15 8 3 12

Name Nate Allen Grant Gregory Matt Grothe Pat Julmiste Anthony Severino

Ht. 6-2 6-1 6-0 6-3 6-2

Wt. 190 205 200 220 185

Cl. Fr. So. Fr. Sr. Jr.

Hometown Cape Coral, Fla. Athens, Ohio Lakeland, Fla. Miramar, Fla. Tampa, Fla.

RUNNING BACKS In addition to a potential switch at quarterback, USF knows it will have to make a switch at feature back with the departure of Hall, who essentially broke every rushing record in the USF record book. As good as Hall was, Leavitt is confident that redshirt freshman Moise Plancher (Fr., 5-9, 190) and sophomore Ricky Ponton (So., 5-10, 205) have the skill set to excel in the backfield. Plancher has yet to play a down in college, but he has impressed in practice. Ponton got solid experience behind Hall last season, proving capable with 92 carries for 372 yards and two touchdowns. Another intriguing possibility is Walt Smith (Sr., 5-10, 175), who was an outstanding running back in junior college, but played defensive back and special teams for the Bulls in 2006.

No. 21 29 38 14 5 20 25 30

Name Keeley Dorsey Colby Erskin Mike Padilla Moise Plancher Ricky Ponton Aston Samuels Walt Smith Benjamin Williams

Ht. 5-11 5-9 6-0 5-9 5-10 5-10 5-10 5-7

Wt. 210 185 230 190 205 190 175 190

Cl. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. So. Fr. Sr. So.

Hometown Tallahassee, Fla. Seminole, Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Naples, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Bartow, Fla. Lake Wales, Fla.

OFFENSIVE LINE USF loses three-fifths of the line that protected so well for Hall over the past two seasons, and all three losses are on the interior, where guards Chris Carothers and Frank Davis and center John Miller have completed their eligibility. All three are considerable losses, including Davis, who signed with the Detroit Lions. Miller and Davis were both named second team all-Big East as was returning left tackle Thed Watson (Sr., 6-5, 295). Watson, a senior who transferred last year from junior college, leads a set of three players who gained plenty of playing time last season. He excelled as a pass protector, limiting the nation’s leading sack man – Elvis Dumervil – to no sacks. He did the same against an impressive defensive front at Rutgers. Along with Watson, the Bulls return tackles Marc Dile (So., 6-4, 305) and Walter Walker (Jr., 6-5, 305), who platooned throughout 2005. Dile figures to play opposite Watson at right tackle, while Walker, who has played both tackle and guard, is slated to play right guard. At center, USF considered moving defensive end George Selvie (Fr., 6-4, 255), but despite some impressive work during Bowl practices, he appears better suited at end. So, junior Nick Capogna (Jr., 6-3, 275) heads into August drills as the starter with versatile guard/center Jake Griffin (So., 6-4, 290) backing him up. USF must replace Davis at left guard, and redshirt freshman Danny Tolley (Fr., 6-6, 310) will get a strong look at that spot, although Griffin could also contend. Meanwhile, sophomore Matt Huners (So., 6-3, 290), who did make one start in 2005, will compete for time at both guard spots.

OFFENSIVE LINE No. 74 69 70 78 62 77 61 71 68 65 64 73 75 55

Name James Boger Nick Capogna Jared Carnes Marc Dile Jason Fox Jake Griffin Zach Hermann Matt Huners Jeffrey Ide Ryan Schmidt Jacob Sims Danny Tolley Walter Walker Thed Watson

Ht. 6-4 6-3 6-7 6-4 6-0 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-6 6-5 6-5 6-6 6-5 6-5

Wt. 310 275 310 305 255 290 315 290 260 305 245 310 305 295

Cl. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. So. Fr. So. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr.

Hometown Pinellas Park, Fla. Clearwater, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Miami, Fla. Valrico, Fla. Seffner, Fla. Oldsmar, Fla. Palm Harbor, Fla. Bradenton, Fla. Boca Raton, Fla. Winter Park, Fla. Wesley Chapel, Fla. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla.

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TIGHT ENDS

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At tight end, the Bulls lose Derek Carter and Mike Ruegger who have been the primary tight ends over the past two years.Will Bleakley (Sr., 6-3, 240) has been prominent on special teams over the past two years while getting ready to take over the tight end spot and looked strong in the spring. Meanwhile, Cedric Hill (So., 6-3, 240) proved last season to be a capable utility man as a wideout or a tight end. He should continue in both roles this season, while Ben Busbee (Fr., 6-4, 240) figures to build on his redshirt freshman season that displayed plenty of ability. Busbee will also contend at long snapper. Another interesting possibility at tight end is transfer Devin Gordon (Sr., 6-3, 240) who put up big numbers at Missouri Valley, a NAIA program, and showed enough talent this past spring to win a spot on the Bulls’ roster.

O U TIGHT ENDS T L O O RECEIVERS K No. 84 82 44 9 85 86

Name Will Bleakley Ben Busbee Devin Gordon Cedric Hill Andrew Ketchel Quincy Okolie

Ht. 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-5 6-6

Wt. 240 240 240 240 225 220

Cl. Sr. Fr. Sr. So. Fr. Fr.

Hometown Crystal River, Fla. Mobile, Ala. Hawthorne, Fla. Valdosta, Ga. Shalimar, Fla. West Palm Beach, Fla.

Leavitt is very confident in his receiving corps and he feels the position will strengthen even further when the freshmen arrive this summer. Although Hall led the Bulls in receiving as well as rushing last year, USF returns six of the next seven receiving leaders from 2005. One factor that jumps right out from the lineup of receivers is the clear emphasis on size. Among 14 receivers plus six tight ends, 15 are at least 6-2, and 14 of those are 6-3 or taller. Leading the way is Amarri Jackson (Jr., 6-5, 195), who debuted in impressive fashion in 2005 with 22 catches for 242 yards. He proved to be a skilled runner, catching Louisville off guard for two long reverse runs in USF’s 45-14 win. He also threw a touchdown pass off a reverse in that game. Jackson started most of the season along with Jackie Chambers (Jr., 5-11, 185) and S.J. Green (Sr., 6-3, 220), both of whom also return. Chambers had 21 catches for 290 yards, while Green had 16 receptions for 229 yards. Along with Cedric Hill’s (So., 6-3, 240) numbers at tight end and wideout, that group of four players returns with 69 catches for 900 yards. Marcus Edwards (So., 5-11, 175), Jessie Hester (So., 6-0, 170) and Taurus Johnson (So., 6-1, 190), three receivers who played as true freshmen in 2005, return with a combined 11 catches for 182 yards. Just as Edwards, Hester and Johnson got a shot as true freshmen in 2005, soon-to-arrive freshmen Ed Alcin (Fr., 6-2, 180), Carlton Mitchell (Fr., 6-4, 190) and Jason Sherman (Fr., 6-4, 200) all figure to compete for time in 2006. Another exciting addition is LSU transfer Amp Hill (So. 6-3, 205), who sat out the mandated transfer season last year but often dazzled in practice. Hill must overcome a knee injury from his LSU days, but hopes

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are high that he can become the latest of tall, speedy receivers in the Bulls lineup. Ean Randolph (Sr., 5-9, 175) may not be another of those tall wideouts, but the Webber University transfer showed speed and promise in spring and figures to add as a wideout and return specialist in his one year at USF.

RECEIVERS No. 16 2 11 81 19 88 87 6 4 18 89 83 82 23

Name Edner Alcin Jackie Chambers Marcus Edwards S.J. Green Antwon Hanks Darren Haliburton Jessie Hester, Jr. Amp Hill Carlton Hill Amarri Jackson Taurus Johnson Carlton Mitchell Ean Randolph Jason Sherman

Ht. 6-2 5-11 5-11 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-3 6-5 6-1 6-4 5-9 6-4

Wt. 180 185 175 220 210 205 170 205 220 195 190 190 175 200

Cl. Fr. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. So. So. So. Jr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr.

Hometown Tampa, Fla. Miami, Fla. Mayo, Fla. Brandon, Fla. Lake Weir, Fla. Riviera Beach, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Monticello, Fla. Sarasota, Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Lutz, Fla. Plant City, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla.

THE DEFENSE The USF defense rebounded in 2005 from what USF faithful hope was a fluke in 2004, when the Bulls ranked 77th in the nation, allowing 398.45 yards a game. Having built a reputation as a strong defensive team from the earliest days of the program, the Bulls ranked 17th in the nation in 2005, allowing 311.92 yards, despite a much tougher schedule that included Penn State, Miami, Louisville and West Virginia. Even in the Meineke Car Care Bowl loss, the defense shined in allowing just 14 points. With Leavitt’s defensive background plus the vast experience of coordinator Wally Burnham, who is now in his sixth season at USF, the Bulls defense has a huge asset in the consistency of coaching.

DEFENSIVE LINE The biggest questions to be answered on defense come on the defensive line, where Leavitt has always emphasized the importance of having a strong front four if you want to have a strong overall defense. The Bulls have to replace both defensive ends, including Terrence Royal, who had 10 sacks last season (three in the Meineke Car Care Bowl) to set a new single season and career record at USF. On the left end, USF must replace Jon Simmons, and at tackle,Tim Jones is gone. While ends Josh Julmiste (So., 6-6, 265) (QB Pat’s brother) and Jarriett Buie (Jr., 6-4, 240) have very little college experience, their athleticism, speed and size are even more impressive than what Royal and Simmons brought with them. Julmiste, at 265 with excellent speed, is the largest defensive end the Bulls have ever brought to the front four. Julmiste is the lead candidate at left end, while Buie will battle with redshirt freshman George Selvie (Fr., 6-4, 255) , who showed promise throughout last fall and spring. Size will also be prominent at the interior line positions, where USF


has slightly more experience that at the end positions. Richard Clebert (Jr., 6-1, 295) and Allen Cray (Jr., 6-0, 295), each of whom made starts at nose tackle in 2005, return to provide experience at that spot. In replacing Jones at the other tackle spot, USF will look to converted end Tavarious Robinson (Sr., 6-4, 290), another big and speedy player, to win the starting job with a push from veteran Woody George (Jr., 6-3, 265).

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN No. 58 52 90 76 94 45 96 50 92 91 97 99 46 41 95 93

Name Matt Aycox Treco Bellamy Jarriett Buie Richard Clebert Allen Cray Frank D’Amico Woody George Aaron Harris James Jackson Josh Julmiste Shane McElwain Julian Riley Tavarious Robinson Nick Schuyler George Selvie Siaosi Uhatafe

Ht. 6-1 6-3 6-4 6-1 6-0 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-4 6-2

Wt. 220 240 240 295 295 255 265 240 265 265 240 290 290 265 255 260

Cl. Fr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr.

Hometown Gainesville, Fla. Monticello, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Miami, Fla. Lake City, Fla. Plant City, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Williston, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Miramar, Fla. Palm Beach, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Goulds, Fla. Chardon, Ohio Pensacola, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla.

LINEBACKERS The strength of the USF defense in 2006 will clearly be the linebackers, where all three starters return. Ben Moffitt (Jr., 6-2, 240), Stephen Nicholas (Sr., 6-3, 225) and Pat St. Louis (Sr., 6-1, 230) figure

to be among the best units in the Big East, if not the nation.The trio had a combined 264 tackles last season, including 40 for losses.They also combined for 12 sacks. Nicholas, who has been on the Butkus Watch List in each of the past two seasons, earned second team all-Big East last year and could have departed for the NFL, but opted to return for a senior season. He has already been named a preseason honorable mention All-American this year by Street & Smith, and he is on the Bronco Nagurski Trophy Watch List. While Nicholas primarily lines up on the strong side, he is extremely versatile and can roam effectively. St. Louis returns to start on the weak side, where he had 89 tackles, including 9.5 for losses last season. His tackles total was second only to Moffitt, who mans the middle. Moffitt, who was the National Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in USF’s 45-14 win over Louisville last season, had 96 tackles and tied Nicholas for the team lead with 15.5 tackles for loss. While the Moffitt, Nicholas, St. Louis trio brings loads of experience, the depth at linebacker – though strong in quantity – lacks that same experience. Converted safety Sam Miller (So., 5-11, 200) has been an outstanding special teams player and despite perhaps being undersized, he displays outstanding desire and ability as the backup to Nicholas on the strong side. Brouce Mompremier (So., 6-1, 225) got his feet wet last season and brings confidence as the backup to Moffitt in the middle. Backing up St. Louis on the weak side is converted end Chris Robinson (Fr., 6-3, 230), who impressed as a redshirt freshman in 2005. While the starting trio is all set, the Bulls did also add a wealth of talent in the freshman recruiting class – plus Maryland transfer Marvin Peoples (Fr., 6-2, 230) - offering bright possibilities into the future, even after this year’s starters depart.

Linebackers Stephen Nicholas, Ben Moffitt and Patrick St. Louis form a formidable corps in 2006

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U S F

No. 35 40 43 57 56 59 53 51 47 42 49 48 54

Name LeBrandon Glover Houston Hess Sabbath Joseph Alonzo McQueen Sam Miller Ben Moffitt Brouce Mompremier Stephen Nicholas Brandon Peguese Marvin Peoples Chris Robinson Joshua Smiley Patrick St. Louis

SECONDARY Ht. 6-1 6-3 6-0 6-1 5-11 6-2 6-1 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-1

O U SECONDARY T L O O K

Wt. 215 215 215 220 200 240 225 225 220 230 230 220 230

Cl. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr.

Hometown Pensacola, Fla. Oswego, Ill. Miami, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Bushnell, Fla. Bushnell, Fla. Miami, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Greensboro, N.C. Apopka, Fla. Bunnell, Fla. Milton, Fla. Miami, Fla.

In the secondary, USF figures to have two of the finest corners in the Big East in juniors Mike Jenkins (Jr., 6-0, 200) and Trae Williams (Jr., 510, 185). Jenkins was second team all-Big East in 2005, and is a consensus preseason all-conference choice this year.While Williams has not received the same attention, he is every bit as talented.The duo combined for 77 tackles and four interceptions in 2005. Similar to the linebacker positions, the Bulls backups at corner are untested, but talented. Converted quarterback Courtney Denson (Jr., 511, 190) is on one side, with redshirt freshman Jerome Murphy (Fr., 6-1, 185) showing promise on the opposite side. Another option is Tyller Roberts (So., 6-1, 190), who saw action as a backup corner in his true freshman season, but will also get a look for depth at free safety, where sophomore Danny Verpaele (So., 5-11, 200) figures to start. Verpaele, a freshman All-American at strong safety in 2004, moves to free safety in 2006 after missing the entire 2005 season with a broken foot. Even with the missed year, his experience and talents have the coaches confident he will fill the role well. Additionally, the Bulls return Carlton Williams (So., 6-4, 205) who started all 12 games at free safety as a freshman, matching Verpaele’s honorable mention Freshman All-America honors.Williams still figures prominently as the Bulls’ nickel back, while also providing a proven option at free safety. At strong safety, USF will look to converted quarterback Louis Gachette (6-3, 205), who showed a quarterback’s mentality and extreme toughness in his action as a backup and nickel back in 2005, when he had 16 tackles and two interceptions. Gachette is backed up by senior Jeremy Burnett (Sr., 6-1, 190), a transfer from Purdue who has contributed mostly on special teams for the Bulls to this point. Among the newcomers, one player to keep an eye on is Oregon transfer Ryan Gilliam (Jr., 5-10, 175), perhaps the speediest player in the secondary.

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No. 33 12 19 8 2 37 7 22 23 4 34 26 17 21 32

Name Jeremy Burnett Antonio Cox Antwane Cox Courtney Denson Dylan Douglas Christopher Ellick Louis Gachette Ryan Gilliam Jamaal Jenkins Mike Jenkins Jerome Murphy Tyller Roberts Danny Verpaele Trae Williams Carlton Williams

Ht. 6-1 6-0 6-0 5-11 5-10 5-10 6-3 5-10 5-11 6-0 6-1 6-1 5-11 5-10 6-3

Wt. 190 170 170 190 175 190 205 175 190 200 175 190 200 185 205

Cl. Sr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. So. So. Jr. So. Jr. Fr. So. So. Jr. So.

Hometown Tampa, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Immokalee, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Bradenton, Fla. Elizabeth, N.J. Orlando, Fla. Merritt Island, Fla. Plant City, Fla. Valdosta, Ga.

SPECIALISTS Although the Bulls lose placekicker Kyle Bronson, who opted to transfer away, sophomore Mike Benzer (So., 5-8, 185) had started the season at that spot in 2005, losing the job after some misfortune in the early season. A short but powerful kicker, Benzer enjoys the confidence of USF coaches. USF also loses its punter – Brandon Baker – who was a three-year starter. Freshman walk-on Ilia Petrov (Fr., 5-11, 190) may be the answer, while sophomore William Criswell (So., 5-9, 160) handled the chores through the spring and could be an option. Petrov and 2006 signee Delbert.Alvarado (Fr., 6-0, 175) both have the added bonus of being able to kick or punt. USF has normally utilized a second kicker for all kickoffs and Justin Teachey (So., 5-11, 170) returns in that role from last season. At long snapper, the Bulls return Ryan Bourdeau (Sr., 6-2, 25), who handled the chores throughout the 2005 season. Potential backups include walk-on Luke Birge (Fr., 6-2, 230), tight end Ben Busbee (Fr., 6-3, 240) and Eric Setser (So., 6-1, 240).

SPECIALISTS No. 24 28 60 66 31 36 67 27

Name Delbert Alvarado Mike Benzer Luke Birge Ryan Bourdeau William Criswell Ilia Petrov Eric Setser Justin Teachey

Pos. PK PK LS LS PK P LS PK

Ht. 6-0 5-8 6-2 6-0 5-9 5-11 6-1 5-11

Wt. 175 185 230 250 160 190 240 170

Cl. Hometown Fr. Tampa, Fla. So. Longwood, Fla. Fr. Sebring, Fla. Sr. Seminole, Fla. So. St. Petersburg, Fla. Fr. Tampa, Fla. So. Richwood, Ohio So. Palmetto, Fla.


THE SCHEDULE

BREAKDOWN BY CLASS

For the first time ever, USF will play a 12-game regular season, and the competition remains tough. In addition to the normal slate of seven Big East games, the Bulls will have to travel to the Big 12’s Kansas and the ACC’s North Carolina. USF does get to open the season with two straight home games against McNeese State (Sept. 2) and Florida International (Sept. 9), before the first road game at UCF (Sept. 16), a rival looking for revenge after the Bulls’ win in a first-ever meeting last year in Tampa. The schedule includes five games against teams who played in a Bowl Game last year, including a season-ending game at defending Big East champ West Virginia, who essentially returns an entire team that defeated Georgia in the Sugar Bowl.That game comes on the heels of a contest at Louisville, another school that will have revenge in mind after USF’s 45-14 win in 2005.

2006 PRESEASON DEPTH CHART BULLS OFFENSE X H LT LG OC RG RT TE Y Z QB A B

18 89 55 73 69 75 78 84 2 81 3 1 5

Amarri Jackson (Jr., 6-5, 195) Taurus Johnson (So., 6-1, 190) Thed Watson (Sr., 6-5, 295) Danny Tolley (Fr., 6-6, 310) Nick Capogna (Jr., 6-3, 275) Walter Walker (Jr., 6-5, 305) Marc Dile (So., 6-4, 305) Will Bleakley (Sr., 6-3, 240) Jackie Chambers (Jr., 5-11, 185) S.J. Green (Sr., 6-3, 220) Pat Julmiste (Sr., 6-3, 220) Moise Plancher (Fr., 5-9, 190) Ricky Ponton (So., 5-10, 205)

11 87 70 71 77 71 70 82 80 6 8 25

Marcus Edwards (Fr., 5-11. 175) Jessie Hester, Jr. (So., 6-0, 170) Jared Carnes (Jr., 6-7, 295) Matt Huners (So., 6-3, 290) Jake Griffin (So., 6-4, 290) Matt Huners (So. 6-3, 290) Jared Carnes (Jr., 6-7, 310) Ben Busbee (Fr., 6-3, 240) Ean Randolph (Sr., 5-9, 175) Amp Hill (So., 6-3, 205) Matt Grothe (Fr., 6-0, 200) Walt Smith (Sr., 5-10, 175)

52 94 96 90 49 53 56 34 8 33 26 23

Treco Bellamy (Jr., 6-3, 240) Allen Cray (Jr., 6-0, 295) Woody George (Jr., 6-3, 265) Jarriett Buie (Jr., 6-4, 240) Chris Robinson (Fr., 6-3, 230) Brouce Mompremier(So., 6-1, 225) Sam Miller (Jr., 5-11, 200) Jerome Murphy (Fr., 6-1, 185) Courtney Denson (Jr., 5-11, 190) Jerremy Burnett (Sr., 6-1, 190) Tyller Roberts (So., 6-1, 190) Jamaal Jenkins (So., 5-11, 190)

BULLS DEFENSE LE NT DT RE SAM MIKE WILL LC RC SS FS NB

91 76 46 95 51 59 54 21 4 7 17 32

Josh Julmiste (So., 6-6, 265) Richard Clebert (Jr., 6-1, 295) Tavarious Robinson (Sr., 6-4, 290) George Selvie (Fr., 6-4, 255) Stephen Nicholas (Sr., 6-3, 225) Ben Moffitt (Jr., 6-2, 240) Pat St. Louis (Sr., 6-1, 230) Trae Williams (Jr., 5-10, 185) Mike Jenkins (Jr., 6-0, 200) Louis Gachette (So., 6-3, 205) Danny Verpaele (So., 5-11, 200) Carlton Williams (So., 6-4, 205)

BULLS SPECIALISTS PK KO P LS KR PR H

28 27 36 66 2 2 12

Mike Benzer (Fr., 5-8, 185) Justin Teachey (So., 5-11, 170) Ilia Petrov (Fr., 5-11, 190) Ryan Bourdeau (Sr., 6-2, 250) Jackie Chambers (Jr., 5-11, 185) Jackie Chambers (Jr., 5-11, 185) Anthony Severino (Jr., 6-2, 185)

27 Justin Teachey (So., 5-11, 170) 28 Mike Benzer (Fr., 5-8, 185)

80 Ean Randolph (Sr., 5-9, 175) 80 Ean Randolph (Sr., 5-9, 175)

SENIORS (14) Will Bleakley Ryan Bourdeau Jeremy Burnett Devin Gordon S.J. Green Darren Haliburton James Jackson JUNIORS (20) J.B. Bailey Treco Bellamy Jarriett Buie Nick Capogna Jared Carnes Courtney Denson Jackie Chambers Richard Clebert Allen Cray Woody George SOPHOMORES (27) Mike Benzer William Criswell Marc Dile Marcus Edwards Christopher Ellick Louis Gachette Ryan Gilliam Grant Gregory Jake Griffin Jessie Hester, Jr. Amp Hill Carlton Hill Cedric Hill Matt Huners REDSHIRT FRESHMEN (16) Matt Aycox Ben Busbee Antonio Cox Antwane Cox Colby Erskin Jason Fox Matt Grothe Antwon Hanks TRUE FRESHMEN (26) Edner Alcin Nate Allen Delbert Alvarado Luke Birge James Boger David Cozzo Frank D’Amico Keeley Dorsey Dylan Douglas LeBrandon Glover Aaron Harris Zach Hermann Jeffrey Ide

Pat Julmiste Stephen Nicholas Ean Randolph Tavarious Robinson Walt Smith Patrick St. Louis Thed Watson Amarri Jackson Mike Jenkins Sam Miller Ben Moffitt Julian Riley Nick Schuyler Anthony Severino Siaosi Uhatafe Walter Walker Trae Williams Jamaal Jenkins Taurus Johnson Josh Julmiste Brouce Mompremier Mike Padilla Ricky Ponton Tyller Roberts Ryan Schmidt Eric Setser Justin Teachey Danny Verpaele Benjamin Williams Carlton Williams

Houston Hess Shane McElwain Jerome Murphy Marvin Peoples Moise Plancher Chris Robinson George Selvie Danny Tolley Sabbath Joseph Andrew Ketchel Anthony Love Morgan Mathis Alonzo McQueen Carlton Mitchell Quincy Okolie Brandon Peguese Ilia Petrov Aston Samuels Jason Sherman Jacob Sims Joshua Smiley

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University of South Florida Football 2006 Alphabetical Roster No.

Name

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

Class

Hometown

High School

16 7 24 58 52 28 60 84 74 66 90 33 82 69 70 2 76 12 19 94 31 45 8 78 21 2 11 37 29 62 7 96 22 35 44 81 15 77 8 88 19 50 61 40 87 6 4

Edner Alcin Nate Allen Delbert Alvarado Matt Aycox Treco Bellamy Mike Benzer Luke Birge Will Bleakley James Boger Ryan Bordeau Jarriett Buie Jeremy Burnett Ben Busbee Nick Capogna Jared Carnes Jackie Chambers Richard Clebert Antonio Cox Antwane Cox Allen Cray William Criswell Frank D’Amico Courtney Denson Marc Dile Keeley Dorsey Dylan Douglas Marcus Edwards Christopher Ellick Colby Erskin Jason Fox Louis Gachette Woody George Ryan Gilliam LeBrandon Glover Devin Gordon S.J. Green Grant Gregory Jake Griffin Matt Grothe Darren Haliburton Antwon Hanks Aaron Harris Zach Hermann Houston Hess Jessie Hester, Jr. Amp Hill Carlton Hill

WR QB PK DE DE PK LS TE OG LS DE DB TE OC OT WR NT DB DB DT PK DT DB OT RB DB WR DB RB OC DB DT DB LB TE WR QB OC QB WR WR DE OG LB WR WR WR

6-2 6-2 6-0 6-1 6-3 5-8 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-0 6-4 6-1 6-3 6-3 6-7 5-11 6-1 6-0 6-0 6-0 5-9 6-2 5-11 6-4 5-11 5-10 5-11 5-10 5-9 6-0 6-3 6-3 5-10 6-1 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-4 6-0 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-3

180 190 175 220 240 185 230 240 310 250 240 190 240 275 310 185 295 170 170 295 160 255 190 305 210 175 175 190 185 255 205 265 175 215 240 220 205 290 200 205 210 240 315 215 170 205 220

Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. So. So.

Tampa, Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Gainesville, Fla. Monticello, Fla. Altamonte Springs, Fla. Sebring, Fla. Crystal River, Fla. Pinellas Park, Fla. Seminole, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Mobile, Ala. Clearwater, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. Lake City, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Plant City, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Mayo, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Seminole, Fla. Valrico, Fla. Immokalee, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Pensacola, Fla. Hawthorne, Fla. Brandon, Fla. Athens, Ohio Seffner, Fla. Lakeland, Fla. Riviera Beach. Fla. Lake Weir, Fla. Williston, Fla. Oldsmar, Fla. Oswego, Ill. Belle Glade, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Monticello, Fla.

Chamberlain Cape Coral Robinson Gainesville Jefferson County Lyman Sebring Crystal River Dixie Hollins Seminole Armwood Jefferson (Purdue) McGill-Toolen Clearwater Catholic St. Petersburg Catholic Edison Edison Killian Killian Columbia St. Petersburg Durant Central (Auburn) Edison Lincoln Jackson Lafayette Wharton Seminole Durant Immokalee Glades Central Lincoln (Oregon) Pensacola Hawthorne Brandon Athens (Indiana) Armwood Lake Gibson Suncoast (Rutgers) Lake Weir Williston East Lake Oswego Glades Central First Coast (LSU) Jefferson County


No.

Name

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

Class

Hometown

High School

9 71 68 18 92 23 4 89 43 91 3 85 97 57 56 83 59 53 34 51 86 38 47 42 36 1 5 80 99 26 49 46 20 65 41 95 67 12 23 64 48 25 54 27 73 93 17 75 55 30 32 21

Cedric Hill Matt Huners Jeffrey Ide Amarri Jackson James Jackson Jamaal Jenkins Mike Jenkins Taurus Johnson Sabbath Joseph Josh Julmiste Pat Julmiste Andrew Ketchel Shane McElwain Alonzo McQueen Sam Miller Carlton Mitchell Ben Moffitt Brouce Mompremier Jerome Murphy Stephen Nicholas Quincy Okolie Mike Padilla Brandon Peguese Marvin Peoples Ilia Petrov Moise Plancher Ricky Ponton Ean Randolph Julian Riley Tyller Roberts Chris Robinson Tavarious Robinson Aston Samuels Ryan Schmidt Nick Schuyler George Selvie Eric Setser Anthony Severino Jason Sherman Jacob Sims Joshua Smiley Walt Smith Patrick St. Louis Justin Teachey Danny Tolley Siaosi Uhatafe Danny Verpaele Walter Walker Theodric Watson Benjamin Williams Carlton Williams Trae Williams

TE OG OT WR DT DB DB WR LB DE QB TE DE LB LB WR LB LB DB LB TE FB LB LB P RB RB WR NT DB LB DT RB OC DT DE LS QB WR OT LB RB LB PK OG NT DB OG OT RB DB DB

6-3 6-3 6-6 6-5 6-1 5-11 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-6 6-3 6-5 6-4 6-1 5-11 6-4 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-3 6-6 6-0 6-1 6-2 5-11 5-9 5-10 5-9 6-3 6-1 6-3 6-4 5-10 6-5 6-3 6-4 6-1 6-2 6-4 6-5 6-3 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-6 6-2 5-11 6-5 6-5 5-7 6-4 5-10

240 290 260 195 265 190 200 190 215 265 220 225 240 220 200 190 240 225 185 225 220 230 220 230 190 190 205 175 290 190 230 290 190 305 265 255 240 185 200 245 220 175 230 170 310 260 200 305 295 190 205 185

So. So. Fr. Jr. Sr. So. Jr. So. Fr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Sr. Jr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. So. Jr. Sr. So. So. Jr.

Valdosta, Ga. Palm Harbor, Fla. Bradenton, Fla. Sarasota, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Bradenton, Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miramar, Fla. Miramar, Fla. Shalimar, Fla. Palm Beach, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Bushnell, Fla. Lutz, Fla. Bushnell, Fla. Miami, Fla. Elizabeth, N.J. Jacksonville, Fla. West Palm Beach, Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Greensboro, N.C. Apopka, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Naples, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Plant City, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Bunnell, Fla. Goulds, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Boca Raton, Fla. Chardon, Ohio Pensacola, Fla. Richwood, Ohio Tampa, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Winter Park, Fla. Milton, Fla. Bartow, Fla. Miami, Fla. Palmetto, Fla. Wesley Chapel, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Merritt Island, Fla. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Lake Wales, Fla. Valdosta, Ga. Plant City, Fla.

Valdosta Palm Harbor University Southeast Sarasota Riverview Lincoln Glades Central Southeast Cape Coral Central Miramar Miramar Choctowhatchee Central Lee South Sumter Gaither South Sumter Edison Elizabeth Lee Palm Beach Central Cape Coral Grimsley Apopka (Maryland) Tampa Bay Tech Barron Collier Hillsborough Durant Lakewood (Florida) Edgewater Flagler Palm Coast Homestead Glades Central Boca Raton (Kansas State) Chardon Pine Forest North Union Jesuit First Coast Winter Park Milton Bartow Washington Palmetto Wesley Chapel Gibbs Merritt Island South Plantation Lakewood Lake Wales Valdosta Durant

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University of South Florida Football 2006 Numerical Roster No. 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 9 11 12 12 15 16 17 18 19 19 20 21 21 22 23 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 40 41 42 43

Name Moise Plancher Jackie Chambers Dylan Douglas Pat Julmiste Carlton Hill Mike Jenkins Ricky Ponton Amp Hill Nate Allen Louis Gachette Courtney Denson Matt Grothe Cedric Hill Marcus Edwards Antonio Cox Anthony Severino Grant Gregory Edner Alcin Danny Verpaele Amarri Jackson Antwane Cox Antwon Hanks Aston Samuels Keeley Dorsey Trae Williams Ryan Gilliam Jamaal Jenkins Jason Sherman Delbert Alvarado Walt Smith Tyller Roberts Justin Teachey Mike Benzer Colby Erskin Benjamin Williams William Criswell Carlton Williams Jeremy Burnett Jerome Murphy LeBrandon Glover Ilia Petrov Christopher Ellick Mike Padilla Houston Hess Nick Schuyler Marvin Peoples Sabbath Joseph

Pos. RB WR DB QB WR DB RB WR QB DB DB QB TE WR DB QB QB WR DB WR DB WR RB RB DB DB DB WR PK RB DB PK PK RB RB PK DB DB DB LB P DB FB LB DT LB LB

Ht. 5-9 5-11 5-10 6-3 6-3 6-0 5-10 6-3 6-2 6-3 5-11 6-0 6-3 5-11 6-0 6-2 6-1 6-2 5-11 6-5 6-0 6-3 5-10 5-11 5-10 5-10 5-11 6-4 6-0 5-10 6-1 5-11 5-8 5-9 5-7 5-9 6-4 6-1 6-1 6-1 5-11 5-10 6-0 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-0

Wt. 190 185 175 220 220 200 205 205 190 205 190 200 240 175 170 185 205 180 200 195 170 210 190 210 185 175 190 200 175 175 190 170 185 185 190 160 205 190 185 215 190 190 230 215 265 230 215

Class Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. So. Jr. So. So. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. Fr. Sr. So. So. So. Fr. So. So. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr.

Hometown Naples, Fla. Miami, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Miramar, Fla. Monticello, Fla. Bradenton, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Immokalee, Fla. Miami, Fla. Lakeland, Fla. Valdosta, Ga. Mayo, Fla. Miami, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Athens, Ohio Tampa, Fla. Merritt Island, Fla. Sarasota, Fla. Miami, Fla. Lake Weir, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Plant City, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Bartow, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Palmetto, Fla. Altamonte Springs, Fla. Seminole, Fla. Lake Wales, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Valdosta, Ga. Tampa, Fla. Elizabeth, N.J. Pensacola, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Oswego, Ill. Chardon, Ohio Apopka, Fla. Miami, Fla.

High School Barron Collier Edison Jackson Miramar Jefferson County Southeast Hillsborough First Coast (LSU) Cape Coral Immokalee Central (Auburn) Lake Gibson Valdosta Lafayette Killian Jesuit Athens (Indiana) Chamberlain Merritt Island Sarasota Riverview Killian Lake Weir Glades Central Lincoln Durant Lincoln (Oregon) Glades Central First Coast Robinson Bartow Edgewater Palmetto Lyman Seminole Lake Wales St. Petersburg Valdosta Jefferson (Purdue) Elizabeth Pensacola Tampa Bay Tech Wharton Cape Coral Oswego Chardon Apopka (Maryland) Central


No. 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 73 74 75 76 77 78 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 99

Name Devin Gordon Frank D’Amico Tavarious Robinson Brandon Peguese Joshua Smiley Chris Robinson Aaron Harris Stephen Nicholas Treco Bellamy Brouce Mompremier Patrick St. Louis Thed Watson Sam Miller Alonzo McQueen Matt Aycox Ben Moffitt Luke Birge Zach Hermann Jason Fox Jacob Sims Ryan Schmidt Ryan Bourdeau Eric Setser Jeffrey Ide Nick Capogna Jared Carnes Matt Huners Danny Tolley James Boger Walter Walker Richard Clebert Jake Griffin Marc Dile Ean Randolph S.J. Green Ben Busbee Carlton Mitchell Will Bleakley Andrew Ketchel Quincy Okolie Jessie Hester, Jr. Darren Haliburton Taurus Johnson Jarriett Buie Josh Julmiste James Jackson Siaosi Uhatafe Allen Cray George Selvie Woody George Shane McElwain Julian Riley

Pos. TE DT DT LB LB LB DE LB DE LB LB OT LB LB DE LB LS OG OC OT OC LS LS OT OC OT OG OG OG OG NT OC OT WR WR TE WR TE TE TE WR WR WR DE DE DT NT DT DE DT DE NT

Ht. 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-1 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-1 6-5 5-11 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-0 6-5 6-5 6-0 6-1 6-6 6-3 6-7 6-3 6-6 6-4 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-4 5-9 6-3 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-5 6-6 6-0 6-3 6-1 6-4 6-6 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-4 6-3 6-4 6-3

Wt. 240 255 290 220 220 230 240 225 240 225 230 295 200 220 220 240 230 315 255 245 305 250 240 260 275 310 290 310 310 305 295 290 305 175 220 240 190 240 225 220 170 205 190 240 265 265 260 295 255 265 240 290

Class Sr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. So. Sr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. So. Sr. So. Jr. So. Sr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Jr.

Hometown Hawthorne, Fla. Plant City, Fla. Goulds, Fla. Greensboro, N.C. Milton, Fla. Bunnell, Fla. Williston, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Monticello, Fla. Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Bushnell, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Gainesville, Fla. Bushnell, Fla. Sebring, Fla. Oldsmar, Fla. Valrico, Fla. Winter Park, Fla. Boca Raton, Fla. Seminole, Fla. Richwood, Ohio Bradenton, Fla. Clearwater, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Palm Harbor, Fla. Wesley Chapel, Fla. Pinellas Park, Fla. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Miami, Fla. Seffner, Fla. Miami, Fla. Plant City, Fla. Brandon, Fla. Mobile, Ala. Lutz, Fla. Crystal River, Fla. Shalimar, Fla. West Palm Beach, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Riviera Beach. Fla. Cape Coral, Fla. Tampa, Fla. Miramar, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla. Lake City, Fla. Pensacola, Fla. Belle Glade, Fla. Palm Beach, Fla. St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School Hawthorne Durant Homestead Grimsley Milton Flagler Palm Coast Williston Lee Jefferson County Edison Washington Lakewood South Sumter Lee Gainesville South Sumter Sebring East Lake Durant Winter Park Boca Raton (Kansas State) Seminole North Union Southeast Clearwater Catholic St. Petersburg Catholic Palm Harbor University Wesley Chapel Dixie Hollins South Plantation Edison Armwood Edison Durant Brandon McGill-Toolen Gaither Crystal River Choctowhatchee Palm Beach Central Glades Central Suncoast (Rutgers) Cape Coral Armwood Miramar Lincoln Gibbs Columbia Pine Forest Glades Central Central Lakewood (Florida)

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FLORIDA Altamonte Springs Mike Benzer (Lyman HS) Apopka Marvin Peoples (Apopka HS) Bartow Walt Smith (Bartow, Fla.) Belle Glade Woody George (Glades Central HS) Jessie Hester, Jr. (Glades Central HS) Jamaal Jenkins (Glades Central HS) Aston Samuels (Glades Central HS) Boca Raton Ryan Schmidt (Boca Raton HS) Bradenton Jeffrey Ide (Southeast HS) Mike Jenkins (Southeast HS) Brandon S.J. Green (Brandon HS) Bunnell Chris Robinson (Flagler Palm Coast HS) Bushnell Sam Miller (South Sumter HS) Ben Moffitt (South Sumter HS) Cape Coral Nate Allen (Cape Coral HS) Taurus Johnson (Cape Coral HS) Mike Padilla (Cape Coral HS) Clearwater Nick Capogna (Clearwater Catholic HS) Crystal River Will Bleakley (Crystal River HS) Ft. Lauderdale Walter Walker (South Plantation HS) Gainesville Matt Aycox (Gainesville HS) Goulds Tavarious Robinson (Homestead High School) Hawthorne Devin Gordon (Hawthorne HS) Immokalee Louis Gachette (Immokalee HS) Jacksonville Dylan Douglas (Jackson HS) Amp Hill (First Coast HS) Alonzo McQueen (Lee HS) Stephen Nicholas (Lee HS) Jason Sherman (First Coast HS) Lake City Allen Cray (Columbia HS) Lakeland Matt Grothe (Lake Gibson HS) Lake Wales Benjamin Williams (Lake Wales HS) Lake Weir Antwon Hanks (Lake Weir HS)

Lutz Carlton Mitchell (Gaither HS) Mayo Marcus Edwards (Lafayette HS) Merritt Island Danny Verpaele (Merritt Island HS) Miami Jackie Chambers (Edison HS) Richard Clebert (Edison HS) Antonio Cox (Killian HS) Antwane Cox (Killian HS) Courtney Denson (Central HS) Marc Dile (Edison HS) Sabbath Joseph (Central HS) Brouce Mompremier (Edison HS) Patrick St. Louis (Washington HS) Milton Joshua Smiley (Milton HS) Miramar Josh Julmiste (Miramar HS) Pat Julmiste (Miramar HS) Monticello Carlton Hill (Jefferson County HS) Treco Bellamy (Jefferson County HS) Naples Moise Plancher (Barron Collier HS) Oldsmar Zach Hermann (East Lake HS) Orlando Tyller Robers (Edgewater HS) Palm Beach Shane McElwain (Palm Beach Central HS) Palm Harbor Matt Huners (Palm Harbor University HS) Palmetto Justin Teachey (Palmetto HS) Pensacola George Selvie (Pine Forest HS) LeBrandon Glover (Pensacola HS) Pinellas Park James Boger (Dixie Hollins HS) Plant City Frank D’Amico (Durant HS) Ean Randolph (Durant HS) Trae Williams (Durant HS) Riviera Beach Darren Haliburton (Suncoast HS) Sarasota Amarri Jackson (Sarasota Riverview HS) Sebring Luke Birge (Sebring HS) Seffner Jake Griffin (Armwood HS) Seminole Ryan Bourdeau (Seminole HS) Colby Erskin (Seminole HS)

Shalimar Andrew Ketchel (Choctowhatchee HS) St. Petersburg Jared Carnes (St. Petersburg Catholic HS) William Criswell (St. Petersburg HS) Julian Riley (Lakewood HS) Siaosi Uhatafe (Gibbs HS) Thed Watson (Lakewood HS) Tallahassee Keeley Dorsey (Lincoln HS) Ryan Gilliam (Lincoln HS) James Jackson (Lincoln HS) Tampa Edner Alcin (Chamberlain HS) Delbert Alvarado (Robinson HS) Jarriett Buie (Armwood HS) Jeremy Burnett (Jefferson HS) Christopher Ellick (Wharton HS) Ilia Petrov (Tampa Bay Tech HS) Ricky Ponton (Hillsborough HS) Anthony Severino (Jesuit HS) Valrico Jason Fox (Durant HS) Wesley Chapel Danny Tolley (Wesley Chapel HS) West Palm Beach Quincy Okolie (Palm Beach Central HS) Williston Aaron Harris (Williston HS) Winter Park Jacob Sims (Winter Park HS)

ALABAMA Mobile Ben Busbee (McGill-Tollen HS)

GEORGIA Valdosta Cedric Hill (Valdosta HS) Carlton Williams (Valdosta HS)

ILLINOIS Oswego Houston Hess (Oswego HS)

NEW JERSEY Elizabeth Jerome Murphy (Elizabeth HS)

NORTH CAROLINA Greensboro Brandon Peguese (Grimsley HS)

OHIO Athens Grant Gregory (Athens HS) Chardon Nick Schuyler (Chardon HS)

Richwood Eric Setser (North Union HS)


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Jim Leavitt -

USF football. He is the only coach the school has ever had as he was presented the job on December 12, 1995. He then went about starting football from scratch and leading the program from an inaugural season in 1997 to I-A status in 2001, Conference USA in 2003 and now the BIG EAST and BCS football in 2005. Having been “forced” to leave the state to play collegiate football and baseball in the mid-1970s, the new contract solidifies Leavitt’s longstanding declaration that he has no intentions of leaving again. When he returned home in 1996 to lead the fledgling USF program, it was for the first time since he left for Missouri in 1974 and he has been emphatic in his desire to stay. “I can see myself coaching at South Florida until I retire,” says Leavitt.“Then I can buy season tickets and sit in the stands and watch the Bulls play on Saturdays.” After the first nine seasons of USF Football, Leavitt has proven only further that he was indeed the right man for the right job at the right time. Charged with fast tracking a program from nonexistence to Division I-A football in just five years time, Leavitt has led the program to an impressive 61-39 record. A mega-success in the first four years at the I-AA level (24 straight weeks in national polls), Leavitt and crew moved to I-A in 2001 and went 8-3, including a 35-26 win at Pittsburgh. In 2002, his team finished 9-2 and seriously contended for a Bowl Game, even as an Independent.The Bulls are also received votes in both major polls and ranked 18th in the final New

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Jim Leavitt is working on a new theory. It states, “You can never leave home again.” With apologies to Thomas Wolfe, Leavitt has already proven that you can indeed go home again, having returned to his Tampa Bay roots to oversee the most successful start-up of a college football program in decades. In just 10 years, Leavitt turned a non-existent program into a Bowl team when the Bulls played in the 2005 Meineke Car Care Nowl. And on two occasions in the past three years when prominent programs showed interest, Leavitt has solidified his commitment to USF with a new contract. On November 30, 2005, Leavitt agreed to a seven-year, $7 million deal to stay with the Bulls. That came just over two years after he had signed a new contract through 2009. At this point, Leavitt is the alpha and omega of

York Times Computer Poll, one of several polls utilized by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) at the time. In fact, USF ranked among the top 30 in each of the computer polls utilized by the BCS, and the program also had a 21-game home winning streak that extended into the 2003 season.

Having blazed yet another milestone in directing the program into its first-ever season in Conference USA in 2003, Leavitt and his squad now move into the BIG EAST after two C-USA seasons. Along with four wins against C-USA foes in 2002, a year before becoming a league member, the Bulls were 12-8 against C-USA opponents. Picked to finish seventh in the eight-team BIG EAST in USF’s debut season of 2005, Leavitt led the Bulls to a major win over then-ninth ranked Louisville and the Bulls finished third in the league. Leavitt’s success has extended beyond league play as he reached his 50th career win faster than all but five active I-A coaches. Leavitt picked up his 50th victory in his 75th game, placing him behind Bob Stoops (Oklahoma), Philip Fulmer (Tennessee), John Robinson (UNLV), Joe Paterno (Penn State) and Lloyd Carr (Michigan). Leavitt’s profile foretold of the success to come at USF, even as he was hired for the job on December 12, 1995, exactly one week following his 39th birthday. “Leading the USF football program is much more than just a job,” said Leavitt when he was hired.“And it is much more than a task at hand. It is something that is a major part of my life, and it will always be that. I am going to do everything I can to build a program without illusions, without cutting corners, doing things the right way and bringing in coaches with character.” Leavitt also speaks a lot about the “being home” factor. “Shortly after I was hired, I was speaking with Brigham Young coach LaVell Edwards,” recalls Leavitt.“He told me that throughout his years at BYU, he had plenty of opportunities to move on to what some might perceive to be better coaching jobs. But, he told me,‘I never left, and you know

Jim Leavitt at South Florida SEASON 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

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7 4 6 61

LOSSES 6 3 4 4 3 2

4 7 6 39

PCT. 45.4 72.7 63.6 63.6 72.7 81.8

63.6 36.4 50.0 61.0

NOTES 17th (USA TODAY - I-AA) 23rd (USA TODAY - I-AA) I-A Transition Year Full I-A Status 18th New York Times

1st Conference USA Season Meineke Car Care Bowl


why I didn’t? It’s because this is my home.’ “He told me,‘Jim, you’ll never want to leave the (USF) job, because you’re going home.’” Home was a long time coming for Leavitt. It took 23 years and wound through Missouri, Iowa and Kansas. It began in 1974, when the St. Petersburg resident, and a star for Dixie Hollins High School, went off to Missouri, where he was a two-sport standout in football and baseball, earning all-Big 8 in both sports. He also won a Big 8 batting title in 1977 with a .386 average. Upon graduation in 1978, he stayed at Missouri as a graduate assistant, earning a master’s degree in 1979. After two seasons as a graduate assistant, Leavitt moved to the State of Iowa, where was named defensive coordinator at the University of Dubuque in 1980, spending two years in that position, before moving to Morningside College from 1982-87, also as defensive coordinator. At both Dubuque and Morningside, Leavitt was instrumental in transforming the program to success. The Dubuque team had 40 consecutive losing seasons, but Leavitt helped the squad to an 8-2-1 record and the Division III playoffs in his first season. The situation at Morningside was similar with a long track record of losing seasons. Even in Leavitt’s first two seasons there, the squad finished 2-9 and 110, leading to the entire staff - except Leavitt - serving up its resignation. Leavitt assumed interim head coach duties for six months prior to the 1984 season, including the recruitment of that year’s freshmen class. It was then that Leavitt began to rely heavily on home again, even if he couldn’t be there. He decided to aggressively recruit the Sunshine State, loading the Morningside recruiting classes with Florida talent. It helped turn the program to 6-5 and then 73-1 in 1984 and 1985, the first back-to-back winning seasons in the 28 years.

Leavitt also coached the track team at Morningside, a program that had not scored a single point in its conference meet in three years when he took over. In Leavitt’s three seasons, his athletes won five All-America honors, 13 conference titles and set new school records in virtually every event. In 1988, he coached a 4x100 relay team that finished fourth in the nation and he won North Central

Conference Coach of the Year honors. Following his five seasons with Morningside, Leavitt went full force after a Ph.D. in psychology, something he had been pursuing sporadically since 1982. By 1989, he simply needed to complete his dissertation, when Iowa head coach Hayden Fry offered him a graduate position.With the coaching bug, Leavitt took the opportunity and fast tracked a

JIM LEAVITT BULLET FILE EDUCATION • B.S. in Education, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. (1978) • M.S. in Counseling, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. (1979) • Completed course work and written comps for Ph.D. in Sport Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

FOOTBALL COACHING EXPERIENCE • • • • • • • • •

1978-79 1980-81 1982 1983-87 1988 1989 1990-91 1992-95 1996-

Graduate Assistant, University of Missouri Defensive Coordinator, University of Dubuque Special Teams Coordinator, Morningside College Defensive Coordinator, Morningside College Fulfilled academic internship, University of Iowa Graduate Assistant, University of Iowa Linebackers Coach, Kansas State University Defensive Coordinator, Kansas State University Head Coach, University of South Florida

HONORS AND AWARDS INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI • Four-year letterman • Don Faurot Award • Defensive Back of the Year (1977) • Second Team all-Big 8 (1977) • All-Big 8 Academic Team (1977) • Led team in tackles (1977) • Athlete of the Month (twice) • Blue-Gray All-Star Game • Canadian/American All-Star Team

INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL • Three-year letterman • All-Big 8 Academic Team • 1976 Big 8 batting champion • All-Big 8 Tournament Team

ACADEMIC HONORS, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI • QEBH National Honor Society (Outstanding achievement in academic and athletic performance) • Dean’s List • Pi Lambda Theta

MISCELLANEOUS • Attended Dixie Hollins High School in St. Petersburg, Fla. • Head Track & Field Coach at Morningside College; Produced five All-Americans

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where, a story from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa is as good as any in proving the point. As the defensive coordinator in 1985, Leavitt drove from Iowa to St. Petersburg, Fla. to meet a recruit at Lakewood High School for a 9 p.m. meeting. Leavitt pulled a projector out of the trunk of his car, groped in the dark to find a power outlet outside the gym, threw a beach towel over a chair and proceeded to show the recruit Morningside game films. In the two weeks surrounding that one visit, Leavitt put 2,500 miles on his Chrysler LeBaron. The Lakewood recruit ended up a starter at Morningside and never regretted following Leavitt back to Sioux City. Leavitt doesn’t hide the fact that he has taken a carbon copy of the building strategies at both Iowa and Kansas State in building the start-from-scratch program at USF. “I would say I use a lot of things that we did at Kansas State and Iowa as far as the structure of our

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career in I-A football coaching. After just one season with Iowa, Leavitt was named to Bill Snyder’s staff at Kansas State in 1990, when that program had just been tabbed the “worst in America” by Sports Illustrated. Snyder, who was a coaching disciple of Iowa’s Fry, was in his second season at K-State, when he asked Leavitt to coach the linebackers. The following year, Leavitt was promoted to codefensive coordinator and he was instrumental in building a defense that joined Snyder’s offense in a quick and effective turnaround that had Sports Illustrated calling K-State the most improved team in the nation by 1993. And now, Kansas State has assumed a regular spot in the nation’s top 10. In Leavitt’s five years at Kansas State, the Wildcats were 44-23-1 compared to 22-86-1 in the 1980s. In his final three seasons, Kansas State joined Florida, Florida State, Nebraska and Penn State as the only teams in the nation with three consecutive nine-win seasons. During those three years, Kansas State was 27-8-1. And perhaps most impressively, Leavitt and Bob Stoops designed a defense that went from 93rd in the nation in 1990 to number one in their final season of 1995. The common denominator for success at each of Leavitt’s stops has been an unyielding commitment to old-fashioned hard work. “Nobody but nobody is going to match his work ethic and his energy,” Leavitt’s baseball coach at Missouri once said of him. While that ethic has followed Leavitt every-

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program,” says Leavitt.“But we really didn’t use anybody as a model because there really was no model. We were starting a program and the one thing we knew was that our track was going to be fast.” As successful as Kansas State and Iowa were in implementing their strategies, Leavitt can’t help but smile a little bit wider now that he’s implementing it himself in his own backyard. Leavitt and his family first made their backyard in St. Petersburg, Fla. – just 40 minutes from the USF campus - when he was nine years old. Born in Harlingen,Tex., December 5, 1956, Leavitt’s father was an air force pilot, and the family’s move to St. Petersburg was the fifth and final stop. In fact, his parents still live in the family home. A two-sport star in baseball and football (he played quarterback and safety) at Dixie Hollins High School, he graduated in 1974 and went on to Missouri, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in 1978 and a master’s degree in 1979. Leavitt has a 10-year-old daughter, Deandra.


USF HEAD FOOTBALL COACH PROFILE CHARACTERISTICS “Essential or Preferred Skills Successful Candidate Expected to Bring to USF” When the University of South Florida began its search for a head coach in September, 1995, it listed several “essential or preferred skills” from a successful candidate. Jim Leavitt, named head coach in December, 1995, met and even exceeded all desired skills. COACHING EXPERIENCE: Jim Leavitt has been involved in intercollegiate football coaching since 1978, has also been a head track and field coach at the college level, and served as a strength and conditioning coach for 10 intercollegiate sports. He has risen from the graduate level as a football coach to defensive and special teams coordinator at the Division II and III levels to linebacker coach, and eventually defensive coordinator at the Division I level with Kansas State. EDUCATION/ACADEMIC ISSUES: Jim Leavitt was selected to the All-Big Eight Academic Team in football and baseball at Missouri, and he was also a member of the prestigious QEBH, a national honorary for outstanding achievement in college academics and athletics. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in counseling, both from Missouri. Additionally, he completed all his course work and written comps for a PhD from Iowa, but accepted a coaching position at Kansas State, prior to completing a dissertation. NCAA RULES COMPLIANCE RECORD: All programs that Leavitt has been associated with have clean NCAA slates during his tenure. As a recruiter at the Division I level for six years at Kansas State, his knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is solid. GEOGRAPHIC BACKGROUND/FAMILIARITY WITH FLORIDA FOOTBALL: Leavitt graduated from Dixie Hollins High School in St. Petersburg, a 40-minute drive from the USF campus. A great portion of his recruiting base while at Kansas State was the State of Florida. In 1995, Leavitt’s final season at Kansas State, the roster contained 22 players from Florida, including two All-Americans on Leavitt’s defensive unit. MANAGEMENT SKILLS: As an interim head coach at Morningside College, strength and conditioning coach for 10 sports at Missouri, and defensive coordinator with three different programs on three different NCAA levels of play, Leavitt has honed his skills at a successful manager.The supervision of defensive position coaches, working with student-athletes of differing position and skill and the many administrative duties that accompany a top assistant at a Division I program have aided in his ability to manage successfully. In addition, Leavitt balanced his studies for a PhD with coaching duties while at Iowa.

SUPPORT: As a native of the Tampa Bay area, as well as a Florida recruiter, Leavitt has a solid base for continuing to build on local support for USF Football. His enthusiasm for the profession and the USF position in particular further solidify the foundation. ENERGY LEVEL: When asked where he will reside when he relocates to the Tampa Bay area, Leavitt responded,“in my office.” He did buy a house, but Leavitt’s passion for college football and the USF job in particular is worn on his sleeves. TEAM DISCIPLINE: Jim Gladden, a former assistant coach at Florida State:“I have known Jim Leavitt for several years on a professional basis, and have found him to be a man of impeccable character, who has displayed a high degree of integrity and morality throughout his career as a player and coach.”

From Worst to First in Six Years Jim Leavitt arrived at Kansas State as linebackers coach in 1990. One year prior to that, the K-State defense ranked 93rd of 106 Division I-A programs in total defense, and 106th – or last – against the run. In 1990, the Wildcats moved up to 82nd and 92nd in those categories. In 1991, Leavitt and Bob Stoops were promoted to co-defensive coordinators and the K-State defense progressed to number one in the nation by 1995, Leavitt’s (and Stoops) final season.The following is a chart of K-State’s rise from worst to first in defense. YEAR TOTAL DEF. PASS DEF. 1 93 1989 1990 82 23 1991 54 47 42 28 1992 1993 35 30 7 23 1994 1995 1 13

RUN DEF. 106 92 66 43 60 58 15

SCORING DEF. 93 68 44 46 28 5 2

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Wally Burnham Defensive Coordinator/ Linebackers

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When USF head coach Jim Leavitt announced the addition of Wally Burnham to the USF staff in March 2000, he drew an analogy to a “recruiting coup.” Why not? After all, Burnham has an abundance of big-time college coaching experience, including nine years with Bobby Bowden at Florida State and five years as an assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at South Carolina. Furthermore, Burnham has blazed the recruiting trails throughout Florida and beyond during his coaching career. In all, Burnham brings 38 years of coaching experience (including 34 at the college or pro level) to the table. Now, after six seasons in a key role building a powerful USF defense, Burnham has been promoted to assistant head coach and also becomes the sole defensive coordinator after four years as co-coordinator. Burnham has done plenty to prove Leavitt’s decision to hire him six years ago to be a very astute one. Although his role was coaching the defensive ends in 2000 before assuming a more prominent role as co-coordinator in 2001, Burnham’s imprint has been on the USF defense from the outset. Since 2000, the USF defense has improved from 32nd among all I-AA programs nationally to 38th among I-A schools in 2001 and all the way to 17th in Division I-A in 2002, 2003 and once again in 2005. Also in 2002, the Bulls ranked number one in the nation in turnover margin thanks in large part to a ball-hawking defense that was also ranked seventh nationally against the run. Burnham played a large role in the development of USF linebacker Kawika Mitchell, who became the school’s all-time leader in tackles and the highest-ever drafted Bull when the Kansas City Chiefs took him in the second round in 2003. Maurice Jones, another Burnham pupil, signed a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers. Current USF linebacker Stephen Nicholas appears a likely candidate to follow in their footsteps, having been named to the Butkus

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North Alabama North Alabama North Alabama North Alabama North Alabama North Alabama East Tennessee State East Tennessee State Richmond Memphis State Lamar Lamar Arizona Wranglers (USFL) Arizona Wranglers (USFL) Florida State Florida State Florida State

Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Linebackers Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Linebackers Linebackers Linebackers Linebackers Linebackers

and Nagurski Award Watch Lists. Developing NFL linebackers is nothing new for Burnham, who coached nine linebackers at Florida State who were drafted into the NFL and a 10th player who signed as a free agent. Among his standout linebackers at FSU were Derrick Brooks, Marvin Jones, Paul McGowan, Jesse Solomon and Garth Jax. Jones and McGowan each won the Butkus Award, and Jones added the Lombardi Award. Prior to joining USF, Burnham was the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at South Carolina between 1994-98. Upon arriving at South Carolina, literally just days after Florida State’s 1993 National Championship win, Burnham instituted a new 4-3 scheme for the Gamecocks, and he quickly molded what became to be considered the most improved defense in the SEC. The defense ranked as high as 22nd in the nation under Burnham, and it was a crucial factor in South Carolina’s win over West Virginia in the 1996 Carquest Bowl. Prior to coaching at South Carolina, Burnham was a nine-year assistant (1985-93) to Bobby Bowden at Florida State, where he was on the 1993 National Championship staff. At Florida State, Burnham coaches linebackers in a program that won nine straight Bowl Games during his tenure. FSU also finished among the nation’s top four teams in eight of his nine seasons, including the 1993 National Championship. A 1963 graduate of Samford (secondary education), Burnham began playing collegiately for Bear Bryant at Alabama during the 1960 and 1961 seasons. He transferred to Samford, where he was a Little All-America linebacker in his senior season. He also has a master’s degree in Athletic Administration from West Alabama. He began coaching at the high school level in 1967, before first joining the college ranks at North Alabama in 1971, where he remained the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator through 1976, before moving to East Tennessee State as defensive coordinator for two seasons (1977-78). In 1979, Burnham was defensive coordinator at Richmond, and he then moved on to Memphis State as linebackers coach in 1980. In 1981-82, Burnham was defensive coordinator at Lamar, and he then made the jump to the USFL, where he was the linebackers coach for the Arizona Wranglers, who reached the 1984 USFL Championship Game. Burnham joined Bowden at Florida State after two seasons (1983-84) with the Wranglers. A native of Pell City, Ala., Burnham and his wife, Barbara, have three children, Patrick, Allison and Shane. Shane was a four-year letter winner, and threeyear starting linebacker at South Carolina from 1994-97. He is now an assistant coach at Elon.

Year 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 2000 2001 2002

School/Team Florida State Florida State Florida State Florida State Florida State Florida State South Carolina South Carolina South Carolina South Carolina South Carolina USF USF USF

Assignment Linebackers Linebackers Linebackers Linebackers Linebackers Linebackers Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Defensive Ends Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

2003 2004 2005

USF USF USF

Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers


Bernard Clark Defensive Line

COACHING EXPERIENCE Year School/Team Assignment 1996 1997 1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Tampa King High School Lakeland Santa Fe James Madison James Madison Liberty Liberty Liberty Florida International Florida International

Volunteer Defensive Coordinator Defensive Ends Defensive Ends Linebackers/Special Teams Linebackers/Special Teams Linebackers/Special Teams Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator

Bernard Clark, a Tampa native, a standout linebacker at the University of Miami, and a former NFL player, was named to the USF staff March 23, 2006 after two seasons as the defensive coordinator at Florida International University. At Florida International, Clark worked to improve a defensive unit that allowed 478 yards per game against a I-AA schedule in 2004 to one that gave up 375 yards per game against a I-A schedule in 2005. Although Florida Intrernational was not included in national rankings in 2005 due to its re-classification process, the defense would have ranked among the top 60 in I-A after ranking 115th in I-AA in 2004. Against Florida Atlantic in 2005, Clark’s defense tied an NCAA record when it returned four interceptions for touchdowns. Clark began his college coaching in 1998 at James Madison University, where he was defensive ends coach in 1998 and 1999. He then moved to Liberty University, where he was linebacker and special teams coach from 20002003. In his six seasons between James Madison and Liberty, Clark was on an opposing sideline from the Bulls three times. His 1999 James Madison team defeated the Bulls, while USF beat Liberty in 2000 and 2001. Prior to joining the college coaching ranks, Clark first coached as a volunteer at Tampa’s King High School in 1996 before being named defensive coordinator at Lakeland Santa Fe in 1997. As a linebacker at Miami, Clark was on the Hurricanes’ 1987 and 1989 National Championship teams, and he won the MVP award in the 1988 Orange Bowl. A 1989 graduate of Miami, he was drafted by Cincinnati that year in the third round. He played two seasons with the Bengals and then spent one camp with Dallas in 1992, before playing with Orlando in the Arena League in 1994 and 1996. Clark attended Miami out of Tampa’s Leto High School, where he was a highly recruited athlete. Clark, 39, is married to wife,Tammy.

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recently been the graduate assistant at LSU in 2003, when the Tigers won the National Championship. He has also coached at Tampa’s Blake High School in 2002, and he was a training camp assistant with the St. Louis Rams in 2001. Dawsey and his wife, Chantel, have a son, Lawrence, Jr.

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COACHING EXPERIENCE From his debut at USF in 2004, this former All-America receiver at Florida State has done a remarkable job with a youth-oriented receiving corps. Hopes are high in 2006 with the return of three starting receivers plus several fast-rising sophomores, including LSU transfer Amp Hill. Like Hill, Dawsey joined USF from LSU, where he was a graduate assistant during the Tigers’ 2003 National Championship season. His rookie season with USF in 2004 marked his first full time collegiate coaching role. In addition to his outstanding playing career at Florida State, Dawsey enjoyed a solid NFL career, mostly with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who drafted him in the third round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He went on to be named Sports Illustrated Rookie of the Year and was also named to the Pro Football Weekly AllRookie Team. He led the Buccaneers in receiving that year with 55 catches for 818 yards (a Buccaneer rookie record) and three touchdowns. He led the team for a second straight season in 1992 with 60 catches for 776 yards and one touchdown. After missing most of the 1993 season, Dawsey again led the Bucs in 1994 with 46 catches for 673 yards and one touchdown. In 1995, his final season with the Bucs, he had 30 catches for 372 yards and no touchdowns. His 206 career receptions are 10th most on the Bucs all-time list, while his 2,842 yards stand eighth. He had four 100-yard receiving games, including a best of 116 on seven receptions at Washington, December 18, 1994. Dawsey would go on to play for the New York Giants in 1996, the Miami Dolphins in 1997 and the New Orleans Saints in 1999. At Florida State, Dawsey earned All-America honors in his 1990 senior season when he led the Seminoles with 65 receptions for 999 yards and seven touchdowns. He had also led the team as a junior with 38 catches for 683 yards and four touchdowns and he had 128 career receptions for 2,129 yards, including nine 100-yard games. His career highs in receptions (13) and yards (172) came against Florida State’s top rivals Miami and Florida, respectively, each in his senior season. He had a career-long 93-yard touchdown reception in his 1988 sophomore season against Southern Mississippi. Dawsey began a coaching career prior to signing with the Saints in 1999 after a year away from the NFL His first taste of coaching came at Tampa Catholic High School in 1998, where he supervised the receivers. He has most

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Assignment

1998 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Tampa Catholic High School St. Louis Rams Tampa Blake High School LSU USF USF

Receivers Training Camp Assistant Receivers Graduate Assistant Receivers Receivers


Troy Douglas Safeties

Troy Douglas joins the USF staff with 17 years of intercollegiate coaching experience, including 15 in the secondary. At USF, Douglas will focus on the safeties and work in conjunction with cornerbacks coach Rich Rachel. In addition to his two years at Indiana, Douglas has coached at South Carolina State (2003), Michigan State (2001-2002), SMU (1997-2000), UTEP (1995-1996), East Tennessee State (1992-1994) and West Chester (1989-1991). At Indiana, Douglas instructed 2004 Big Ten all-freshman cornerback Tracy Porter and helped build a unit that had a +4 turnover margin. Although he spent the 2003 season as the secondary coach at South Carolina State, Douglas arrived at Indiana as no stranger to Big Ten footall. Douglas spent two years as secondary coach at Michigan State, and despite losing four cornerbacks through the 2001 season, the Spartans still ranked 14th in the nation in pass defense.

COACHING EXPERIENCE Year

School/Team

Assignment

1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

West Chester West Chester West Chester East Tennessee State East Tennessee State East Tennessee State UTEP UTEP SMU SMU SMU SMU Michigan State Michigan State South Carolina State Indiana Indiana

Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Running Backs Running Backs Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Cornerbacks Cornerbacks

In his one year at South Carolina State between his Big Ten jobs with Michigan State and Indiana, Douglas was instrumental in building a defense that led I-AA in pass efficiency defense. At SMU, Douglas coached running backs for one season (1997) before moving over to head the secondary.Two of his students – Jacoby Rhinehart (Arizona) and Donald Mitchell (Tennessee) were drafted by NFL teams. In 1998, SMU was ranked 14th nationally in defense. In his two seasons at UTEP, Douglas coached the secondary in 1995 and running backs in 1996, after three seasons as the secondary coach at East Tennessee State. At ETSU, the Buccaneers ranked third in the nation in pass efficiency defense, and one of Douglas’ palyers – Donnie Abraham – went on to a very successful career with the New York Jets that included a Pro Bowl appearance. Douglas began a full-time coaching career as the defensive backs coach at West Chester (Pa.) in 1989, where he coached Lee Woodall, a Pro Bowl player in 1995 and 1997 as a San Francisco 49er. A native of Jacksonville, Fla., Douglas was a four-year starter at wide receiver for Appalachian State from 1983-86. He led the team in receiving as a junior and his 90 career receptions for 1,401 yards still rank him among the top five in school history.With a bachelor’s degree in communications arts (1988), he was a graduate assistant for two seasons at his alma mater. Douglas and his wife, Rebecca, have two children – Tanner (6) and Taryn (4).

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Carl Franks Running Backs/ Recruiting Coordinator

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Now in his third season at USF, Franks was no stranger to State of Florida football when he joined the Bulls in 2004. After four-plus years of experience as a Division I-A head coach, Franks returned to Florida in 2004, where he assisted in building a powerful offense with Steve Spurrier at the University of Florida in the 1990s. In addition to coaching running backs at USF, he oversees the recruiting efforts, a responsibility in which he proved ultra-successful during his tenure at Florida as well. In 2004 and 2005, Franks tutored Bulls’ running back Andre Hall, a junior college transfer who came to USF at the same time Franks arrived. In those two years, Franks helped mold Hall into USF’s all-time leading rusher with back-to-back single season rushing record seasons.With Hall now departed, Franks turns his focus to a strong group of runners looking to replace the record holder. A 1983 Duke graduate, Franks was named head coach there on his 38th birthday - December 1, 1998 - and he went on to lead the Blue Devils for 52 games into the 2003 season. The former football letterman at Duke returned to Durham following nine seasons at Florida, where he helped the Gators to eight bowl games along with the 1996 national championship. At Duke, Franks continued a strong commitment to academics.The reality of Duke’s academic success came to the forefront in June of 2003 when the football program earned the Academic Achievement Award from the American Football Coaches Association for the 11th time. No other school in the nation has garnered the honor more than six times. The 2003 award was based on the graduation rate for the class entering college in the fall of 1997, and Duke led the way with a perfect 100 percent standard. The commitment to academics is one Franks and the entire USF coaching staff stress in recruiting efforts for the Bulls. In his inaugural season as a head coach in 1999, Franks gave Duke-faithful signs of a successful future, as his first head coaching victory was a come-from-behind double-overtime win over Virginia in Charlottesville. It marked Duke’s first victory at Virginia since Franks was a Blue Devil player in 1981. The Blue Devils notched another ACC road victory in 1999, defeating the Maryland Terrapins in another thriller, 25-22, while Franks’ first victory within the friendly confines of Wallace Wade Stadium came over conference rival Wake Forest, 48-35. Included in the win over the Demon Deacons was a school-record 34-point first quarter scoring spree by the Blue Devils. Franks was also honored during his inaugural season by being selected as the head coach of the 1999 Gray squad in the annual Blue-Gray Classic held in Montgomery, Ala. on Christmas Day. Franks returned to his alma mater after 12 years as an assistant coach under the ultra-successful Spurrier. Franks worked with Spurrier from 1987-89 at Duke and then the next nine seasons at the University of Florida. It was at Florida where Franks and the rest of the Gator program landed in the national spotlight. While there, Franks was an integral part of five SEC championship teams, including the 1996 squad that captured the national championship at the Sugar Bowl. In his tenure with the Gators, Franks helped Florida win 25 straight league games from 1994-97 for the second-longest streak in conference history and become just one of two schools in SEC history to win four consecutive league championships (1993-96). In all, Franks has coached nine squads that played in bowl games, including Duke’s 1989 All American Bowl berth versus Texas Tech. That appearance capped off

one of Duke’s greatest seasons in the past 20 years, with the team winning its last seven games for an 8-3 record and a share of the 1989 ACC championship. Franks spent the majority of his time at Florida as the school’s running backs coach and recruiting coordinator - both areas of strength for the elite program. He coached two Gator running backs who gained over 3,000 career rushing yards in Errict Rhett and Fred Taylor. Rhett finished his career as the only offensive back in NCAA I-A history to rush for over 4,100 yards and catch 150 passes while Taylor rushed for 3,075 yards in his college career and was the ninth overall selection in the 1998 NFL Draft. In his seven years as a running backs coach, a Gator back rushed for over 100 yards in a game 44 times. Florida ranked among the nation’s top 15 teams in total offense six times in those eight years Franks was coaching on the offensive side of the ball. He was the team’s inside linebackers coach in 1994. And that was also successful as the stop unit set a Gator record by allowing just 84.6 yards rushing per game, the fifth-best mark in the nation. As recruiting coordinator from 1991-93, he helped put together the nation’s top recruiting class in 1992 according to Super Prep and Blue Chip Report. The incoming classes of 1993 and 1994 were also highly regarded, both ranking in the nation’s top 10. In 1996, the Gators rolled to a 12-1 overall record which included a perfect 8-0 regular season ledger in the SEC. After closing out the regular season with a 24-21 loss to Florida State, Florida rebounded with a 45-30 victory over Alabama in the SEC Championship Game. Then came the rematch with the Seminoles, where the Gators avenged the earlier loss with a 52-20 win to claim the national title. Franks, a three-year letterman from 1980-82, helped lead Duke to the 1989 ACC championship as the school’s running backs coach.That year, running back Randy Cuthbert became Duke’s first 1,000-yard rusher in nearly 20 years while the Blue Devil offense gained a school-record 5,519 yards. After dropping three of its first four games, the 1989 Blue Devil squad reeled off seven straight wins by averaging over 37 points per game during that stretch. Duke also closed out the regular season with consecutive victories over in-state opponents Wake Forest (52-35), N.C. State (35-26) and North Carolina (41-0). As a player at Duke, Franks saw action at both running back and tight end and was selected as an academic All-ACC performer in 1982. He was also the winner of the Mike Suglia Award, given to the team’s top sophomore scholar-athlete. He graduated from Duke in 1983 with a degree in psychology. Franks, 45, has two daughters, Brittany (17) and Courtney (14).

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Year 1984 1985 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

School/Team Garner (NC) High School Tampa Bay Bandits Virginia Military Institute Tampa Bay Bandits Duke Duke Duke Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Duke Duke Duke Duke Duke USF USF

Assignment Defensive Coordinator Running Backs Receivers/Tight Ends Running Backs Running Backs Running Backs Running Backs Running Backs Recruiting Coordinator/RBs Recruiting Coordinator/RBs Recruiting Coordinator/TEs Inside Linebackers Assistant Offensive Coordinator/RBs Assistant Offensive Coordinator/RBs Assistant Offensive Coordinator/RBs Assistant Offensive Coordinator/RBs Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator


Greg Frey Offensive Line

COACHING EXPERIENCE Year

1996* 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

School/Team USF USF USF USF USF USF USF USF USF USF

Assignment

Graduate Assistant/Offense Graduate Assistant/Offense Graduate Assistant/Offense Defensive Ends Offensive Line Offensive Line Offensive Line Offensive Line Offensive Line Offensive Line

* USF did not play games in 1996 Highly energetic and dedicated to helping young players improve their skills with each passing day, Greg Frey has been on the USF staff from the inception of the program in 1996, when he came aboard as a graduate assistant. He took full time status in 1999 as the defensive ends coach and assumed his current role with the offensive linemen in 2000. Frey has quickly gained a reputation for molding young offensive linemen into outstanding players both as individuals and more importantly as a unit. It began with Kenyatta Jones, an offensive tackle who became USF’s first-ever player to be drafted into the NFL when the New England Patriots selected him in the fourth round of the 2001 draft. Between 2001 and 2002, after Jones and four-year starter Joey Sipp concluded their USF career, Frey worked almost exclusively with freshmen and sophomore starters and yet his charges always performed well beyond their collective experience while protecting quarterback Marquel Blackwell, who set every USF career passing record over the last four years. In 2002, USF quarterbacks were sacked just 19 times despite a starting line comprised entirely of freshmen and sophomores. In 2001, USF quarterbacks were sacked just 16 times. In 2004, Frey had the luxury of a complete starting unit that returned intact for a second straight season, including seniors Alex Herron (center), Levi Newton (right tackle) and Derrick Sarosi (left tackle). Newton signed a free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts, and despite the fact that he, Herron and Sarosi have all departed, Frey has continued to develop outstanding talent including Frank Davis, the most recent USF lineman to sign an NFL contract (Detroit). A former standout offensive lineman at Florida State University and Clearwater High School in Pinellas County, Frey has been a perfect fit on the USF staff. “Greg Frey has displayed the devotion and passion we look for in the South Florida football program,” head coach Jim Leavitt said upon announcing his original promotion in 1999. “He has been a very capable member on our staff from the beginning, and we are pleased to have an opportunity to promote him.” In his graduate assistant role at USF from 1996-98, Frey worked mostly with the offensive line, but he also played an instrumental part in breaking down opponent film and working with the USF scout teams in preparing the Bulls for each opponent. When he took over the defensive ends, he played a critical role in the early development of the Shawn Hay, who was USF’s all-time sack leader when he graduated in 2000. A 1992 graduate of Clearwater High, and a 1996 graduate of Florida State, Frey was an offensive tackle on the Seminoles’ 1993 National Championship team. In 1990, Super Prep Magazine rated him the top offensive lineman in the country while he was at Clearwater High, and he went on to earn Parade All-America status. Frey was born December 4, 1972.

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Greg Gregory Tight Ends

and went on to earn 24 credit hours in sports psychology graduate studies at Virginia. Gregory and his wife, Judy, have three children, sons Tate (23) and Grant (20) and daughter Layne, who turns 16 in December. Grant is a defensive back at USF after transferring from Indiana.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

T H E C O A C H E S

When Greg Gregory joined the USF staff in 2005, he brought a wealth of experience to draw upon, including two seasons as a head coach and 16 years at Army, where he spent nine seasons as the offensive coordinator. He spent the final seven of his nine years at Army as the associate head coach. Gregory also earned Athlon Magazine’s Assistant Coach of the Year award in 1996. Gregory works with the tight ends at USF, but his broad-based experience is a strong asset in helping build all phases of the Bulls offense. Prior to joining USF, Gregory was offensive coordinator at Ohio from 20012003, where he played a major role in helping the Bobcats to score an average of 32 points in MAC play in 2002, the program’s highest average in more than 25 years. Gregory was also offensive coordinator at Richmond, his alma mater, in 2000, helping the Spiders to a 10-3 record and a berth in the NCAA I-AA playoffs. It was immediately prior to that 2000 season that Gregory was a head coach at Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Missouri, holding that job in 1998 and 1999. The major bulk of Gregory’s coaching career came at Army, where he began as a part-time assistant in 1982 under head coach Ed Cavanaugh. He first worked with receivers in 1982 and 1983 and then assumed command of the tight ends in 1984, while he also worked that one season as the head coach of the junior varsity team. In 1985 he began the first of two seasons as the running backs coach before spending the 1987 season coaching the quarterbacks. It was in 1989 that Gregory became offensive coordinator and in 1991 he added associate head coach to his duties at Army. While at Army, he helped lead the program to its only four Bowl Games in the Academy’s history and the Cadets won 10 of 16 games against arch-rival Navy.The Cadets also led the nation in rushing four separate times during Gregory’s tenure. He coached Ron McAda, the only Army quarterback ever drafted into the NFL and running back Mike Mayweather, who rushed for more than 4,000 career yards. From 1982-85, while coaching at Army, Gregory was also a commissioned officer in the United States Army with a rank of captain. Gregory began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Virginia in 1980, two years prior to starting his long stint with Army. He was a quarterback himself at Richmond, lettering in three of his four seasons with the team between 1976-79. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in physical education at Richmond in 1980

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School/Team

Assignment

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005

Virginia Virginia Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Army Missouri Southern State Missouri Southern State Richmond Ohio Ohio Ohio USF

Graduate Assistant Graduate Assistant Receivers Receivers Tight Ends/J.V. Head Coach Running Backs Running Backs Quarterbacks Quarterbacks Offensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator Associate Head Coach/Off. Coordinator Head Coach Head Coach Offensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Tight Ends


Rich Rachel Cornerbacks

Richard Rachel, who has been coaching football since 1969, including a stay with the final team at the University of Tampa in 1974, joined the USF program just prior to the start of the 2000 season. He first coached the secondary in 2000 before assuming oversight of the defensive ends in 2001, where he remained for four seasons before returning to the secondary, where his focus is on the cornerbacks. Regardless of his role, Rachel has been successful in helping gel his unit into USF’s successful defense. As the cornerbacks coach, Rachel is instrumental in developing returning starters Mike Jenkins and Trae Williams, among the finest corner tandems in the BIG EAST Conference. In his four seasons with the ends, Rachel helped develop outstanding talent that led to 141 sacks over a 44-game stretch. In those 44 games, 66.5 of the 141 sacks came from the defensive ends. Among his pupils at defensive end,Terrence Royal went on to set USF’s career sack record and tie the single season mark after he had three sacks in the 2005 Meineke Car Care Bowl. Working well with defensive coordinator Wally Burnham, Rachel stresses a complete defensive game from his players, demanding a strong skill set for defending the run and pass. Before taking over the ends in 2001, Rachel held together a USF secondary that saw a position switch for Anthony Henry (Dallas Cowboys/Cleveland Browns) from free safety to cornerback and a career-ending injury to Jay Mize, Henry’s replacement at safety, which in turn forced starting strong safety Roy Manns to move to free safety. Henry would prove a smashing success at corner, leading to his fourth round selection in the NFL Draft, and Joe Morgan stepped up at strong safety, while Manns held down the free spot. Rachel, who has been an assistant head coach for Kansas State (1986-88) and a defensive coordinator at Rutgers (1990-95), North Dakota (1989) North Carolina State (1983-85) and Morehead State (1978), was most recently the offensive line coach at Fort Scott Community College prior to joining USF. The USF job is a homecoming of sorts for Rachel, who began his coaching career as the head coach at Tampa’s Chamberlain High School from 1969-73. He then moved on to the University of Tampa as the secondary coach for the 1974 season, before that program disbanded and he worked as an assistant at Tampa King High School in 1975. Following one season at King, he moved permanently into the college ranks as the defensive coordinator at Morehead State, where he earned a master’s degree in 1977, Rachel earned his bachelor’s degree from Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa in 1969.

COACHING EXPERIENCE Year

School/Team

Assignment

1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 * 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997

Tampa Chamberlain H.S. Tampa Chamberlain H.S. Tampa Chamberlain H.S. Tampa Chamberlain H.S. Tampa Chamberlain H.S. University of Tampa Tampa King H.S. Morehead State Morehead State Morehead State Kansas Kansas Kansas Kansas North Carolina State North Carolina State North Carolina State Kansas State Kansas State Kansas State North Dakota Rutgers Rutgers Rutgers Rutgers Rutgers Rutgers Massachusetts Massachusetts Private Business Fort Scott Community College USF USF USF USF USF USF

Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Secondary Assistant Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Defensive Coordinator Secondary Secondary Secondary Secondary Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Assistant Head Coach Assistant Head Coach Assistant Head Coach Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Secondary/Special Teams Secondary/Special Teams

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Offensive Line Secondary Defensive Ends Defensive Ends Defensive Ends Defensive Ends Cornerbacks

* Tampa disbanded football in 1975

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Rod Smith Offensive Coordinator/ Quarterbacks

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Now in his sixth season on the USF staff, Rod Smith enters his second year as the offensive coordinator. In his first four years, Smith was pass game coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Smith, who had worked with up-tempo offenses at West Virginia and Clemson, helped install a no-huddle, spread offense at USF when he arrived in 2001.The task at hand for Smith is to help develop a consistent starting quarterback to run the offense. Smith and staff had the very good fortune to work with Marquel Blackwell, who had a brilliant career at quarterback for the Bulls from 1999-2002. Although the transition from Blackwell to a consistent replacement has been an ongoing process, the proficiency of the USF offense is a proven commodity. In the 22 games during Smith’s first two seasons at USF, the offense put up 5,777 passing yards, including the top two single season passing numbers in the program’s seven years of football. Nationally, the Bulls ranked 22nd (2002) and 32nd (2003) in passing. Efficiency has also been a trademark of the passing game.The Bulls threw just five interceptions in 2002, only three of which came from Blackwell among his 403 pass attempts. In fact, Blackwell ranked number one in the nation in interception percentage, and the Bulls ranked first nationally in turnover margin, largely due to so few offensive turnovers. Also a trademark for the USF offense is the broad array of choices in the four and five-receiver sets. In 2002, seven different players had at least 15 receptions, and a total of 19 players were on the receiving end of passes for the Bulls. Even in 2004, when passing production fell – in part due to the emergence of running back Andre Hall – 15 different players took part in the receiving game. That number grew by one to 16 in 2005, and Hall led the team in receiving, displaying Smith’s effectiveness in developing pass plays to the backfield. Immediately prior to joining USF in 2001, Smith had accepted the quarterback coach position at West Virginia following his one-year stay on the Clemson staff in 2000. But even before settling in at West Virginia, Smith opted to accept a role with USF. Smith’s coaching career began in 1998, when he was the quarterback coach for Urbana (Ohio) University, where he helped with an offense that broke every school passing and total offense record. Over the course of his still brief coaching career, even before joining USF, Smith had coached 20 all-conference players and two All-Americans. He coached an all-conference quarterback in five straight seasons, and ESPN.com named Blackwell the Independent Player of the Year in 2002. A 1997 graduate of Glenville State with a degree in physical education, Smith was the offensive coordinator for Franklin (W.V.) High School between his college graduation and joining Urbana. During his tenure at Franklin, the team went from 3-7 to 7-3. A quarterback himself at Glenville State, Smith earned All-America in 1996, when he was a team captain for the school’s fourth straight conference championship team. His teams reached the national championship playoffs twice, including one runner-up finish. Smith also has a master’s degree in classroom teaching from Urbana University in 2000.

COACHING EXPERIENCE Year

School/Team

Assignment

1997 1998 1999 2000 (Spring) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Franklin H.S. Urbana University Urbana University West Virginia Clemson USF USF USF USF USF

Offensive Coordinator Quarterbacks Quarterbacks Quarterbacks Graduate Assistant/QBs Pass Game Coordinator/QBs Pass Game Coordinator/QBs Pass Game Coordinator/QBs Pass Game Coordinator/QBs Offensive Coordinator/QBs


Larry Antonucci Director of Football Operations

Larry Antonucci is now in his seventh year as the Director of Football Operations, after working as a graduate assistant with the USF offense in 1999. Antonucci handles all operational aspects of the USF program, including all travel plans and all arrangements at Raymond James Stadium for USF home games. Until 2004, with the arrival of Carl Franks, Antonucci had also coordinated all of USF’s recruiting efforts. His experience in that field continues to aid USF’s efforts. Antonucci is no stranger to the coaching ranks, having worked as a coach since his graduation from Wagner in 1993. He remained at Wagner upon completing his bachelor’s degree in 1993, where he was a graduate assistant responsible for working with the tight ends and offensive tackles. In 1994, Antonucci was hired as a fulltime offensive line coach at St. Peter’s College, where he was also the run game coordinator and recruiting coordinator. Furthermore, he helped administrate the strength & conditioning program. Antonucci moved on to Emporia State in 1995, where he coached the receivers in 1995-96 and the defensive line in 1997-98. He also coached the kick and punt return teams throughout his four seasons, prior to first joining the USF program in spring 1999. In his first year at USF as a graduate assistant, Antonucci worked primarily with the offensive line and tight ends, but he also assisted with the remainder of the offense. As a player at Wagner, Antonucci started 33 straight games from 1990-92, playing tight end, offensive tackle and offensive guard. He earned a bachelor’s degree in special education in 1993. Antonucci and his wife Danielle, have a one-year-old son, Johnny.

COACHING EXPERIENCE Year 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

School/Team Wagner St. Peter’s Emporia State Emporia State Emporia State Emporia State USF USF USF USF USF USF USF

Assignment Graduate Assistant/Offense Offensive Line Receivers Receivers Defensive Line Defensive Line Graduate Assistant/Offense Director of Football Operations Director of Football Operations Director of Football Operations Director of Football Operations Director of Football Operations Director of Football Operations

Larry Scott Graduate Assistant - Offense A member of USF’s original recruiting class in February 1996, Larry Scott returned to USF in 2005 as director of high school operations, a new position on the Bulls’ staff. He now starts his first season as the offensive graduate assistant with an eye on a coaching career. Upon graduating from USF in August 2000 (communications), Scott was employed in the public sector and in high school coaching. He first joined work force with the State of Florida as a Child Protective Investigator from December 2000, where he remained until September 2002 before working with the Tampa Housing Authority, coordinating self-sufficiency program. Scott first started coaching at Wharton High in Tampa, where he was offensive line coach and run game coordinator from May 2001 to August 2001, when he moved to Freedom High as offensive coordinator and line coach from August 2001 to November 2003. During the 2004-05 school year, he returned to his high school alma mater – Sebring – where he was an exceptional education teacher and the co-offensive coordinator Scott was a three-year letterman (1997-99) as an offensive tackle for the Bulls.

Mike Simmonds Graduate Assistant - Defense Although 2006 marks Mike Simmonds first season on a college football staff, his experience is immense and will certainly aid USF’s efforts on the field. A former NFL offensive lineman and a 14-year veteran of high school coaching with three state finals appearances, Simmonds has much to offer. The head coach at Jefferson High School from 1998-2005, Simmonds compiled a 75-29 record and led the Dragons to the state championship game in 2002 and 2004. After a 2-8 debut in 1998, Simmonds took his next seven teams to the state playoffs, where he compiled a 17-7 record. In 2002, Simmonds was honored as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers High School Coach of the Year, and in his eight seasons at Jefferson, the Dragons had 74 players sign college scholarships. Simmonds also played a role in a third state finals appearance as an assistant coach at Hillsborough High, where he was on the staff for six seasons.Those six teams compiled a 54-14 record and the Terriers reached the state championship game in 1996. A graduate of Indiana State University, where he started 46 games and earned I-AA All-America honors, Simmonds was chosen in the 10th round of the 1987 NFL Draft by The Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He started for the Bucs at offensive guard in 1989, once earning NFL Offensive Lineman of the Week in a game against Chicago. He signed as a Plan B Free Agent with San Diego in 1990, and when he retired, Simmonds had been credited with four NFL seasons. Simmonds played his high school football for Belleville (IL) before enrolling at Indiana State, where his teams reached the I-AA Playoffs in 1983 and 1984. Since his playing days ended, Simmonds has been named to the Gateway Conference all-decade team (1980s) and the Gateway Conference 20th Anniversary Team, in addition to earning induction into the Indiana State Hall of Fame. Simmonds and his wife, Jacqueline (Whiting) have three daughters, Amanda (16), Lauren (12) and Emily (8).

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FOOTBALL SUPPORT STAFF ROBB DUNCANSON ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC TRAINER - FOOTBALL

T H E C O A C H E S

Joined the USF staff in 2002 and assists Steve Walz with the day-to-day medical care for the USF Football Team…Also responsible for overseeing the medical care for Volleyball, as well as men’s and women’s Tennis teams…Instrumental in the design and construction of the Sports Medicine Clinic, and serves the USF Athletic Training Education Program as a lecturer and as an Approved Clinical Instructor…Joined USF straight from the ranks of professional football, having served as the Co-Head Athletic Trainer for the Louisville Fire of the Arena2 Football League during the 2002 season… He was also a seasonal assistant with the New York Jets in 2001, and a summer intern with the New York Giants in 1997…Serves as the editor for the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida newsletter, the ATAF Forum. Duncanson received the ATAF President’s Backbone Award for his service and guidance in updating the ATAF.org website…Has spoken at several conferences nationwide on various topics...Received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Science in 1999 from Elmira College, and a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from the University of Louisville in 2001…While at Louisville, Duncanson served as a Graduate Assistant for the Cardinal Football Team, the Head Athletic Trainer at Spalding University and as an Athletic Trainer at duPont Manual High School and with the Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team…He and his wife, Carrie, have an infant daughter, Avery.

JAMIE DeGEROME VIDEO COORDINATOR The first and only video coordinator in the history of USF football, he has been at every practice and game since 1996…Directs all phases of USF’s video services, including self scouting, opponent scouting and training of all staff members...Designed the video system in USF’s athletic facility and provides technical assistance to all USF athletic teams…Joined USF in September, 1996 after six years in commercial television...A graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in telecommunications, he has worked in both public and private television, with stints at WPTV (NBC), WUFT (PBS) and most recently at WCJB (ABC), where he coordinated all University of Florida athletic coverage...Born in Montclair, New Jersey, he settled in Delray Beach, Fla., and currently resides in Temple Terrace.

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DAVID LANE TEAM CHAPLAIN Serves on a volunteer basis and has been available for USF players since the start-up of football in 1997.

TRAVIS LARIMORE ASSISTANT STRENGTH COACH Now in his fifth season at USF, after having worked as a strength instructor and personal trainer since May 2000…Fully involved with all elements of the strength & conditioning program for USF football players…Has a degree in exercise physiology from The Ohio State University and he is a former power lifting champion in his weight class.

RONNIE McKEEFERY STRENGTH COACH Enters his seventh season at USF and his fourth as the primary strength and conditioning coach for the football team...A former all-conference defensive back at Ottawa (KS) University, he is a native of the Kansas City area...Earned dual bachelor’s degrees in biology and physical education from Ottawa in 1994...He then worked as an assistant defensive backs coach for a year at Ottawa before accepting an internship with the Kansas City Royals in 1996 as a strength coach...From there, he was a part-time assistant in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers strength program for two years and then worked as the head strength coach for the Berlin Thunder in NFL Europe, before joining USF...He and his wife, Angie, reside in Temple Terrace with their three adopted children – twins Tyler and Ava – and Maya, from the Ukraine.

JEREMY LEES EQUIPMENT MANAGER Previously a student assistant on the equipment staff, he assumes the lead football job in 2006…Also has experience working sidelines for Tampa Bay Buccaneers home games… Member of American Equipment Managers Association …Responsible for managing all

aspects of equipment for USF Football…Has business management degree from USF…Graduate of Hudson High School, where he played football and baseball.

STEVE WALZ ASSISTANT ATHLETICS DIRECTOR-SPORTS MEDICINE USF’s first-ever football trainer, he is in his third stint with the USF athletic department after a two-year stay in his home state of Missouri, working in a private clinic...Promoted to assistant athletics director in summer, 2002...Began his latest tenure at USF in 2000, although he first came to USF in 1992, when he was a graduate assistant charged with all training responsibilities for the men’s basketball program...Walz remained in that position through 1994, when he joined Florida Orthopaedic Institute, where he continued to work with USF student-athletes who were undergoing rehabilitation and/or surgery...At that same time, he was head trainer for the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League...In 1996, he rejoined USF as the program’s first-ever football trainer, working in that position throughout the Inaugural Season, prior to his return home to Missouri...A 1992 graduate of the University of Missouri, he also has a 1994 master’s degree from USF...In 2003,Walz was elected to the Executive Board of the Athletic Trainers Association of Florida, serving as the West Coast Representative…Born April 22, 1969 in Jefferson City, Missouri, he graduated from Jefferson City High School...He and his wife, Shelley, reside in Tampa with their four-year-old son Henry.

TANYA WEST FOOTBALL OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR A graduate of USF – with bachelor and master degrees - she is in her sixth season in her current role, although she assisted throughout the 2000 season as well...Manages all clerical needs for the entire football staff…She and her husband, Bobby, have a two sons, Cameron (3) and Owen (1).


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MATT AYCOX FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE END 6-1, 220 GAINESVILLE, FLA. GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

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A walk-on from Gainesville High School in 2005, he utilized his redshirt season…Looks to contribute on special teams while working his way up the depth chart at defensive end.

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TRECO BELLAMY JUNIOR DEFENSIVE END 6-3, 240 MONTICELLO, FLA. JEFFERSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL REEDLEY COLLEGE

A cousin and former high school teammate to USF quarterback Carlton Hill, he played the 2004 season at Reedley College in California before transferring to USF…Enters fall as the backup at left end. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Had three tackles in his four appearances…Won defensive Golden Bull award as top scout, team player. REEDLEY COLLEGE – An all-Valley Conference selection at linebacker in 2004, helping his team to a conference championship…Team also won Producers Dairy Bowl.

2005 rookie season as the starting placekicker but early jitters combined with some errant snaps led to misses on all three of his field goal attempts…Made 2 of 3 PAT attempts…Regains starting nod with departure of Kyle Bronson, and coaches have full confidence. LYMAN HIGH SHOOL – Class 5A second team all-state…First team all-conference and alldistrict…Made 11 of 15 field goals as a senior, including career-long from 55 (school record)…Had six field goals of 50 yards or longer…Had 42 touchbacks on kickoffs…Also made 26 PATs…Also worked as team punter with a 37.9 average on 20 punts…Lyman’s Outstanding Special Teams Player as a junior and senior…Rated number one kicker in Florida by OneonOneKicking.com…Listed among top kickers nationally by Street & Smith…Had nine field goals as a junior, along with 25 PATs and 26 touchbacks…Kicked winning field goal in three of the team’s five district wins, helping Lyman to its first district title in 20-plus years…Handled kickoff duties as a sophomore, although he had one field goal from 41 yards…Outstanding student with a 3.5 grade point average and a 1220 on his SAT…Named to Honor Society and Highest Honor Roll…Also played soccer, where he was a twotime team captain…Football coach was Bill Caughell. PERSONAL – Born December 30, 1986 in Orlando…Given name is Michael John Benzer…Son of Mike and Gay Benzer of Altamonte Springs….Listed in Who’s Who Among American High School Students…Traveled to Gothenburg, Sweden as part of Premier Soccer Team (Central Florida United).

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MIKE BENZER SOPHOMORE PLACEKICKER 5-8, 185 ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLA. LYMAN HIGH SCHOOL

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WILL BLEAKLEY SENIOR TIGHT END 6-3, 240 CRYSTAL RIVER, FLA. CRYSTAL RIVER HIGH SCHOOL

After waiting his turn, he looks ready to take over starting job at tight end this season…Also a key contributor on special teams.

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: One of three capable tight ends, he saw action on short yardage and on special teams…Had one catch for 13 yards, that coming in season opener at Penn State…Played in all 12 games… 2004: Did not make a catch in his nine appearances…Did have one special teams tackle at South Carolina (Sept. 18)… 2003: Worked on scout team… 2002: Utilized his redshirt season. CRYSTAL RIVER HIGH SCHOOL – A St. Petersburg Times all-Suncoast tight end in 2001, although he also excelled as a defensive end and kicker…Had 15 receptions for 247 yards and led Citrus County with six touchdown catches…Also led the county with eight sacks among his 101 tackles…Had two sacks in playoff game with Live Oak Suwanee…51-54 on PATs…Also an outstanding baseball player, who earned all-Hernando/Citrus in St. Petersburg Times as a DH…Helped team to 304 record…Team reached state semi-finals at Tampa’s Legends Field, losing to Bartow. PERSONAL – Given name is William Ward Bleakley… Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Crystal River High.

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RYAN BOURDEAU SENIOR LONG SNAPPER 6-0, 250 SEMINOLE, FLA. SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL

Returns for his second and final season as USF’s starting long snapper…Has performed with nearly flawless precision heading into 2006. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Started every game at long snapper…Won Green and Gold Pride award as the top walk-on. 2004: Performed well under the pressure of replacing an injured Justin Daniel at Louisville (Oct. 22)…Was perfect on his snaps in that appearance, his lone action in 2004.


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JARRIETT BUIE JUNIOR DEFENSIVE END 6-4, 240 TAMPA, FLA. ARMWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

After a hard luck start to his career, he appears ready to make a solid contribution in 2006…Fast and athletic, he figures to be a strong pass rusher…Slated to contend for role at right end. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: After sitting out 2004 rookie year for academics, coaches were anxious to give him an opportunity right away…Broken foot in preseason camp ended his season…He did dress for the final few games, but did not see action. ARMWOOD HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 22nd best defensive end by Rivals.com… Ranked as 25th best player in the state by Tampa Tribune and 39th by Orlando Sentinel…Ranked number two overall player in Tampa Bay area by St. Petersburg Times and also a member of that paper’s all-Suncoast team…First team Class 4A all-state for state champion Armwood High…Hilllsborough County Defensive Player of the Year by Tampa Tribune…44 tackles prior to state playoffs, including nine sacks and 14 tackles for loss…Also had two caused fumbles…Had a combined five sacks, seven tackles for loss and 12 quarterback hurries in back-to-back games against Middleton and Plant…Coached by Sean Callahan. PERSONAL – Born September 7, 1985 in Tampa…Son of Barbara Buie.

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JEREMY BURNETT SENIOR DEFENSIVE BACK 6-1, 190 TAMPA, FLA. JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL PURDUE UNIVERSITY

A transfer from Purdue, he returned home to Tampa, where he prepped at Jefferson

High…Debuted with Bulls in 2004 after sitting out transfer season in 2003, when he was able to practice with USF…Has contributed primarily on special teams but also provides capable duty at strong safety.

Honorable mention all-state in Class 6A…Allregion…29 catches for 503 yards in 2004… Indoor state champ in shot put…Finished sixth in state in outdoor season…Also threw discus and javelin… Football coach was Steve Savarese.

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Played in all 12 games…Four tackles this season, including three in USF’s 45-14 win over Louisville (Sept. 24)…2004: Played in nine games, primarily on special teams, although he saw some action at strong safety…Had eight tackles, including five solo stops…Season-high three tackles vs. East Carolina (Nov. 13)…2003: Sat out NCAAmandated transfer season.

PERSONAL – Born November 5, 1986 in Hammond, La… Given name is Ben Lloyd Busbee… Son of Mike and Gigi Busbee of Mobile…Has an older brother, George…Enjoys hunting and fishing.

PURDUE UNIVERSITY – Utilized a redshirt season in 2002 before transferring to USF when he had to sit out the NCAA-mandated transfer season in 2003. JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked as No. 39 player in Florida by SuperPrep … Threetime first-team all-conference selection … Had 103 tackles with five interceptions and three forced fumbles as senior … Team captain ...As a junior, he had 108 tackles and three interceptions … Coach was former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and current USF graduate assistant Mike Simmonds … Also participated in baseball and track and field. PERSONAL – Given name is Jeremy Todd Burnett ... Born Oct. 6, 1983 ... Enjoys listening to music and playing video games. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GMS/ST UT AT TT TFL PBU INT 2004 9/0 5 3 8 0-0 0 0-0 2005 12/0 3 1 4 0-0 0 0-0 TOTALS 21/0 8 4 12 0-0 0 0-0

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BEN BUSBEE FRESHMAN TIGHT END 6-3, 240 MOBILE, ALA. McGILL-TOOLEN HIGH SCHOOL

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Utilized his redshirt season while working at tight end and some at long snapper…Projected as number one backup to Will Bleakley at tight end this year.

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NICK CAPOGNA JUNIOR OFFENSIVE CENTER 6-3, 275 CLEARWATER, FLA. CLEARWATER CATHOLIC HIGH SCOOL

A converted tight end, he appears to get the starting nod at center in 2006, replacing John Miller…Has shown outstanding skill set for the center position. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Played on PAT and field goal teams and also saw spot duty as a tight end and extra blocker on short yardage plays…2004: Saw action in 10 games, primarily on the line for special teams protection… 2003: Utilized redshirt season. CLEARWATER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL – Class 2A second team all-state as an offensive lineman…Second team all-Suncoast by St. Petersburg Times…Had 127 tackles, eight sacks, three interceptions, three blocked punts and two forced fumbles on defense…Had three TDs on offense and one on defense… Won most valuable lineman in Pinellas County North-South All-Star Game…Played tight end, fullback, defensive end and linebacker in high school. PERSONAL – Born November 12, 1984…Son of Al and Barbara Capogna…Given name is Nicholas Arthur Capogna…Great grandfather played for Canton Bulldogs.

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JARED CARNES JUNIOR OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-7, 310 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. ST. PETERSBURG CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

A transfer from Division II Concord College in West Virginia in 2004, he heads into 2006 as the backup at both tackle slots…Size is a tremendous asset at tackle…Initially looked at as a tight end prospect…A local Tampa Bay area product. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Played in two early season games against Florida A&M and UCF…2004: Sat out NCAA-mandated transfer season.

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downs…Added 10 carries for 30 yards…Also a solid return man, he had seven punt returns for 56 yards and six kick returns for 110 yards (18.3 avg.)…Played in all 11 games, starting four…Had two catches for 50 yards at UAB (Nov. 3), including one of his two touchdowns for 38 yards…Had season-high four catches at Cincinnati (Nov. 20), including his second touchdown catch.

PERSONAL – Born September 8, 1984 in Miami…Son of Carla Chambers…Born to two deaf parents, he has communicated in sign language all his life…Father, Jackie Pope, passed away when Jackie was 14…Has three brothers, Herschel, Chris and Shawn…First member of family to attend college, his interests are in engineering and architecture.

EDISON HIGH SCHOOL – First team Class 5A all-state with 40 receptions for 754 yards and six touchdowns…Also named allDade County for Class 6A-4A by Miami Herald…Had 17 catches for 279 yards in four games through the state playoffs, including four catches for 141 yards with a 94-yard touchdown in a win over McArthur High in the third round…Helped team to 11-3 record and state semi-finals berth…Had six catches for 74 yards in semi-finals loss to Naples…Also punted… Coached by Corey Bell…Teammate of USF players Richard Clebert, Marc Dile, and Brouce Mompremier.

YEAR GMS/ST REC 2004 11/4 14 2005 12/11 21 TOTALS 23/15 35

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AVG 14.1 13.8 13.9

TD 2 0 2

RET 7 32 39

YDS 56 370 426

AVG 8.0 11.6 10.9

LONG 12 41 41

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RET 6 13 19

YDS 110 241 351

AVG 18.3 18.5 18.5

LONG 29 30 30

RICHARD CLEBERT JUNIOR NOSE TACKLE 6-1, 295 MIAMI, FLA. EDISON HIGH SCHOOL

A key contributor in each of his first two seasons, he figures to take more of a feature role in his junior season, both as a receiver and return man…Proved capabilities early in his career as he was named USF Rookie of the Year in 2004…Reliable and hard-working receiver who has improved with each passing game.

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JUNIOR WIDE RECEIVER 5-11, 185 MIAMI, FLA. EDISON HIGH SCHOOL

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Tied for BIG EAST Conference lead with an 11.6-yard punt return average…Finished ninth in conference kick return average (18.5)…Started 11 of 12 games at receiver…21 receptions for 290 yards placed him third on the team behind Andre Hall and Amarri Jackson…Had best day of year in the regular season finale vs.West Virginia (Dec. 3) with five catches for 94 yards…Had four catches for 35 yards in season-opener at Penn State (Sept. 3)… 2004: USF’s third-leading receiver with 14 catches for 192 yards and two touch-

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After winning starting job in 2005, he looks to continue that role in 2006 with valuable experience under his belt. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Started at nose tackle in each of the last seven games, while playing in all 12 games…16 tackles with 3.5 for losses and 0.5 sacks…Also had a forced fumble at Rutgers…2004: Projected as a redshirt, but saw action in three of the final five games of the season with injuries on the defensive line and displayed plenty of promise…Had four tackles, including two for losses, one of those on a sack at UAB (Nov. 3).

Jackie Chambers will be a key receiver as well as USF’s top return man

EDISON HIGH SCHOOL – Rivals.com ranked as 50th top defensive tackle prospect nationally …Ranked as the 14th best overall player in Dade County by Miami Herald…Class 5A second team all-state selection…Played in


Florida-California All-Star Game…Second team all-Dade County in Miami Herald…39 tackles, including 12 for losses and seven sacks in his junior season, when he was also credited with 25 pancake blocks on offense…Coached by Corey Bell…Teammate of USF players Jackie Chambers, Mark Dile and Brouce Mompremier. PERSONAL – Born November 15, 1985 in Queens, NY…Son of Eunice Vernet. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GMS/ST UT AT TT TFL 2004 3/0 3 1 4 2.0- 2 2005 12/7 10 6 16 3.5-10 TOTALS 15/7 13 7 20 5.5-12

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ANTONIO COX FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE BACK 6-0, 170 MIAMI, FLA. KILLIAN HIGH SCHOOL

Along with his twin brother Antwane, he’ll look to contribute on special teams in his redshirt freshman season in 2006. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Worked on scout team and utilized his redshirt season. KILLIAN HIGH SCHOOL – A late addition to the 2005 recruiting class at USF…Played for 6A state title team in 2004. PERSONAL – Born February 11, 1986.

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ANTWANE COX FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE BACK 6-0, 170 MIAMI, FLA. KILLIAN HIGH SCHOOL

Enters his 2006 freshman redshirt season as a likely candidate for special teams play. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Worked on scout team while utilizing his redshirt season.

KILLIAN HIGH SCHOOL – Second team all-Dade County for Class 4A-6A (Miami Herald)…Played in Dade-Broward All-Star Game…Helped team to Class 6A state title in 2004…Also ran track.

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SOPHOMORE PLACEKICKER 5-9, 160 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. ST. PETERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL – Born February 11, 1986…Given name is Antwane Lamar Cox.

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ALLEN CRAY JUNIOR DEFENSIVE TACKLE 6-0, 295 LAKE CITY, FLA. COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL

A platoon starter in each of the past two seasons, he’ll continue to battle for starting status… Experience will come in handy for USF, whether it’s as a regular or platoon starter. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Opened the first five games at nose tackle, while splitting time with Richard Clebert…Had 13 tackles including 1.5 for losses…2004: Made an impression as a redshirt freshman, starting five games and playing in eight…Finished with 11 tackles, four of those for losses…After not playing in the season opener, he had a season-high three tackles at South Carolina (Sept. 18), including two for losses…Sack came vs. East Carolina (Nov. 13)…2003: Used his redshirt season. COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL – Class 4A first team all-state as a senior and second team as a junior…Florida Times-Union all-First Coast in 2002 after posting 98 tackles, including 11 sacks from the nose tackle position…Columbia High Defensive MVP…Had 93 tackles, including nine sacks as a junior…Helped his team to a regional title along side USF’s Eric Thomas. PERSONAL – Born September 4, 1984 in Gainesville, Fla…Has one brother and two sisters. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GMS/ST UT AT 7 4 8/ 5 2004 2005 12/ 5 6 7 TOTALS 20/10 13 11

TT TFL SACKS 11 4.0- 9 1-6 13 1.5- 4 0-0 24 5.5-13 1-6

WILLIAM CRISWELL

Enters his sophomore season with hopes of competing for kicking duty…Can also contribute as a punter if needed in that role. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Made roster but did not see game duty while he continued to work hard in practice.

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COURTNEY DENSON JUNIOR DEFENSIVE BACK 5-11, 190 MIAMI, FLA. CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL AUBURN

After moving from QB to receiver amidst the 2005 season, he made another move to cornerback this past spring…Enters fall as a backup at corner after a solid spring in the position… Versatile player and one coaches want to find a way to keep on the field…Joined USF as a transfer from Auburn...Signed at Auburn as a quarterback but moved to secondary before transfer to USF. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Won the starting quarterback job for USF’s season opener at Penn State (Sept. 3), but Pat Julmiste won it back during that same game…With USF’s desire to develop true freshman Carlton Hill, Denson began seeing duty at receiver…One catch for 11 yards…Also had 22 carries for 124 yards, mostly while playing QB…2004: Displayed solid quarterback skills while playing on scout team as he sat out the NCAA-mandated transfer season….Won USF’s Offensive Golden Bull Award as the scout team player who most contributed to USF’s success. AUBURN – 2003: Signed out of high school as a quarterback but moved to secondary in his redshirt season.

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CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – Dade County Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year in 2002 when he threw for 1,905 yards and 21 touchdowns…Also rushed for 615 yards and 12 touchdowns…Played in Dade-Broward All-Star Game and had six carries for 106 yards…Ranked top quarterback in the state by Florida Times Union.

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MARC DILE SOPHOMORE OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-4, 305 MIAMI, FLA. EDISON HIGH SCHOOL

After proving himself as a redshirt freshman, platoon starter in 2005, he heads into 2006 as the likely fulltime starter at right tackle. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: A redshirt freshman, he performed superbly as a platoon starter at both tackle spots…Opened season at Penn State (Sept. 3) as the starter at left tackle and moved to right side a week later vs. Florida A&M (Sept. 10)…Started three more games late in the year on right side for a total of five starts and 12 games played…Played considerable number of snaps whether starting or not, splitting time with Walter Walker…2004: Utilized his redshirt season. EDISON HIGH SCHOOL – Played in Florida-California All-Star Game…Honorable mention all-Dade County in Miami Herald…Coached by Corey Bell…Also participated in basketball and track…High school teammate of USF players Jackie Chambers, Richard Clebert, and Brouce Mompremier. PERSONAL – Born May 5, 1986 in Orlando…Son of Celaine Guerrier…Has two sisters.

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SOPHOMORE WIDE RECEIVER 5-11, 175 MAYO, FLA. LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL

SOPHOMORE DEFENSIVE BACK 5-10, 190 TAMPA, FLA. WHARTON HIGH SCHOOL

A speedy wideout, he heads into the fall as a contender for one of the two outside slots.

A walk-on at USF, he became a key special teams player and continues to work toward a more prominent role in secondary as a corner…Has speed to be a contributor.

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Duty increased as season progressed…Gained his first two career receptions (for 60 yards) at Syracuse (Nov. 12)…Had a spectacular 41-yard catch at Connecticut (Nov. 26)…Had five catches for 110 yards (22.0 average) on the season…2004: Utilized redshirt season. LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL – Two-time all-state in Class A, he made first team as a junior and second team as a senior…Had 22 catches for 490 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior…Also had one punt return for a touchdown…67 catches for 980 yards with 14 total touchdowns that included two punt returns and a kick return…2003 state high school high jump champion (6’6”)…Also played basketball and baseball…Coached by Joey Pearson. PERSONAL – Born September 4, 1985 in Gainesville…Son of Ann Murphy…Member of Beta Club and carried a 3.0 grade point average throughout high school career…Related to Reggie McGrew (Florida, 49ers, Falcons) and Sam McGrew (Florida State)…Enjoys knee boarding, swimming and fishing. USF CAREER RECEIVING STATS YEAR 2005

GMS/ST REC 12/0 5

YDS 110

AVG 22.0

TD 0

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Saw action in 10 games on special teams and had two tackles. WHARTON HIGH SCHOOL – A standout corner for a high school less than 10 miles north of the USF campus…Played a key role in helping a six-year-old program reach the state semifinals in 2002…Returned an interception 35 yards for a touchdown in the 5A Region Finals against national power Lakeland High to advance.

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COLBY ERSKIN FRESHMAN RUNNING BACK 5-9, 185 SEMINOLE, FLA. SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL

A walk-on at USF, he has been an outstanding contributor on scout teams and continues to battle for a role either on special teams or in the backfield. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Worked on scout team. SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL – Had an 80yard kick return for a touchdown in an October 2004 win over St. Petersburg High…Proved to be a capable receiver as well as evidenced by a 50-yard catch and run one week earlier against Clearwater…Also had a strong outing in a 2003 game against Clearwater, when he ran for 157 yards, had three receptions for 20 yards and also had an interception.


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JASON FOX FRESHMAN OFFENSIVE CENTER 6-0, 255 VALRICO, FLA. DURANT HIGH SCHOOL

A walk-on, he’s a redshirt freshman in 2005 and could be utilized as a center or even as a blocking back…Won 2005 offensive Golden Bull award as top scout team player.

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Team ranked eighth in state in final media poll conducted prior to playoffs…All-district and allcounty in 2003….Team MVP as a junior…Also played basketball and baseball…Coached by John Webber.

season…Has clocked as fast as 4.27 in the 40…Also an accomplished sprinter at Oregon for track team.

PERSONAL – Born November 8, 1985 in Ft. Myers…Son of Vanessa Howard…An honor roll student with a 3.1 grade point average…Enjoys hunting and fishing. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

OREGON – 2004: Had 13 tackles in his redshirt freshman season…Also forced a fumble and recovered one fumble…2003: Used redshirt season.

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LOUIS GACHETTE SOPHOMORE DEFENSIVE BACK 6-3, 205 IMMOKALEE, FLA. IMMOKALEE HIGH SCHOOL

One of three converted quarterbacks in the USF secondary…After an impressive debut as a backup strong safety and nickel back in 2005, he went through Spring 2006 as the starter at strong safety…A heady and athletic player, using his strong faculties as a former QB in the secondary…Move from free to strong prompted by return of Danny Verpaele, who returns from injury…Versatility will prove an asset. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Utilized as frequent nickel back and as a platoon player at strong safety…Had two interceptions and 16 tackles in 12 non-starting appearances…Had a 39-yard interception return in USF’s win over Louisville (Sept. 24)…Had his second pickoff one week later at Miami (Oct. 1)…2004: Went through 2004 rookie season as the scout team quarterback, but made switch to safety in 2005 spring season IMMOKALEE HIGH SCHOOL – A lefthanded thrower, he led his team to the state semi-finals before a loss to eventual 2A champion Chaminade…Threw for 1,300 yards and ran for 300 with 14 touchdowns accounted for…Threw for 210 yards and three touchdowns in Region championship win over Clewiston…

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WOODY GEORGE JUNIOR DEFENSIVE TACKLE 6-3, 265 BELLE GLADE, FLA. GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Assisted on scout team while sitting out transfer season.

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL – Originally committed to Florida State out of Lincoln High, but eventually signed at Oregon…Versatile athlete that played receiver and cornerback… Competitive, quick, speedy, physical, and a leader…As a junior, he recorded 25 receptions 578 yards, and nine touchdowns…Also rushed 31 times for 511 yards and four touchdowns… Defensively that year, he recorded four interceptions, 11 pass breakups and 42 tackles….Ninth ranked cornerback by Scout.com in 2003… Ranked 27th best player in Florida in 2003 by BorderWars.com. PERSONAL – Brother Mike played running back at Georgia.

Figures to play most prominent role to date… Enters 2006 season as backup to Tavarious Robinson at defensive tackle. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Played in eight games and had one tackle for the Bulls…2004: Worked on scout team. GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – Originally signed with USF in 2003, but gained first-time eligibility in 2004…All-area in 2002 with 75 tackles and 10 sacks…Also played in Outback All-Star Game…All-area honorable mention as a junior in 2001 when he had 68 tackles and six sacks…Played on 2000 state championship team as a sophomore.

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DEVIN GORDON SENIOR TIGHT END 6-3, 240 HAWTHORNE, FLA. HAWTHORNE HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL – Born July 20, 1984.

A transfer from Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo., he impressed USF coaches with his ability this past spring and won a spot on the roster.

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MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE – Led his team in receiving in 2004, when he had 38 catches for 410 yards and three touchdowns.

RYAN GILLIAM JUNIOR DEFENSIVE BACK 5-10, 175 TALLAHASSEE, FLA. LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL OREGON

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S.J. GREEN SENIOR WIDE RECEIVER 6-3, 220 BRANDON, FLA. BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL

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The most experienced of USF’s receivers with 28 starts and 33 appearances…Runs solid routes and then has good speed once ball is in his hands…Talented enough to win a part-time starting role as a true freshman, he is now in his third season as the number one man in the Z receiver role, one of two outside spots in the three and four-receiver alignments…Has 42 career catches with two touchdowns. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: One of his two career TDs at Connecticut (Nov. 26) when he had three catches for 67 yards…Had season-high four receptions at Pittsburgh (Oct. 15)…2004: Second leading receiver on the team with 22 catches for 262 yards…Had career-best seven catches for 98 yards in USF’s thrilling double overtime win at TCU (Sept. 25)…Followed that with three catches for 43 yards and his first career touchdown vs. Southern Miss (Oct. 2)…TD catch was nine yards…Also had his season-long reception of 26 yards in that Southern Miss game…2003: Started first seven games of the season and played in 10 of 11 as a rookie…Had four catches for 45 yards, earning a career first catch at historic Legion Field against Alabama (Aug, 30), good for 15 yards…Had another 15-yard catch one week later vs. Nicholls State (Sept. 6)…All four catches came in the first four games of the season with one reception in each game. BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 66th in the state by Orlando Sentinel…75th by Larry Bluestein of FloridaKids.net…Class 5A all-state third team as a defensive back…Ranked 20th in Tampa Bay by St. Petersburg Times, who also named him all-Suncoast honorable mention…Tampa Tribune first team all-county in 2002 when he had 36 catches for 708 yards and seven touchdowns…Had five catches for 175 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-23 win over Tampa Bay Tech, including a 76-yard score…Also had seven interceptions and 96 tackles as a free safety in 2002…First team allWestern Conference…Played in Hillsborough

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County East-West All-Star Game…Named a Tampa Tribune “Class Act” in fall 2002 for work in athletics and classroom. PERSONAL – Born June 20, 1985 in Ft. Worth,Tex…Son of Marva Green…Oldest of five boys…Given name is Solomon Green. USF CAREER RECEIVING STATS YEAR GMS/ST REC 2003 10/ 7 4 2004 11/10 22 2005 12/11 16 TOTALS 33/28 42

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YDS 45 262 229 536

AVG 11.3 11.9 14.3 12.8

TD 0 1 1 2

Threw 41 TD passes and ran for 21 more among 1,000-plus career rushing yards…Had 240 tackles and 10 interceptions as a defensive back… Played safety in each of final three seasons and corner as a freshman at Atlee High in Virginia… Also played baseball and basketball and was a three-sport captain as a senior….350 career hitter in baseball…Played centerfield, shortstop and pitcher…Three-time all-league and two-time all-county in baseball. PERSONAL – Born March 10, 1986 in West Point, N.Y., where his father was on the football staff at Army.

GRANT GREGORY 77 SOPHOMORE QUARTERBACK 6-1, 205 ATHENS, OHIO ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL INDIANA UNIVERSITY

A transfer last summer from Indiana….Impressed throughout spring 2006 as he worked at safetybut has since moved back to QB…His father, Greg Gregory, is USF’s tight ends coach. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Impressed with work ethic and versatility in his transfer season. INDIANA – 2004: Utilized his redshirt season…Was seen as an athletic quarterback with a strong throwing arm…Also a capable runner. ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL – Named to the Division III All-Ohio squad by Ohio Prep Scene…Also named first team All-Ohio in Division III by the Associated Press and the Ohio Football Coaches Association…Earned a spot in Big 33 All-Star Game, a prestigious event between Ohio and Pennsylvania…Threw an 82yard TD pass in that game to Ohio State’s Ted Ginn…Played quarterback and safety…Threw for 2,085 yards as a senior, completing 115 of 214 attempts…Threw for 22 touchdowns…Had 66 tackles and three interceptions on defense… Three-time all-league and all-district and the County MVP as a senior…Selected to play in prestigious Ohio North-South All-Star Game and earned South Offensive Player of the Game honors, completing eight of 14 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns...Also had an 80-yard TD run in that game…4,200-plus yards passing in three years as a starter at Athens High…

JAKE GRIFFIN SOPHOMORE OFFENSIVE CENTER 6-4, 290 SEFFNER, FLA. ARMWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

A highly recognized recruit out of state champion Armwood High, he redshirted in 2004 but showed bright promise even then…Currently slated as a backup center, but he could also contribute at either guard spot. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Played in all 11 games, seeing most extensive duty on field goal and PAT protection…2004: Used his redshirt season. ARMWOOD HIGH SCHOOL – Class 4A all-state for state champion Armwood… Anchored offensive line that paved the way for three 1,000 yard rushers in 2003…Ranked 39th best prospect in Florida by Tampa Tribune and 67th by Orlando Sentinel…Ranked sixth in Tampa Bay area by St. Petersburg Times…Florida Times Union ranked him fourth best offensive guard prospect in state…Also a member of Times’ all-Suncoast team…Named top offensive lineman in Hillsborough County with Jimbo Kynes Award…All-Western Conference and allcounty…Extremely mobile and athletic at 300 pounds…Earned Wendy’s Heisman nominee and Orange Bowl Academic Award…Coached by Sean Callahan…Teammate of USF’s Jarriett Buie. PERSONAL – Born April 24, 1986 in Tampa…Son of Michelle Archbell…Given


name is Jacob Douglas Griffin…Has two brothers and three sisters.

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MATT GROTHE FRESHMAN QUARTERBACK 6-0, 200 LAKELAND, FLA. LAKE GIBSON HIGH SCHOOL

Has picked up USF’s offense rapidly enough to throw himself squarely into the three-man battle for starting QB job…Caught up with returnees Pat Julmiste and Carlton Hill during this past Spring…Will have chance to win job in preseason drills. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Impressed as a scout team quarterback while utilizing his redshirt season. LAKE GIBSON HIGH SCHOOL – Class 4A Player of the Year and a finalist for Florida’s Mr. Football…Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year for the State of Florida…Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100…First team Class 4A all-state as a junior and senior…Led team to state title game against Armwood High…Lakeland Ledger Player of the Year as a junior and senior…Ranked 21st best prospect in Florida by Tampa Tribune and 23rd by Orlando Sentinel…Ranked 24th dual-threat quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com…93rd overall prospect in Florida according to Rivals…Threw for 2,700 yards and ran for 1,250 as a senior…33 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns…Passed for 2,004 yards as a junior, along with 1,100 rushing yards…25 passing touchdowns as a junior and 14 more on the ground…. Coached by Keith DeMyer. PERSONAL – Born September 8, 1986…Son of Matt and Brenda Grothe of Lakeland.

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HOUSTON HESS

SENIOR WIDE RECEIVER 6-3, 205 RIVIERA BEACH, FLA. SUNCOAST HIGH SCHOOL RUTGERS

FRESHMAN LINEBACKER 6-3, 215 OSWEGO, ILL. OSWEGO HIGH SCHOOL

Although he originally joined USF in 2003 as a transfer from Rutgers, he left the squad until his debut in 2005…Brings good height and solid credentials to the receiving corps…Originally signed with Rutgers in February 2002 but spent just two weeks there in the summer workouts leading up to the season…Rejoined USF in spring 2005 when he went through team workouts. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2004: Played in seven games but did not have a reception. SUNCOAST HIGH SCHOOL – Three-year starter at quarterback, although he also played at receiver and defensive back…As a senior, he threw for 1,022 yards, completing 54 of 84 passes. PERSONAL – Born May 6, 1984.

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ANTWON HANKS FRESHMAN WIDE RECEIVER 6-3, 210 LAKE WEIR, FLA. LAKE WEIR HIGH SCHOOL

Originally on the USF Track & Field Team, he walked on to football and has an opportunity to win some playing time with outstanding speed and good height…Has run a best of 48.84 in 400 meters. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Utilized a redshirt season. LAKE WEIR HIGH SCHOOL – A multitalented athlete, he played football, basketball and ran track…Caught the game-winning 34-yard TD pass in a win over Lecanto High that ended a 20-game losing streak for his high school…Played center on the basketball team. PERSONAL – Born August 11, 1987.

Joined USF just prior to 2005 season and utilized his redshirt season…Looks to win a job on special teams while working toward playing time on defense. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Utilized his redshirt season.

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JESSIE HESTER, JR. SOPHOMORE WIDE RECEIVER 6-0, 170 BELLE GLADE, FLA. GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Shows outstanding skills set and a good work ethic…Appears to have a bright future after gaining playing time as a true freshman. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: One of five true freshmen to play for USF, he appeared in nine games with a start vs. UCF (Sept. 17)…Had three catches for 37 yards…Two of those catches came for 19 yards in regular season finale vs. West Virginia (Dec. 3)…Also had a catch at Miami (Oct. 1). GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – Tampa Tribune ranked him 38th top prospect in Florida…Ranked as the 57th best receiver in the nation by Rivals.com, who ranked him 76th best player in Florida, regardless of position…Ranked as 97th top prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Played senior year at Glades Central after two years at Wellington High…First team all-county and all-conference…Ran sprints for track team. PERSONAL – Born November 1, 1986 in Jacksonville…Son of former Florida State (198184) great Jessie Hester, who played for the Raiders (1st round pick), Falcons, Colts and

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Rams, as well as the Tampa Bay Bandits (USFL) between 1984-95…He led the Seminoles in receiving in 1983 and 1984 when he had a combined 73 receptions and 15 touchdowns….Mother is Lena Hester. USF CAREER RECEIVING STATS YEAR 2005

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REC 3

YDS 37

AVG 12.3

CARLTON HILL

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Perhaps the most athletic player on the roster, he has been moved back to receiver in 2006 after he saw spot duty at that spot, along with time at qaurterback, in his 2005 true freshman season.

SOPHOMORE WIDE RECEIVER 6-3, 205 JACKSONVILLE, FLA. FIRST COAST HIGH SCHOOL LSU

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: A true freshman, he arrived as a quarterback but coaches had him play receiver just to get him on the field…Had three catches for 19 yards before a 21-day break due to byes and Hurricane Wilma allowed him to pick up reps at QB and he started seeing backup time at that spot…Played extensively at QB in season finale vs.West Virginia (Dec. 3) with 10 completions among 22 attempts for 98 yards…Also ran 15 times for 50 yards, including his first career touchdown run…Also saw spot duty against NC State in Meineke Car Care Bowl…Had 28 carries for 94 yards on the year.

Highly touted as one of the nation’s top recruits out of high school, he transferred to USF last fall after two years in Baton Rouge…Injured his knee in his true freshman season (2003), limiting his activity into his redshirt freshman season (2004)…Has dazzled at times in practice since joining USF…Height, speed and hands are all assets. LSU – 2004: Played in three games against Alabama,Arkansas and Mississippi State…2003: Injured knee in second week of August camp and missed entire season.

PERSONAL – Born on Christmas Day, 1984…Given name is Anthony Carl Hill…His father,Anthony Hill, Sr., is the Minority Lead Whip in the Florida Senate, representing a Jacksonville district.

CEDRIC HILL

SOPHOMORE RECEIVER 6-3, 220 MONTICELLO, FLA. JEFFERSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

TD 0

FIRST COAST HIGH SCHOOL – A unanimous high school All-American, ranking as high as ninth in national recruiting services…Had 60 catches for 765 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior and 56 receptions for 814 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

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JEFFERSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL – Class A first team all-state…Four-star ranking by Rivals.com…Also rated as 20th best “athlete in the nation” and 25th player at any position in Florida…Ranked as the 12th best prospect in Florida by the Tampa Tribune and 14th by St. Petersburg Times… Ranked 53rd in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Threw for 1,765 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2004…Also ran for 888 yards and 12 touchdowns… Coached by Jeff Schaum. PERSONAL – Born May 9, 1985 in Thomasville, Ga…Son of Christine Ford… Given name is Carlton Jerrod Hill. USF CAREER PASSING STATS YEAR CMP-ATT-INT PCT 2005 11-24-2 45.8

YDS 135

TD 0

USF CAREER RUSHING STATS YEAR 2005

ATT 28

YDS 94

AVG 3.4

TD 1

SOPHOMORE TIGHT END 6-3, 240 VALDOSTA, GA. VALDOSTA HIGH SCHOOL Versatility and size allows USF to use him in different ways in the passing game…Can also utilize size well as a blocker. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: A redshirt freshman who originally signed out of Valdosta High School with Miami, he started four games at receiver and played in all 12 games…Had 10 catches for 139 yards with one touchdown… Had three catches for 74 yards in the first two games of the season at Penn State (Sept. 3) and vs. Florida A&M (Sept. 10), including a 36 yard TD catch against FAMU…Three more of his catches (42 yards) came in the final two games of the season at Connecticut (Nov. 26) and vs.West Virginia (Dec. 3). VALDOSTA HIGH SCHOOL – Originally signed with Miami in February 2004 but did not enroll…Enrolled at USF in January 2005 participated in spring practice…24 catches for 574 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior in high school, leading the team in all three categories…Caught TD passes of 74 and 61 yards in the state semi-finals game against Westside High School…Played receiver, tight end and defensive end…Had four quarterback sacks as a senior… Had 20 catches for 97 yards as a junior…Runs 4.48 40-yard dash and has great body control…Played for the nation’s winningest high school program…Coached by Rick Darlington. USF CAREER RECEIVING STATS YEAR 2005

REC 10

YDS 139

AVG 13.9

TD 1


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MATT HUNERS SOPHOMORE OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-3, 290 PALM HARBOR, FLA. PALM HARBOR UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL

Will provide versatility on offensive line with ability to platoon at either guard position. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: A redshirt freshman, he was the backup right guard although his one career start came at Connecticut (Nov. 26) at left guard when USF had to shift its lineup due to injuries…Saw action in five games with the one start…2004 - Earned recognition with USF’s Overachiever Award which is presented annually to the freshman player who achieves the greatest in the weight room…Singled out for his dedication and intensity. PALM HARBOR UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL – First team all-county and honorable mention all-Suncoast by St. Petersburg Times…Paved the way for a 1,000 yard rusher in 2003…Played for North squad in Pinellas County North-South All-Star Game…Three time offensive line MVP for University High…73 pancake blocks and he allowed no sacks over his junior and senior seasons…Honor roll student…Coached by Mike June. PERSONAL – Born September 10, 1985 in Dunedin…Son of Thomas and Nancy Huners…Given name is Matthew Allen Huners…Has one brother,Tom…Enjoys weight lifting and video games.

star, his talents and athleticism made for an immediate impact for the Bulls. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Gained national attention for his performance in USF’s 45-14 win over Louisville when he had two rushing touchdowns on reverse runs of 51 and 12 yards, plus a touchdown pass of 11 yards on another reverse, and two catches for 75 yards…He had a 57-yard reception on USF’s second play from scrimmage that set the tone for the game… Named national and BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the Louisville outing…Had 22 catches for 242 yards on the season…Also has seven carries for 86 yards with three touchdowns…Had a 22-yard TD run vs. Cincinnati (Nov. 19)…Best receiving day came at Rutgers (Nov. 5) when he he had seven catches for 68 yards…Also an effective punt returner, he has a 22.8 average on five returns, with a long of 37….Made nine starts at receiver in his first year with USF. SARASOTA RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL – A high school football star, he played basketball for two seasons at Hillsborough Community College…Lettered four times in football, three in basketball and four in track at Riverview…All-district, all-area and allconference in football as a junior and senior…Two-time all-state in basketball... Coached in football at Riverview by John Sprague. PERSONAL – Born May 18, 1985…Given name is Amarri Nathaniel Jackson…Son of Vickie Jackson. USF CAREER RECEIVING STATS YEAR 2005

AMARRI JACKSON JUNIOR WIDE RECEIVER 6-5, 195 SARASOTA, FLA. SARASOTA RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Electrifying athlete, he returns as a tested receiver and punt return specialist…A former high school quarterback and junior college basketball

REC 22

YDS 242

TD 0

AVG 11.0

USF CAREER RUSHING STATS YEAR 2005

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ATT 7

YDS 86

AVG 12.3

TD 3

USF CAREER PUNT RETURN STATS YEAR 2005

RET 5

YDS 91

AVG 18.2

LONG 37

JAMAAL JENKINS SOPHOMORE DEFENSIVE BACK 5-11, 190 BELLE GLADE, FLA. GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

An outstanding contributor on special teams, he’ll continue in that role while working toward more time on defense. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams, and had four tackles…Also had one pass breakup. PERSONAL – Older brother of USF freshman running back Aston Samuels.

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MIKE JENKINS JUNIOR DEFENSIVE BACK 6-0, 200 BRADENTON, FLA. SOUTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL

Athleticism, speed and defensive skills make him an outstanding player at corner, although he can also play safety…Has improved consistency over past two seasons…Battled ankle injury throughout freshman season but has remained healthy ever since…Ranked 19th best corner in nation by The Sporting News. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Second team allBig East selection as well as a first team preseason choice in 2006…Saved two touchdowns when he chased down receivers at Penn State (Sept. 3) and at Miami (Oct. 1)…Forced a fumble on the play at Miami that went through the end zone to give USF the ball on a touchback…Started all 12 games this year at corner…Had 38 tackles and two interceptions in 2005…Interceptions came in back-to-back wins over Rutgers (Nov. 5) and Syracuse (Nov. 12)…Interception at Syracuse came in end zone to preserve shutout…Season-high six tackles on two occasions at Pittsburgh (Oct. 15) and vs. Cincinnati (Nov. 19)…2004: Showed tremen-

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dous promise early in season but slowed by ankle injury that had him in and out of lineup from game-to-game…Played in 10 of the 11 games and started three of those early in season… While playing mostly at corner, he did see spot duty as a safety…Had 27 tackles and nine pass breakups…Also forced two fumbles…Seasonhigh five tackles at Cincinnati (Nov. 20)… Blocked a punt (and recovered) in season-opener vs.Tennessee Tech (Sep. 11).

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SOUTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL – SuperPrep All-America as a safety…In addition to SuperPrep honors, Jenkins was rated the 27th player in Florida by the Orlando Sentinel’s Bill Buchalter, and he was named first team AllGridiron by Sean Alveshire (FloridaKids.net), who picks the top players in the state regardless of their school’s classification…First team Class 3A all-state…Sarasota Herald Tribune selected Jenkins as its Defensive Player of the Year, and he was the District Player of the Year in 2002 after he had 42 tackles, two interceptions, one caused fumble, one fumble recovery, two blocked punts and two blocked field goals..Also played running back and led the team with 859 yards and 11 touchdowns…Coached by Paul Maechtle. PERSONAL – Born March 22, 1985 in Newenburg, Germany…Son of Kathy Gray…Has two brothers and one sister.

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USF CAREER RECEIVING STATS YEAR 2005

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TAURUS JOHNSON SOPHOMORE WIDE RECEIVER 6-1, 190 CAPE CORAL, FLA. CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL

Showed enough promise as a true freshman to enter sophomore season in a starting spot among a deep and talented receiving corps…Will be joined in 2006 buy his high school quarterback Nate Allen, a likely redshirt candidate with three quarterbacks returning. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: One of five true freshmen to see time for USF…Played at receiver in all 12 games…Had three catches for 35 yards with a long of 20 vs. Florida A&M (Sept. 10)…Had two catches for 15 yards at Pittsburgh (Oct. 15). CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL - Ranked as the 35th best receiver prospect in the nation by Rivals.com…Also ranked as 45th best prospect in Florida, regardless of position… Ranked 47th top prospect in Florida by Tampa Tribune…Ft. Myers News-Press all-South Florida…All-conference and all-district…Had 24 catches for 258 yards and 10 carries from the receiver position for 96 yards…203 kick return yards, highlighted by a school-record 99-yard TD vs. Barron Collier…Had 58 tackles with three sacks and one interception that went for a TD…Also had four fumble recoveries…As a junior, he had 10 touchdowns…40 receptions for 831 yards, 21 carries for 216 yards and 412 kick return yards…Had 1,459 all-purpose yards…Set school records for yards receiving in a single game (178), long kick return (99), most receptions in a season (40), most receiving yards in a season (831), most career receptions (71) and most career receiving yards (1,128)… Coached by Nick Gasparato.

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USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GMS/ST UT AT TT TFL PBU 2004 10/ 3 19 8 27 0-0 9 2005 12/12 33 5 38 1-4 5 TOTALS 22/15 52 13 65 1-4 14

PERSONAL – Born April 13, 1986 in Ft. Myers…Son of Alicia Johnson… First name “Taurus” is appropriate in USF “Bulls” program.

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YDS 35

AVG 11.7

TD 0

JOSH JULMISTE SOPHOMORE DEFENSIVE END 6-6, 265 MIRAMAR, FLA. MIRAMAR HIGH SCHOOL

Strong and fast, coaches have high hopes he will be a solid replacement for right end Terrence Royal, who set single season and career sack records at USF…Had originally been considered a prospect at tight end as well, but plays defensive end…Had enrolled in 2004, but left school and returned in the spring…Brother of USF quarterback Pat Julmiste. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Has eight tackles with one sack in 11 appearances. MIRAMAR HIGH SCHOOL – Had 16 receptions for 237 yards and three touchdowns as a tight end, while completing six of 16 passes for 63 yards and a touchdown from the quarterback spot…Also had one rushing touchdown…Had seven carries for 72 yards…Had seven receptions for 77 yards and two touchdowns in 35-12 win over Everglades…Caught five passes for 95 yards with one touchdown vs. Cypress Bay…Also a solid basketball player, he led the city in scoring. PERSONAL – Born February 13, 1985 in Miami…Son of Jean and Rosemarie Julmiste…Given name is Joshua Julmiste…In addition to brother, Pat, he has two sisters.

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PAT JULMISTE SENIOR QUARTERBACK 6-3, 220 MIRAMAR. FLA. MIRAMAR HIGH SCHOOL

After starting 23 games over the past three seasons, his competitiveness and desire will always


keep him in the hunt for the starting role…Has responded well each time a new quarterback has pushed him, and 2006 could be the same as he competes with Carlton Hill and Matt Grothe... Inititially won the starting job in 2004, but had to win it back all over in 2004 after Auburn transfer Courtney Denson started at Penn State….Has a very strong arm…A mobile runner with a strong frame to power through tackles…Has 13 career rushing touchdowns…Only drawback thus far has been consistency, but effort and determination to improve have never been in doubt…12-11 in 23 career starts. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Won the starting job back in the season opener at Penn State… Relieved newcomer Courtney Denson in that game and despite a USF loss, he proved respectable with 200 yards and two touchdown passes on 21 of 35 passes…Went on to start the next 11 games… Had 11 interceptions on the season, but six of those came in two games – three each at Miami (Oct. 1) and at Connecticut (Nov. 26)…Season-high 222 passing yards on 18 of 35 attempts with no interceptions at Pittsburgh (Oct. 15)…Rushed for 336 yards and four touchdowns, including a season-high 73 yards on 13 carries in win over UCF (Sept. 10)…2004: Started 10 of 11 games, missing only the South Carolina (Sept. 18) start with a knee injury… Still saw action in that game…Had a breakout performance in double overtime win at TCU (Sept. 25) when he had a career-best 324 yards on 22 of 33 passing…Had 12 of 16 effort for 233 yards in win over East Carolina (Nov. 13)… Season-best two touchdown passes in win at UAB (Nov. 3), including a long of 77 yards to Johnny Peyton…A powerful runner, he had nine rushing touchdowns to stand with national leaders among quarterbacks…2003: USF was 2-0 in his two starts and 5-1 in games in which he made appearances…Started at East Carolina (Nov. 8), a double overtime win, although Banks came in to secure win with two touchdown passes…Also closed out season with a start, and played the entire game at Memphis (Nov. 29)…Was eight of 17 for a career-high 167 yards at Memphis, including a 58-yard non-scoring pass to Chris Iskra late in the fourth quarter to seal the win…Other appearances came at Army (Sept. 27), vs. Charleston Southern (Oct. 18), vs. Cincinnati (Oct. 31) and vs. UAB (Nov. 22)… Lone loss among those games came to UAB by a 22-19 margin…Threw 53-yard touchdown pass vs. Charleston Southern (Oct. 18)…Had three TD tosses on the year…Finished season with 402 yards on 26 of 59 passing…Threw

three interceptions, all in the UAB (Nov. 22) game…Strong runner, he had 118 yards and took a net loss in rushing in just one game, that at Memphis (Nov. 29), when he tool four of his six sacks on the season…Had 73 rushing yards on 13 carries vs. UAB (Nov. 22). MIRAMAR HIGH SCHOOL – The MVP of the Dade-Broward All-Star Game, when he led Broward to a 35-14 win with three touchdown passes...Two TD passes came in fourth quarter to break open what had been a close game...Also started in the Broward County AllStar Game, capping off a three-play, 55-yard drive with a one-yard TD run...Despite playing in a Wing T offense at Miramar, he made the most of 37 completions on the season, averaging 20.4 yards per completion, the highest every quarterback at the 23 schools in classes 4-6A in Broward County...Led Miramar offense that averaged 260.2 yards per game, fifth among the 23 Broward schools...Threw for three touchdowns among just 12 pass attempts in a 40-6 win over South Broward to earn Broward player of the week...Also earned that honor with an 11 for 18 performance against Piper, when he threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns...Two more TD passes against Douglas...Was 4 of 5 for 123 yards and one TD against Coral Reef...Had 10 TD passes among 37 pass completions...Also scored one rushing TD and three two-point conversions...Won Class 5A District 12 title with 20-14 win over Miami Edison...Lost in Regional semifinals to Palm Beach Gardens... Named top passer at Nike Camp in June, 2001 in Miami...Coached by Willie Hendricks, and he also played basketball and ran track. PERSONAL - The oldest of four children, his brother, Josh, is a freshman with USF…Also has two sisters...Son of Jean and Rosemarie Julmiste...Born August 24, 1983 in Miami... Given name is Jean Patrick Julmiste. USF CAREER PASSING STATS YEAR GMS/STATT-CMP-INT 2003 6/ 2 59- 26- 3 2004 11/10 247-118- 8 12/11 252-124-11 2005 TOTALS29/23 558-268-22

PCT 44.1 47.8 49.2 48.0

YDS TD EFF 1,402 3 107.91 1,570 7 104.04 1,489 6 97.97 3,461 16

USF CAREER RUSHING STATS YEAR 2003 2004 2005 TOTALS

ATT 48 96 126 270

YDS 118 193 336 647

AVG 2.5 2.0 2.7 2.4

TD 0 9 4 13

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SHANE MCELWAIN FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE END 6-4, 240 PALM BEACH, FLA. CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Impressed as a rookie in 2005 when he took a redshirt season…Worked at both tight end and defensive end, but heads into 2006 with an eye on the defensive end position. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Utilized his redshirt season. CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – First team all-conference and all-county…Outstanding hockey player, he played at Monarch High School in Colorado…Nominated for Pathfinder Award for most exceptional student at Central High… Didn’t take up football until senior year and played junior league hockey in Saskatchewan for two seasons with the Notre Dame Hounds, a program that boasts Tampa Bay Lightning stars Brad Richards and Vinny Lecavalier as alumni… Before then he trained as a freshman at the prestigious IMG Academy in Bradenton, where he played a little tennis with classmate Maria Sharapova… Coached by John Timmons. PERSONAL – Born October 1, 1986 in Monterey, Calif…Son of Rocky and Angela McElwain.

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SAM MILLER JUNIOR DEFENSIVE BACK 5-11, 200 BUSHNELL, FLA. SOUTH SUMTER HIGH SCHOOL

A hard-working young man, he won the 2003 Overachiever Award as the most impressive freshman in the area of weight training…Has displayed an outstanding work ethic and passion throughout his career…Heads into 2006 as backup at WILL linebacker behind returning starter Pat St. Louis…Outstanding special teams player…Originally a safety, he made move to linebacker in 2005.

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SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Had four tackles in his 10 game appearances…2004: Played in all 11 games, primarily on all special teams...Had four tackles…2003: Impressed on the practice field while he utilized a redshirt season.

T H E P L A Y E R S

SOUTH SUMTER HIGH SCHOOL – Class 2A all-state honorable mention…High school teammate of USF’s Ben Moffitt…Had 14 interceptions in two seasons, including seven for touchdowns…Nine picks with five TDs in 2001…36 tackles in 2002…Leesburg Commercial first team all-area…Had huge postseason in 2002…Started off playoff run with a 38-yard touchdown reception in a 42-14 region quarterfinal win over Dixie County…Moved on to region semi-finals and had two interceptions and a blocked PAT in South Sumter’s 41-19 win over Lake Highland Prep…In the region championship game, he had a 68-yard interception return for a touchdown and an eight-yard TD reception…Team lost 17-14 in state semi-finals against Jacksonville Bolles on a field goal with 22 seconds remaining …Finished season 12-2 with a third straight regional title… “Nobody deserves success more than Sam Miller,” said his coach Inman Sherman… “I don’t think anybody on the team works harder. He’s going to be a great college player”…Also participated in track and weightlifting. PERSONAL – Born September 14, 1984 in Clermont, Fla…Son of Janice & Sam Miller… Enjoys playing the drums.

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BEN MOFFITT JUNIOR LINEBACKER 6-2, 240 BUSHNELL, FLA. SOUTH SUMTER HIGH SCHOOL

A dedicated worker, he kept plugging away until winning a starting job midway through his redshirt freshman season and went on to make a name for himself nationally in huge win over Louisville in 2005… Plays the middle linebacker slot…A major component to USF’s defense that ranked 17th nationally in 2005…Work ethic and dedication evidenced by his travel home to his wife and children in Sumter County each night

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after practice and meetings…Still manages to excel on the field and maintain solid academic progress. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Started all 12 games at middle linebacker and led the team with 96 tackles, including 15 for losses and 2.5 sacks…Won national player of the week honors and added to the Bronko Nagurski Watch List with 14 tackles, one sack and a forced and recovered fumble in USF’s 45-14 in over ninthranked Louisville (Sept. 24)…Followed that up with 12 tackles at Miami (Oct. 1) one week later…Four forced fumbles is a USF single season record…Won USF’s Outstanding Defensive Front Seven Award…2004: Started the final five games of the season en route to Conference USA all-freshman honors…Had 23 tackles, including three for losses…Had season-high five tackles at Cincinnati (Nov. 20) and again vs. Memphis (Nov. 27)… 2003: Utilized his redshirt season…Won Defensive Golden Bull Award as the top scout team player. SOUTH SUMTER HIGH SCHOOL – Leesburg Commercial Defensive Player of the Year with 141 tackles, 20 for losses and 11 sacks in 2002…Ranked 71st in the state by Orlando Sentinel…Class 2A all-state second team…Also played fullback for a 12-2 team that reached the state semi-finals, winning a third straight region championship in the process…Rushed for 652 yards on just 65 carries with two touchdowns…Named all-state as a junior despite missing the first two games of the season when he contemplated a full-time commitment to the ministry…Returned to football and had 50 tackles…Also a weightlifter, he broke the state record (238-pound weight class) in the cleanand-jerk with a lift of 330 pounds. PERSONAL – Born December 31, 1984 in Inverness, Fla…Son of Clay & Cathy Mayles…Married, his wife’s name is Shanna…Has a son,Trevor, and a daughter, Rylan…Enjoys hunting and fishing…Commutes roughly one hour each way between home and school/football. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR G/ST 2004 11/5 2005 12/12 TOTALS 23/17

UT 14 52 66

AT 9 44 53

TT 23 96 119

TFL SACKS FF-FR 3- 4 0.0-0 0-0 15-47 2.5-20 4-1 18-51 2.5-20 4-1

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BROUCE MOMPREMIER SOPHOMORE LINEBACKER 6-1, 225 MIAMI, FLA. EDISON HIGH SCHOOL

Enrolled at USF in fall 2004 but left school and returned in Spring 2005…Showed little rust and played a spot role in rookie season…Slated as backup to Ben Moffitt at middle linebacker. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Had five tackles in nine game appearances. EDISON HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 13th top OLB prospect in nation by Rivals.com… 22nd overall prospect in state according to Tampa Tribune, Orlando Sentinel and the Miami Herald…Ranked 31st by St. Petersburg Times…Ranked sixth by Miami Herald among Dade County prospects…Ranking him among strong safety prospects in Florida, the Florida Times Union placed him fifth…Played in Florida-California All-Star Game…Two-time Class 5A first team all-state…129 tackles with six sacks as a senior…118 tackles with 12.5 sacks in his junior season….Teammate of USF players Jackie Chambers, Richard Clebert and Marc Dile. PERSONAL – Born October 6, 1985 in Miami…Son of Ana and Foch Mompremier… Has three brothers and one sister.

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JEROME MURPHY FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE BACK 6-1, 185 ELIZABETH, N.J. ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL

Impressed as a scout team player in 2005 redshirt season and now looks to back up Trae Williams at left cornerback…Should also be a key contributor on special teams. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Utilized his redshirt season.


ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL – Second team all-state…All-county…89 tackles and eight interceptions as a senior…580 receiving yards with seven touchdowns…Also had one defensive touchdown…Also played basketball and ran track… Coached by Geoffrey Weiner…His high school defensive coordinator – Jamil Jackson – played for current USF assistant coach Rich Rachel at Rutgers. PERSONAL – Born January 13, 1987 in Elizabeth, N.J…Son of Lorraine Murphy and Douglass Lee…Has an older brother, Kieon.

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STEPHEN NICHOLAS SENIOR LINEBACKER 6-3, 225 JACKSONVILLE, FLA. LEE HIGH SCHOOL

USF’s top defensive player and an All-America candidate, he is a three-time member of the Butkus Watch List and was also named to the Bronco Nagurski Trophy Watch List this season…Preseason all-Big East in The Sporting News after earning second team league honors after the 2005 season…Also ranks as the number five

outside linebacker in the nation in The Sporting News…Could have opted for NFL Draft but chose to come back for senior season…Displays excellent lateral speed and is known as a punishing tackler…A team leader…Coaches are confident lining him up at any of the three linebacker slots and he often roams…Won Freshman AllAmerica honors in The Sporting News in 2003… Staff saw talent from his arrival in 2002, playing him as a true freshman before an ankle injury led to a medical redshirt season that year…Didn’t miss a beat upon return in 2003

among all freshmen with 5.5 sacks…Started the final nine games and played in all 11…Had 46 tackles, including 11 for losses…Career-high seven tackles vs.TCU (Oct. 10) and again at Memphis (Nov. 29)…Also forced a fumble at Memphis…Had three tackles for loss in double overtime win over Cincinnati (Oct. 31)…Had a season-best two sacks at Southern Miss (Oct. 25)…2003: Played in each of the first three games and had two tackles, including one for a five-yard loss before ankle injury led to medical redshirt.

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Had seven sacks among a team-high 15.5 tackles for loss and 79 total tackles...Had two sacks in season-opener at Penn State (Sept. 3)…10 tackles in USF’s game with NC State in the Meineke Car Care Bowl…Had three pass breakups and a fumble recovery…In addition to all-Big East honors, he was named USF’s Defensive Playmaker of the Year…2004: Second on the team with 97 tackles, including 54 solo stops…11 tackles for loss were also second most on team…Started all 11 games, with first six at SAM and final five at WILL…Season-high 16 tackles vs. Memphis (Nov. 20)…Had 10 tackles in each of three other games…Three of his eight tackles vs. Southern Miss (Oct. 2) were for losses…Batted down four passes in the season opener vs. Tennessee Tech (Sept. 11)…2003: In addition to his Freshman All-America status, he was Conference USA all-freshman and he was the USF Rookie of the Year…Second in the nation

LEE HIGH SCHOOL – Class 3A all-state linebacker in 2001… Made 151 tackles in his senior season, including three sacks…In addition to all-state, he was named to the Florida Times Union Super 11 team in the greater Jacksonville area...Also played for the North squad in Jacksonville’s annual Shrine Bowl…As a junior, he had over 100 tackles, and he made over 300 tackles in his prep career…Leader of a Lee High defense that allowed just 177 yards per game in 2001, and he also played running back…Also considered Syracuse, Georgia and Louisville prior to signing with USF. PERSONAL – Born May 1, 1983…Given name is Stephen Leron Nicholas. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GMS/ST 2002 3/ 0 2003 11/ 9 2004 11/11 2005 12/12 TOTALS 37/32

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UT 2 30 54 49 135

AT TOT TFL SACKS 0 2 1.0- 5 0.0- 0 16 46 11.0- 43 5.5-36 43 97 11.0- 25 0.0- 0 30 79 15.5- 69 7.0-44 89 224 38.5-142 12.5-80

MIKE PADILLA SOPHOMORE FULLBACK 6-0, 230 CAPE CORAL, FLA. CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL

A walk-on in 2005…High school teammate with USF players Taurus Johnson and Nate Allen. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Worked on scout team while utilizing his redshirt season. Linebacker Stephen Nicholas is on the 2006 Bronco Nagurski Trophy and Butkus Award Watch Lists

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MOISE PLANCHER FRESHMAN RUNNING BACK 5-9, 190 NAPLES, FLA. BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL

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After exciting staff with abilities during his redshirt season in 2005, he’ll get every opportunity to become the heir to all-time leading rusher Andre Hall…Has ability to be an electrifying runner…First name is pronounced Moses. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Gained great insight into USF offense as a redshirt and took plenty of reps with the number one offense this past spring. BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL – Class 5A honorable mention all-state…Finished second in Southwest Florida with 1,661 rushing yards on 193 carries…Scored 16 rushing touchdowns…Had 362 yards on 27 carries with one touchdown in 35-0 win over Gulf Coast…362 yards was school and county record…211-yard game on 17 carries with three touchdowns in 48-7 win over Golden Gate…Ran for four TDs and 173 yards in 56-o victory against Palmetto Ridge…Had 23 carries for 159 yards and two touchdowns in win over Cape Coral…1,454 yards as a junior when he was third team allstate…Also ran track. PERSONAL – Born January 9, 1987 in Naples...Son of Ilana and Wilson Plancher…The youngest of four brothers.

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RICKY PONTON SOPHOMORE RUNNING BACK 5-10, 205 TAMPA, FLA. HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL

The primary backup to Andre Hall in 2005, he’ll now compete to replace the departed Hall… Might not be as flashy as Hall, but showed signs

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of being every bit as effective.

high hopes he can contribute this fall.

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: A redshirt freshman, coaches gave him meaningful time as a backup and potential heir to Andre Hall… Coaches have complete confidence in his capabilities…Had 92 carries for 373 yards with two touchdowns…Had 83 yards vs. Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and 75 vs. UCF a week later (Sept. 10)…Also had a 66-yard game at Syracuse (Nov. 12)…2004: Utilized his redshirt season.

WEBBER INTERNATIONAL – 2004: Led the team with 50 receptions for 713 yards and four touchdowns.

HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked as seventh best overall prospect in Tampa Bay by St. Petersburg Times…Tampa Tribune ranks as 43rd to prospect in the state… Second team Class 5A all-state as the utility player…Also named to Times’ all-Suncoast team as a linebacker, and to the all-county team as the utility player…Named County Offensive MVP by Tampa Tribune…Rushed for more than 1,200 yards…159 yards on 26 carries in playoff win over Winter Springs, when he also returned a kick 95 yards for a score…In a regional championship loss to Durant, he ran for 43 yards on the opening play from scrimmage…West MVP in Hillsborough County East-West All-Star Game with six carries for 54 yards…Coached by Earl Garcia. PERSONAL – Born August 12, 1986 in Nashville,Tenn…Son of Earl Thomas and Jacky Ponton…Has two brothers. USF CAREER RUSHING STATS YEAR 2005

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ATT 92

YDS 373

AVG 4.1

TD 2

EAN RANDOLPH SENIOR WIDE RECEIVER 5-9, 175 PLANT CITY, FLA. DURANT HIGH SCHOOL

Joined USF as a transfer from Webber International, and although he has yet to play, coaching staff sees him playing a role as a receiver and return specialist…Speed lends itself well to those roles. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Joined the Bulls in 2005 but did not participate in any games… Enjoyed an outstanding spring season to give

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TYLLER ROBERTS SOPHOMORE DEFENSIVE BACK 6-1, 190 ORLANDO, FLA. EDGEWATER HIGH SCHOOL

After playing both in secondary and on special teams as a true freshman, he heads into 2006 with ability to play either cornerback or free safety. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: One of five true freshmen to play for USF, he was a regular on special teams…Coaches are impressed by his skills at corner and they got him some playing time there at various points in the season, including the season opener at Penn State when he had two pass breakups…Played in all 12 games and had nine tackles and four pass breakups…Had season-high three tackles vs. Louisville (Sept. 24). EDGEWATER HIGH SHOOL – Class 6A first team all-state…Ranked as 91st best prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Three-star prospect on Rivals.com and ranked as the 51st best corner prospect in the nation and 72nd ranked player at any position in Florida…Had 113 tackles in two varsity seasons, including 73 as a senior…Also had five career interceptions…Had two interceptions in Florida vs. California All-Star Game. PERSONAL – Born June 12, 1987 in Orlando…Son of Valerie Roberts. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR 2005

G/ST UT AT 12/0 6 3

TT 9

INT 0-0

PBU 4


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CHRIS ROBINSON

les and two fumble recoveries in 2002 when he was named all-Dade County second team by Miami Herald…Also participated in track and basketball.

FRESHMAN LINEBACKER 6-3, 230 BUNNELL, FLA. FLAGLER PALM COAST HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL – Born July 24, 1984. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Projects as the backup to strongside linebacker Stephen Nicholas…Quick and athletic. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Utilized his redshirt season.

YEAR GMS/ST UT 2003 10/0 6 10/3 9 2004 2005 11/1 11 TOTALS 31/4 26

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PALM COAST HIGH SCHOOL – Had 57 tackles and three interceptions as a senior…15 catches for 350 yards as a tight end…Had nine touchdowns as a senior with two interceptions, three rushing and four receiving…Also played basketball and baseball. PERSONAL – Born January 26, 1987…Son of Clarence and Patricia Robinson.

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AT 10 8 9 27

TT 16 17 20 53

TFL 2.0- 5 1.0- 5 2.5-13 5.5-23

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JUNIOR QUARTERBACK 6-2, 185 TAMPA, FLA. JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL

SACKS 0.0- 0 1.0- 5 1.5- 9 2.5-14

GEORGE SELVIE FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE END 6-4, 255 PENSACOLA, FLA. PINE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL

Spent some time last fall getting a look at center, but will likely settle at defensive end, potentially as a starter on the right side.

ANTHONY SEVERINO

Originally a walk-on in 2003, he continues to work hard in practice in his backup role...Can also fill in as a holder on kick placements. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Saw action in USF’s win over Florida A&M (Sept. 10)…2004: Played late in win over East Carolina (Nov. 13)…2003: Utilized his redshirt season. JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL – Led team to state semi-finals in 2002, before succumbing to eventual state champ Rockledge…Went on to earn West team Offensive MVP in the Hillsborough County All-Star Game…Coached by Dominic Ciao.

TAVARIOUS ROBINSON

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Used redshirt season…Won USF’s Overachiever Award for his outstanding work in strength and conditioning program.

SENIOR DEFENSIVE TACKLE 6-4, 290 GOULDS, FLA. HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL - Born March 2, 1985…Son of Bernadette Conger and Joe Severino…Father is head coach at Tampa King High…Mother is a long-time elementary school teacher in the Hillsborough County School System…Sister works for USF Alumni Association and is married to Florida state senator Victor Crist.

PINE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL – Class 3A second team all-state…55 tackles with six sacks…Super Senior in Pensacola News Journal…Emerald Coast all-star… Coached by Jerry Pollaro…Also participated in weightlifting.

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Has been impressive throughout his career and hopes to capitalize with a more consistent starting role…Has played both end and tackle… Heads into fall with eye on starting job at tackle…Tall, rangy and quick off the snap. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Started season opener at defensive tackle and played in 11 of 12 games…Missed game at Connecticut (Nov. 26) with a sprained ankle…Had 20 tackles, including 1.5 sacks…2004: Started first four games at left end and made 10 appearances…Had 17 tackles with one sack…Had season-high six tackles at South Carolina (Sept. 18)…Sack came in season opener vs.Tennessee Tech (Sept. 11)…2003: Played in 10 games and had 16 tackles…Had a season-best five tackles vs.TCU (Oct. 10). HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL – 96 tack-

PERSONAL – Born March 6, 1987…Son of George and Twana Selvie.

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ERIC SETSER SOPHOMORE LONG SNAPPER 6-1, 240 SOPHOMORE RICHWOOD, OHIO

A walk-on in 2005, he’ll lend depth behind returning long snapper Ryan Bourdeau.

WALT SMITH SENIOR RUNNING BACK 5-10, 175 BARTOW, FLA. BARTOW HIGH SCHOOL

A late addition to the roster 2005 after a junior college career as a running back…Utilized on defense for the Bulls, as well as special teams in 2005, but he has now made a successful switch to running back, where he figures to earn some playing time…Had 19 carries for 66 yards with two touchdowns in 2006 Spring Game. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams, although he did see spot duty at cornerback, including time

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USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

in season opener at Penn State (Sept. 3). ELLSWORTH COMMUNITY COLLEGE – 2004: A Preseason NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American for the Iowa Falls, Iowa school…Ran for 941 yards and 10 touchdowns…Had games of 177, 174 and 158 yards…Had four touchdowns in yet another game…Played in Graphic Edge Bowl against Nassau Community College.

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AT 1 32 30 63

TT 8 61 89 158

TFL 0.0- 0 6.0- 6 9.5-31 15.5-37

SACKS 0.0- 0 0.0- 0 2.5-18 2.5-18

FF 0 0 2 2

FRESHMAN OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-6, 310 WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA. WESLEY CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL

WESLEY CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL Class 3A first team all-state…Ranked as 79th best prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…First-team all-Pasco County in Tampa Tribune…Second team All-Suncoast in St. Petersburg Times, who also ranked him as the eight best prospect in the Tampa Bay area…First team all-county and second team All-Suncoast as a junior…Started every game as a sophomore, junior and senior…Made three state playoff appearances.

Hard worker with versatility and experience, he’ll help form one of the finest linebacking corps in the BIG EAST if not the nation.

PERSONAL – Born April 14, 1985 in Miami…Son of Gloria St. Louis…Has two brothers.

DANNY TOLLEY

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Impressed as a redshirt freshman.

SENIOR LINEBACKER 6-1, 220 MIAMI, FLA. BOOKER T. WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Started all 12 games at weakside linebacker…Has now started last 23 straight games, including 17 at weak side and six in the middle…Second on the team with 89 tackles, including 9.5 for losses with 2.5 sacks in 2005…Season-best 13 tackles in Meineke Car Care Bowl vs. NC State…Twice had 10 tackles at Pittsburgh (Oct. 15) and at Connecticut (Nov. 26)…2004: Started all 11 games, including five at WILL and six in the middle…Finished third on the team with 61 tackles, including six for losses…Also had three pass breakups…Had season-high 12 tackles vs. Southern Miss (Oct. 2) and followed that up with 10 against Army (Oct. 16)…2003: Had eight tackles while playing in all 11 games in a backup capacity.

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A versatile lineman with plenty of size and strength, he’ll battle to start at left guard, although he can also play tackle.

PATRICK ST. LOUIS

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL – Class 4A first team all-state…Also named first team all-Dade County for Classes 6A-4A by Miami Herald…Had 112 tackles with three sacks and three fumble recoveries in 2002…Three-year team captain…Also ran sprints on track team with an 11.0 in the 100 meters.

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YEAR GMS/ST UT 2003 11/ 0 7 2004 11/11 29 2005 12/12 59 TOTALS 34/23 95

PERSONAL – Born January 31, 1987 in Tampa, Fla….Given name is Daniel David Tolley…Son of Linda and David Tolley. Patrick St. Louis is a punishing tackler at linebacker

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JUSTIN TEACHEY SOPHOMORE PLACEKICKER 5-11, 170 PALMETTO, FLA. PALMETTO HIGH SCHOOL

A walk-on in 2004, he has battled for the starting job from his arrival and eventually won opportunity to handle kickoffs in his redshirt freshman season…Still figures to compete for placements as well. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Handled all kickoff duties since the third game of the season…Had 50 kickoffs with 11 touchbacks…2004: Utilized redshirt season.

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SIAOSI UHATAFE JUNIOR NOSE TACKLE 6-2, 260 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. GIBBS HIGH SCHOOL

Has spent time working at both defensive line and fullback but best opportunity appears to be at nose tackle. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Saw spot duty on defensive line against Florida A&M (Sept. 10), UCF (Sept. 17) and Miami (Oct. 1)…2004: Only appearance came on defensive line vs. East Carolina (Nov. 13)…2003: Utilized redshirt season. GIBBS HIGH SCHOOL – A top 50 Tampa Bay Area player as designated by the St. Petersburg Times in 2002, he had 110 tackles, nine sacks, two interceptions and four fumble recoveries


(including one for a TD) as a senior…All-county, all-district and all-Suncoast…Played in Pinellas All-Star Football Classic for the South squad… Runs a 4.8 40-yard dash. PERSONAL – Born January 8, 1985 in Honolulu…Son of Navi & Kalani Uhatafe… Oldest of eight children, he became the second Hawaiian-born player at USF (also, Kawika Mitchell, 1999-2002).

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68th best prospect in Florida by Sentinel… Second team all-state as a junior as well…Runs a 4.41 40-yard dash…Coached by Paul Friel. PERSONAL – Born October 5, 1985 in Cocoa Beach…Son of Tim and Chris Verpaele…Given name is Daniel Verpaele…Enjoys fishing and basketball. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR 2004 2005

DANNY VERPAELE 75 SOPHOMORE DEFENSIVE BACK 5-11, 200 MERRITT ISLAND, FLA. MERRITT ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL

Returns after a broken foot in August ended his 2005 season…Had high hopes for 2005 in a move from strong safety to free safety after earning Third Team Freshman All-America status from The Sporting News in 2004 as a strong safety… Carried on proud family tradition, replacing his older brother Kevin, who had been the starting strong safety prior to Danny’s arrival…Outstanding student of the game and an extremely hard worker…Enjoys friendly competitive spirit with Kevin, often comparing notes on their various accomplishments at USF. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Claimed a medical redshirt season after broken foot ended his season before it started…2004: Made seven starts and appeared in all 11 games as a true freshman…Fourth on the team with 57 tackles, including six for losses, with two sacks…Had season-high nine tackles, including one of his sacks at Cincinnati (Nov. 20)…Had a crucial fumble recovery at the goal line in USF’s win at UAB (Nov. 3). MERRITT ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL – A utility player, he earned Class 4A second team all-state in that role while playing quarterback and defensive back…Passed for 1,531 yards and ran for 1,015 as a senior…First-ever player in Merritt Island High history to start four straight years…Brevard County Defensive Player of the Year in Orlando Sentinel and also a member of that paper’s all-Central Florida team…Ranked

UT AT TT TFL 25 32 57 6-13 Medical Redshirt

SACKS 2.0-9

FR 1-5

WALTER WALKER JUNIOR OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-5, 305 FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA. SOUTH PLANTATION HIGH SCHOOL

A versatile lineman with starting experience at tackle, but he figures to start at right guard in 2006…Used 2003 and 2004 seasons well to study behind veteran starters and then made the most of the “education” in becoming a starter in his redshirt sophomore season.

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THED WATSON SENIOR OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-5, 295 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Returns as the starting left tackle, where he did a remarkable job in his first collegiate season last year…Played straight up against Elvis Dumervil, the nation’s leading sack master, and did not give up a sack…Did the same against Rutgers’ formidable defensive front seven…Preseason all-Big East in The Sporting News and Blue Ribbon … Named to Outland Trophy watch list. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Won starting job at left tackle with his effort as a backup in season opener at Penn State (Sept. 3)…First of eight starts came one week later against Florida A&M (Sept. 10)…Named second team all-Big East. NW MISSISSIPPI C.C. – Second team NJCAA All-American at Northwest Mississippi…First team all-state and allregion…Second team all-state as a freshman.

SOUTH FLORIDA –2005: Made nine starts at right tackle, sharing the role with Marc Dile…Played in all 12 games…2004: Made four game appearances in a backup role.…2003: Utilized his redshirt season. SOUTH PLANTATION HIGH SCHOOL – Class 5A all-state third team…Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel all-county team choice…AllBroward County second team in Miami Hearld…Named to Broward County “Top 20” by Miami Herald…Played in the Dade-Broward and the Broward County all-star games…Gave up just one sack in two seasons. PERSONAL – Born September 24, 1984 in St. Catherine, Jamaica.

Offensive Tackle Thed Watson is on the 2006 Outland Trophy watch list

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LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL – An allstate performer in basketball at Lakewood High…All-Suncoast, all-county and all-district in football and basketball…Played only one season of football in high school.

T H E P L A Y E R S

PERSONAL – Born July 13, 1985 in St. Petersburg…Son of Rick Watson and Sophia Fields…Has two younger brothers and a younger sister…Cousin to USF’s all-time leading rusher Andre Hall…Given name is Theodric Watson.

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BENJAMIN WILLIAMS SOPHOMORE RUNNING BACK 5-7, 190 LAKE WALES, FLA. LAKE WALES HIGH SCHOOL

A walk-on with loads of energy and desire…Had seven carries for 18 yards in 2006 Spring Game. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Only appearance came briefly in Meineke Car Care Bowl, although he did not manage any carries. LAKE WALES HIGH SCHOOL – Played for head coach Chad Barnhardt, USF’s first-ever quarterback and a graduate assistant in 2005.

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CARLTON WILLIAMS SOPHOMORE DEFENSIVE BACK 6-4, 205 VALDOSTA, GA. VALDOSTA HIGH SCHOOL

Pressed into starting role in 2005 with injury to free safety Danny Verpaele and responded with Honorable Mention Freshman All-America honors from The Sporting News…A good athlete with outstanding size in the secondary… With return of Verpaele, he may fit in best as top nickel back, but experience proves his value at

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safety when needed. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Won USF’s Rookie of the Year Award… Responded well to replacing Danny Verpaele in starting all 12 games as a redshirt freshman with 66 tackles, two interceptions and a fumble recovery…Had seasonhigh nine tackles vs. UCF (Sept. 10)… Interceptions came at Syracuse (Nov. 12) and vs. West Virginia (Dec. 3)…2004: A late addition to the roster, he arrived in late August and used a redshirt season. VALDOSTA HIGH SCHOOL – A teammate of USF tight end Cedric Hill, the two helped the team to an 11-4 record and a Regional championship in 2003…Had 89 tackles and two interceptions that season…Helped team to an 8-3-1 record in 2002 junior season. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR UT AT 2005 28 38

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TT TFL PBU INT FR 66 0.5-0 3 2-10 1-0

TRAE WILLIAMS JUNIOR DEFENSIVE BACK 5-10, 185 PLANT CITY, FLA. DURANT HIGH SCHOOL

opener vs.Tennessee Tech (Sept. 11), when he also had five tackles…Had season-high seven tackles at Cincinnati (Nov. 20)…Also returned nine kicks for 197 yards…2003: Utilized redshirt season… Golden Bull Award winner as the top Scout Team player on offense. DURANT HIGH SCHOOL – Class 5A allstate second team…First team all-county in Tampa Tribune…Ranked 15th in Tampa Bay by St. Petersburg Times…Also named first team allSuncoast and all-county by St. Petersburg Times…Scored a school-record 22 touchdowns in 2002, including six on punt returns…Rushed for 1,355 yards with 10-plus yards per carry… Against traditional Polk County and state power Lakeland High, he carried 12 times for 178 yards and all four of his team’s touchdowns in a Durant win…MVP in Hillsborough County All-Star Game…As a junior, he rushed for 550 yards and six TDs…Also had 55 tackles that year. PERSONAL – Born January 30, 1985 in Plant City, Fla…Son of Sonya Williams. USF CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GMS/ST UT 2004 11/ 8 14 2005 12/11 23 TOTALS 23/19 37

AT 8 16 24

TT TFL PBU INT 22 0-0 5 1-37 39 0-0 3 2-10 61 0-0 8 3-47

Experienced and talented corner, he returns as the starter on the left side in 2006…Originally came to USF as a running back/receiver, but now formulates half of an outstanding pair of corners along with Mike Jenkins. SOUTH FLORIDA – 2005: Started 11 of 12 games at corner…Would have started all 12, but senior D’Juan Brown got the nod on senior night vs.West Virginia (Dec. 3)…Had 39 tackles this season and two interceptions…Season-high seven tackles vs. Cincinnati (Nov. 19)…Had six tackles and one of his two interceptions at Penn State (Sept. 3)…Second interception came at Rutgers (Nov. 5)…Won USF’s Outstanding Special Teams Award…Played on all phases of special teams…Had three kick returns for 21yard average…2004: Made eight starts at left corner, including the final seven games of the year…Had 22 tackles…Scored a touchdown with a 37-yard interception return in season

Trae Williams is one of two outstanding cornerbacks for the Bulls along with Mike Jenkins


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EDNER ALCIN FRESHMAN WIDE RECEIVER 6-2, 180 TAMPA, FLA. CHAMBERLAIN HIGH SCHOOL

CHAMBERLAIN HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 30th best player in Tampa Bay area by St. Petersburg Times…Honorable mention allcounty in Tampa Tribune…Had 34 catches for 515 yards with five touchdowns in 2005…Ranked 98th in Florida by Rivals.com…Played in North-South All-Star Game…Has run a 4.4 40-yard dash…Ran track…Coached by Billy Turner. PERSONAL – Born September 27, 1987 in Pahokee, Fla…Son of Edner Alcin, Sr…Has three sisters and one brother.

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NATE ALLEN FRESHMAN QUARTERBACK 6-2, 190 CAPE CORAL, FLA. CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL

CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL – Threw for over 5,000 career yards and broke all school passing records…Ranked 67th top prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Threw for 325 yards and four touchdowns on 18 of 23 passing to lead his team from a 16-point deficit to defeat Gulf Coast 37-30…Class 5A honorable mention all-state as a junior and senior…Three-time allarea player…Also an accomplished basketball player, he averaged 16.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.9 steals in 2005-06…Scored over 1,000 career points…Had six 20-plus scoring games including a high of 28 against South Ft. Myers. PERSONAL – Born November 30, 1987 in Fort Myers, Fla…Given name is Nathaniel Ray

Allen…Son of Jackie and Darlene Allen…A/B Honor Roll student with 3.6 gpa…National Honor Society…Has one brother and one sister…Father played professional basketball in Europe.

season with high hopes…Broken collarbone in August 2005 Jamboree pushed him out for the season…Went on to recover in time to play basketball in 2005-06 and was offered a walk-on spot with USF.

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DELBERT ALVARADO FRESHMAN PLACEKICKER 6-0, 175 TAMPA, FLA. ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL

ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL – First team all-county in Tampa Tribune and St. Petersburg Times…Ranked 44th best player in Tampa Bay area by St. Petersburg Times…3 of 5 on field goals, including a school-record 47-yard effort … Added 58 PATs for 67 points to lead all kickers in Hillsborough County…In addition to kicking and punting for Robinson High, he played in the Marching Band… As a junior he was 5 of 7 on field goals and had a 40.5 punt average…63 of 64 on PATs that year…Second team all-state as a junior punter…Coached by Mike DePue…Played Club Soccer for Tampa Knights Blackwatch. PERSONAL – Born January 3, 1989 in Honduras….Son of Jose and Annie Alvarado… Given name is Delbert Adan Alvarado…4.0 grade point average…Named Homecoming King and Mr. Robinson…Has one brother and one sister.

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LUKE BIRGE FRESHMAN LONG SNAPPER 6-2, 230 SEBRING, FLA. SEBRING HIGH SCHOOL

JAMES BOGER FRESHMAN OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-4, 310 PINELLAS PARK, FLA. DIXIE HOLLINS HIGH SCHOOL

DIXIE HOLLINS HIGH SCHOOL – Third team all-state…First team all-county in St. Petersburg Times…Also named allSuncoast…Team’s offensive line MVP…The latest in a long line of prominent players from Dixie Hollins High School (Marquel Blackwell, DeAndrew Rubin,Andre Hall, Glenn Davis, Tchecoy Blount, Curtis Chance) to sign with USF…USF head coach Jim Leavitt is also Dixie Hollins graduate…Played in Pinellas County All-Star Game…Coached by Mike Morey. PERSONAL – Born February 14, 1988 in Tampa…Son of Jennifer Boger..Has three sisters.

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FRANK D’AMICO FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE TACKLE 6-2, 255 PLANT CITY, FLA. DURANT HIGH SCHOOL

DURANT HIGH SCHOOL – Earned first team all-Hillsborough County as a defensive lineman in 2004…Had 76 tackles with six sacks that season...Projected on offensive line at USF.

SEBRING HIGH SCHOOL – A tight end and long snapper who headed into his senior

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KEELEY DORSEY

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FRESHMAN RUNNING BACK 5-11, 210 TALLAHASSEE, FLA. LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL

T H E P L A Y E R S

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL – Runs a 4.4 40-yard dash…Played quarterback for Lincoln High…All-Big Bend…Led Lincoln to city and district titles in 2004, when he had a 10-carry, 100-yard effort against Valdosta (Ga.) High, including an 80-yard touchdown run…Played for Crestview High and Bridgewater (N.J.) prior to attending Lincoln. PERSONAL – Born August 5, 1987 in New Brunswick, New Jersey…Son of Tammie Dorsey

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DYLAN DOUGLAS FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE BACK 5-10, 175 JACKSONVILLE, FLA. JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL

JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL – Named to Florida Times-Union Super 24 team in Jacksonville…Had five interceptions, including two for touchdowns…33 solo tackles…Six interceptions with four touchdowns as a junior…Played in North-South All-Star Game…First team all-Gateway Conference…All-district…Team defensive MVP…Team captain…Coached by Kevin Sullivan…Ran 100 and 200 in track…Runs a 10.8 in the 100.

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FRESHMAN LINEBACKER 6-1, 215 PENSACOLA, FLA. PENSACOLA HIGH SCHOOL PENSACOLA HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 43rd top prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Named to Times-Union (Jacksonville) Super 75 Team in Florida…Ranked 32nd best player at his position in the nation by Rivals and 78th best player in Florida at any position…First team all-state as a junior, he played just five games as a senior…Played in CaliFlorida Bowl and Pensacola All-Star Game…Pensacola Journal Super Senior…All-Northwest Florida as a sophomore, junior and senior. PERSONAL – Born April 28, 1988.

PERSONAL – Born November 22, 1987 in Tennessee…Son of Tamara Douglas…Given name is Dylan Travas Douglas…Has four brothers, all younger…Homecoming King.

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AARON HARRIS FRESHMAN DEFENSIVE END 6-3, 240 WILLISTON, FLA. WILLISTON HIGH SCHOOL

WILLISTON HIGH SCHOOL – Class 3A first team all-state…Played in Florida NorthSouth All-Star Game…All-area…Had 81 tackles, 12 sacks and 15 tackles for loss as a senior…Team defensive MVP…Played power forward on the Williston basketball team. PERSONAL – Born July 11, 1988.

ZACH HERMANN FRESHMAN OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-3, 315 OLDSMAR, FLA. EAST LAKE HIGH SCHOOL

EAST LAKE HIGH SCHOOL – First team all-county in St. Petersburg Times…Also named all-Suncoast and all-district…Three-year letterman…Team’s offensive MVP in 2005, allowing no sacks…Had 72 pancakes…All-district and honorable mention all-county as a junior…Also competes in track & field (shot and discus)…Won district and county shot put title in 2004… Coached by Bob Hudson. PERSONAL – Honor Roll student and a Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month…Born October 20, 1987 in Gainesville, Fla…Son of Eileen and Mark Hermann…Has two sisters.

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JEFFREY IDE FRESHMAN OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-6, 260 BRADENTON, FLA. MANATEE HIGH SCHOOL

MANATEE HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 99th top prospect in Florida by Orlando Sentinel…Utilized as a blocking tight end, he did have one catch for 18 yards…First team all-area in Sarasota Herald Tribune…Named Manatee’s Comeback Player of the Year…Coached by Joe Kinnan…Team captain on baseball team. PERSONAL – Born September 2, 1987…Son of Don Ide and Anita Eldridge…Has one brother.


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SENIOR DEFENSIVE TACKLE 6-1, 265 TALLAHASSEE, FLA. SANTA MONICA COLLEGE LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL SANTA MONICA COLLEGE – Played linebacker at Santa Monica in 2004 and had 90 tackles, four sacks and four forced fumbles…Had played running back at Santa Monica in 2003 but broke a wrist…Sat out 2005 school year. LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL – Tallied 102 tackles (24 solos), 22 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks and earned all-state honors in his senior season of 2002 ….Also rushed for 389 yards on 32 carries and scored six touchdowns as a fullback that season and had 15 pancake blocks to go along with eight two-point conversions…Scored two touchdowns in the CaliFlorida All-Star Game. PERSONAL - Born August 11, 1982

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SABBATH JOSEPH FRESHMAN LINEBACKER 6-0, 215 MIAMI, FLA. CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – Had 11 sacks among his 68 tackles in 2005…Also returned an interception for a touchdown… Class 6A first team all-state…All-Dade County in Miami Herald for Classes 4A-6A…As a junior he had 95 tackles, six sacks, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions, including one for a touchdown…Also blocked three kicks…Ranked 10th best senior in Miami by Miami Herald…Played in Dade County All-Star Game and the Dade-Broward All-Star Game…Coached by Tony Saunders.

ANDREW KETCHEL

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FRESHMAN TIGHT END 6-5, 225 SHALIMAR, FLA. CHOCTOWHATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL

CARLTON MITCHELL FRESHMAN WIDE RECEIVER 6-4, 190 LUTZ, FLA. GAITHER HIGH SCHOOL

CHOCTOWHATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 80th tight end in nation by Scout.com…32 catches for 455 yards as a senior…All-area and All-Northwest Florida…15 receptions for 190 yards as a junior…Team captain…Three-year starter in football and basketball….Averaged 15 points in basketball, where he was also all-area…Coached by Bobby Moore.

GAITHER HIGH SCHOOL – 19th best player in Tampa Bay area by St. Petersburg Times…Ranked 64th best player in Florida by Rivals.com and 55th best receiver in the nation…87th best player in Florida according to Scout.com…Honorable mention all-county in Tampa Tribune…Had nine catches for 207 yards as a junior...Three-year letterman in football and basketball.

PERSONAL – Born November 24, 1987 in Ft.Walton Beach…Son of Carolyn and Terry Ketchel…Father played football at Duke University from 1973-76…Has one brother.

PERSONAL – Born April 5, 1988 in Gainesville, Fla…Son of Angela Mitchell and Carl Mitchell, who played pro basketball in Europe…Has one sister.

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ALONZO MCQUEEN FRESHMAN LINEBACKER 6-1, 220 JACKSONVILLE, FLA. LEE HIGH SCHOOL

LEE HIGH SCHOOL – Named to TimesUnion (Jacksonville) Super 24 Team for the greater Jacksonville area…Had 100-plus tackles as a junior and senior…125 tackles in his senior season…46th at his position in the nation by Rivals.com. PERSONAL – Born August 27, 1987 in Jacksonville, Fla…Son of Alonzo and Kim McQueen.

QUINCY OKOLIE FRESHMAN TIGHT END 6-6, 220 WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. PALM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

PALM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – Honorable mention all-county in Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel…High school program was in just its third season in 2005…Had five catches for 40 yards for a team that completed just 50 of 135 attempts on the season…Gives USF yet another receiver with good height.

PERSONAL – Born December 29, 1987 in Miami… Wants to major in broadcasting.

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BRANDON PEGUESE FRESHMAN

LINEBACKER 6-1, 215 GREENSBORO, N.C. GRIMSLEY HIGH SCHOOL

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GRIMSLEY HIGH SCHOOL – A first team all-state player at defensive end as named by NCPreps.com….Had 17.5 sacks in his senior year for a defense that led the way to a 14-2 record and a Class 4A state finals appearance…Had 98 tackles…Two-year starter and a three-year letterman…Played in North Carolina’s East-West All-Star Game

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TAMPA BAY TECH HIGH SCHOOL – Two-time all-state punter in Florida’s Class 4A…Also named twice to Tampa Tribune’s allHillsborough County Team…Had 34 punts for a 50.1 average in 2005 senior season. PERSONAL – Born October 27, 1987 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria…Son of Valeri and Sonia Petrov.

JULIAN RILEY JUNIOR NOSE TACKLE 6-3, 290 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA – Spent three seasons at Florida before transferring to USF in Spring 2006…Red shirted at Florida in 2003

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LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL – As a defensive end at Lakewood in 2002, he had 17 sacks and he was ranked the eighth best strongside defensive end in the south by Rivals.com… Riley also played offensive tackle in high school and was accomplished in track & field, wrestling and basketball…He was a high school teammate of USF offensive tackle Thed Watson. PERSONAL – Anthropology major.

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GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL – Second team all-state in 2005…Ran for 1,553 yards in senior season for a 119-yard per game average…8.2 yards per carry…Had 21 touchdowns…Second team all-state in Class 3A…Ran for 253 yards and two touchdowns on just 13 carries at Jensen Beach…Just three days earlier in a make-up game against Palm Beach Central, he ran for 141 yards and four touchdowns…Had 133 yards against Riverdale… Carried for 128 yards in state semi-finals loss to Sarasota Booker…126-yard effort against Clewiston. PERSONAL –Younger brother of USF sophomore Jamaal Jenkins…Born October 5, 1987 in Pahokee…Son of Travella and Anthony Samuels.

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in Rival rankings from pre-season to post-season…Had 16 receptions for 450 yards and three touchdowns in senior season…Coached by Monty Lee…Runs a 4.4 40-yard dash. PERSONAL – Born March 27, 1988 in Los Angeles…Given name is Jason Peter Sherman…Nicknamed J Sherm.

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ASTON SAMUELS FRESHMAN RUNNING BACK 5-10, 190 BELLE GLADE, FLA. GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

ILIA PETROV FRESHMAN PUNTER 5-11, 190 TAMPA, FLA. TAMPA BAY TECH

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before playing a backup role in 2004 and 2005.

JASON SHERMAN FRESHMAN WIDE RECEIVER 6-4, 200 JACKSONVILLE, FLA. FIRST COAST HIGH SCHOOL

FIRST COAST HIGH SCHOOL – Ranked 52nd among wide receivers nationally by Rivals.com and the 62nd best player in Florida…A solid basketball player, he picked up football in his senior season…Climbed 27 spots

JACOB SIMS FRESHMAN OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-5, 245 WINTER PARK, FLA. WINTER PARK HIGH SCHOOL

WINTER PARK HIGH SCHOOL – Class 6A third team all-state in 2005…Played offensive and defensive lines in 2005 Central Florida AllStar Game…A leader on high school team line that paved the way for a strong run game.

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JOSHUA SMILEY FRESHMAN LINEBACKER 6-3, 220 MILTON, FLA. MILTON HIGH SCHOOL

MILTON HIGH SCHOOL – Second team all-state in Class 4A…Played in Florida’s NorthSouth All-Star Game and the Pensacola All-Star Game…Pensacola Journal Super Senior…70 tackles with three sacks…Played in FACA NorthSouth All-Star Game. PERSONAL – Born January 1, 1988 in Andulsia,Ala…Given name is Joshua Dewayne Smiley…Has two brothers.


T H E O P P O N E N TS


McNeese State Game One • Sept. 2 • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, Fla. General Information 2006 Schedule

T H E O P P O N E N T S

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lake Charles, La. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1939 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8,800 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Blue and Gold Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cowboys President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Robert Hebert Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sonny Watkins Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(337) 475-5200 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(337) 475-5200 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Southland Conference Web Site . . . . . . . .southland.cstv.com Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cowboy Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17,410 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1965 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natural grass Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(337) 475-5225

Coaching Staff Head Coach Tommy Tate Alma Mater McNeese State, 1979 Record at McNeese State 48-23 (Six years) Career Record 48-23 (Six years) Office Phone (337) 475-5235 Assistants Matt Viator, offensive coordinator, Lark Hebert, defensive line, Adam Henry, wide receivers, Ben Norton, offensive line, Carlos McGee, running backs, Jason Rollins, linebackers, Jake Morrison, defensive line, Delphfrine Lee, defensive backs, Zack Bronson, defensive backs.

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Variation of Pro-I Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-2-5 Letterwinners Returning 58 (29 offense, 28 defense, 1 specialist) Letterwinners Lost 13 (7 offense, 4 defense, 2 specialists) Starters Returning 16 (5 offense, 10 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Lost 6 (3 offense, 2 defense, 1 specialist) Returning Starters on Offense: FB Jason Miller, TB Kris Bush, OG Jeremiah Abbott, OG James Jordan, OT Brent Pousson, C Lance Fremin,WR Quinten Lawrence Returning Starters on Defense: DE Bryan Smith, DT Vaalyn Jackson, DT Robert Hooker, LB Trey Bennett, LB Allen Nelson, CB Ivan Stevenson, CB Jonathan Walker, SS Jamelle Juneau, SS Stephen Barrett, FS Kody Knox, FS Lawrence Darby 2006 Honors Candidates:WR Quentin Lawrence, K Blake Bercegeay, OT Brent Pousson,TB Chris Thomas, KR Steven Whitehead 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-4 2005 Southland Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-3 2005 Southland Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .First meeting At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 At McNeese State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . .Louis Bonnette Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .lbonnette@structurex.net; lbonnette@mcneese.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(337) 475-5207 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(337) 540-8147 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(337) 475-5202 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.mcneesesports.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Box 92735 McNeese State Lake Charles, La. 70609

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Quinten Lawrence

Brent Pousson

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. TD Mark Fontenot 113 56 4 791 5 Rushing No. Yds. Avg. TD Kris Bush 114 455 4.0 1 Receiving No. Yds. Avg. TD Quentin Lawrence 27 572 21.2 6 Defense Solo Ast. Total Sack TFL Jamelle Juneau 37 26 63 0 5.5

Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 at USF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Sept. 9 West Virginia Tech . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Toledo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Sept. 30 South Dakota State . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Oct. 7 Southern Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Oct. 14 Texas State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Oct. 21 Stephen F. Austin* . . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. Oct. 28 at Sam Houston State* . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. Nov. 4 Southeastern Louisiana* . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Northwestern State* . . . . . . . .6 p.m. Nov. 18 Nicholls State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. * Southland Conference game

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 3 Southern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ppd. Sept. 10 at Georgia Southern . . . . . . . .W, 23-20 Sept. 17 at Southern Miss . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 48-20 Sept. 24 NW Oklahoma State . . . . . . . .Canceled Oct. 1 Southern Utah . . . . . . . . . . . .Canceled Oct. 8 vs.Texas Southern . . . . . . . . . .W, 46-28 Oct. 15 vs. Stephen F. Austin* . . . . . . . .W, 33-23 Oct. 22 at Southeast Louisiana* . . . . . . .L, 37-13 Oct. 29 Sam Houston State* . . . . . . . .W, 31-26 Nov. 5 at Texas State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 49-7 Nov. 12 Northwestern State* . . . . . . . .W, 22-17 Nov. 19 at Nicholls State* . . . . . . . . . . .L, 39-26 * Southland Conference game

Notes McNeese State marks USF’s only I-AA opponent this season and one of three first-time opponents that the Bulls will face in their first four games (Sept. 9 vs. Florida International and Sept. 23 at Kansas) … USF will also face North Carolina for the first time on Oct. 14 in Chapel Hill … This year will mark the second time in the past three years that the Bulls open their home schedule with a team from the Southland Conference … USF defeated Nicholls State 27-17 on Sept. 6, 2003 … The game with McNeese State is the third meeting that the Bulls will have with a member of the Southland Conference … In addition to Nicholls State in 2003, USF also faced Southwest Texas State (now Texas State) during the 1999 campaign defeating the No. 25 ranked Bobcats 17-10 on Sept. 11 at Raymond James Stadium … The Bulls are 16-0 against NCAA I-AA foes since becoming a full I-A member in 2000 … USF is also 9-0 in home openers, however 5-4 in season opening outings … The game with the Bulls will be the Cowboys’ first of two games that they will play against a I-A opponent in their first three outings … They will also face Toledo on Sept. 23 … McNeese State will play six of 11 games at home this year after just one on its home turf last year due to Hurricane Rita …The Cowboys played just nine of their 12 games (5-4, 3-3 Southland) and had three cancelled because of the hurricane.


Florida International Game Two • Sept. 9 • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, Fla. General Information 2006 Schedule Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Miami, Fla. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1972 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34,000 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Blue and Gold Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Golden Panthers President . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Modesto A. Maidique Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rick Mello Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(305) 348-2756 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(866) 348-4263 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sun Belt Conference Web Site . . . . .www.sunbeltsports.org Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FIU Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17,000 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .AstroPlay Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(305) 348-0257

Coaching Staff Head Coach Don Strock Alma Mater Virginia Tech, 1973 Record at Florida International 15-29 (Four years) Career Record 15-29 (Four years) Office Phone (305) 222-4150 Assistants Bruce Hardy, assistant head coach/special teams/tight ends, Joe Barantovitz, assistant offensive line, Greg Briner, offensive coordinator/wide receivers, Hurlie Brown, defensive backs, Kevin Fouquier, defensive coordinator/defensive line, Carmen Grosso, tight ends,Venron Hargreaves, linebackers, Madre Hill, running backs, Leon Searcy, offensive line, David Tabor, graduate assistant, Marcus Wilder, graduate assistant.

Date Opponent Time Aug. 31 at Middle Tennessee* . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Sept. 9 at USF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Sept. 16 Bowling Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 at Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 p.m. Sept. 30 Arkansas State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 p.m. Oct. 7 North Texas* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Oct. 14 at Miami (Fla.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 4 Louisiana-Monroe* . . . . . . . . . . .6 p.m. Nov. 18 Louisisna-Lafayette* . . . . . . . . . . .6 p.m. Nov. 25 Florida Atlantic* . . . . . . . . . . .3:30 p.m. Dec. 2 Troy* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 p.m. * Sun Belt Conference game

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pro-set Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Letterwinners Returning 40 (15 offense, 24 defense, 1 specialist) Letterwinners Lost 28 (14 offense, 13 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Returning 12 (5 offense, 6 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Lost 11 (6 offense, 5 defense, 0 specialist) Returning Starters on Offense: RG Ronny Silva,TE Samuel Smith, RB A’Mod Ned, QB Josh Padrick,WR Chandler Williams Returning Starters on Defense: DE Antwan Barnes, DE Myron Acoff, SLB James Black, MLB Keyonvis Bouie, CB Lionell Singleton, SS Chris Smith 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: DE Antwan Barnes, LB Keyonvis Bouie, QB Josh Padrick,TE Samuel Smith,WR Chandler Williams 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6 2005 Sun Belt Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-4 2005 Sun Belt Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .T4th

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .First meeting At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 At Florida International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rich Kelch Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kelchr@fiu.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(305) 348-3164 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(954) 680-0992 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . .(305) 348-2963/348-6683 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.fiusports.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . .11200 SW 8th Street Golden Panther Arena Miami, Fla. 33199

Josh Padrick

Keyonvis Bouie

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Josh Padrick Rushing A’Mod Ned Receiving Chandler Williams Defense Keyonvis Bouie

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. 366 221 11 2,461 Yds. Avg. No. 4.3 375 88 No. Yds. Avg. 61 870 14.3 Solo Ast. Total Sack 65 53 118 2

TD 13 TD 3 TD 2 TFL 11

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept 3 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 35-21 Sept. 10 at Texas Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 56-3 Sept. 24 at Arkansas State* . . . . . . . . . . .L, 66-24 Oct. 1 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 23-6 Oct. 15 North Texas* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 13-10 Oct. 20 at Troy* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 18-13 Nov. 5 at Louisiana-Monroe* . . . . . . .W, 31-29 Nov. 12 at Louisiana-Lafayette* . . . . . . . .L, 28-7 Nov. 19 Western Kentucky* . . . . . . . . .W, 38-35 Nov. 26 Florida Atlantic* . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 52-6 Dec. 3 Middle Tennessee* . . . . . . . . . .W, 35-31 * Sun Belt Conference game

Notes USF and Florida International meet for the first time while the contest also marks the first of back-to-back games against in-state foes for the Bulls … USF will take on UCF on Sept. 16 in Orlando … The Bulls are 3-1 all-time against teams from the state of Florida … They defeated Florida Atlantic (51-10) on Aug. 29, 2002, Florida A&M (37-3) on Sept., 10, 2005, and UCF (31-14) on Sept. 17 … Their only loss to a “Sunshine State” foe was a 27-7 setback to Miami on Oct. 1, 2005 at the Orange Bowl … USF is 4-2 all-time against the Sun Belt Conference with its last meeting being a 2417 victory over North Texas on Oct. 5, 2002 in Denton,Texas … In addition to FAU and North Texas – who the Bulls have defeated twice – USF has also faced Middle Tennessee State (0-1) and Troy (1-1) … Former Miami Dolphin quarterback (1973-87) Don Strock is in his fifth year at the helm of the FIU football program, and like USF head coach Jim Leavitt is the only person to hold the position … Florida International is, in fact, one of two I-A teams whose program is younger than the Bulls, who are celebrating their 10th season of competition this year … FIU, who will play its fifth season this year, had its inaugural season during the 2002 campaign … FAU begins its sixth season this year … Although the Golden Panthers were just 5-6 last year, they finished the season hot winning four of their last five games including their last three straight …Current USF defensive line coach Bernard Clark – who is in his first year with the Bulls – spent the past two years with FIU as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.

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UCF Game Three • Sept. 16 • Florida Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Fla. General Information 2006 Schedule

T H E O P P O N E N T S

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Orlando, Fla. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1963 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47,000 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Black and Gold Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Golden Knights President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. John C. Hitt Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Steve Orsini Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(407) 823-2261 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(407) 823-1000 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Conference USA Conference Web Site . . .www.conferenceusa.com Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Florida Citrus Bowl Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65,438 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1936 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .419 Bermuda grass Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(407) 245-0342

Coaching Staff Head Coach George O’Leary Alma Mater New Hampshire, 1969 Record at UCF 8-16 (Two years) Career Record 60-49 (Nine years) Office Phone (407) 823-5397 Assistants: Miles Aldridge, defensive backs, Jim Bernhardt, recruiting coordinator/running backs, Joe Gilbert, offensive line, George Godsey, quarterbacks, Dave Huxtable, linebackers/special teams, Brent Key, tight ends, Peter McCarty, defensive line,Tim Salem, offensive coordinator/wide receivers, Lance Thompson, defensive coordinator

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Multiple Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Multiple Letterwinners Returning 42 (17 offense, 22 defense, 3 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 15 (4 offense, 5 defense, 6 specialists) Starters Returning 19 (9 offense, 9 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Lost 6 (2 offense, 2 defense, 2 specialists) Returning Starters on Offense: LT Patrick Brown, LG Kyle Smith, C Cedric GagneMarcoux, RG L.J. Anderson, RT Josh Sitton, QB Steven Moffett, FB Neal Bittong,TB Kevin Smith,WR Mike Walker Returning Starters on Defense: DE Chris Welsh, DT Keith Shologan, DT Bryan Gabourel, LB Jordan Richards, LB Ronnell Sandy, CB Joe Burnett, CB Josh Neal, SS Jason Venson, FS Sha’reff Rashad 2006 Honors Candidates: QB Steven Moffett, WR Mike Walker, C Cedric Gagne-Marcoux, TB Kevin Smith, CB/PR Joe Burnett 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-5 2005 Conference USA Record . . . . . . . . . . .7-1 2005 Conference USA Finish . .1st (C-USA East)

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 1-0 At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 1-0 At Orlando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 Date Result Site Sept. 17, 2005 USF 31, UCF 14 Tampa

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Baum Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jbaum@mail.ucf.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(407) 823-0994 Cell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(407) 405-5822 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(407) 823-5266 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.ucfathletics.com Mailing Address . . . . . . .UCF Sports Information P.O. Box 163555 Orlando, Fla. 32816-3555

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Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 Villanova . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 9 at Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 16 USF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2:30 p.m. Sept. 26 Southern Miss* . . . . . . . . . . . .7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Marshall* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 p.m. Oct. 21 Rice* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 28 at Houston* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 4 East Carolina* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 11 at Memphis* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 18 at Tulane* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 UAB* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * Conference USA game

Steven Moffett

Joe Burnett

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Steven Moffett Rushing Kevin Smith Receiving Rocky Ross Defense Johnell Neal

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. 375 223 9 2,925 No. Yds. Avg. 249 1,232 4.7 No. Yds. Avg. 17 154 9.1 Solo Ast. Total Sack 9 69 0 60

TD 22 TD 9 TD 0 TFL 0

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 1 at South Carolina . . . . . . . . . . .L, 24-15 Sept. 17 at USF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 31-14 Sept. 24 Marshall* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 23-13 Oct. 1 at Louisiana-Lafayette . . . . . . . .W, 24-21 Oct. 8 Memphis* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 38-17 Oct. 15 at Southern Miss* . . . . . . . . . . .L, 52-31 Oct. 22 Tulane* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 34-24 Oct. 29 at East Carolina* . . . . . . . . . . .W, 30-20 Nov. 5 Houston* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-29 Nov. 12 at UAB* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 27-21 Nov. 19 at Rice* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-28 Dec. 3 Tulsa # . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 44-27 Dec. 24 Nevada^ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 49-48 (ot) * Conference USA game # Conference USA Championship ^ Sheraton Hawaii Bowl

Notes USF and UCF will meet for just the second time this year when the Bulls make the short 98-mile trip over Interstate 4 to face the Golden Knights in the Florida Citrus Bowl … Last season when the two schools met UCF held the nation’s longest losing streak – 16 games – which was extended to 17 games following a 31-14 loss to the Bulls on Sept. 17 … The Golden Knights would end that streak the following weekend, Sept. 24, with a 23-13 win over Marshall in Orlando … Following the loss to USF, UCF would go on to win eight of its final 11 games to end the season … The Golden Knights would also play in their first-ever bowl game, the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl … In addition, UCF was the first team in NCAA history to win five straight games after going winless the previous year … The Golden Knights were also just the sixth team in NCAA history to go winless the previous year and advance to a bowl game the next season … The last was South Carolina in 2000 … UCF returns 76 percent of its letterwinners and 75 percent of its starting lineup from the 2005 season … Leading the return on the offensive side is quarterback Stephen Moffett … Moffett was 223-of-375 and threw for 2,925 yards and 22 touchdowns on the year … One of Moffett’s prime targets also returns in wide receiver Mike Walker … Walker caught 64 passes for 855 yards and nine touchdowns … Defensively, the Golden Knights return four of their top five tacklers from last year headlined by strong safety Jason Venson (85 TT, 66 UT) and cornerback Johnell Neal (69 TT, 60 UT) who were first and second in tackles respectively … Cornerback Joe Burnett (63 TT, 55 UT, 5 INT) and linebacker Ronnell Sandy (52 TT, 31 UT, 7 TFL) are also back in the secondary.


Kansas Game Four • Sept. 23 • Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kan. General Information 2006 Schedule Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lawrence, Kan. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1866 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29,624 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Crimson and Blue Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jayhawks Chancellor . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Robert Hemenway Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lew Perkins Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(785) 864-3392 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . .800-34-HAWKS Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big 12 Conference Web Site . . . . .www.big12sports.com Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Memorial Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50,971 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1921 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .AstroPlay Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(785) 864-5593

Coaching Staff Head Coach Mark Mangino Alma Mater Youngstown State, 1987 Record at Kansas 19-29 (Four years) Career Record 19-29 (Four years) Office Phone 888-587-7678 Assistants: Nick Quattro, associate head coach/offensive coordinator/quarterbacks, Bill Young, defensive coordinator/defensive line, John Reagan, offensive line/run game coordinator, Clint Bowen, co-defensive coordinator/safeties, Earnest Collins, special teams coordinator/cornerbacks, Brandon Blaney, recruiting coordinator/tight ends, Earle Mosley, running backs,Tim Beck, wide receivers, Mike Mallory, linebackers

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Multiple Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Letterwinners Returning 42 (22 offense, 18 defense, 2 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 22 (9 offense, 13 defense, 0 specialists) Starters Returning 11 (6 offense, 3 defense, 2 specialists) Starters Lost 12 (5 offense, 9 defense, 0 specialists) Returning Starters on Offense: LT Cesar Rodriguez, LG Bob Whitaker, C Dave Ochoa, RG Ryan Cantrell,TE Derek Fine,WR Brian Murph, FB Brandon McAnderson Returning Starters on Defense: DT James McClinton, CB Aqib Talib, SS Jerome Kemp 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: OL David Ochoa, P Kyle Tucker, OL Bob Whitaker, CB Aqib Talib, SS Jerome Kemp, RB Jon Cornish,WR Brian Murph, PK Scott Webb 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-5 2005 Big 12 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-5 2005 Big 12 Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5th (North)

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .First Meeting At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 At Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mason Logan Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .masonlogan@ku.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(785) 864-3420 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(785)331-8999 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(785)864-7944 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.kuathletics.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . .1651 Naismith Drive Lawrence, KS 66045

Jon Cornish

Jerome Kemp

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Adam Barrman Rushing Jon Cornish Receiving Brian Murph Defense Jerome Kemp

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. TD 30 16 1 118 0 Yds. Avg. TD No. 134 780 5.8 9 No. Yds. Avg. TD 33 368 11.2 2 Solo Ast. Total Sack TFL 42 16 58 1 4

Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 Northwestern State . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 9 Louisiana-Monroe . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 16 at Toledo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 USF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 30 at Nebraska* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 7 Texas A&M* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 14 Oklahoma State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 21 at Baylor* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 28 Colorado* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 4 at Iowa State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 18 Kansas State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 at Missouri* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Dec. 2 Big 12 Championship . . . . . . . . . .TBA * Big 12 Conference game

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 3 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 30-19 Sept. 10 Appalachian State . . . . . . . . . . .W, 36-8 Sept. 17 Louisiana Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 34-14 Oct. 1 at Texas Tech* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 30-17 Oct. 8 at Kansas State* . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 12-3 Oct. 15 vs. Oklahoma* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 19-3 Oct. 22 at Colorado* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 44-13 Oct. 29 Missouri* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 13-3 Nov. 5 Nebraska* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 40-15 Nov. 12 at Texas* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 66-14 Nov. 26 Iowa State* . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 24-21 (ot) Dec. 23 vs. Houston^ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 42-13 * Big 12 Conference game ^ Fort Worth Bowl

Notes USF and Kansas meet for the first time ever, but it is the third meeting between the Bulls and an opponent of the Big 12 Conference … USF is 0-2 against foes from the Big 12 having lost to Baylor (28-13) on Sept. 23, 2000 and Oklahoma (31-14) on Sept. 28, 2002 with both games taking place on the road … The game against the Jayhawks will be a homecoming for USF cornerbacks coach Rich Rachel … Rachel served as a secondary coach at Kansas from 1978-82 and as an assistant head coach at Kansas State from 1986-88 … In addition, it will also be a homecoming – of sorts – for USF head coach Jim Leavitt … Leavitt also spent six seasons (1990-95) as an assistant at Kansas State before coming to Tampa … Kansas head coach Mark Mangino worked on the offensive side of the ball with K-State for eight seasons, from 1991-98, while Leavitt worked with the defense … He served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator (1991-96), as rungame coordinator (1997) and assistant head coach (1998) … The Jayhawk offense returns nine of 10 players from last year’s final depth chart … That experience will help as 60 percent of the KU running game returns including the team’s top three ball carriers … Running back Jon Cornish led the team in rushing with 780 yards on 134 carries and nine touchdowns … Defensively, the Kansas rush defense ranked third nationally allowing 83.2 yards per game on the ground last season, however the Jayhawks lose their top four tacklers – including Charlton Keith (61 TT, 9 sacks) who was second in sacks.

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Rutgers Game Five • Sept. 29 • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, Fla. General Information 2006 Schedule

T H E O P P O N E N T S

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .New Brunswick, N.J. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1766 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35,000 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scarlet Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scarlet Knights President . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Richard L. McCormick Athletics Director . . . . . . .Robert E. Mulcahy III Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(732) 445-8610 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(866) 445-4678 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . .BIG EAST Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.bigeast.org Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rutgers Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41,500 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1938 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FieldTurf Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(732) 445-7028

Coaching Staff Head Coach Greg Schiano Alma Mater Bucknell, 1988 Record at Rutgers 19-39 (Five years) Career Record 19-39 (Five years) Office Phone (732) 445-6200 Assistants: Chris Demarest, secondary, Kyle Flood, offensive line, Phil Galiano, defensive ends, Cary Godette, defensive line, Robert Jackson, running backs, John McNulty, assistant offensive coordinator/quarterbacks/wide receivers, Darren Rizzi, assistant head coach/special teams coordinator/linebackers, Joe Susan, recruiting coordinator/tight ends, Craig Ver Steeg, offensive coordinator, Jeff Anderson, offensive assistant,Todd Grenedier, defensive assistant

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pro Style Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-4 Letterwinners Returning 44 (18 offense, 24 defense, 2 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 18 (9 offense, 8 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Returning 16 (7 offense, 7 defense, 2 specialists) Starters Lost 9 (4 offense, 4 defense, 1 specialist) Returning Starters on Offense:TE Clark Harris, FB Brian Leonard, RB Ray Rice, OL Pedro Sosa, C Darnell Stapleton,WR Shawn Tucker, OL Jeremy Zuttah Returning Starters on Defense: DT Ramel Meekins, LB Quintero Frierson, LB Devraun Thompson, LB Chenry Lewis, DB Ron Girsult, DB Courtney Greene, DB Derrick Roberson 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: RB Ray Rice, RB Brian Leonard, DL Rameel Meekins, DB Courtney Greene 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-5 2005 BIG EAST Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 2005 BIG EAST Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 1-0 At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 At New Brunswick . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 1-0 Date Result Site Nov. 5, 2005 USF 45, Rutgers 31 New Brunswick

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Doug Drabik Email . . . . . . . . . . . . .ddrabik@scarletknights.com Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(732) 445-7884 Cell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(732) 921-1067 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(732) 445-3063 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.scarletknights.com Mailing Address .Athletic Communications Office Rutgers University Louis Brown Athletic Center 83 Rockafellar Rd. Piscataway, N.J. 08854

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Courtney Greene

Brian Leonard

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. TD Mike Teel 51 101 10 683 2 Rushing No. Yds. Avg. TD Ray Rice 195 1,120 5.7 5 Receiving No. Yds. Avg. TD Clark Harris 38 584 15.4 4 Solo Ast. Total Sack TFL Defense 48 118 1.5 5.5 Courtney Greene 68

Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 at North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 9 Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 16 Ohio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 Howard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 29 at USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 p.m. Oct. 14 at Navy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 29 Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 p.m. Nov. 9 Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 18 at Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Dec. 2 at West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * BIG EAST Conference game

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 3 at Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 33-30 (ot) Sept. 10 Villanova . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 38-6 Sept. 17 at Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 17-3 Sept. 30 Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 37-29 Oct. 8 West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 27-14 Oct. 15 at Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-9 Oct. 22 at Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 26-24 Oct. 29 Navy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-21 Nov. 5 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 45-21 Nov. 11 at Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 56-5 Nov. 26 Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 45-40 Dec. 27 vs. Arizona State^ . . . . . . . . . . .L, 45-40 * BIG EAST Conference game ^ Insight Bowl

Notes Rutgers comes into the 2006 season on the heels of its most successful season in years and an appearance its first bowl game in 27 years – the Insight Bowl … The Scarlet Knights dropped their postseason contest to Arizona State, 45-40, however found themselves being part of history … Rutgers and ASU combined for a bowl-game record yardage of 1,211 yards, 532 by the Scarlet Knights and 679 by the Sun Devils … The game between USF and Rutgers will be the BIG EAST opener for both schools … RU was one of three conference teams that the Bulls faced for the first time last season – along with Syracuse and West Virginia … USF was 2-1 in those games with victories over the Scarlet Knights (45-31) on Nov. 5 and Syracuse (27-0) on Nov. 12 … The lone loss came at the hands of the Mountaineers (28-13) on Dec. 3 … Rutgers returns one of the top offensive players in the BIG EAST this season in Brian Leonard … Leonard rushed for 740 yards on 173 carries and 11 touchdowns last year … He ranked fourth in the BIG EAST – and tied for 24th nationally – in scoring (8.5 ppg), and was fourth in allpurpose yards (109.0 ypg) and seventh in rushing (61.7 ypg) respectively … The Scarlet Knights also return their top three tacklers in defensive back Courtney Greene (116 TT, 68 UT, 3 FF), linebacker Devraun Thompson (97 TT, 46 UT), and defensive back Ron Girault (83 TT, 53 UT) … RU also returns defensive lineman Ramal Meekins who was third on the team in sacks (9.0-92 yards) and second in tackles for a loss (15.0-105 yards).


Connecticut Game Six • Oct. 7 • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, Fla. General Information 2006 Schedule Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Storrs, Conn. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1881 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28,083 Colors . . . . . . . . . . .National Flag Blue and White Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Huskies President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Philip E. Austin Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . .Jeffrey A. Hathaway Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(860) 486-2725 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . .1-877-At-UCONN Conference . . . . . . . . . . . .BIG EAST Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.bigeast.org Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rentschler Field Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40,000 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natural grass Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(860) 610-4778

Coaching Staff Head Coach Randy Edsall Alma Mater Syracuse, 1980 Record at Connecticut 37-43 (Seven years) Career Record 37-43 (Seven years) Office Phone (860) 486-2718 Assistants: Mike Foley, offensive line, Hank Hughes, assistant head coach for defense/defensive line,Todd Orlando, defensive coordinator/inside linebackers, Rob Ambrose, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks, Lyndon Johnson, special teams coordinator/outside linebackers, Scott Lakatos, defensive backs, Matt Cersosimo, recruiting coordinator/wide receivers, Dave McMichael, tight ends,Terry Richardson, running backs

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Multiple Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Letterwinners Returning 41 (16 offense, 21 defense, 4 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 17 (11 offense, 6 defense) Starters Returning 16 (7 offense, 7 defense, 2 specialists) Starters Lost 8 (4 offense, 4 defense) Returning Starters on Offense:WR Brandon McLean,WR Brandon Young, OG Matt Applebaum, OG Immanuel Hutcherson,TE Dan Murray, QB Matt Bonislawski,TB Terry Caulley Returning Starters on Defense: DT Rhena Fuller, DE Dan Davis, LB Danny Lansanah, CB Darius Butler, CB Ernest Cole, FS Marvin Taylor, SS Dahna Deleston 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates:TB Terry Caulley, DT Rhema Fuller,TE Dan Murray, PK Matt Nuzie 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6 2005 BIG EAST Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-5 2005 BIG EAST Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .T6th

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 2-1 At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 1-0 At Storrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 1-0 At East Hartford . . . . . . . . . . . .UConn leads 1-0 Date Result Site Oct. 28, 2000 USF 21, Connecticut 13 Storrs Oct. 13, 2001 USF 40, Connecticut 21 Tampa Nov. 26, 2005 UConn 15, USF 10 East Hartford

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Leigh Torbin Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .leigh.torbin@uconn.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(860) 486-3531 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(860) 648-8982 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(860) 486-5085 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.uconnhuskies.com Mailing Address . . . . . .2095 Hillside Rd. U-1173 Storrs, Conn. 06269-1173

Terry Caulley

Danny Lansanah

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. TD Passing 82 7 836 6 Matt Bonislawski 162 Yds. Avg. TD No. Rushing 141 659 4.7 6 Terry Caulley Receiving No. Yds. Avg. TD Brandon Young 28 371 13.2 2 Defense Solo Ast. Total Sack TFL Danny Lansanah 26 54 80 3 11

Date Opponent Time Aug. 31 Rhode Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 16 Wake Forest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 at Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 30 Navy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 7 at USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 14 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 20 West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 28 at Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 11 Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 18 at Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Dec. 2 at Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * BIG EAST Conference game

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 1 Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 38-0 Sept. 10 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 59-0 Sept. 17 at Georgia Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 28-13 Oct. 1 at Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 47-13 Oct. 7 Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 26-7 Oct. 15 at Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 28-17 Oct. 22 Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 26-24 Nov. 2 at West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 45-13 Nov. 12 at Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 24-0 Nov. 26 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 15-10 Dec. 3 Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 30-20 * BIG EAST Conference game

Notes UConn looks to recover from a tough 2005 campaign that saw it go 5-6 on the year … After starting the season 4-1 the Huskies dropped five of their final six games, however that one win came at the expense of USF … UConn defeated the Bulls 15-10 on Nov. 26 to eliminate any chance that USF had to win the BIG EAST title … Out of the first five opponents that the Huskies faced, only one, Georgia Tech (Emerald Bowl) advanced to a bowl game while four of the final five foes took part in the postseason … UConn returns 16 players on offense including quarterbacks Matt Bonislawski and D.J. Hernandez … Bonislawski missed four games during 2005 due to a fractured left clavicle … He threw for 836 yards and six touchdowns on 82-of-162 passing … Was replaced during his injury by Hernandez who played in seven games throwing for 515 yards and six TD’s on 46-of-90 passing … Also returning on offense is the quarterback tandem’s top receiver Brandon Young … Young caught 28 passes for a team-high 371 yards and two touchdowns … Defensively the Huskies finished the 2005 season in the top 10 of several statistical categories including seventh in passing defense (158.45 ypg) and seventh in total defense (298.3 ypg) … Linebacker Danny Lansanah, the team’s top tackler, returns after leading the Huskies with 80 total tackles including 11 for a loss (-37).

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North Carolina Game Seven • Oct. 14 • Kenan Stadium • Chapel Hill, N.C. General Information 2006 Schedule

T H E O P P O N E N T S

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chapel Hill, N.C. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1789 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26,878 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Carolina Blue and White Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tar Heels Chancellor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. James Moesser Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dick Baddour Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(919)962-6000 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(800) 722-4335 Conference . . . . . . . . . .Atlantic Coast Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.theacc.com Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kenan Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60,000 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1927 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natural Grass Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .919-962-2123

Coaching Staff Head Coach John Bunting Alma Mater North Carolina, 1972 Record at North Carolina 24-36 (Five years) Career Record 62-50-2 (10 years) Office Phone (919) 962-1376 Assistants: Dave Brock, assistant head coach/recruiting coordinator/wide receivers, Ken Browning, defensive tackles/director of high school relations, Frank Cignetti, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks, John Gutekunst, assistant head coach/tight ends, Danny Pearman, Andre’ Powell, running backs/special teams coordinator, Marvin Sanders, defensive coordinator/defensive backs,Tommy Thigpen, linebackers, Mark Weber, offensive line, John Dunn, offensive graduate assistant

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pro set Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Letterwinners Returning 37 (14 offense, 20 defense, 3 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 23 (12 offense, 10 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Returning 12 (5 offense, 7 defense) Starters Lost 10 (6 offense, 4 defense) Returning Starters on Offense: OT Brian Chacos, OG Charlston Gray,TE Jon Hamlett, WR Jesse Holley,TB Ronnie McGill Returning Starters on Defense: LB Larry Edwards, SS Trimane Goddard, DT Shelton Bynum, LB Durelle Mapp, DE Brian Rackley, FS Kareem Taylor, CB Jacoby Watkins 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: WR Jesse Holley,TB Ronnie McGill, FS Kareen Taylor, LB Larry Edwards, OT Brian Chacos 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6 2005 ACC Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-4 2005 ACC Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4th (Coastal)

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .First meeting At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 At Chapel Hill, N.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kevin Best Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kbest@uncaa.unc.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(919) 962-8916 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(919) 617-7020 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(919) 843-2309 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.tarheelblue.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PO Box 2688 Chapel Hill, NC 27515

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Larry Edwards

Ronnie McGill

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Joey Bozich Rushing Ronnie McGill Receiving Jessie Holley Defense Larry Edwards

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. TD 9 3 1 12 0 No. Yds. Avg. TD 130 530 4.1 5 No. Yds. Avg. TD 47 670 14.3 1 Solo Ast. Total Sack TFL 43 48 91 1.5 8

Date Sept. 2 Sept. 9 Sept. 16 Sept. 23 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 19 Oct. 28 Nov. 4 Nov. 11 Nov. 18 Nov. 25 * Atlantic

Opponent Time Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Virginia Tech* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Furman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA at Clemson* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA at Miami (Fla.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA USF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA at Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Wake Forest* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA at Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Georgia Tech* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA N.C. State* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA at Duke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Coast Conference game

2005 Results Date Sept. 10 Sept. 17 Sept. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 26 * Atlantic

Opponent Result at Georgia Tech* . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 27-21 Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 14-5 at N.C. State* . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-24 Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-17 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 69-14 Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 7-5 at Miami (Fla.)* . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 34-16 Boston College* . . . . . . . . . . .W, 16-14 Maryland* . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 33-30 (ot) Duke* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 24-21 at Virginia Tech* . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 30-3 Coast Conference game

Notes USF faces its final first-time opponent of the season when it butts heads with North Carolina … The Tar Heels game with the Bulls will be their second straight against a team from the Sunshine State … UNC faces Miami the previous week (Oct. 7) in the Orange Bowl … This will be USF’s third meeting with a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference with the two previous games coming last year … The Bulls dropped a 27-7 decision to the Hurricanes on Oct. 1 and then lost to North Carolina State 140 on Dec. 31 in the Meineke Car Care Bowl … UNC faced BIG EAST foe Louisville last year dropping the decision 69-14 on Oct. 8 … Tailback Ronnie McGill returns this season after leading the Tar Heels in touchdowns with five while rushing for 530 yards on 130 carries which were both tops on the team … In addition, McGill caught 15 passes for 99 yards … He accomplished all this while missing the first four games of the season due to a torn left pectoral (chest) muscle lifting weights in June … Quarterback Joe Dailey looks to be penciled in as the starter after sitting out the 2005 season due to NCAA transfer rules … Dailey came to UNC from Nebraska after starting 11 games for the Cornhuskers in 2004 … He threw for 2,025 yards on 153-for-310 passing with 17 touchdowns and 19 interceptions … Linebacker Larry Edwards shared lead on the Tar Heels in tackles last year with 91 and is the team’s top returning stopper.


Cincinnati Game Eight • Oct. 22 • Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, Ohio General Information 2006 Schedule Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cincinnati, Ohio Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1819 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,244 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Red and Black Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bearcats President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Thomas Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(513) 556-5601 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(513) 556-2287 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . .BIG EAST Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.bigeast.org Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nippert Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35,000 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1924 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FieldTurf Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(513) 556-1010

Coaching Staff Head Coach Mark Dantonio Alma Mater South Carolina, 1979 Record at Cincinnati 11-12 (Two years) Career Record 11-12 (Two years) Office Phone (513) 556-5986 Assistants: Don Treadwell, offensive coordinator, Pat Narduzzi, defensive coordinator, Harlon Bennett, defensive backs, Dave Warner, quarterbacks,Ted Gill, defensive line,Tim Hinton, running backs, Dan Roushar, offensive line, Mark Staten, tight ends/tackles/recruiting coordinator, Mike Tressel, linebackers/special teams, Adam Shorter, graduate assistant, Chris Newman, graduate assistant

Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 Eastern Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 8 Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 at Virginia Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 30 Miami (Ohio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 7 Akron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 14 at Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 22 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 p.m. Oct. 28 Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 11 at West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 18 Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 at Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * BIG EAST Conference game

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Multiple Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Multiple 4-3 Letterwinners Returning 44 (19 offense, 23 defense, 2 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 13 (7 offense, 5 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Returning 20 (7 offense, 10 defense, 3 specialists) Starters Lost 5 (3 offense, 1 defense, 1 specialist) Returning Starters on Offense: RG Trevor Canfield, RT Duigger Bujnoch,TE Brent Celek, WR Ernest Jackson, QB Dustin Grutza, FB Doug Jones, RB Bradley Glatthaar Returning Starters on Defense: DE Trevor Anderson, DT John Newton, DT Terrill Byrd, OLB Anthny Williams, MLB Kevin McCullough, OLB Corey Smith, CB Antoine Horton, CB Mike Mickens, SS Dominic Ross, FS Haruki Nakanura 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: TE Brent Celek, CB Mike Mickens, OLB Corey Smith 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-7 2005 BIG EAST Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-5 2005 BIG EAST Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .T6th

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 2-1 At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 2-0 At Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cincinnati leads 1-0 Site Result Date Oct. 31, 2003 USF 24, Cincinnati 17 (2ot) Tampa Cincinnati Nov. 20, 2004 Cincinnati 45, USF 23 Tampa Nov. 19, 2005 USF 31, Cincinnati 16

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tom Hathaway Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .hathawtl@email.uc.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(513) 556-0616 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(513) 385-2728 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(513) 556-0619 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.ucbearcats.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . .One Edwards Center Suite 1110 Cincinnati, OH 45221-0021

Brent Celek

Hakuri Nakamura

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Dustin Grutza Rushing Bradley Glatthaar Receiving Brent Celek Defense Hakuri Nakamura

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. 300 168 11 1,799 Yds. Avg. No. 620 4.5 139 Yds. Avg. No. 361 11.3 32 Solo Ast. Total Sack 45 31 76 1

TD 11 TD 7 TD 3 TFL 2.5

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 3 Eastern Michigan . . . . . . . . . . .W, 28-26 Sept. 10 at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 42-24 Sept. 17 Western Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 7-3 Sept. 24 at Miami (Ohio) . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 44-16 Oct. 8 at Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 38-20 Oct. 15 Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 28-17 Oct. 22 Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 46-22 Oct. 29 at Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 22-16 Nov. 9 West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 38-0 Nov. 19 at USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 31-16 Nov. 26 at Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 44-9 * BIG EAST Conference game

Notes Cincinnati looks to even the all-time series when it meets the Bulls in Nippert Stadium this season … The game with USF will mark the first of three games in the Bearcats final five that they will play at home … The game will be the first Sunday night contest for both USF and UC … In addition, the Bulls will look for its first-ever win over UC on the road … Experience will be key for Cincinnati this year as it enters its second year in the BIG EAST … 30 of the 44 players on last year’s depth chart had one season or less of Division I-A experience … This year the Bearcats return 44 lettermen and 17 starters … At quarterback Dustin Grutza had a solid season as a redshirt freshman … Grutza threw for 1,799 yards and 11 TD’s on 168-for-300 passing … Tight end Brent Celek, Grutza’s prime target, recorded 361 yards and three touchdowns on 32 catches … Defensively, two players that made a significant impact and will be major factors this year are cornerback Mike Mickens and outside linebacker Corey Smith, both of whom were Freshmen AllAmerican selections and named to the All-BIG EAST second team … Mickens recorded 51 tackles while also recording an impressive 14 passes broken up … Smith was third on the team in stops with 64, including 34 solo, and had seven tackles for a loss (-22) … Also back is the team’s leading tackler free safety Hakuri Nakamura who had 76 tackles, 45 of which were unassisted.

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Pittsburgh Game Nine • Nov. 4 • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, Fla. General Information 2006 Schedule

T H E O P P O N E N T S

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pittsburgh, Pa. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1787 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33,792 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Blue and Gold Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Panthers Chancellor . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mark A. Nordenberg Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Long Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(412) 648-8230 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . .1-800-643-PITT Conference . . . . . . . . . . . .BIG EAST Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.bigeast.org Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Heinz Field Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65,000 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2001 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natural grass Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(412) 697-7198

Coaching Staff Head Coach Dave Wannstedt Alma Mater Pittsburgh, 1974 Record at Pittsburgh 5-6 (One year) Career Collegiate Record 5-6 (One year) Office Phone (412) 648-8700 Assistants: Bob Junko, assistant head coach/defense/recruiting coordinator, Matt Cavanaugh, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks, Paul Rhoads, defensive coordinator/secondary, Curtis Bray, linebackers, Paul Dunn, offensive line, Greg Gattuso, defensive line, Aubrey Hill, wide receivers, Charlie Partridge, defensive ends/special teams, David Walker, running backs,

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pro style Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Letterwinners Returning 46 (20 offense, 23 defense, 3 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 23 (14 offense, 8 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Returning 13 (6 offense, 6 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Lost 11 (5 offense, 5 defense, 1 specialist) Returning Starters on Offense:WR Derek Kinder, OT Mike McGlynn, OG John Simonitis, OG C.J. Davis, C Joe Villani, QB Tyler Palko Returning Starters on Defense: DE Charles Sallet, DE Chris McKillop, LB H.B. Blades, LB Derron Thomas, SS Sam Bryant, CB Darrelle Revis 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: LB H.B. Blades, QB Tyler Palko, DB Darrelle Revis 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6 2005 BIG EAST Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 2005 BIG EAST Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .T3rd

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pittsburgh leads 2-1 At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pittsburgh leads 1-0 At Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Series tied 1-1 Date Result Site Sept. 8, 2001 USF 35, Pittsburgh 26 Pittsburgh Dec. 4, 2004 Pittsburgh 43, USF 14 Tampa Oct. 15, 2005 Pittsburgh 31, USF 17 Pittsburgh

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E.J. Borghetti Email . . . . . . . . . . . . .eborghetti@athletics.pitt.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(412) 648-8240 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(412)487-4282 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(412) 648-8248 Web Site . . . . . . . . . .www.pittsburghpanthers.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .P.O. Box 7436 Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213

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Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 8 at Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 p.m. Sept. 16 Michigan State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 The Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 30 Toledo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 7 at Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 13 at UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 p.m. Oct. 21 Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 4 at USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Noon Nov. 11 at UConn* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 16 West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . .7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * BIG EAST Conference game

Tyler Palko

H.B. Blades

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Att. Passing 341 Tyler Palko Rushing Larod Stephens-Howling Receiving No. Derek Kinder 37 Defense Solo H.B. Blades 67

Cmp. Int. Yds. 193 9 2,392 No. Yds. Avg. 4.5 434 96 Yds. Avg. 374 10.1 Ast. Total Sack 54 121 1

TD 17 TD 0 TD 3 TFL 3.5

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 3 Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 42-21 Sept. 10 at Ohio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 16-10 (ot) Sept. 17 at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 7-6 Sept. 24 Youngstown State . . . . . . . . . . .W, 41-0 Sept. 30 at Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 37-29 Oct. 8 Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 38-20 Oct. 15 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-17 Oct. 22 Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 34-17 Nov. 3 at Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 42-20 Nov. 12 Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 24-0 Nov. 24 at West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 45-13 * BIG EAST Conference game ^ Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

Notes USF and Pittsburgh meet for the fourth time with the Bulls trying to end a two-game losing streak against the Panthers … Pitt looks to recover from a sub-par 5-6 season in 2005, a season that came on the heels of the program’s first-ever Bowl Championship Series appearance in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in 2004 … The Panthers visit to Raymond James Stadium will be the first since clinching their berth to the Fiesta Bowl … Pittsburgh will also face another foe from the state of Florida when it takes on UCF on Oct. 13 in the Florida Citrus Bowl … Leading Pitt this season is two-time All-BIG EAST Conference selection quarterback Tyler Palko … Palko threw for 2,392 yards and 17 touchdowns on 193-of-341 … He connected on 56.5 percent of his passes … Also on the offensive side of the ball the talk, for the Bulls, isn’t necessarily who’s returning, but who’s not … Gone is a major thorn in the side of the Bulls,Tampa native Greg Lee … In two years Lee has caught 11 passes for 159 years and tallied four touchdowns in two games against USF … That includes a three TD and 159-yard, 11-reception effort last year at Heinz Field … Highlighting the Pittsburgh defense is two-time All-BIG EAST first team selection H.B. Blades … Blades, one of America’s top linebackers, led the league in tackles with 121 and was ranked 13th nationally with 11 stops per game.


Syracuse Game 10 • Nov. 11 • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, Fla. General Information 2006 Schedule Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Syracuse, N.Y. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1870 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10,750 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Orange Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Orange Chancellor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nancy Cantor Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Daryl Gross Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(315) 443-2385 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(888) 366-3849 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . .BIG EAST Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.bigeast.org Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Carrier Dome Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49,262 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FieldTurf Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(315) 443-4241

Coaching Staff Head Coach Greg Robinson Alma Mater Pacific, 1975 Record at Syracuse 1-10 (One year) Career Record 1-10 (One year) Office Phone (315) 443-4817 Assistants: Phil Early, quarterbacks,Tim Cross, defensive line, Brian White, offensive coordinator/tight ends, Desmond Robinson, running backs, Steve Russ, linebackers, Jim Salgado, cornerbacks/secondary, Scott Spencer, safeties/nickel backs, Chris White, recruiting coordinator/wide receivers, Bob Wylie, offensive line

Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 at Wake Forest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 9 Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 16 at Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 Miami (Ohio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 30 Wyoming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 7 Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 14 at West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 21 Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 28 at Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 11 at USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 18 UConn* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 at Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * BIG EAST Conference game

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .West Coast Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Attacking 4-3 Letterwinners Returning 42 (17 offense, 23 defense, 2 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 24 (10 offense, 13 defense, 1 specialist) Starters Returning 12 (6 offense, 4 defense, 2 specialists) Starters Lost 12 (5 offense, 7 defense) Returning Starters on Offense:WR Tim Lane, OG Carrol Madison, FB Stephen McDonald, WR Rice Moss, C Justib Outten, QB Perry Patterson Returning Starters on Defense: SS Dowayne Davis, CB Tanard Jackson, LB Kelvin Smith, DT Chris Thorner 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: LB Kelvin Smith, P Brendan Carney, CB Tanard Jackson 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-10 2005 BIG EAST Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-7 2005 BIG EAST Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8th

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF At Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF Date Result Nov. 12 USF 27, Syracuse 0

leads 1-0 leads 0-0 leads 1-0 Site Syracuse

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . .Sue Cornelius Edson Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sedson@syr.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(315) 443-2608 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(315) 469-8007 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(315) 443-2076 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.suathletics.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . . . .Manley Fieldhouse Syracuse, N.Y. 13244-5020

Perry Patterson

Kelvin Smith

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Perry Patterson Rushing Kareem Jones Receiving Tim Lane Defense Kelvin Smith

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. 273 130 11 1,504 Yds. Avg. No. 42 108 2.6 Yds. Avg. No. 12.6 341 27 Solo Ast. Total Sack 49 35 84 2

TD 6 TD 0 TD 1 TFL 7

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 4 West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 15-7 Sept. 10 Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-0 Sept. 17 Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 27-24 Oct. 1 at Florida State . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 38-17 Oct. 7 at Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 26-7 Oct. 15 Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 31-9 Oct. 22 at Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 34-17 Oct. 29 Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 22-16 Nov. 12 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 27-0 Nov. 19 at Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 34-10 Nov. 26 at Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 41-17 * BIG EAST Conference game

Notes Syracuse looks to continue its rebuilding process under second-year head coach Greg Robinson … The Orange struggled to a 1-10 record in 2005 with their only win coming against Buffalo (31-0) on Sept. 10 … USF handed SU its worst loss of the season last year (27-0) and its only game without a point of the 2005 campaign … Despite their onfield woes the Orange was among the nation’s leaders in red zone offense … SU came away with points in 17 of 19 (89.5 percent) attempts in the red zone last year … They had nine touchdowns and eight field goals when entering the oppositions 20-yard line and were perfect in the red zone in seven of 11 games … Returning on offense for SU is quarterback Perry Patterson and his top target wide receiver Tim Lane … Patterson threw for 1,504 yards and six TD’s on 130-for-273 passing … A majority of his tosses was to Lane who caught 27 passes for 341 yards and one touchdown … Running back Kareem Jones also returns as the team’s second leading rusher, however he only recorded 108 yards on 42 carries … Linebacker Kelvin Smith paced the team last season with 84 tackles including 49 solo … He was also second on the team in tackles for a loss with seven (-21).

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Louisville Game 11 • Nov. 18 • Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium • Louisville, Ky. General Information 2006 Schedule

T H E O P P O N E N T S

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Louisville, Ky. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1798 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24,000 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Red and Black Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cardinals President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. James Ramsey Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tom Jurich Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(502) 852-5732 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . .(502) 852-5151 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . .BIG EAST Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.bigeast.org Stadium . . . . . . . . . .Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42,000 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1998 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FieldTurf Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(502) 852-6793

Coaching Staff Head Coach Bobby Petrino Alma Mater Carroll College, 1983 Record at Louisville 29-8 (Three years) Career Record 29-8 (Three years) Office Phone (502) 852-6325 Assistants: Greg Nord, assistant head coach/tight ends/running backs, Mike Cassity, defensive coordinator/safeties, Paul Petrino, offensive coordinator/wide receivers, Jeff Brohm, quarterbacks, Reggie Johnson, inside linebackers,Tom McMahon, outside linebackers/special teams, Mike Summers, offensive line, Joe Whitt, Jr., cornerbacks/recruiting coordinator, Kevin Wolthausen, co-defensive coordinator/defensive line

Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 9 at Temple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 16 Miami (Fla.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 6 vs. Middle Tennessee St. . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 14 Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 21 at Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 2 West Virginia* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 9 at Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 18 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 at Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Dec. 2 Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * BIG EAST Conference game

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Multiple Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Letterwinners Returning 48 (20 offense, 24 defense, 4 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 14 (6 offense, 7 defense) Starters Returning 19 (8 offense, 9 defense, 2 specialists) Starters Lost 11 (5 offense, 6 defense) Returning Starters on Offense: TE Gary Barnidge, QB Brian Brohm, RB Michael Bush,WR Harry Douglas, G Kurt Quarterman, FB Derionte Taylor, WR Marion Uttutia, C Eric Wood Returning Starters on Defense: LB Abe Brown, CB Rod Council, CB William Gay, DT Adrian Grady, LB Nate Harris, LB Malik Jackson, DT Amobi Okoye, SS Jon Russell, FS Brandon Sharp 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: RB Michael Bush, QB Brian Brohm, LB Nate Harris, CB William Gay,WR Mario Urrutia, G Kurt Quarterman, C Eric Wood 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-3 2005 BIG EAST Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-2 2005 BIG EAST Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd Final National Rankings .No. 19 Associated Press, No. 20 ESPN/USA Today

Series Information Series Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 2-1 At Tampa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .USF leads 2-0 At Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Louisville leads 1-0 Date Result Site Oct. 4, 2003 USF 31, Louisville 28 (2ot) Tampa Oct. 22, 2004 Louisville 41, USF 9 Louisville Sept. 24, 2005 USF 45, Louisville 14 Tampa

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Abe Brown

Brian Brohm

Sports Information

Top Returning Statistical Leaders

Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rocco Gasparro Email . . . . . . . . . . . .rocco.gasparro@louisville.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(502) 852-0102 Cell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(502) 262-2258 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(502) 852-7401 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.uoflsports.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . . . . .2100 S. Floyd St. Louisville, Ky. 40292

Passing Brian Brohm Rushing Michael Bush Receiving Mario Uttutia Defense Nate Harris

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. 5 2,883 301 207 Avg. Yds. No. 5.6 1,143 205 Avg. Yds. No. 21.5 797 37 Solo Ast. Total Sack 37 29 66 7

TD 19 TD 23 TD 7 TFL 11.5

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 4 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-24 Sept. 17 Oregon State . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 63-27 Sept. 24 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 45-14 Oct. 1 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 61-10 Oct. 8 North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 69-14 Oct. 15 at West Virginia* . . . . . . . .L, 46-44 (3ot) Oct. 22 at Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 46-22 Nov. 3 Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 42-20 Nov. 11 Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 56-5 Nov. 26 Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 41-17 Dec. 3 at Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 30-20 Jan. 2 vs.Virginia Tech^ . . . . . . . . . . .L, 35-24 * BIG EAST Conference game ^ Gator Bowl

Notes USF and Louisville will meet for the fourth time … The Bulls won their last meeting versus Louisville but are looking for their first-ever victory at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium … The Cardinals return 17 starters to a squad which finished 9-3 (5-2 BIG EAST) last season … Louisville is one of five teams USF plays in 2006 to have appeared in a bowl game last season (Gator Bowl) … Despite dropping the Gator Bowl to Virginia Tech (35-24), Louisville enters 2006 having won five of its last six contests … The 2006 season marks the fourth season for head coach Bobby Petrino, who has guided the Cardinals to three bowl appearances … BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year Brian Brohm returns for the Cardinals … Brohm threw for 2,883 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2005 … A preseason favorite for the Heisman Trophy (along with teammate Michael Bush), Brohm completed 68.8 percent of his passes last season … Bush returns at running back for the Cardinals, averaging 114.3 yards per game in 2005 … Bush led the nation in scoring last season with an average of 14.4 points per game … Seniors Amobi Okoye and Zach Anderson will look to fill the void left by BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year Elvis Dumervil and Montavious Stanley … Linebacker Nate Harris returns as the team’s second leading tackler from last season (66 TT, 37 UT).


West Virginia Game 12 • Nov. 25 • Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium • Morgantown, W.V. General Information 2006 Schedule Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Morgantown,W.V. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1867 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26,051 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Old Gold and Blue Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mountaineers President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .David C. Hardesty, Jr. Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ed Pastilong Athletics Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(304) 293-5621 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . .(800) WVU Game Conference . . . . . . . . . . . .BIG EAST Conference Conference Web Site . . . . . . . . .www.bigeast.org Stadium . . .Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60,000 Opened . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1980 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .AstroPlay Press Box Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .(304) 293-3799

Coaching Staff Head Coach Rich Rodriguez Alma Mater West Virginia, 1986 Record at West Virginia 39-22 (Five years) Career Record 84-58-2 (Five years) Office Phone (304) 293-4194 Assistants: Rick Trickett, assistant head coach/offensive line, Jeff Casteel, defensive coordinator, Calvin Magee, offensive coordinator/running backs,Tony Gibson, defensive backs, Herb Hand, tight ends/recruiting coordinator, Butch Jones, wide receivers, Bill Kirelawich, defensive line, Bill Stewart, quarterbacks/special teams, Bruce Tall, safeties

Series Information

Football Information Basic Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Spread Basic Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-3 stack Letterwinners Returning 51 (25 offense, 24 defense, 2 specialists) Letterwinners Lost 19 (7 offense, 10 defense, 2 specialists) Starters Returning 15 (9 offense, 5 defense,1 specialist) Starters Lost 9 (2 offense, 6 defense, 1 specialist) Returning Starters on Offense: PK Pat McAfee, QB Patrick White,TB Steve Slaton, FB Owen Schmitt,TE Michael Villagrana,WR Brandon Myles,WR Darius Reynaud, C Dan Mozes, OG Jeremy Sheffey, OG Ryan Stanchek Returning Starters on Defense: DL Keilen Dykes, DL Craig Wilson, LB Jay Henry, LB Kevin McLee, SS Eric Wicks 2006 Post-Season Honors Candidates: C Dan Mozes,TB Steve Slaton, QB Patrick White, LB Kevin McLee, LB Jay Henry, DL Keilen Dykes, OG Jeremy Sheffey, FB Owen Schmitt, WR Brandon Myles, SS Eric Wicks 2005 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11-1 2005 BIG EAST Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-0 2005 BIG EAST Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st Final National Rankings No. 5 Associated Press, No. 6 ESPN/USA Today

Series Record . . . . . .West Virginia leads series 1-0 At Tampa . . . . . . . . .West Virginia leads series 1-0 At Morgantown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 Site Result Date Tampa Dec. 3, 2005 WVU 28, USF 13

Sports Information Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shelly Poe Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .shelly.poe@mail.wvu.edu Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(304) 293-2821 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(304) 599-7259 Facsimile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(304) 293-4105 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.msnsportsnet.com Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .P.O. Box 0877 Morgantown,W.V. 26507

Kevin McLee

Patrick White

Top Returning Statistical Leaders Passing Patrick White Rushing Steve Slaton Receiving Brandon Myles Defense Kevin McLee

Att. Cmp. Int. Yds. TD 114 65 5 828 8 No. Yds. Avg. TD 205 1,128 5.5 17 No. Yds. Avg. TD 34 536 15.8 3 Solo Ast. Total Sack TFL 46 32 78 2 7

Date Opponent Time Sept. 2 Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 9 Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 14 Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Sept. 23 at East Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 7 at Mississippi State . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 14 Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Oct. 20 at UConn* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 2 at Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 11 Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 16 at Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Nov. 25 USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA Dec. 2 Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TBA * BIG EAST Conference game

2005 Results Date Opponent Result Sept. 4 at Syracuse* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 15-7 Sept. 10 Wofford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 35-7 Sept. 17 at Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 31-19 Sept. 24 East Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 20-15 Oct. 1 Virginia Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 34-17 Oct. 8 at Rutgers* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 27-14 Oct. 15 Louisville* . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 46-44 (3ot) Nov. 2 Connecticut* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 45-13 Nov. 9 at Cincinnati* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 38-0 Nov. 24 Pittsburgh* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 45-13 Dec. 3 at USF* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 28-13 Jan. 2 vs. Georgia^ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W, 38-35 * BIG EAST Conference game ^ Nokia Sugar Bowl

Notes Defending BIG EAST Champion and reigning Nokia Sugar Bowl victor West Virginia will be USF’s final regular season opponent of the 2006 campaign … West Virginia won the first-ever meeting with USF (28-13 in 2005) … This will mark the Bulls’ first-ever trip to Morgantown … BIG EAST Coach of the Year Rich Rodriguez enters his sixth season with the Mountaineers … WVU has won the last three BIG EAST titles … Coming off the third 11win season in WVU history, the Mountaineers are 24-4 in their last 28 BIG EAST contests, entering the 2006 season … West Virginia is one of five teams which received a bowl bid last season … West Virginia offensive coordinator Calvin Magee served as an assistant coach at USF from 1996-1999 after a stellar playing career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1985-1988 … He finished his playing career with the Houston Oilers in 1989 … BIG EAST rookie of the Year Steve Slaton rushed for 1,128 yards in 2005 … A freshman All-American, Slaton scored 19 times and gained better than 100 yards in five of his seven starts … Slaton was named Sugar Bowl MVP … Quarterback Pat White scored seven touchdowns on the ground and threw for eight more with an efficiency rating of 132.41 last season … On defense,WVU returns senior starters Kevin “Boo” McLee (78 TT, 7 TFL, 1 INT, first team AllBIG EAST) and Jay Henry (62 TT, 5.5 TFL, 4 FF, first team Academic All-American).

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2006-07 COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL SCHEDULE (Dates and Times are Tentative and Subject to Change)

T H E O P P O N E N T S

Bowl Game San Diego Co. Credit Union Poinsettia GMAC Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas New Orleans New Mexico Bowl

Date/Time (ET) Dec. 19 / 8 p.m. Dec. 20 / 8 p.m. Dec. 21 / 8 p.m. Dec. 22 / 8 p.m. Dec. 23 / 4:30 p.m.

Site San Diego, Calif. Mobile, Ala. Las Vegas, Nev. New Orleans, La. Albuquerque, N.M.

Matchup Mountain West vs. At-Large C-USA vs. MAC/WAC Mountain West vs. Pac-10 Sun Belt Champ vs. C-USA Mountain West vs.WAC

Network ESPN2 ESPN ESPN ESPN2 ESPN

Birmingham Bowl Fort Worth Sheraton Hawaii Motor City Independence

Dec. 23 / 1 p.m. Dec. 23 / 8 p.m. Dec. 24 / 8 p.m. Dec. 26 / 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27 / 4:30 p.m.

Birmingham, Ala. Fort Worth,Texas Honolulu, Hawaii Detroit, Mich. Shreveport, La.

Big East vs. C-USA C-USA vs. Mountain West Pac-10 vs.WAC Big Ten vs. MAC Big 12 vs. SEC

ESPN2 ESPN ESPN ESPN ESPN

Emerald Pacific Life Holiday Gaylord Hotels Music City Insight Vitalis Sun

Dec. 27 / 8 p.m. Dec. 28 / 8 p.m. Dec. 29 / TBA Dec. 29 / TBA Dec. 29 / 2 p.m.

San Francisco, Calif. San Diego, Calif. Nashville,Tenn. Tempe, Ariz. El Paso,Texas

ACC vs. Pac-10 Big 12 vs. Pac-10 ACC vs. SEC Big Ten vs. Big 12

ESPN ESPN ESPN NFL Big 12/Big East/Notre Dame vs. Pac-10 CBS

Champs Sports Meineke Car Care Chick-fil-A MPC Computers Outback

Dec. 29 / 8 p.m. Dec. 30 / 1 p.m. Dec. 30 / 8 p.m. Dec. 31 / 7:30 p.m. Jan. 1 / 11 a.m.

Orlando, Fla. Charlotte, N.C. Atlanta, Ga. Boise, Idaho Tampa, Fla.

ACC vs. Big Ten ACC vs. Big East/Navy ACC vs. SEC ACC vs.WAC Big Ten vs. SEC

ESPN ESPN ESPN ESPN ESPN

AT&T Cotton Toyota Gator Capital One Rose presented by Citi Tostitos Fiesta

Jan. 1 / 11:30 a.m. Jan. 1 / 1 p.m. Jan. 1 / 1 p.m. Jan. 1 / 5 p.m. Jan. 1 / 8:30 p.m.

Dallas,Texas Jacksonville, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Pasadena, Calif. Tempe, Ariz.

Big 12 vs. SEC

FOX

FedEx Orange Allstate Sugar International BCS National Championship

Jan. 2 / 8 p.m. Jan. 3 / 8 p.m. Jan. 6 / 12 p.m. Jan. 8 / 8 p.m.

MasterCard Alamo AutoZone Liberty

TBA / TBA TBA / TBA

ACC vs. Big 12/Big East/Notre Dame CBS

Big Ten vs. SEC *BCS vs. BCS *BCS vs. BCS

ABC ABC FOX

Miami, Fla. New Orlenas, La. Toronto, Canada Phoenix, Ariz.

*BCS vs. BCS *BCS vs. BCS Big East vs. MAC *BCS #1 vs. BCS #2

FOX FOX ESPN2 FOX

San Antonio,Texas Memphis,Tenn.

Big Ten vs. Big 12 C-USA vs. SEC

ESPN ESPN

BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES - When not having a conference champion participating in the BCS National Championship Game, the BCS will have the following conference champions serve as host teams: Rose Bowl - Big Ten and Pac-10; Allstate Sugar Bowl - SEC; FedEx Orange Bowl - ACC; Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - Big 12.

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2005 S EASO N R EVI EW


PENN STATE 23, USF 13

BEAVER STADIUM • U NIVERSITY PARK, PA. SEPTEMBER 3, 2005 • 3:30 P.M. USF 0-1, PENN STATE 1-0

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF Penn State

1 0 10

Attendance: 99,235

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

2 7 7

3 0 0

4 6 6

F 13 23

Time: 3:17

First Quarter PSU - Kelly, 23-yard field goal.Time left: 7:23. Drive: 9 plays, 89 yards, 4:05. (PSU 3, USF 0). PSU - Zemaitis 16-yard fumble recovery (Kelly kick). Time left: 6:24. (PSU 10, USF 0).

Second Quarter PSU - Hunt one-yard run (Kelly kick).Time left: 14:39. Drive: 3 plays, 13 yards, 1:07. (PSU 17, USF 0). USF - Peyton eight-yard pass from Julmiste (Benzer kick).Time left: 0:04. Drive: 8 plays, 55 yards, 2:00. (PSU 17, USF 7).

Fourth Quarter PSU - Robinson four-yard run (Kelly PAT blocked). Time left: 10:16. Drive: 3 plays, 79 yards, 0:54. (PSU 23, USF 7). USF - Peyton four-yard pass from Julmiste (Julmiste pass failed). Time left: 2:52. Drive: 18 plays, 85 yards, 7:24. (PSU 23, USF 13).

Down 17-0 at Penn State just 21 seconds into the second quarter, the USF football team fought back in front of 99,235 fans, but didn’t have enough offensively and eventually fell 23-13 in the 2005 season opener for both teams. It was also USF’s debut as a member of the BIG EAST Conference. USF’s defense showed plenty of promise, holding Penn State to a field goal after Justin King broke a reverse for 61 yards midway through the first quarter. But on the very next series, USF quarterback Courtney Denson, making his first career start, fumbled on a scramble and Penn State’s Alan Zemaitas scooped up the loose ball on the bounce and ran in from 16 yards to put the Nittany Lions ahead 10-0 with 4:05 in the first quarter. Pat Julmiste replaced Denson on the Bulls’ next series and although he would go on to have a solid outing, his first series ended with a deflected interception at the Bulls’ 13-yard line and Penn State made it 17-0 four plays later on a one-yard run from Tony Hunt. Julmiste recovered, and with the USF defense holding strong, he led the Bulls to an 8-play, 55-yard scoring march in just 2:00. It culminated with an eight-yard alley-oop pass to Johnny Peyton to send USF into halftime down 17-7. The defense continued to do its job throughout the third quarter, holding Penn State scoreless, but the USF offense couldn’t punch it in during the quarter either. Penn State’s Hunt broke a 70-yard run in the fourth quarter, setting up a four-yard touchdown run by quarterback Michael Robinson. Jon Simmons blocked the extra point and Penn State led 23-7 with 10:16 remaining. The Bulls bounced right back with an 85-yard drive on their ensuing possession and Julmiste and Peyton hooked up again, this time on a fourth and goal from the four-yard line to cut the margin to 23-13 after USF failed on a two point conversion. With 2:52 left in the game, USF did recover the ensuing onside kick but were ruled to have touched the ball before it reached 10 yards and Penn State was able to run out the clock for the win.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

USF PSU 17 18 36-97 39-264 200 90 21-39-1 9-15-1 297 354 8-45.3 5-42.2 1-1 4-58 3-60 2-34 1-8 1-16 7-65 5-35 1-1 4-2 3-30 0-0 7-19 3-9 1-1 0-0 32:03 27:57

PENN STATE Rushing Tony Hunt Justin King Michael Robinson Terrell Golden Derrick Williams

Att Yds 15 140 2 66 18 39 1 15 2 6

USF Rushing Andre Hall Pat Juslmiste Ricky Ponton Courtney Denson

Att Yds 22 72 6 22 4 12 2 2

TD 0 0 0 0

Lg 22 13 6 2

TD 2 0

Int 1 0

Lg 19 0

Receiving Johnny Peyton Jackie Chambers Andre Hall S.J. Green Cedric Hill Will Bleakley Carlton Hill Ricky Ponton Mike Ruegger

No Yds 4 39 4 35 4 27 3 32 2 38 1 13 1 8 1 4 1 4

TD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 14 16 14 14 19 13 8 4 4

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 8 362 45.3

Lg 69

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers

No Yds 1 1

Lg 1

Kickoff Returns Jackie Chambers Trae Williams

No Yds 2 38 1 22

Lg 20 22

Passing Att Cmp Yds Pat Julmiste 35 21 200 Courtney Denson 3 0 0

TD 1 0 1 0 0

Lg 70 61 11 15 6

TD 0

Int 1

Lg 25

Receiving Derrick Williams Tony Hunt Isaac Smolko Ethan Kilmer Austin Scott Lydell Sargeeant

No Yds 3 38 2 16 1 18 1 10 1 4 1 4

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 25 11 18 10 4 4

Punting Jeremy Kapinos

No Yds Avg 5 211 42.2

Lg 60

Punt Returns Calvin Lowry

No Yds 4 58

Lg 39

Kickoff Returns Derrick Williams Brandon Snow

No Yds 1 14 1 20

Lg 14 0

Passing Att Cmp Yds Michael Robinson 15 9 90

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Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - Paul Posluszny,Tim Shaw. Assisted Tackles: 3 - Paul Posluszny,Tim Shaw, Calvin Lowry.Total Tackles: 10 - Paul Posluszny,Tim Shaw. Sacks: 0. Interceptions: 1- Chris Harrell (16 yards).

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 5 - Mike Jenkins. Assisted Tackles: Terrence Royal.Total Tackles: 6 - Trae Williams. Sacks: 2 - Stephen Nicholas (-18). Interceptions: 1 Trae Williams (8 yards).


USF 37, FLORIDA A&M 3

RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM, TAMPA, FLA. SEPTEMBER 10, 2005 • 7 P.M. USF 1-1, FLORIDA A&M 0-2

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS 1 13 USF Florida A&M 0 Attendance: 43,122

2 17 0

3 7 0

4 0 3

F 37 3

Time: 3:10

First Quarter

Andre Hall ran for 156 yards and three touchdowns leading USF to a 37-3 rout of Florida A&M. Hall scored on first-half runs of two, two and 31 yards while tying a school record with the seventh 100-yard rushing performance of his career. He went over the century mark early in the second quarter and played sparingly after that, finishing with 18 carries. USF’s defense did its part, too, in helping the Bulls rebound from a season-opening 23-13 loss at Penn State. FAMU was limited to 85 yards total offense in its second game under coach Rubin Carter, the former NFL player and assistant who had been on the job less than two months after replacing Billy Joe, who left behind a program reeling from NCAA violations and a budget crisis. The Rattlers were held without a first down until midway through the third quarter, then benefited from two fourthdown penalties against USF to score its only points on Westly Taylor's 21-yard field goal. Pat Julmiste, starting at quarterback after coming off the bench to throw for 200 yards and two touchdowns against Penn State, completed six of 10 passes for 71 yards before giving way to Courtney Denson in the second quarter. Denson, a transfer from Auburn who started the season opener for the Bulls, threw a 36-yard TD pass to Cedric Hill to make it 37-0 in the third quarter and shared playing time in the second half with third-string freshman Carlton Hill.

USF - Hall two-yard run (Benzer kick failed).Time left: 11:47. Drive: 6 plays, 67 yards, 3:13. (USF 6, FAMU 0). USF - Hall two-yard run (Benzer kick). Time left: 6:57. Drive: 8 plays, 48 yards, 3:41. (USF 13, FAMU 0).

Second Quarter USF - Bronson 30-yard field goal.Time left: 10 plays, 30 yards, 3:51. (USF 16, FAMU 0). USF - Hall 31-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 5:08. Drive: 2 plays, 40 yards, 0:44. (USF 23, FAMU 0). USF - Ponton two-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 0:44. Drive: 8 plays, 63 yards, 3:10. (USF 30, FAMU 0).

Third Quarter USF - Cedric Hill 36-yard pass from Denson (Bronson kick).Time left: 8:18. Drive: 7 plays, 43 yards, 2:44. (USF 37, FAMU 0).

Fourth Quarter Florida A&M - Taylor 21-yard field goal. Time left: 14:57. Drive: 10 plays, 26 yards, 5:25. (USF 37, FAMU 3).

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession FLORIDA A&M Rushing Roosevelt Kiser Rashard Pompey Brandon Finnie Greg Arline Paul Sharpe Josh Driscoll Leon Camel Chris Owens

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - Keith Williams. Assisted Tackles: 5 - Vernon Wilder.Total Tackles: 9 - Keith Williams. Sacks: 1 - Tyrone McGriff (-4). Interceptions: 1 - D’Juan Brown (-3).

FAMU USF 4 22 26-31 56-377 54 113 9-20-1 8-18-0 85 490 10-42.9 4-36.0 2-8 9-209 4-79 3-83 0-0 1-3 8-74 15-119 2-0 2-1 1-4 3-18 0-13 6-14 0-1 1-1 24:06 35:54

Att Yds 18 156 10 91 14 83 8 40 2 9 3 0 1 -2

TD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

Lg 37 23 11 15 7 3 0

TD 0 1 0

Int 0 0 0

Lg 21 36 0

Receiving Jackie Chambers Johnnt Peyton Cedric Hill Taurus Johnson Amarri Jackson Carlton Hill

No Yds 2 25 2 20 1 36 1 20 1 6 1 6

TD 0 0 1 0 0 0

Lg 21 14 36 20 6 6

Punting Brandon Baker Team

No Yds Avg 3 144 48.0 1 0 0

Lg 56 0

Passing Att Cmp Yds Pat Julmiste 10 6 71 7 2 42 Courtney Denson Carlton Hill 1 0 0

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 14 8 5 1 0 5 0 1

TD 0 0

Int 0 1

Lg 7 22

Receiving Joe Lawson Willie Hayward Aubrey Parrish Roosevelt Kiser Gerard Morgan Craig Swain Rashard Pompey

No Yds 2 9 8 2 1 22 1 7 1 5 1 3 1 0

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 5 7 22 7 5 3 0

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers Amarri Jackson Mike Jenkins Benn Moffitt Jessie Hester

No Yds 4 108 2 46 1 27 1 12 1 16

Lg 41 29 27 0 16

Punting Wesley Taylor

No Yds Avg 9 429 47.7

Lg 56

Kickoff Returns Chad Simpson Trae Williams

No Yds 2 54 1 29

Lg 28 29

Punt Returns Roosevelt Kiser Carda Alexander

No Yds 1 3 1 5

Lg 3 0

Kickoff Returns Roosevet Kiser Le Juan Walker

No Yds 3 66 1 13

Lg 30 13

Passing Josh Driscoll Chris Owens

Att Yds 3 26 10 11 1 5 1 1 1 0 6 -1 1 -4 3 -7

USF Rushing Andre Hall Chad Simpson Ricky Ponton Courtney Denson Carlton Hill Pat Julmiste Anthony Severino

Att Cmp Yds 12 5 23 7 4 31

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 5 - Stephen Nicholas. Assisted Tackles: 3 - Ben Moffitt, Ronnie McCullough.Total Tackles: 6 - Stephen Nicholas, Benn Moffitt. Sacks: 1 - Stephen Nicholas,Terrence Royal, Jason Allen. Interceptions: 1 - D’Juan Brown.

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USF 31, UCF 14

RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM, TAMPA, FLA. SEPTEMBER 17, 2005 • 7 P.M. USF 2-1, UCF 0-2

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF UCF

1 7 0

Attendance: 45,139

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

2 14 0

3 7 7

4 3 7

F 31 14

Time: 3:06

First Quarter USF - Hall one-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 7:22. Drive: 11 plays, 84 yards, 4:21. (USF 7, UCF 0).

Andre Hall ran for 155 yards and scored two touchdowns to help USF to a 31-14 win in this first-ever matchup between two schools separated by less than 100 miles. The USF victory extended UCF's nation-long losing streak to 17 games, although the Golden Knights would recover and achieve their first-ever bowl bid. But on this day, it was all USF, who jumped to a 21-0 lead by halftime and never felt threatened. Hall scored on a oneyard run and a 26-yard reception and Ricky Ponton added a three-yard run en route to the first half lead. USF would go on to rush for 326 yards, while UCF was held to 45 yards on the ground and just 253 total yards. The Golden Knights did get some solid special teams play, helping set up their first score with 6:44 remaining in the third quarter. Joe Burnett returned a punt 60 yards to the USF four-yard line and quarterback Steven Moffett ran it in on the first play from scrimmage. But USF halted any momentum, scoring just three minutes later when Bulls' quarterback Pat Julmiste answered Moffett's TD with a one-yard run of his own that culminated a nine-play, 80-yard drive. The Bulls then went up 31-7 with 3:17 remaining in the game before UCF scored a second touchdown with under two minutes to play. With USF's ground game providing the bulk of the production, Julmiste still did his part, efficiently completing 10 of 16 passes with one touchdown and no interceptions. Through the first three games of the season, Julmiste was now 37 of 61 (60.7) with just one interception. The game was a success at the box office as well, with what was at the time the second largest crowd ever for a USF game (the largest in Raymond James Stadium).With 45,139 fans on hand, USF had hosted more only in its inaugural game in 1997 when more than 49,000 were in attendance. In the final game of the 2005 season, USF and West Virginia attracted 45,274 fans to push the USF-UCF crowd to third all-time.

Second Quarter USF - Ponton three-yard run (Bronson kick).Time left: 3:02. Drive: 12 plays, 60 yards, 4:26. (USF 14, UCF 0). USF - Hall 26-yard pass from Julmiste (Bronson kick). Time left: 0:59. Drive: 3 plays, 32 yards, 0:43. (USF 21, UCF 0).

Third Quarter UCF - Moffett four-yard run (Prater kick). Time left: 6:44. Drive: 1 play, 4 yards, 0:04. (USF 21, UCF 7). USF - Julmiste one-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 3:09. Drive: 9 plays, 80 yards, 3:35. (USF 28, UCF 7).

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

USF - Bronson 21-yard field goal. Time left: 11:21. Drive: 7 plays, 23 yards, 3:17. (USF 31, UCF 7).

UCF Rushing Steven Moffett Kevin Smith Dontavius Wilcox

UCF - Marshall nine-yard pass from Moffett (Prater kick).Time left: 2:11. Drive: 7 plays, 62 yards, 1:36. (USF 31, UCF 14).

Passing Steven Moffett

Fourth Quarter

UCF USF 2 19 20-45 66-326 208 100 19-40-0 11-17-0 253 426 7-42.4 4-47.8 2-77 2-33 5-79 2-6 0-0 0-0 10-69 5-40 1-1 0-0 4-27 0-0 1-12 7-15 1-3 0-1 20:15 39:45 Att Yds 11 50 0 2 7 -5

Lg 27 1 1

TD 1

Int 0

Lg 21

Receiving Mike Walker Willie Thornton Brandon Marshall Rocky Ross Kevin Smith Darcy Johnson Sergio Joachim

No Yds 5 70 4 50 4 39 2 17 2 14 1 11 1 7

TD 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Lg 21 16 12 11 8 11 7

Punting Aaron Horne

No Yds Avg 7 297 42.4

Lg 48

Punt Returns Joe Burnett

No Yds 2 77

Lg 60

Kickoff Returns Curtis Francis Jason Peters

No Yds 3 44 2 35

Lg 19 18

Att Cmp Yds 40 19 208

Att Yds 22 155 19 75 13 73 3 28 1 7 1 2 1 -1 4 -2 2 -11

TD 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0

Lg 30 16 16 17 7 2 0 1 4

TD 1 0

Int 0 0

Lg 26 5

Receiving Andre Hall Johnny Peyton Cedric Hill Jackie Chambers Amarri Jackson Carlton Hill Derek Carter Mike Ruegger

No Yds 2 34 2 30 2 6 1 14 1 9 1 5 1 1 1 1

TD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 26 26 10 14 9 5 1 1

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 4 191 47.8

Lg 57

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers

No Yds 2 33

Lg 25

Kickoff Returns Amarri Jackson Chad Simpson

No Yds 6 1 1 6

Lg 6 6

Att Cmp Yds Passing Pat Julmiste 16 10 0 Courtney Denson 1 1 5

TD 1 0 0

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 6 - Travonti Johnson, Jordan Richards, Renford Parkes. Assisted Tackles: 6 Travonti Johnson.Total Tackles: 12 - Travonti Johnson. Sacks: None. Interceptions: None

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USF Rushing Andre Hall Ricky Ponton Pat Julmiste Courtney Denson Taurus Johnson Josh Balloon Team Chad Simpson S.J. Green

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 6 - Carlton Williams. Assisted Tackles: 3 - Carlton Williams.Total Tackles: 9 Carlton Williams. Sacks: 2 - Terrence Royal (-14). Interceptions: None


USF 45, NO. 9/8 LOUISVILLE 14

RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM • TAMPA, FLA. SEPTEMBER 24, 2005 • 8 P.M. USF 3-1 (1-0), LOUISVILLE 2-1 (0-1)

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF Louisville

1 7 0

Attendance: 33,586

2 17 7

3 14 0

4 7 7

F 45 14

Time: 3:36

First Quarter USF - Hall one-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 9:37. Drive: 3 plays, 69 yards, 0:45. (USF 7, Louisville 0).

Receiver Amarri Jackson ran for two touchdowns and threw for a third to lead USF to the biggest victory in the school's brief football history, a 45-14 rout of No. 9 Louisville in the Bulls' BIG EAST debut. After barely playing a role in the offense in his team's first three games, Jackson was Mr.Versatile in helping USF beat a ranked opponent for the first time in six tries and stop the nation's third-longest Division I-A winning streak at nine games. Louisville had not lost since a 41-38 setback at Miami Oct. 14, 2004.The Cardinals entered the conference opener with one of the country's most prolific offenses, but never fully got on track in losing to USF on the road for the second time in three years. USF, which is in its ninth season, also upset Louisville two years ago in the Bulls' Conference USA debut.The Bulls and Cardinals left C-USA for the higher profile BIG EAST after last season. Jackson, who had two receptions for 15 yards in USF’s first three games, set up Andre Hall's one-yard, first-quarter TD run with a 57-yard catch-and-run on the Bulls' second offensive play. The six-foot-five receiver scored on a 51-yard reverse up the right side of the field to make it 14-0, then circled left end on a 12-yard reverse for a 21-0 lead midway through the second quarter. Three minutes after USF’s Chad Simpson returned the second-half kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown, Jackson struck again when took a handoff from quarterback Pat Julmiste and tossed an 11-yard scoring pass to Derek Carter to put the Bulls ahead 38-7. Jackson finished with 63 yards rushing on two carries and two receptions for 75 yards. Hall, who added a 3-yard TD run in the fourth quarter, gained 83 rushing on 22 attempts, while Julmiste was 4-for-9 for 93 yards passing. Michael Bush scored both of Louisville's touchdowns on 1-yard runs.

Second Quarter USF - Jackson 51-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 14:40. Drive: 4 plays, 66 yards, 1:44. USF 14, Louisville 0). USF - Jackson 12-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 8:19. Drive: 8 plays, 61 yards, 3:24. (USF 21, Louisville 0). LOU - Bush 1-yard run (Carmody kick). Time left: 1:33. Drive: 8 plays, 46 yards, 3:29. (USF 21, Louisville 7. USF - Bronson 47-yard field goal. Time left: 0:03. Drive: 6 plays, 15 yards, 1:30. (USF 24, Louisville 7).

Third Quarter USF - Simpson 94-yard kickoff return (Bronson kick. Time left: 14:47. (USF 31, Louisville 7). USF - Carter 11-yard pass from Jackson (Bronson kick). Time left: 11:15. Drive: 6 plays, 36 yards, 3:03. (USF 38, Louisville 7).

Fourth Quarter USF - Hall 3-yard run (Brinson kick). Time left: 9:49. Drive: 9 plays, 55 yards, 4:28. (USF 45, Louisville 7). LOU - Bush 1-yard run (Bronson kick).Time left: 5:24. Drive: 11 plays, 67 yards, 4:25. (USF 45, Louisville 14).

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession LOUISVILLE Rushing Michael Bush Kolby Smith Harry Douglas Brian Brohm

LOU USF 26 16 33-104 47-251 389 104 29-47-1 5-10-1 493 355 3-42.3 2-48.0 0-0 3-42 7-100 2-114 1-0 1-39 15-118 9-64 2-2 1-1 0-0 4-33 7-14 6-11 0-3 0-1 33:56 26:04

USF Rushing Andre Hall Amarri Jackson Courtney Denson Pat Julmiste Ricky Ponton Passing Pat Julmiste Amarri Jackson

Int 1

Lg 66

Receiving Joshua Tinch Mario Urrutia Montrell Jones Harry Douglas Gary Barnidge Kolby Smith Michael Bush Rich Raglin Brian Brohm

No Yds TD 9 83 0 5 123 0 5 85 0 3 33 0 2 19 0 0 2 17 1 11 0 1 8 0 0 8 1

Lg 16 66 50 15 11 11 11 8 8

Punting Todd Flannery

No Yds Avg 3 127 42.3

Lg 50

Punt Returns None

No Yds

Lg

Kickoff Returns Montrell Jones

No Yds 2 34

Lg 19

Att Cmp Yds TD 47 29 389 0

3 1 1

22 0 14

52 0 14

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 5 - Brandon Johnson, Nate Harris, Montavious Stanley. Assisted Tackles: 5 Brandon Johnson, Nate Harris.Total Tackles: 10 Brandon Johnson, Nate Harris. Sacks: 0. Interceptions: 1 - Antoine Sharp.

Lg 24 15 9 0

Passing Brian Brohm

Att Yds TD 18 81 2 10 47 0 1 9 0 4 -33 0

Harry Douglas Breno Giacomini George Stripling

Att Yds TD 22 83 2 2 63 2 4 63 0 10 38 0 9 4 0 Att Cmp Yds TD 9 4 93 0 1 1 11 1

Lg 13 51 49 8 3

Int 1 0

Lg 57 11

Receiving Amarri Jackson Andre Hall Derek Carter

No Yds TD 2 75 0 0 2 18 1 1 11

Lg 57 11 11

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 2 96 48.0

Lg 62

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers

No Yds 3 42

Lg 18

Kickoff Returns Jamaal Jenkins Chad Simpson

No Yds 1 20 1 94

Lg 20 94

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - Ben Moffitt. Assisted Tackles: 7 - Ben Moffitt, Johnnie Jones.Total Tackles: 14 Ben Moffitt. Sacks: 1 - Ben Moffitt, Patrick St. Louis, Stephen Nicholas, Jason Allen. Interceptions: 1 - Louis Gachette.

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NO. 9/10 M IAMI (FLA.) 27, USF 7 THE ORANGE BOWL • M IAMI, FLA OCTOBER 1, 2005 • 8 P.M. USF 3-2, M IAMI 3-1

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF Miami

1 0 17

Attendance: 58,308

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

2 0 3

3 0 0

4 7 7

F 7 27

Time: 3:24

First Quarter UM - Peattie 33-yard field goal.Time left: 10:49. Drive: 4 plays, -4 yards, 1:40. (UM 3, USF 0). UM - Moss one-yard run (Peattie kick).Time left: 5:13. Drive: 9 plays, 39 yards, 4:14. (UM 10, USF 0). UM - Moss 19-yard run (Peattie kick). Time left: 3:17. Drive: 1 play, 19 yards, 0:06. (UM 17, USF 0).

Second Quarter UM - Peattie 49-yard field goal.Time left: 12:14. Drive: 8 plays, 31 yards, 2:28. (UM 20, USF 0).

Fourth Quarter UM - Moss one-yard run (Peattie kick).Time left: 8:25. Drive: 8 plays, 44 yards, 3:56. (UM 27, USF 0). USF - Peyton 14-yard pass from Julmiste (Bronson kick).Time left: 5:56. Drive: 8 plays, 78 yards, 2:29. (UM 27, USF 7).

Tyrone Moss matched a career-high with three touchdowns and No. 9 Miami ended USF's hopes of springing a second straight upset with a sloppy 27-7 win. Moss ran for 89 yards and had scoring runs of one and 19 yards in the first quarter, when Miami took advantage of three USF turnovers to build an early 17-0 lead. Miami scored on four of its first five possessions, then didn't add to the total until Moss' one-yard, fourth-down plunge with 8:25 left. USF avoided the shutout - which would have been the first in its 93-game history - with 5:56 left, when Johnny Peyton caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Pat Julmiste . The teams combined for nine turnovers, with USF having all five of its giveaways before halftime. The Bulls finished with 174 total yards, more than half of them in the fourth quarter with the outcome long decided. Andre Hall, who came in averaging 117 yards per game and cracked the 138-yard plateau in six of his previous nine starts, managed 53 yards on 19 carries.Amarri Jackson, who ran for two scores and threw for another against Louisville, was a non-factor and finished with only seven yards receiving. Kyle Wright completed 13 of 26 for 173 yards for the Hurricanes. Lovon Ponder had two of Miami's four interceptions, with Devin Hester and Brandon Meriweather each picking off a pass. Julmiste completed eight of 25 passes for 47 yards and three interceptions for USF. Late in the first quarter,Wright fumbled a snap on second-and-goal from the Bulls' seven, and USF recovered.And midway through the second,Wright hooked up with tight end Greg Olsen for a 63-yard catch-and-run play, but USF cornerback Mike Jenkins made a touchdown-saving play. Jenkins - one of five Bulls chasing Olsen, who was sprinting down the center of the field - punched the ball from Olsen's arm at the six, and it bounced out of the end zone for a touchback.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

UM USF 20 15 46-178 40-105 173 69 13-26-1 11-31-4 351 174 5-39.8 8-43.1 2-38 3-12 2-94 6-365 4-92 1-0 7-56 7-53 4-3 2-1 4-29 3-18 5-13 6-18 1-1 1-1 31:29 28:31

MIAMI Rushing Tyrone Moss Charlie Jones Kirby Freeman Derron Thomas Quadtrine Hill Kyle Wright

Att Yds 22 89 7 31 1 27 6 26 1 5 8 -2

USF Rushing Andre Hall Pat Julmiste Ricky Ponton Courtney Denson

Lg 19 14 27 28 5 7

TD 0

Int 1

Lg 57

Receiving Darnell Jenkins Greg Olsen Quadtrine Hill Tyrone Moss Sinorice Moss Ryan Moore

No Yds 4 30 2 72 2 17 1 17 1 12 1 5

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 15 57 10 17 12 5

Punting Brian Monroe

No Yds Avg 5 199 39.8

Lg 52

Punt Returns Ryan Moore Devin Hester

No Yds 1 10 1 28

Lg 10 28

Kickoff Returns None

No Yds

Lg

Att Cmp Yds 26 13 173

Att Yds 19 53 12 38 3 10 4 4

TD 0 0 0 0

Lg 14 21 5 11

TD 1 0

Int 1 1

Lg 18 12

Receiving Johnny Peyton Andre Hall Amarri Jackson Ricky Ponton Jessie Hester

No Yds 3 29 3 17 2 7 2 -2 1 18

TD 1 0 0 0 0

Lg 14 7 12 5 8

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 8 345 43.1

Lg 65

Punt Returns D’Juan Brown Jackie Chambers

No Yds 1 8 2 4

Lg 8 5

Kickoff Returns Josh Balloon Jackie Chambers Chad Simpson

No Yds 1 14 2 37 2 31

Lg 14 22 18

Att Cmp Yds Passing Pat Julmiste 25 8 47 Courtney Denson 6 3 22

TD 3 0 0 0 0 0

Passing Kyle Wright

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Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 5 - Kareem Brown. Assisted Tackles: 6 - Rocky McIntosh,Total Tackles: 8 Rocky McIntosh. Sacks: 2 - Kareem Brown. Interceptions: 2 - Lovon Ponder

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 8 - Ben Moffitt. Assisted Tackles: 4- Ben Moffitt, Patrick St. Louis.Total Tackles: 12 Ben Moffitt. Sacks: 1 - Patrick St. Louis, Stephen Nicholas, Jason Alen. Interceptions: Louis Gachette


PITTSBURGH 31, USF 17

H EINZ FIELD • PITTSBURGH, PA. OCTOBER 15 • 2 P.M. USF 3-3 (1-1), PITTSBURGH 3-4 (2-1)

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF Pittsburgh

1 10 0

Attendance: 33,497

2 7 21

3 0 10

4 0 0

F 17 31

Time: 3:11

First Quarter USF - Julmiste one-yard run (Vronson kick). Time left: 8:49. Drive: 2 plays, 4 yards, 0:37. (USF 7, Pitt 0). USF - Bronson 36-yard field goal. Time left: 6:06. Drive: 4 plays, 8 yards, 1:30. (USF 10, Pitt 0).

Second Quarter Pitt - Lee 69-yard pass from Palko (Cummings kick). Time left: 14:47. Drive: 2 plays, 17 yards, 0:17. (USF 10, Pitt 7). Pitt - Murphy 3-yard pass from Palko (Cummings kick).Time left: 11:05. Drive: 4 plays, 44 yards, 1:49. (Pitt 14, USF 10). Pitt - Palko one-yard run (Cummings kick). Time left: 8:50. Drive5 plays, 12 yards, 1:58. (Pitt 21, USF 10). USF - Hall 76-yard pass from Julmiste (Bronson kick), Time left: 8:03. Drive: 2 plays, 80 yards, 0:47. (Pitt 21, USF 17).

Third Quarter Pitt - Cummings 27-yard field goal, Time left: 2:53. Drive: 9 plays, 58 yards, 4:01. (Pitt 24, USF 17). Pitt - Strong eight-yard pass from Palko (Cummings kick). Time left: 1:48. Drive: 1-play, 8 yards, 0:05. (Pitt 31, USF 17).

For the second-straight contest early turnovers proved to be too much for the USF football team to overcome, this time resulting in a 31-17 loss at Pittsburgh in league action on the road. Pitt, winning consecutive games for the first time under Dave Wannstedt, fell behind 10-0 in the first quarter following a blocked punt and a fumble by Tyler Palko, only to surge back with three touchdowns in a six-minute span in the second quarter. Palko, who threw for 411 yards and five touchdowns in a 43-14 win over USF in Tampa last season, found Greg Lee on a 69-yard scoring pass play on the opening play of the second quarter, then hit Lee again for 41 yards to the Bulls' three following a Darrelle Revis fumble recovery. Palko then threw a three-yard scoring pass to fullback Tim Murphy to make it 14-10. Another USF fumble, this one by quarterback Pat Julmiste, was recovered by J.J. Horne and returned eight yards to the Bulls 12, and Palko later ran it in from a yard out to put the Panthers up 21-10 with nearly nine minutes left in the second quarter. USF got back to 21-17 on a Jumiste-to-Andre Hall scoring pass play of 76 yards, but another fumble by a Bulls quarterback, this time by backup Courtney Denson, was returned by Bernard "Josh" Lay to the Bulls eight. Palko then found tight end Darrell Strong on an eight-yard TD pass late in the third quarter. Hall, the BIG EAST's leading rusher coming into the game with 519 yards in five games, had a combined 210 yards with 19 carries for 79 yards and a game-high 131 yards on seven receptions. But his big game couldn't prevent USF's second loss in a row since the Bulls upset then-No. 9 Louisville 45-14 on Sept. 24. Freshman LaRod Stephens-Howling led Pitt with 91 yards on 14 carries, with most of his yardage coming in the second half as the Panthers mostly kept the ball on the ground to preserve their lead. The game was USF's first in Pittsburgh since Sept. 8, 2001, when a neophyte Bulls program scored its first victory over an established Division I-A team by surprising Pitt 35-26, one of the biggest upset losses in Pitt history.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession PITTSBURGH Rushing LaRod Stephens Raymond Kirkley Rashad Jennings Marcel Pestano Tim Murphy

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - J.J. Horne. Assisted Tackles: 6 H.B. Blades.Total Tackles: 12 - H.B. Blades. Sacks: 1 - J.J. Horne, Gus Mustakas, Chris McKillop, Joe Clermond Interceptions: 1 - Josh Lay

PITT USF 15 19 42-127 47-142 203 222 15-21-0 18-37-1 330 364 9-42.6 6-34.7 2-(-1) 3-19 5-320 4-227 1-11 0-0 5-51 7-54 2-2 2-2 5-20 4-35 5-14 4-16 0-0 1-3 29:31 30:29 TD 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 41 7 22 15 4

TD 3

Int 0

Lg 69

Receiving Greg Lee Erik Gill Joe Delsardo Tim Murphy Raymond Kirkley Derek Kinder Steve Buches Darrell Strong Rashad Jennings

No Yds 3 106 2 30 2 11 7 2 2 3 1 18 1 16 1 8 1 4

TD 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

Lg 69 23 8 4 2 18 16 8 4

Punting Adam Graessle Team

No Yds Avg 8 383 47.9 0 0.0 1

Lg 65 0

Punt Returns Darrelle Revis

No Yds 2 -1

Lg 0

Kickoff Returns Terrell Allen Marcel Pestano

No Yds 2 17 1 14

Lg 11 14

Passing Tyler Palko

Att Yds 14 91 8 27 11 22 1 15 4 1

USF Rushing Andre Hall Pat Julmiste Ricky Ponton Amarri Jackson Jackie Chambers Jessie Hester

Att Cmp Yds 21 15 203

Att Yds 19 79 20 58 3 15 2 1 1 0 2 -11

TD 0 1 0 0 0 0

Lg 9 20 7 4 0 0

TD 1 0

Int 0 1

Lg 76 0

Receiving Andre Hall S.J. Green Amarri Jackson Taurus Johnson Jackie Chambers Johnny Peyton

No Yds 7 131 4 37 3 24 2 15 1 8 1 7

TD 1 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 76 12 9 9 8 7

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 6 208 34.7

Lg 44

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers Ben Moffitt

No Yds 2 5 1 14

Lg 4 0

Kickoff Returns Jackie Chambers Chad Simpson

No Yds 1 13 3 55

Lg 13 23

Passing Att Cmp Yds Pat Julmiste 35 18 222 Courtney Denson 2 0 0

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - Patrick St. Louis Assisted Tackles: 5 - Carlton Williams.Total Tackles: 11 Patrick St. Louis. Sacks: 1 - Terrence Royal,Tavarious Robinson, Jon Simmons. Interceptions: None

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USF 45, RUTGERS 31

RUTGERS STADIUM • PISCATAWAY, N.J. NOVEMBER 5, 2005 • NOON USF 4-3 (2-1), RUTGERS 6-3 (3-2)

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF Rutgers

1 21 0

Attendance: 31,131

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

2 10 14

3 6 10

4 8 7

F 45 31

Time: 3:32

First Quarter USF - Hall two-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 10:11. Drive: 10 plays, 83 yards, 3:47. (USF 7, RU 0). USF - J. Jones 32-yard interception return (Bronson kick). Time left: 4:18. (USF 14, RU 0). USF - Royal 11-yard fumble return (Bronson kick). Time left: 2:52 (USF 21, RU 0).

Second Quarter RU - Leonard 3-yard pass from Hart (Ito kick). Time left: 12:28. Drive: 12 plays, 80 yards, 5:24. (USF 21, RU 7). USF - Hall 2-yard run (Bronson Kick). Time left: 8:15. Drive: 9 plays, 65 yards, 4:13. (USF 28, RU 7). RU - Moses 3-yard pass from Hart (Ito kick). Time left: 5:26. Drive: 6 plays, 65 yards, 2:49. (USF 28, RU 14). USF - Bronson 20-yard field goal. Time left: 0:04. Drive: 16 plays, 66 yards, 5:17. (USF 31, RU 14).

Third Quarter RU - Ito 29-yard field goal. Time left: 10:21. Drive: 7 plays, 36 yards, 3:33. (USF 31, RU 17). USF - Hall 2-yard run (Bronson Kick blocked). Time left: 4:17. Drive: 8 plays, 25 yards, 4:06. (USF 37, RU 17). RU - Leonard 1-yard run (Ito kick). Time left: 1:09. Drive: 7 plays, 81 yards, 3:02. (USF 37, RU 24).

Fourth Quarter RU - Harris 4-yard pass from Hart (Ito kick).Time left: 13:02. Drive: 5 plays, 57 yards, 1:46. (USF 37, RU 31). USF - Julmiste 1-yard run (Ponton run). Time left: 1:44. Drive: 9 plays, 46 yards, 2:18. (USF 45, RU 31).

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Andre Hall ran for 168 yards and three touchdowns and USF scored 28 points off six Rutgers' turnovers on the way to a 45-31 win over the Scarlet Knights, the Bulls' first game in 21 days. Despite two defensive scores in the span of 1:26 in the first quarter and a 20-point lead late in the third, USF needed to hold off the Scarlet Knights at the end. Down 37-17 late in the third quarter, Rutgers came back to make it 37-31 after a one-yard touchdown run by Brian Leonard and a four-yard scoring catch by Clark Harris.The Scarlet Knights got the ball back with 11:47 left in the game, but a fumble by quarterback Ryan Hart ended the drive. Coming into the game, Rutgers had lost one fumble all season. Rutgers got another chance with 6:39 left after blocking a 22-yard field goal attempt by Kyle Bronson. But USF cornerback Mike Jenkins intercepted a pass from Mike Teel, who replaced a shaken-up Hart. USF corner Trae Williams intercepted another Rutgers pass on the Scarlet Knights' final possession of the game before the Bulls kneeled down for three plays to end the game. The Bulls took control late in the opening quarter when Johnnie Jones picked off Hart and returned the interception 32 yards to make it 14-0. USF needed just 86 seconds to go up by three scores.This time, Hart fumbled after being hit by defensive end Jason Allen.Terrence Royal scooped up the ball and returned it 11 yards for a touchdown. Royal also set up a later two-yard touchdown run by Hall by picking off a tipped pass from Hart. USF quarterback Pat Julmiste was 13-for-21 for 135 yards and ran for a one-yard score. Hall's 35 carries were a career-high and he also eclipsed the 2,000-yard career rushing mark in his 18th game at USF. Additionally, he became the school's all-time leader in total touchdowns with 23 and he tied for the career lead (with Marquel Blackwell) in rushing TDs with 20. The Bulls looked rested when the game began.After forcing the Scarlet Knights to go three and out on the game's first drive, USF went 83 yards in 10 plays, taking a 7-0 lead when Hall went in from two yards out. The two defensive scores then put the Bulls up 21-0. USF’s defense forced a total of six turnovers with four interceptions and two fumble recoveries.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

RU USF 25 22 40-165 57-242 233 135 16-27-4 13-22-0 398 377 2-43.5 4-30.5 1-0 0-0 4-99 4-89 4-56 0-0 2-27 10-90 2-2 0-0 0-0 2-8 2-10 8-18 1-1 2-3 27:53 32:07

RUTGERS Rushing Ray Rice Brian Leonard Ryan Hart Tres Moses

Att Yds 26 158 7 11 5 5 2 -9

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 5 - Ron Girault. Assisted Tackles: 9 - Devra Thompson.Total Tackles: 13 - Devra Thompson. Sacks: None. Interceptions: None

USF Rushing Andre Hall Pat Julmiste Ricky Ponton

TD 0 1 0 0

Lg 15 6 13 0

TD 3 0

Int 3 1

Lg 44 16

Receiving Tres Moses Brian Leonard Clark Harris Shawn Tucker Marcus Daniels Ray Rice

No Yds 5 117 5 41 2 35 2 25 1 11 4 1

TD 1 1 1 0 0 0

Lg 44 24 31 16 11 4

Punting Joe Ratigan

No Yds Avg 2 87 43.5

Lg 48

Punt Returns Willie Foster

No Yds 0 1

Lg 0

Kickoff Returns Willie Foster Tiquan Underwood

No Yds 2 49 2 50

Lg 27 35

Passing Ryan Hart Mike Teel

Att Cmp Yds 25 15 217 2 1 16

TD 3 1 0

Lg 26 12 12

TD 0

Int 0

Lg 28

Receiving Amarri Jackson Johnny Peyton Jackie Chambers Ricky Ponton Cedric Hill Derek Carter

No Yds 7 68 2 18 1 28 1 9 1 8 4 1

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 17 23 28 9 8 4

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 4 122 30.5

Lg 38

Punt Returns None

No Yds

Lg

Kickoff Returns Jackie Chambers

No Yds 4 89

Lg 30

Passing Pat Julmiste

Att Yds 35 168 12 48 7 36 Att Cmp Yds 21 13 135

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 6 - Stephen Nicholas. Assisted Tackles: 5 - Ben Moffitt.Total Tackles: 9 - Stephen Nicholas. Sacks: 1 - Jason Allen. Interceptions: 1 Terrence Royal, Johnnie Jones, Mike Jenkins,Trae Williams


USF 27, SYRACUSE 0

CARRIER DOME • SYRACUSE, N.Y. NOVEMBER 12, 2005 • 1:30 P.M. USF 5-3 (3-1), SYRACUSE 1-8 (0-6)

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF Syracuse

1 10 0

Attendance: 40,144

2 3 0

3 7 0

4 7 0

F 27 0

Time: 3:15

First Quarter USF - Bronson 29-yard field goal. Time left: 9:54. Drive: 10 plays, 68 yards, 5:06. (USF 3, SU 0). USF - Hall 4-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 7:14. Drive: 3 plays, 52 yards, 0:40. (USF 10, SU 0).

Second Quarter USF - Bronson 22-yard field goal. Time left: 0:31. Drive: 10 plays, 74 yards, 3:54. (USF 13, SU 0).

Third Quarter USF - Hall 33-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 8:02. Drive: 2 plays, 53 yards, 0:17. (USF 20, SU 0).

Fourth Quarter USF - Hall 1-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 4:22. Drive: 11 plays, 80 yards, 5:03. (USF 27, SU 0).

Running back Andre Hall rushed for 222 yards and three touchdowns, and USF beat Syracuse 27-0 to remain in the hunt for a BCS bowl bid. It was the seventh straight loss for Syracuse. The first play of the game from scrimmage set the tone for the day. Hall, who had 24 carries, weaved his way up the middle of the Syracuse defense for 38 yards, breaking two tackles and causing two more defenders to miss. The Orange defense then stiffened, and Kyle Bronson kicked a 29-yard field goal for a 3-0 lead. Joe Fields, making his second straight start at quarterback for Syracuse, was intercepted on his first pass of the game by Johnnie Jones near midfield, and the Bulls quickly struck again. Pat Julmiste rolled right on the next play and hit Marcus Edwards in stride and between two defenders for 48 yards to set up Hall's four-yard scoring run, which gave the Bulls a 10-0 lead midway through the first quarter. Syracuse, who came into the game ranked 114th in total offense out of the 117 teams in Division I-A, punted four times and threw two interceptions on its first six possessions, gaining just one first down in the opening quarter. The Orange seemed poised to break through in the second after a punt and two penalties pinned the Bulls at their own seven.That all changed when Hall broke a 34-yard run on a second-and-24 play and tacked on runs of 22 and 10 yards to help set up Bronson's 22-yard field goal, giving USF a 13-0 halftime lead. Hall reeled off a 38-yard run early in the third period to become USF's all-time leading rusher, surpassing Rafael Williams' five-year-old record of 2,253 yards. Hall, a junior college transfer, has 2,345 yards in his brief career. Hall scored on a 33-yard run midway through the third. It was his 13th touchdown of the season, a school record, and he added another on a one-yard run with 4:22 remaining in the game to cap an 11-play, 80-yard drive.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession SYRACUSE Rushing Damien Rhodes Paul Chiara Perry Patterson Kareen Jones Curtis Brinkley Joe Fields Passing Perry Patterson Joe Fields Quinton Brown

Kickoff Returns Curtis Brinkley Kareen Jones

SU USF 12 20 37-117 51-338 65 89 8-26-3 5-14-1 182 427 10-43.6 7-41.4 3-33 5-24 4-85 0-0 1-0 3-15 6-51 11-92 1-0 0-0 1-10 4-23 4-15 3-14 0-1 1-1 28:35 31:25

Att Yds TD 18 91 0 2 23 0 4 12 0 2 9 0 5 9 0 6 -27 0

Lg 28 19

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - Dowayne Davis. Assisted Tackles: 5 - James Wyche.Total Tackles: 10 Dowayne Davis. Sacks: 1 - Jameel McClaine. Interceptions: 1 - Anthony Smith

USF Rushing Andre Hall Ricky Ponton Pat Julmiste Carlton Hill

Lg 16 21 11 8 7 0

Int 1 1 1

Lg 17 7 0

Receiving Rice Moss Alex Shor Joe Kowalewski Tim Lane Damien Rhodes Breyone Evans Nick Chestnut

No Yds TD 2 14 0 0 1 17 1 9 0 1 7 0 1 6 0 1 6 0 1 6 0

Lg 9 17 9 7 6 6 6

Punting Brendan Carney

No Yds Avg 10 436 43.6

Lg 52

No Yds 3 33

Lg 20

Punt Returns Bruce Williams

Att Cmp Yds TD 16 5 47 0 9 3 18 0 0 0 0 1

No Yds 2 52 2 33

Passing Pat Julmiste Andre Hall

Att Yds TD 24 222 3 13 66 0 11 35 0 3 15 0 Att Cmp Yds TD 12 5 89 0 2 0 0 0

Lg 38 24 11 11

Int 1 0

Lg 48 0

Receiving Marcus Edwards Johnny Peyton Andre Hall Jackie Chambers

No Yds TD 2 60 0 0 1 20 1 8 0 1 1 0

Lg 48 20 8 1

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 7 290 41.4

Lg 50

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers Walt Smith Amarri Jackson

No Yds 3 16 0 1 1 8

Lg 8 0 8

Kickoff Returns None

No Yds

Lg

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 5 - Ben Moffitt. Assisted Tackles: 5 - Ben Moffitt, Stephen Nicholas, Patrick St. Louis. Total Tackles: 10 - Ben Moffitt. Sack: 1 - Stephen Nicholas, Jason Allen,Tavarious Robinson, Carlton Williams. Interceptions: 1 - Mike Jenkins, Johnnie Jones, Carlton Williams.

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USF 31, CINCINNATI 16

RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM • TAMPA, FLA. NOVEMBER 19, 2005 • NOON USF 6-3 (4-1) CINCINNATI 4-6 (2-4) 

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF

1 3

2 7

3 14

4 7

F 31

Cincinnati

0

7

0

9

16

Attendance: 27,204

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

Time: 3:45

First Quarter USF - Bronson 25-yard field goal. Time left: 4:38. Drive: 16 plays 59 yards. 8:12. (USF 3, UC 0).

Second Quarter USF - Hall 1-yard run (Bronson kick).Time left: 10:33. Drive: 8 plays, 64 yards, 3:25. (USF 10, UC 0). UC - Goodman 25-yard pass from Grutza (Lovell kick). Time left: 1:13. Drive: 8 plays, 80 yards, 3:32. (USF 10, UC 7).

Third Quarter USF - Brown 26-yard interception return (Bronson kick). Time left: 8:02. (USF 17, UC 7). USF - Jackson 22-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 3:48. Drive: 1 play, 22 yards, 0:13. (USF 24, UC 7).

Fourth Quarter USF - Julmiste 1-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 10:59. Drive: 12 plays, 65 yards, 5:43. (USF 31, UC 7). UC - Benton 6-yard pass from Grutza (Grutza pass failed). Time left: 9:40. Drive: 8 plays, 80 yards, 1:19. (USF 31, UC 13). UC - Lovell 26-yard field goal. Time left: 2:07. Drive: 10 plays, 85 yards, 2:34. (USF 31, UC 16).

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Surprising USF remained in contention for a BCS bowl berth pulling away in the second half to beat Cincinnati 31-16 for the Bulls' third straight BIG EAST win. Conference rushing leader Andre Hall went over 1,000 yards for the season and scored his 15th touchdown, and USF forced two third-quarter turnovers to transform a close game into a rout. In addition to becoming bowl eligible with its sixth victory, USF stayed on course for a possible showdown with No. 13 West Virginia for the BIG EAST's automatic spot in the lucrative Bowl Championship Series. D'Juan Brown returned an interception 26 yards for a TD that made it 17-7 midway through the third quarter. Four minutes later, Cincinnati quarterback Dustin Grutza fumbled at his own 22 to leave the Bulls in position to take a commanding lead. Receiver Amarri Jackson, the star of the 45-14 upset of Louisville that opened BCS possibilities for the Bulls in September, scored on the next play after mishandling a handoff on a reverse. Jackson picked up the ball on the bounce and headed around right end before cutting back to the left and weaving his way through the Cincinnati defense for his third rushing TD of the season. The 6-foot-5 sophomore ran for two touchdowns and threw for a third in USF's defeat of then-No. 9 Louisville. A week after rushing for 222 yards and three TDs in a 27-0 shutout at Syracuse, Hall ran for 101 on 29 carries against Cincinnati. Pat Julmiste put USF up 31-7 with a one-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter, but Bulls couldn't get into the end zone again. Grutza completed 19 of 30 passes for 240 yards for Cincinnati, including TD throws of 25 yards to Dominick Goodman and six yards to Butler Benton.The Bearcats outgained the Bulls 366 yards to 345.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

UC USF 17 19 30-89 52-190 273 155 20-31-1 12-21-0 362 345 6-39.3 7-44.9 3-4 5-78 4-61 3-44 0-0 1-26 8-74 18-137 1-1 0-0 4-29 3-22 1-11 8-19 1-2 2-2 23:10 36:50

CINCINNATI Rushing B. Glatthaar Dustin Grutza Greg Moore Butler Benton

Att Yds 7 32 14 28 4 15 5 14

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - Adam Roberts Assisted Tackles: 5 - Ryan Manalak.Total Tackles: 10 - K. McCullough. Sacks: 2 - Trevor Anderson. Interceptions: None

USF Rushing Andre Hall Carlton Hill Amarri Jackson Ricky Ponton Pat Julmiste

TD 0 0 0 0

Lg 11 13 6 12

TD 2 0

Int 1 0

Lg 56 32

Receiving Bill Poland Derick Ross Brent Celek Doug Jones D. Goodman Antwuan Giddens Butler Benton Mike Daniels Connor Barwin

No Yds 6 124 5 40 2 43 2 17 1 25 1 9 1 6 1 5 1 4

TD 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

Lg 56 15 29 10 25 9 6 5 4

Punting Chet Ervin

No Yds Avg 6 236 39.3

Lg 51

Punt Returns Mike Daniels Hakuri Nakamura

No Yds 1 0 2 4

Lg 0 3

Kickoff Returns Mike Daniels Tony Carvitti

No Yds 3 46 1 15

Lg 17 15

Passing Dustin Grutza D. Goodman

Att Cmp Yds 30 11 241 1 1 32

TD 1 0 1 0 1

Lg 16 47 22 19 12

TD 0 0

Int 0 0

Lg 28 0

Receiving Jackie Chambers S.J. Green Andre Hall Amarri Jackson Johnny Peyton Cedric Hill Derek Carter

No Yds 3 56 2 30 2 22 2 21 1 9 1 9 1 8

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 28 16 12 12 9 9 8

Punting Brandon Baker

No Yds Avg 7 314 44.9

Lg 54

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers

No Yds 5 76

Lg 35

Kickoff Returns Jackie Chambers Chad Simpson Trae Williams

No Yds 1 16 1 16 1 12

Lg 16 16 12

Passing Pat Julmiste Carlton Hill

Att Yds 29 100 4 46 1 22 7 19 9 7 Att Cmp Yds 21 12 155 0 0 0

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 5 - Patrick St. Louis, Mike Jenkins. Assisted Tackles: 5 - Johnnie Jones Total Tackles: 8 - Patrick St. Louis. Sacks: 1 - Tim Jones, Jason Allen, Josh Julmiste. Interceptions: 1 D’Juan Brown


CONNECTICUT 15, USF 10

RENTSCHLER FIELD • EAST HARTFORD, CONN. NOVEMBER 26, 2005 • 3:30 P.M. USF 6-4 (4-2), CONNECTICUT 5-5 (2-4)

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF

1 0

2 7

3 3

4 0

F 10

UConn

9

6

0

0

15

Attendance: 40,000

Time: 3:23

First Quarter UConn - Allen 60-yard run (Nuzie kick). Time left: 13:33. Drive: 3 plays, 69 yards, 1:27. (UConn 7, USF 0). UConn - McFee safety. Time left: 4:01. (UConn 9, USF 0).

Second Quarter USF - Green 31-yard pass from Julmiste (Bronson kick). Time left: 6:10. Drive: 11 plays, 79 yards, 4:37. (UConn 9, USF 7). UConn - Butler 90-yard kickoff return (Nuzie kick no good. Time left 5:55. (UConn 15, USF 7).

Third Quarter USF - Bronson 42-yard field goal. Time left: 7:29. Drive: 4 plays, 3 yards, 0:55. (UConn 15, USF 10).

The USF football team lost its chance to play for a BIG EAST Conference title following the team's 15-10 league setback at Connecticut. UConn's Lou Allen rushed for a career-high 101 yards and a touchdown, Darius Butler returned a kickoff 90 yards for a score and the Huskies' defense did the rest.The Huskies scored all its points in the first half then held the Bulls' vaunted rushing attack to 83 yards. The Bulls were averaging 229.8 yards rushing a game, the second-best in the league, and needed a win to force a title game with West Virginia the following week in Tampa. The Huskies held Andre Hall, the league's rushing leader, to 93 yards, forcing the Bulls to find other options. Instead, the Bulls fumbled the ball away twice, quarterback Pat Julmiste was picked off three times and an apparent 75-yard TD reception to Jackie Chambers was nullified by a penalty. Connecticut scored on its third play from scrimmage when Allen broke free up the middle for a 60-yard score. It was the longest run of the season for the Huskies. UConn's defense, which held USF to just 50 yards rushing in the first half, set up the next score. James Hargrave sacked Julmiste for a 13-yard loss, pushing the Bulls back to their own five. Julmiste fielded a high snap on the next play and came down in the end zone for a safety and 9-0 lead. The Huskies held Hall to 61 yards in the first half. Most of that came on a 36-yard rush that helped set up the Bulls' only touchdown. Julmiste capped an 11-play drive with a 31-yard TD pass to S.J. Green and UConn's lead was cut to 9-7. UConn answered right back. Butler returned the ensuing kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and the Huskies held on for a 15-7 lead at the half. USF threatened midway through the fourth quarter when Amarri Jackson returned a punt 37 yards to the UConn nine. But after a sack, a false start and a batted-down pass, the Bulls' had a fourth-and-seven on the six and opted to go for it. The Huskies sniffed out a throwback to Julmiste and tackled Courtney Denson for a 13-yard loss. UConn had to punt on their next possession and the Bulls' took over on the Huskies’ 44 with under three minutes to play. UConn killed the drive on the very next play when Tyvon Branch intercepted Julmiste in the end zone. Julmiste completed 10 of 26 passes for 168 yards. UConn's Matt Bonislawski was 8-of-26 for 81 yards, but it was his 16-yard run for a first down in the final minute that helped the Huskies seal the win.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

UConn USF 12 11 41-160 40-83 81 168 8-26-0 10-26-3 251 241 10-30.4 8-32.0 2-5 6-76 4-148 3-44 3-18 0-0 7-48 8-62 2-2 2-2 3-34 3-21 5-18 5-16 0-1 0-1 30:57 29:03

CONNECTICUT Rushing Lou Allen Terry Caulley Cornell Brockington M. Bonislawski

Att Yds 21 101 5 36 6 19 6 9

Tackles: 10 - Danny Lansanah Total Tackles: 12 - Danny Lansahan Sacks: 1.5 - Dan Davis Interceptions: 1 - James Hargrave,Tyvon Branch, Darius Butler

USF Rushing Andre Hall Ricky Ponton Amarri Jackson Pat Julmiste Team Courtney Denson

Att Yds 29 93 4 6 1 1 12 1 1 -5 1 -13

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 36 3 1 10 0 0

TD 1 0

Int 3 0

Lg 41 0

Receiving S.J. Green Amarri Jackson Marcus Edwards Cedric Hill Ricky Ponton Jackie Chambers

No Yds 3 67 3 28 1 41 1 18 1 9 1 5

TD 1 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 31 12 41 18 9 5

No Yds Avg 8 256 32.0

Lg 46

Passing Att Cmp Yds Pat Julmiste 26 10 126 Courtney Denson 0 0 0

TD 1 0 0 0

Lg 60 10 5 16

TD 0

Int 0

Lg 18

Receiving Jason Williams Dan Murray Brandon Young Terry Caulley Brandon McLean

No Yds 3 28 2 24 1 12 1 12 1 7

TD 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 18 13 12 12 7

Punting Brandon Baker Punt Returns Amarri Jackson Jackie Chambers

No Yds 1 37 5 39

Lg 37 13

Punting C. Pavasaris

No Yds Avg 10 304 30.4

Lg 43

Kickoff Returns Jackie Chambers Chad Simpson

No Yds 2 27 1 17

Lg 22 17

Punt Returns Brandon McLean

No Yds 2 -5

Lg 3

Kickoff Returns Darius Butler

No Yds 4 148

Lg 90

Passing M. Bonislawski

Att Cmp Yds 26 8 81

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 6 - James Hargrave Assisted

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 6 - Patrick St. Louis Assisted Tackles: 6 - Ben Moffitt Total Tackles: 11 - Ben Moffitt Sacks: 1 - Ben Moffitt,Terrence Royal, Stephen Nicholas Interceptions - None

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NO. 12/12 WEST VIRGINIA 28, USF 13 RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM • TAMPA, FLA. DECEMBER 3, 2005 • 7:30 P.M. USF 6-5 (4-3), WEST VIRGINIA 10-1 (7-0)

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS 1 0 USF West Virginia 7 Attendance: 45,274

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

2 3 7

3 3 7

4 7 7

F 13 28

Time: 3:05

Pat White ran for 177 yards and two touchdowns, leading West Virginia to a 28-13 victory over USF. Steve Slaton rushed for 89 yards and one TD for the Mountaineers, and West Virginia's defense limited BIG EAST rushing leader Andre Hall to 75 yards on 20 carries for USF. West Virginia set the tone by driving 66 yards on 12 rushing plays to take a 7-0 lead on Slaton's 16th touchdown (14th rushing) in the freshman's last six games. White put the Mountaineers up 14-3 with a seven-yard TD pass to Darius Reynaud, then answered a USF field goal with his 65-yard run on West Virginia's first offensive play of the third quarter. His 76-yarder made it 28-6 early in the fourth quarter. USF had lots of success moving the ball against the BIG EAST's top-ranked defense. However, the Bulls stalled both times they drove inside the West Virginia 5 and settled for two short field goals by Kyle Bronson. The Bulls finally got in the end zone with 1:20 left in the game, scoring on an 11-yard run by backup quarterback Carlton Hill. Even with the loss, USF accepted its first-ever bowl bid to the Meineke Car Care Bowl following the game.

First Quarter WVU - Slaton 1-yard run (McAfee kick). Time left: 9:27. Drive: 12 plays, 66 yards, 5:33. (WVU 7, USF 0).

Second Quarter USF - Brinson 22-yard field goal. Time left: 12:51. Drive: 14 plays, 74 yards, 6:25. (WVU 7, USF 3). WVU - Reynaud 7-yard pass from White (McAfee kick). Time left: 2:15. Drive: 9 plays, 33 yards, 4:45. (WVU 14, USF 3).

Third Quarter USF - Bronson 19-yard field goal. Time left: 11:05. drive: 10 plays, 53 yards, 3:55. (WVU 14, USF 6). WVU - White 65-yard run (McAfee kick). Time left: 10:54. Drive: 1 play, 65 yards, 0:11. (WVU 21, USF 6).

Fourth Quarter WVU - White 76-yard (McAfee kick).Time left: 10:53. Drive: 2 plays, 80 yards, 2:04. (WVU 28, USF 6). USF - Hill 11-yard run (Bronson kick). Time left: 1:20. Drive: 4 plays, 40 yards, 1:00. (WVU 28, USF 13).

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

WVU USF 16 23 44-305 43-139 89 221 5-10-1 19-38-3 394 370 2-49.5 2-35.0 0-0 1-18 2-52 5-138 3-4 1-0 5-33 5-35 1-1 1-0 1-6 0-0 7-11 9-19 1-1 2-5 31:47 28:13

WEST VIRGINIA Rushing White, Pat Slato, Steven Schmitt, Owen

Att Yds 11 177 28 86 5 42

USF Rushing Andre Hall Carlton Hill Patm Julmiste Ricky Ponton Passing Carlton Hill Pat Julmiste

TD 0 1 0 0

Lg 19 12 15 6

TD 0

Int 2

Lg 20

No Yds 5 94 3 15 2 25 2 24 2 19 1 16 1 14 1 6 1 4 1 4

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 34 14 1 12 15 16 14 6 4 4

No Yds Avg 2 70 35.0

Lg 37

Att Cmp Yds 21 10 98

TD 2 1 0

Lg 76 26 16

Receiving Jackie Chambers Andre Hall S.J. Green Cedric Hill Jessie Hester Johnny Peyton Mike Ruegger Ricky Ponton Marcus Edwards Amarri Jackson

TD 1

Int 1

Lg 33

Punting Brandon Baker

Receiving Reynaud, Darius Bolden, Rayshawn Myles, Brandon

No Yds 3 39 1 33 1 17

TD 1 0 0

Lg 21 33 17

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers

No Yds 1 18

Lg 18

Punting Brady, Phil

No Yds Avg 2 99 49.5

Lg 50

Kickoff Returns Jackie Chambers Chad Simpson

No Yds 1 21 4 117

Lg 21 41

Punt Returns None

No Yds

Lg

Kickoff Returns Lewis, Antonio

No Yds 1 21

Lg 21

Passing White, Pat

Att Cmp Yds 10 5 89

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 8 - Jahmile Addae. Assisted Tackles: 3 - Mike Lorello, Kevin McClee.Total Tackles: 9 - Jahmile Addae, Mike Lorello. Sacks: 1 Antonio Lewis Interceptions: 1 - Jahmile Addae, Dee McCann, Larry Williams

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Att Yds 20 75 15 50 5 22 1 6

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 7 - Ben Moffitt, Patrick St, Louis. Assisted Tackles: 4 - Ben Moffitt, Carlton Williams. Total Tackles: 11 - Ben Moffitt. Sacks: None. Interceptions: 1 - Carlton Williams


NORTH CAROLINA STATE 14, USF 0

BANK OF AMERICA STADIUM, CHARLOTTE, N.C. DECEMBER 31, 2005 • 11 A.M. USF 6-6, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 7-5

➤SCORING BY QUARTERS USF N.C. State

1 0 0

Attendance: 57,937

2 0 14

3 0 0

4 0 0

F 0 14

Time: 3:13

Second Quarter N.C. State - B. Clark nine-yard pass from M. Stone (Deraney kick). Time left: 8:13. Drive: 9 plays, 67 yards, 3:35. (N.C. State 7, USF 0). N.C. State - A. Brown one-yard run (Deraney kick). Time left: 0:17. Drive: 12 plays, 75 yards, 4:39. (N.C. State, 14, USF 0).

Using stout defense and just enough offense to get the job done, North Carolina State capped its late-season rally with a 14-0 win over USF in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. Brian Clark caught a nine-yard touchdown pass and Andre Brown scored on a 1-yard run to lead the Wolfpack, who rallied from a 2-4 start to the season to close the year with three consecutive wins. It was a tough end for USF, which was playing in its first bowl in school history.The Bulls launched their program nine years ago, moved up to Division I-A in 2001 and capped their first season in the BIG EAST with a bowl bid. But their 100th game ended in the first shutout in school history as the Bulls managed 295 yards total offense and failed to get Andre Hall -- the BIG EAST's leading rusher -- into the end zone. Hall accounted for most of the offense, finishing with 118 yards rushing and two catches for 49 yards. Toney Baker set up the first score with runs of 22 and 14 yards, allowing Marcus Stone to find Clark in the end zone. The Wolfpack actually ran the same play twice, with Clark making the first catch out of bounds before grabbing it the second time for the score. Baker used several short runs to set up the second score, then gave way to Brown for the touchdown. Baker finished with 93 yards rushing on 22 carries, while Brown had 51 yards on 12 carries. USF spent the entire game just trying to get into the end zone, and had a great chance when Hall broke free for a 41yard gain to put the Bulls in decent scoring range at the N.C. State 17. But a run by Ricky Ponton, followed by two incompletions ended the threat when Garland Heath intercepted Pat Julmiste in the end zone. USF got a break, however, when the Wolfpack fumbled it back to the Bulls on the next possession - only to see Hill give it away again on the very next play. In the end, only two things worked for the Bulls: Putting the ball in Hall's hands, and a fake punt late in the fourth quarter that went for a 31-yard gain when holder Brandon Baker connected with S.J. Green. But that never led to a score as USF gained only one yard on four tries.

Team Statistics First Downs Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Total Yards Punts-Avg. Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interception Returns Penalties-Yards Fumbles-Lost Sacks By Third Down Conversions Fourth Down Conversions Time of Possession

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 10 - Stephen Tulloch. Assisted Tackles: 5 - Stephen Tulloch.Total Tackles: 15 Stephen Tulloch. Sacks: 3 - Stephen Tulloch. Interceptions: 1 - Garland Heath.

N.C. St. USF 14 15 47-173 44-136 127 159 9-19-0 10-30-1 300 295 7-39.9 7-33.1 3-16 5-26 0-0 1-14 1-0 0-0 6-35 4-20 2-1 2-2 6-45 3-17 5-6 6-18 0-1 1-3 31:01 28:59

USF Rushing Andre Hall Ricky Ponton Amarri Jackson Team Pat Julmiste Carlton Hill

NORTH CAROLINA STATE Att Yds Rushing Toney Baker 23 93 Andre Brown 12 51 2 25 Darrell Blackman Marcus Stone 9 5 Team 1 -1

TD 0 1 0 0 0

Lg 22 27 23 7 0

Passing Marcus Stone

TD 1

Int 0

Lg 41

Receiving Brian Clark Lamart Barrett Darrell Blackman T.J.Williams Andre Brown

No Yds 3 66 2 19 2 7 1 36 1 -1

TD 1 0 0 0 0

Lg 41 13 4 36 0

Punting John Deraney

No Yds Avg 7 279 39.9

Lg 51

Punt Returns Andre Brown Tramain Hall Manny Lawson Marcus Hudson

No Yds 1 10 2 7 0 -1 1 0

Lg 10 9 0 0

Kickoff Returns None

No Yds

Lg

Att Cmp Yds 19 9 127

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 41 11 0 0 8 0

TD 0 0

Int 1 0

Lg 21 37

Receiving Andre Hall S.J. Green Jackie Chambers Jeremy Burnett Courtney Denson Mike Ruegger Marcus Edwards

No Yds 2 49 2 38 2 24 1 21 1 11 1 11 1 5

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Lg 37 31 18 21 11 11 5

Punting Brandon Baker Team

No Yds Avg 6 232 38.7 1 0 0.0

Lg 45 0

Punt Returns Jackie Chambers Amarri Jackson

No Yds 4 26 1 0

Lg 12 0

Kickoff Returns Chad Simpson

No Yds 1 14

Lg 14

Passing Pat Julmiste Carlton Hill

Att Yds 19 118 8 41 1 -1 1 -1 13 -6 2 -15 Att Cmp Yds 25 8 91 2 1 37

Defensive Leaders Unassisted Tackles: 11 - Patrick St. Louis. Assisted Tackles: 4 - Johnnie Jones.Total Tackles: 13 - Patrick St. Louis. Sacks: 3 - Terrence Royal. Interceptions: 0.

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2005 SINGLE GAME BESTS INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

OPPONENT INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Yards Rushing . . . . . .222 TD Rushes . . . . . . . . . .3

Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Yards Rushing . . . . . .177 TD Rushes . . . . . . . . . .3 Long Rush . . . . . . . . . .76 Pass attempts . . . . . . . . .47 Pass completions . . . . . .29 Yards Passing . . . . . . . .389 TD Passes . . . . . . . . . . . .3

Long Rush . . . . . . . . . .51 Pass attempts . . . . . . . . .35 Pass completions . . . . . .21 Yards Passing . . . . . . . .222 TD Passes . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Long Pass . . . . . . . . . . .76 Receptions . . . . . . . . . . .7

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

Yards Receiving . . . . .131 TD Receptions . . . . . . .2 Long Reception . . . . . .76 Field Goals . . . . . . . . . . .2 Long Field Goal . . . . . .47 Punts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Punting Avg . . . . . . . .48.0 Long Punt . . . . . . . . . .68 Long Punt Return . . . .41 Long Kickoff Return . .94 Tackles . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Sacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.0 Tackles For Loss . . . . . .3.0

Interceptions . . . . . . . . .1

TEAM GAME HIGHS Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 Yards Rushing . . . . . .377 Yards Per Rush . . . . . .6.7 TD Rushes . . . . . . . . . .4 Pass attempts . . . . . . . . .39 Pass completions . . . . . .21 Yards Passing . . . . . . . .222 Yards Per Pass . . . . . .10.4 TD Passes . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Total Plays . . . . . . . . . .84 Total Offense . . . . . . .490 Yards Per Play . . . . . . .6.6 Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Sacks By . . . . . . . . . . . .4

First Downs . . . . . . . . .24 Penalties . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Penalty Yards . . . . . . . .137 Turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Interceptions By . . . . . . .4

92

HALL, Andre at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) HALL, Andre at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) HALL, Andre vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) HALL, Andre at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) HALL, Andre at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) JACKSON, Amarri vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) JULMISTE, Pat at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) JULMISTE, Pat at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) JULMISTE, Pat at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) JULMISTE, Pat at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) JULMISTE, Pat at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) JULMISTE, Pat at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) HALL, Andre at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) JACKSON, Amarri at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) HALL, Andre at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) PEYTON, Johnny at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) HALL, Andre at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) BRONSON, Kyle at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) BRONSON, Kyle vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) BRONSON, Kyle vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) BAKER, Brandon at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) BAKER, Brandon at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) BAKER, Brandon at CONNECTICUT . . . . . . . . .(11/26/05) BAKER, Brandon vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) BAKER, Brandon vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) BAKER, Brandon at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) CHAMBERS, J. vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) SIMPSON, Chad vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) MOFFITT, Ben vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) ROYAL,Terrence vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) NICHOLAS, S. at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) ST. LOUIS, Pat vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) ROYAL,Terrence vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) MOFFITT, Ben vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) WILLIAMS,Trae at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) BROWN, D’Juan vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) GACHETTE, Louis vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) GACHETTE, Louis at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) JENKINS, Mike at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) JONES, Johnnie at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) WILLIAMS,Trae at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) ROYAL,Terrence at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) JENKINS, Mike at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) JONES, Johnnie at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) WILLIAMS, C. at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) BROWN, D’Juan vs CINCINNATI . . . . . . . . .(Nov 19, 2005) WILLIAMS, C. vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005)

vs UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 17, 2005) vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 03 2005) at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) vs FLORIDA A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 10, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) vs UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 17, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) vs CINCINNATI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 19, 2005) vs UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 17, 2005) vs CINCINNATI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 19, 2005) vs CINCINNATI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 19, 2005) at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) at CONNECTICUT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(11/26/05) at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005)

Long Pass . . . . . . . . . . .69 Receptions . . . . . . . . . . .9 Yards Receiving . . . . .133 TD Receptions . . . . . . .1

Long Reception . . . . . .69 Field Goals . . . . . . . . . . .2 Long Field Goal . . . . . .49 Punts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Punting Avg . . . . . . . .49.5 Long Punt . . . . . . . . . .65 Long Punt Return . . . .60 Long Kickoff Return . .90 Tackles . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Sacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.0 Tackles For Loss . . . . . .5.0 Interceptions . . . . . . . . .2

SLATON, Steve, vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) WHITE, Pat, vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) Moss,T., at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) WHITE, Pat, vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) BROHM, Brian, vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) BROHM, Brian, vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) BROHM, Brian, vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) PALKO,Tyler, at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) HART, Ryan, at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) PALKO,Tyler, at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) TINCH, Joshua, vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) URRUTIA, Mario, vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) MARSHALL, B., vs UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 17, 2005) STRONG, Darrell, at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) MURPHY,Tim, at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) LEE, Greg, at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) MOSES,Tres, at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) LEONARD, Brian, at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) HARRIS, Clark, at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) GOODMAN, D., vs CINCINNATI . . . . . . . . .(Nov 19, 2005) BENTON, Butler, vs CINCINNATI . . . . . . . .(Nov 19, 2005) REYNAUD, Darius, vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) Clark, B., vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) LEE, Greg, at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) Peattie, J., at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) Peattie,J., at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) CARNEY, Brendan, at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 12, 2005) PAVASARIS, C., at CONNECTICUT . . . . . . . . . .(11/26/05) BRADY, Phil, vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) GRAESSLE,Adam, at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) BURNETT, Joe, vs UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 17, 2005) BUTLER, Darius, at CONNECTICUT . . . . . . . . .(11/26/05) Tulloch, S., vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) Tulloch, S., vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) Tulloch, S., vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) Ponder, L., at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005)

OPPONENT TEAM GAME HIGHS Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Yards Rushing . . . . . .305 Yards Per Rush . . . . . .6.9 TD Rushes . . . . . . . . . .3 Pass attempts . . . . . . . . .47 Pass completions . . . . . .29 Yards Passing . . . . . . . .389 Yards Per Pass . . . . . . .9.7 TD Passes . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Total Plays . . . . . . . . . .80 Total Offense . . . . . . .493 Yards Per Play . . . . . . .7.3 Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Sacks By . . . . . . . . . . . .6 First Downs . . . . . . . . .26 Penalties . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Penalty Yards . . . . . . . .118 Turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Interceptions By . . . . . . .4

vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005) vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) vs WVU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 03, 2005) at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(10/15/05) at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) vs NC STATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Dec 31, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) vs LOUISVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sep 22, 2005) at RUTGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nov 05, 2005) at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Oct 01, 2005)


TEAM STATISTICS RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

DATE

OVERALL

HOME

AWAY

NEUTRAL

6-6-0 3-3-0 3-3-0

4-1-0 2-1-0 2-0-0

2-4-0 1-2-0 1-2-0

0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0

OPPONENT

*Sep 03 2005 at Penn State *Sep 10, 2005 FLORIDA A&M *Sep 17, 2005 UCF *Sep 22, 2005 LOUISVILLE *Oct 01, 2005 at Miami *Oct 15, 2005 at Pittsburgh *Nov 05, 2005 at RUTGERS *Nov 12, 2005 at Syracuse *Nov 19, 2005 CINCINNATI *Nov 26, 2005 at Connecticut *Dec 03, 2005 WVU *Dec 31, 2005 vs NC STATE * denotes conference game

W/L

SCORE

L W W W L L W W W L L L

13-23 37-3 31-14 45-14 7-27 17-31 45-31 27-0 31-16 10-15 13-28 0-14

ATTEND 99235 43122 45139 33586 58308 33497 31131 40144 27204 40000 45274 57937

TEAM STATISTICS

USF

OPP

FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty RUSHING YARDAGE Yards gained rushing Yards lost rushing Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing PASSING YARDAGE Att-Comp-Int Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing TOTAL OFFENSE Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game KICK RETURNS: #-YARDS PUNT RETURNS: #-YARDS INT RETURNS: #-YARDS FUMBLES-LOST PENALTIES-YARDS PUNTS-AVG TIME OF POSSESSION/GAME 3RD-DOWN CONVERSIONS 4TH-DOWN CONVERSIONS

223 130 82 11 2436 2802 366 579 4.2 203.0 23 1735 303-143-15 5.7 12.1 144.6 8 4171 882 4.7 347.6 35-742 43-538 13-141 13-10 106-831 67-39.3 31:55 75/197 12/23

193 89 82 22 1746 2163 417 446 3.9 145.5 15 1985 308-160-13 6.4 12.4 165.4 11 3731 754 4.9 310.9 39-768 24-228 15-141 24-17 84-659 76-40.6 28:05 45/156 5/15

RUSHING

GP Att

HALL, Andre PONTON, Ricky JULMISTE, Pat DENSON, C. HILL, Carlton SIMPSON, Chad JACKSON, Amarri JOHNSON,Taurus BALLOON, Josh CHAMBERS, J. SEVERINO, A. HESTER, Jessie GREEN, S.J. TEAM Total Opponents

Net

Avg

TD

1374 373 336 124 94 89 86 7 2 0 -2 -11 -11 -25 2436 1746

5.1 4.1 2.7 5.6 3.4 5.6 12.3 7.0 2.0 0.0 -2.0 -5.5 -5.5 -2.5 4.2 3.9

13 2 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 15

Effic Att-Cmp-Int Pct

Yds

TD Lng Avg/G

97.97 76.42 58.40 0.00 0.00 360.40 522.40 94.11 109.43

1489 135 69 0 0 31 11 1735 1985

6 0 1 0 0 0 1 8 11

12 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 1 9 12 10 12 12

270 92 126 22 28 16 7 1 1 1 1 2 2 10 579 446

PASSING

G

JULMISTE, Pat HILL, Carlton DENSON, C. TEAM HALL, Andre BAKER, Brandon JACKSON, Amarri Total Opponents

12 11 11 10 12 12 12 12 12

Gain Loss 1434 383 483 163 139 97 90 7 2 0 0 0 4 0 2802 2163

60 10 147 39 45 8 4 0 0 0 2 11 15 25 366 417

252-124-11 24-11-2 19-6-2 4-0-0 2-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 303-143-15 308-160-13

49.2 45.8 31.6 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0 47.2 51.9

Long Avg/G 41 24 21 49 47 23 51 7 2 0 0 0 4 0 51 76 76 37 36 0 0 31 11 76 69

124.1 12.3 6.3 0.0 0.0 2.6 0.9 144.6 165.4

Avg/G

RECEIVING

G

No.

Yds

Avg

TD

Long

HALL, Andre JACKSON, Amarri CHAMBERS, J. PEYTON, Johnny GREEN, S.J. HILL, Cedric PONTON, Ricky EDWARDS, Marcus RUEGGER, Mike CARTER, Derek HESTER, Jessie JOHNSON,Taurus HILL, Carlton BURNETT, Jeremy BLEAKLEY,Will DENSON, C. Total Opponents

12 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 9 12 11 12 12 11 12 12

26 22 21 17 16 10 6 5 4 4 3 3 3 1 1 1 143 160

321 242 290 188 229 139 26 110 30 24 37 35 19 21 13 11 1735 1985

12.3 11.0 13.8 11.1 14.3 13.9 4.3 22.0 7.5 6.0 12.3 11.7 6.3 21.0 13.0 11.0 12.1 12.4

2 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 11

76 57 34 26 31 36 9 48 14 11 18 20 8 21 13 11 76 69

FIELD GOALS

HALL, Andre BRONSON, Kyle JULMISTE, Pat PEYTON, Johnny JACKSON, Amarri PONTON, Ricky BROWN, D’Juan SIMPSON, Chad GREEN, S.J. JONES, Johnnie ROYAL,Terrence HILL, Cedric CARTER, Derek HILL, Carlton BENZER, Mike Total Opponents

26.8 20.2 24.2 17.1 19.1 11.6 2.2 9.2 2.5 2.0 4.1 2.9 1.7 1.8 1.1 1.0 144.6 165.4

FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk

BENZER, Mike BRONSON, Kyle

SCORING

114.5 31.1 28.0 11.3 8.5 8.1 7.2 0.6 0.2 0.0 -2.0 -1.2 -0.9 -2.5 203.0 145.5

0-3 11-16

TD 15 0 4 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 35 28

0.0 68.8

0-0 1-1

0-0 6-8

0-3 2-2

|—— — PATs —— — | FGs Kick Rush Rcv 0-0 11-16 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3 11-19 7-12

0-0 29-30 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 31-33 25-27

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0-0 2-5

Pass 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1

0-0 0-0

0 47

0 2

DXP Saf Points 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

90 62 24 18 18 14 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 2 276 216

93


SCORE BY QUARTERS USF Opponents

INTERCEPTIONS

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

94

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Total

ALL PURPOSE

G

Rush

Rec

PR

71 43

92 86

61 34

52 53

276 216

HALL, Andre CHAMBERS, J. SIMPSON, Chad JACKSON, Amarri PONTON, Ricky Total Opponents

12 12 11 12 12 12 12

1374 0 89 86 373 2436 1746

321 290 0 242 26 1735 1985

0 370 0 91 0 538 228

No.

Yds

Avg

TD

Long

JONES, Johnnie BROWN, D’Juan WILLIAMS, C. WILLIAMS,Trae GACHETTE, Louis JENKINS, Mike ROYAL,Terrence Total Opponents

2 2 2 2 2 2 1 13 15

37 23 10 10 39 0 22 141 141

18.5 11.5 5.0 5.0 19.5 0.0 22.0 10.8 9.4

1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

32 26 10 8 39 0 22 39 42

PUNTING

No. Yds

Avg Long

BAKER, Brandon TEAM Total Opponents

65 2 67 76

40.5 0.0 39.3 40.6

PUNT RETURNS

2630 0 2630 3087

68 0 68 65

TB

FC

I20

6 0 6 8

8 0 8 6

21 0 21 19

Blkd 2 0 2 2

No.

Yds

Avg

TD

Long

CHAMBERS, J. JACKSON, Amarri MOFFITT, Ben BROWN, D’Juan SMITH,Walt HESTER, Jessie JENKINS, Mike Total Opponents

32 5 2 1 1 1 1 43 24

370 91 26 8 0 16 27 538 228

11.6 18.2 13.0 8.0 0.0 16.0 27.0 12.5 9.5

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

41 37 0 8 0 16 27 41 60

KICK RETURNS

No.

Yds

Avg

TD

Long

SIMPSON, Chad CHAMBERS, J. WILLIAMS,Trae BALLOON, Josh JENKINS, Jamaal JACKSON, Amarri Total Opponents

16 13 3 1 1 1 35 39

404 241 63 14 20 0 742 768

25.2 18.5 21.0 14.0 20.0 0.0 21.2 19.7

1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

94 30 29 14 20 0 94 90

DEFENSIVE LEADERS

GP

59 54 51 32 6

12 12 12 12 12 12 12

MOFFITT, Ben ST. LOUIS, Pat NICHOLAS, S. WILLIAMS, C. JONES, Johnnie Total Opponents

|———-Tackles———-| Solo Ast Total 52 59 49 28 24 449 521

44 30 30 38 33 328 396

96 89 79 66 57 777 917

KOR IR 0 241 404 0 0 742 768

0 0 0 0 0 141 141

Tot

Avg/G

1695 901 493 419 399 5592 4868

141.2 75.1 44.8 34.9 33.2 466.0 405.7

TOTAL OFFENSE

G

Plays

Rush

Pass

Total

Avg/G

JULMISTE, Pat HALL, Andre PONTON, Ricky HILL, Carlton DENSON, C. Total Opponents

12 12 12 11 11 12 12

378 272 92 52 41 882 754

336 1374 373 94 124 2436 1746

1489 0 0 135 69 1735 1985

1825 1374 373 229 193 4171 3731

152.1 114.5 31.1 20.8 17.5 347.6 310.9

Andre Hall led USF in rushing and receiving in 2005 while setting single season and career records in rushing.

TFL/Yds

|-Sacks-| No-Yards

15.0-47 9.5-31 15.5-69 0.5-0 3.0-13 89-397 90.0-341

2.5-20 2.5-18 7.0-44 . . 37-264 25-177

|—-Pass Def—-| Int-Yds BrUp . . . 2-10 2-37 13-141 15-141

3 2 3 3 4 38 35

QBH . . . . . 1 6

|-Fumbles-| Rcv-Yds FF 1-0 . 1-0 1-0 . 17-11 10-24

4 2 2 . . 17 9

Blkd Kick

Saf

2 . . . . 3 5

. . . . . . 1


2005 DEFENSIVE STATISTICS DEFENSIVE LEADERS

GP

|—————Tackles—————| Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds

|-Sacks-| |——Pass Def ——| |—Fumbles—| No-Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF

Blkd Kick

Saf

59 54 51 32 6 56 21 4 99 16 46 42 7 76 58 94 45 26 91 53 25 4 57 10 15 83 85 27 33 52 50 37 66 TM 78 8 5 47 68 74 48 96 1 3 2 81

12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 10 12 12 12 11 9 12 11 12 12 10 12 12 11 12 4 9 10 12 10 12 11 12 12 12 12 12 8 11 12 12 12 12 12

52 59 49 28 24 25 23 33 23 15 11 13 10 11 7 6 6 6 5 3 2 2 3 2 1 4 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 . 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 . . 449 521

2.5-20 2.5-18 7.0-44 . . 10.0-72 . . 2.5-30 8.0-68 1.5-9 . . 0.5-3 . . 1.0-11 . 1.0-5 . . . . . . . . . . . 0.5-6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37-264 25-177

2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 5

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

MOFFITT, Ben ST. LOUIS, Pat NICHOLAS, S. WILLIAMS, C. JONES, Johnnie ROYAL,Terrence WILLIAMS,Trae JENKINS, Mike JONES,Tim ALLEN, Jason ROBINSON,T. BROWN, D’Juan GACHETTE, Louis CLEBERT, R. McCullough, R. CRAY, Allen SIMMONS, Jon ROBERTS,Tyller JULMISTE, Josh MOMPREMIER, B. SMITH,Walt HILL, Carlton BALLOON, Josh JENKINS, Jamaal MILLER, Sam CHAMBERS, J. CARTER, Derek TEACHEY, Justin BURNETT, Jeremy BELLAMY,Treco THOMAS, Eric ELLICK, C. BOURDEAU, Ryan TEAM DILE, Marc PEYTON, Johnny PONTON, Ricky BAKER, Brandon DAVIS, Frank CAROTHERS, C. RUEGGER, Mike GEORGE,Woody DENSON, C. JULMISTE, Pat HALL, Andre GREEN, S.J. Total Opponents

44 30 30 38 33 21 16 5 15 17 9 5 6 5 8 7 7 3 3 2 3 2 1 2 3 . 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 . 1 . 2 . . . . . . . 1 . 328 396

96 89 79 66 57 46 39 38 38 32 20 18 16 16 15 13 13 9 8 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . 777 917

15.0-47 9.5-31 15.5-69 0.5-0 3.0-13 10.5-74 . 1.0-4 8.0-42 11.0-77 2.5-4 0.5-1 . 3.5-10 2.0-5 1.5-4 2.5-4 . 1.0-5 . . . . . . . . . . . 0.5-6 . . . . . . . . . 1.0-1 . . . . . 89-397 90.0-341

. . . 2-10 2-37 1-22 2-10 2-0 . . . 2-23 2-39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-141 15-141

3 2 3 3 4 . 3 5 3 2 . 1 . . . . 2 4 . . . 1 1 . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 35

. . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6

1-0 . 1-0 1-0 . 3-11 . . 3-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 . . . 1-0 1-0 . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 17-11 10-24

4 2 2 . . 4 . 2 . 1 . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 17 9

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2005 STARTING LINEUPS OFFENSE 2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

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Opponent

WR

WR

TE

LT

LG

OC

RG

at Penn State

Jackson

Chambers

Carter

Dile

Davis

Miller

FAMU

Jackson

Chambers

Carter

Watson

Davis

Miller

UCF

Jackson

Hester

Carter

Watson

Davis

Miller

Louisville

Jackson

Chambers

Hill

Watson

Davis

Miller

at Miami

Jackson

Chambers

Hill

Watson

Davis

Miller

at Pittsburgh

Jackson

Chambers

Hill

Watson

Davis

Miller

at Rutgers

Jackson

Chambers

Carter

Watson

Davis

Miller

at Syracuse

Jackson

Ruegger

Carter

Watson

Davis

Miller

Cincinnati

Jackson

Chambers

Carter

Dile

Davis

Miller

at Connecticut

Jackson

Chambers

Carter

Davis

Huners

Miller

West Virginia

Peyton

Chambers

Carter

Watson

Davis

Miller

Jackson

Chambers

Carter

Springfield

Davis

Miller

NC State

RT

WR

QB

RB

Carothers

Walker

Green

Denson

Hall

Carothers

Dile

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Dile

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Dile

Green

Julmiste

Hall

Carothers

Walker

Green

Julmiste

Hall

DEFENSE Opponent

LE

DT

NT

RE

SLB

MLB

WLB

CB

CB

SS

FS

at Penn State

Simmons

Robinson

Cray

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

FAMU

Simmons

T. Jones

Cray

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

UCF

Simmons

T. Jones

Cray

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

Louisville

Simmons

T. Jones

Cray

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

at Miami

Simmons

T. Jones

Cray

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

at Pittsburgh

Simmons

T. Jones

Cray

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

at Rutgers

Simmons

T. Jones

Clebert

Royal

Nicholas

Mofitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

at Syracuse

Simmons

T. Jones

Clebert

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

Cincinnati

Simmons

T. Jones

Clebert

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

at Connecticut

J. Julmiste

T. Jones

Clebert

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T.Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

West Virginia

Simmons

T. Jones

Clebert

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

Brown

Jenkins

J. Jones

C.Williams

NC State

Simmons

T. Jones

Clebert

Royal

Nicholas

Moffitt

St. Louis

T. Williams

Jenkins

J. Jones

C. Williams


INDIVIDUAL GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS PASSING at Penn State Florida A&M UCF Louisville at Miami at Pittsburgh at Rutgers at Syracuse Cincinnati at Connecticut West Virginia NC State

LEGEND

Julmiste 35-21-1-200-2 10-6-0-71-0 16-10-0-95-1 9-4-1-93-0 25-8-3-47-1 35-18-0-222-1 21-13-0-135-0 12-5-1-89-0 21-12-0-155-0 26-10-3-168-1 17-9-1-123-0 25-8-1-91-0 Att-Comp-Int-Yds-TD

LEGEND

Hall 22-72-0 18-156-3 22-155-1 22-83-2 19-53-0 19-79-0 35-168-3 24-222-3 29-100-1 21-93-0 20-75-0 19-118-0 Att-Yds-TD

RUSHING at Penn State Florida A&M UCF Louisville at Miami at Pittsburgh at Rutgers at Syracuse Cincinnati at Connecticut West Virginia NC State RECEIVING at Penn State Florida A&M UCF Louisville at Miami at Pittsburgh at Rutgers at Syracuse Cincinnati at Connecticut West Virginia NC State USF TOTALS at Penn State Florida A&M UCF Louisville at Miami at Pittsburgh at Rutgers at Syracuse Cincinnati at Connecticut West Virginia NC State

Hall 4-27-0 0-0-0 2-34-1 2-18-0 3-17-0 7-131-1 0-0-0 1-8-0 2-22-0 1-5-0 3-15-0 2-49-0 LEGEND Rec-Yds-TD Rush 36-97 56-377 66-326 47-251 40-105 47-142 57-242 51-338 52-190 40-83 43-149 44-136

Hill 0-0-0-0-0 1-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 21-10-2-98-0 2-1-0-37-0

Ponton 4-12-0 14-83-1 19-75-1 9-4-0 3-10-0 3-15-0 7-36-0 16-66-0 7-19-0 4-6-0 1-6-0 8-41-0 Chambers 4-35-0 2-25-0 1-14-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-8-0 1-28-0 1-1-0 3-56-0 1-5-0 5-94-0 2-24-0

Pass 39-21-1-200 18-8-0-113 17-11-0-100 10-5-1-104 31-11-4-69 37-18-1-222 22-13-0-135 14-5-1-89 21-12-0-155 26-10-3-168 38-19-3-221 30-10-1-159

Denson 3-0-0-0-0 7-2-0-42-1 1-1-0-5-0 0-0-0-0-0 6-3-1-22-0 2-0-1-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0

Julmiste 6-22-0 3-0-0 13-73-1 10-38-0 12-38-0 20-58-1 12-48-1 11-35-0 9-7-1 12-1-0 5-22-0 13-(-6)-0 Jackson 0-0-0 1-6-0 1-9-0 2-75-0 2-7-0 3-24-0 7-68-0 0-0-0 2-21-0 3-28-0 1-4-0 0-0-0

Total Offense 75-297 74-490 83-426 57-355 71-174 84-364 79-377 65-427 73-345 66-251 81-370 74-295

Green 3-32-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 4-37-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-30-0 3-67-1 2-25-0 2-38-0 1st Downs 17 22 24 16 15 19 22 20 19 11 23 15

Poss. Time 32:03 35:54 39:45 26:04 28:31 30:29 32:07 31:25 36:50 29:03 31:47 28:59

Turnovers 2 1 0 2 5 3 0 1 0 5 3 3

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GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS OFFENSE

2 0 0 5 R E V I E W

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|——— RUSHING ———|| |—— RECEIVING ——|| No. Yds TD Lg No. Yds TD Lg

Date

Opponent

Sep 03 2005 Sep 10, 2005 Sep 17, 2005 Sep 22, 2005 Oct 01, 2005 Oct 15, 2005 Nov 05, 2005 Nov 12, 2005 Nov 19, 2005 Nov 26, 2005 Dec 03, 2005 Dec 31, 2005

at Penn State FLORIDA A&M UCF LOUISVILLE at Miami at Pittsburgh at RUTGERS at Syracuse CINCINNATI at Connecticut WVU vs NC STATE

36 56 66 47 40 47 57 51 52 40 43 44

97 377 326 251 105 142 242 338 190 83 149 136

0 4 3 4 0 1 4 3 3 0 1 0

22 37 30 51 21 20 26 38 47 36 19 41

21 8 11 5 11 18 13 5 12 10 19 10

200 113 100 104 69 222 135 89 155 168 221 159

Totals Opponent

579 446

2436 1746

23 15

51 76

143 160

1735 8 1985 11

Games played: 12 Punt ret avg: 12.5

Avg per rush: 4.2 All purpose avg/game: 466.0

2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

|————— PASSING —————|| |—— KICK RET ——|| |—— —PUNT RET——|| All Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg No Yds TD Lg Purp

19 36 26 57 18 76 28 48 28 41 34 37

39-21-1 18-8-0 17-11-0 10-5-1 31-11-4 37-18-1 22-13-0 14-5-1 21-12-0 26-10-3 38-19-3 30-10-1

200 113 100 104 69 222 135 89 155 168 221 159

76 69

303-143-15 308-160-13

1735 8 1985 11

Avg per catch: 12.1 Total offense avg/gm: 347.6

2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

19 36 26 57 18 76 28 48 28 41 34 37

3 3 2 2 5 4 4 0 3 3 5 1

60 83 6 114 82 68 89 0 44 44 138 14

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

22 29 6 94 22 23 30 0 16 22 41 14

1 9 2 3 3 3 0 5 5 6 1 5

1 209 33 42 12 19 0 24 78 76 18 26

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 41 25 18 8 4 0 8 35 37 18 12

366 779 465 550 268 451 522 466 493 371 526 335

76 69

35 39

742 768

1 1

94 90

43 24

538 0 228 0

41 60

5592 4868

Pass efficiency: 94.11

DEFENSE

Kick ret avg: 21.2

Date

Opponent

|————— TACKLES —————| Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds

|SACKS| |—FUMBLE—| No-Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds

QBH

Pass Blkd Brk Kick

|———Kicks————XPTS———| Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf Pts

Sep 03 2005 Sep 10, 2005 Sep 17, 2005 Sep 22, 2005 Oct 01, 2005 Oct 15, 2005 Nov 05, 2005 Nov 12, 2005 Nov 19, 2005 Nov 26, 2005 Dec 03, 2005 Dec 31, 2005

at Penn State FLORIDA A&M UCF LOUISVILLE at Miami at Pittsburgh at RUTGERS at Syracuse CINCINNATI at Connecticut WVU vs NC STATE

40 30 34 42 46 37 38 37 37 28 38 42

16 18 17 46 24 30 30 26 31 42 24 24

56 48 51 88 70 67 68 63 68 70 62 66

6.0-34 8.0-34 8.0-36 6.0-50 8.0-35 6.0-14 4.0-16 11.0-43 5.0-47 7.0-31 9.0-26 11.0-31

3.0-30 3.0-18 4.0-27 4.0-46 3.0-18 4.0-35 2.0-8 4.0-23 4.0-43 3.0-21 0.0-0 3.0-17

2 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 2

2-0 0-0 1-0 2-0 3-0 2-0 2-11 0-0 1-0 2-0 1-0 1-0

1-8 1—3 0-0 1-39 1-0 0-0 4-56 3-15 1-26 0-0 1-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

3 2 4 10 4 3 2 4 2 2 1 1

1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

1-1 5-4 4-4 6-6 1-1 2-2 5-4 3-3 4-4 1-1 1-1 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

13 37 31 45 7 17 45 27 31 10 13 0

Totals Opponent

449 521

328 396

777 917

89.0-397 90.0-341

37.0-286 25.0-181

17 9

17-11 10-24

13-141 15-141

1 6

38 35

3 5

33-31 27-25

1 0

0 0

0 1

276 216

SPECIAL TEAMS

|————————————————PUNTING————————————————| No Yds Avg Long Blkd TB FC 50+ I20

|———FIELD GOALS———| Att-Made Lg BlkdNo

|————KICKOFFS——— Yds Avg TB OB

Date

Opponent

Sep 11, 2004 Sep 03 2005 Sep 10, 2005 Sep 17, 2005 Sep 03 2005 Sep 10, 2005 Sep 17, 2005 Sep 22, 2005 Oct 01, 2005 Oct 15, 2005 Nov 05, 2005 Nov 12, 2005 Nov 19, 2005 Nov 26, 2005 Dec 03, 2005 Dec 31, 2005

TENNESSEE TECH at Penn State FLORIDA A&M UCF at Penn State FLORIDA A&M UCF LOUISVILLE at Miami at Pittsburgh at RUTGERS at Syracuse CINCINNATI at Connecticut WVU vs NC STATE

7 8 4 4 8 4 4 2 8 6 4 7 7 8 2 7

274 362 144 191 362 144 191 96 345 208 122 290 314 256 70 232

39.1 45.2 36.0 47.8 45.2 36.0 47.8 48.0 43.1 34.7 30.5 41.4 44.9 32.0 35.0 33.1

57 68 56 57 68 56 57 62 65 44 38 50 54 46 37 45

0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1

1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1

2 4 1 2 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0

3 2 1 2 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 4 3 5 0 1

1-0 1-0 3-1 2-1 1-0 3-1 2-1 1-1 1-0 2-1 2-1 2-2 1-1 1-1 2-2 1-0

0 0 30 21 0 30 21 47 0 36 20 29 25 42 22 0

0 03 06 16 03 06 16 08 02 04 18 06 06 04 03 01

112 358 366 112 358 366 447 94 227 490 393 355 230 185 65

37.3 59.7 61.0 37.3 59.7 61.0 55.9 47.0 56.8 61.2 65.5 59.2 57.5 61.7 65.0

0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 2 0 0 0

0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

Totals Opponent

67 76

2630 3087

39.3 40.6

68 65

2 2

6 8

8 6

13 21

21 19

19-11 12-7

47 49

2 57 0 45

3322 2654

58.3 59.0

11 7

5 1

0 1


TH E U N IVE RS IT Y


DISCOVER USF The University of South Florida is among America’s largest and most dynamic research universities. Founded in 1956, USF opened its doors with an enrollment of nearly 2,000.Today, USF serves more than 43,000 students at four campuses in almost 200 degree programs at all levels: bachelor’s, master’s, specialty, doctoral and doctor of medicine. USF’s student body is as diverse as its academic program profile. Almost 60 percent of students are women. AfricanAmerican, Hispanic and students from other minority groups comprise 29 percent of the student body. USF students are taught by highly regarded faculty who came to USF from many of the world’s leading universities and research institutions.

T H E U N I V E R S I T Y

Top Research University The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently released an extensive revision to how it classifies American colleges and universities and has placed USF in its highest classification level, which is Research University with Very High Research Activity. Of the 4,321 colleges and universities classified, USF is one of only 63 public universities in the highest tier. Inclusion at this level affirms USF’s position among the top research universities in the nation.The National Science Foundation ranks USF 66th in Research & Development expenditures with $213 million in total research expenditures in 2003. At the center of the Tampa Bay region’s medical, biotechnology and bioscience research, USF has become a major player in the highly competitive research arena. USF’s internationally renowned researchers are making radical breakthrough in marine science, medicine, engineering and social research.Work in counter-terrorism and biological defense, optical sensors, immunology, Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders, aging studies, laser technology and alternative fuels has gained national and international recognition. The university is a leader in establishing public/private partnerships for the mutual exchange of resources and talent for research and development. As one of the major anchors in the creation and development of the 21-county Florida High Technology Corridor that runs from the Atlantic coast to the Gulf of Mexico along Interstate 4, USF attracts hundreds of high-tech businesses and creates thousands of jobs in the heart of central Florida. Its master-planned Research and Development Park, on the Tampa campus, links USF facilities to high-tech research firms, devoting 1.2 million square feet of space to offices, research and development activities. A hotel on the property has 1,400 square feet of conference and meet-

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ing facilities, opening new opportunities for conferences and collaborative activities.

Economic Impact The University of South Florida is making an impressive mark on the business community of the Tampa Bay region – a move that is increasingly necessary for the economic and educational wellbeing of the state of Florida. In January 2006, USF


released the findings of an economic impact study.The results reported that USF makes a $3.2 billion annual economic impact on the regional economy of Tampa Bay through direct and indirect spending of payroll, student tuition, student expenses, construction and research.This study demonstrated how an initial investment of $50,000 from the Legislature and the Tampa community to found the university 50 years ago is today paying powerful dividends to the entire Tampa Bay region – with ambition to reach across the state and around the world.

Top-Notch Facilities USF boasts modern science and engineering labs, a communications building with a full range of broadcast facilities, on-campus public television and radio stations, foreign language listening labs, fine art studios and display spaces, photo darkrooms, education teaching labs, and even an on-campus elementary school. Hundreds of computers are available 7 days a week in 12 labs conveniently located on all four campuses with free Internet access.

Athletics at USF The USF Bulls compete in the BIG EAST Conference at the NCAA Division I level. Football games are played at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. USF’s 10,000-seat Sun Dome is home court for the men’s and women’s basketball teams.The university fields men’s and women’s soccer, indoor

and outdoor track, cross country, tennis and golf teams plus men’s baseball and women’s softball, volleyball and sailing teams. Its many fine recreational facilities include an 18-hole golf course on the Tampa campus.

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TAMPA BAY evenings,Ybor City won’t disappoint you. And if you’ve never thought about Tampa Bay as a place where the arts flourish, think again. Our museums draw acclaim from visitors and critics alike. We enjoy a renowned symphony orchestra, an exciting theater scene and cultural performances in state of the art venues. Those venues including the University of South Florida’s own Sun Dome also play host to most every national touring musical act. Weekends are never dull here. In addition to cultural events, the area offers theme parks such as Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, professional sports, boating, year-round golf and places where families can escape to marvel at Florida’s natural majesty. Yes, the sun does shine on us an average of 240 days a year, but that’s only part of the picture. Just take a more in depth look at the many items that make Tampa Bay an ideal place to call home.

T H E

Sports & Recreation Baseball, football, basketball, tennis, golf, hockey…. whatDowntown Tampa is a beautiful combination of waterfront, business ever sport you’re looking for, we’ve got it. For spectators and and entertainment.

U N I V E R S I T Y

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It serves as a vacation getaway to 30 million people a year, but to us it’s home. And what a great place it is. We revel in the kiss of the sun, the caress of the breeze and the sparkle of the turquoise water all around us. Sometimes at the end of a long winter weekend, we call our friends, who are buried under a blanket of snow, and tell them how we spent our day. Playing golf in short sleeves. Riding in a boat. Working on the lawn. At times the temptation to rub it in wears down even the best of us. However, the Tampa Bay area offers much more than just nice weather. Over two million residents would agree it’s a great place to work, to recreate, to grow a business, to raise a family and to live. Ideally located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf of Mexico coast, the Tampa Bay region provides easy access to Gulf beaches and surrounding areas. The area’s central location also provides access to other Florida treasures perfect for day trips including Orlando, Daytona and Miami. The Bay Area is a vibrant multi-cultural community. It’s such a hotbed of diversity that the U.S. Census Bureau named the area one of the five most diverse, integrated urban areas in the country. This diverse mix of homes and cultures add to the area’s high quality of life. Newcomers will find stately charm among the older neighborhoods of South Tampa or innovative planning and amenities in the northern communities of Carrolwood and New Tampa. East of the county, the country flavor of Plant City; to the west and south, the beauty of the Pinellas County and Sarasota/Bradenton beaches. Just east of downtown Tampa,Ybor City, one of only three Florida National Historic Districts, mixes the past with the present. The area, which was famous for its flourishing cigar industry during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is now famous for its rich culture and exciting nightlife. Centro Ybor, a former cigar factory itself, is now a popular spot for shopping and dining. Ybor City also offers art studios and Spanish-Cuban ethnic restaurants with a true taste of the local cuisine. But the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. At night,Ybor City comes alive with nightclubs showcasing the blues, jazz and rock. The area becomes a street party as music flows into the streets from local clubs. For those who enjoy somewhat quieter nights, Centro Ybor, at the heart of the city, offers a more family type atmosphere with shops, restaurants and a movie theater. No matter how you like to spend your

participants alike,Tampa Bay’s mild climate and first-rate facilities allow its residents and visitors to enjoy any number of sporting activities virtually year-round. Spoiled by an annual average of 240 days of sunshine and a mean temperature that even in January hovers around 60 degrees,Tampa residents pursue recreation and fitness opportunities with great enthusiasm. They go fishing, play tennis, jog, rollerblade, ride bicycles…. the list is endless. There are countless ways to get exercise, but shoveling snow isn’t one of them. The Tampa Bay area offers beautiful parks and recreation facilities that allow visitors and residents to enjoy any outdoor activity they choose from a scenic canoe ride down the charming Hillsborough River to a family football or softball game at any one of the area’s neighborhood parks. For those who just like to sit back and watch the excitement, the historic Tampa Bay Downs is a perfect place to spend the day. Visitors can enjoy a day of thoroughbred racing and try their luck by wagering on their favorite horses. And residents can always watch the pros. Whether it’s the 2003 Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the 2004 Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning or the Tampa Bay Devil Rays of Major League Baseball,Tampa Bay fans can enjoy professional sports year-round. Other pro teams include the five-time Arena Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Storm and an abundance of Major League Baseball teams in Spring Training, including the New York Yankees, just a long home run away from Raymond James Stadium. The facilities for these franchises are as first class as the many fans that attend the various events. So much so,Tampa Bay is among only a handful of cities nationally to attract a Super Bowl, Final Four and NHL All-Star-Game. Tampa Bay hosted its third Super Bowl in 2001, and will host its fourth in 2009 at Raymond James Stadium. The University of South Florida is serving as the host institution for the 2008 NCAA Men’s Basketball 1st and 2nd Rounds, the 2008 NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four, and the 2009 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship. The Tampa Bay Lightning’s home - the St. Pete Times Forum – will also host the 2007 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament, the 2009 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament, and the 2012 NCAA Frozen Four.


Tourism Welcoming visitors has always been a mainstay of Tampa business. Annually, more than 18 million people come to Tampa/Hillsborough County to take vacations or attend conventions. Keeping this in mind, the hospitality community devotes much effort to continuously offering new things to see and do. Tampa’s newest addition came in 2004 with the opening of the Ford Amphitheater, where visitors can experience some of the nation’s hottest touring performers and concerts.

Attractions & Events With so many people visiting the Bay Area each year, you better believe there are plenty of things to see and do. Newcomers, as well as long time residents, sometimes find it difficult to keep up with the ever-growing list of sights and attractions. The Tampa Bay area is packed with excitement, offering visitors educational, entertaining and cultural attractions. Some attractions - like Busch Gardens and the Florida Aquarium - are consistently expanding to give people even more reasons to keep coming back. Thrill seekers will enjoy the newest addition at Busch Gardens – SheiKra – America’s only dive coaster and one of only three such coasters in the world. SheiKra is 200 feet up, 90 degrees straight down and already a legend. Others, such as the Florida Aquarium, the Museum of Science and Industry, and Lowry Park Zoo, have recently completed expansion projects worth millions of dollars. As it is already, the number of places to go and things to do is nearly overwhelming. The list is only partially complete with Busch Gardens, Adventure Island,The Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo, Museum of Science and Industry,Yacht StarShip dining cruises, an abundance of beaches, the Henry B. Plant Museum, the Tampa Museum

of Art,Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and Ybor City.

Arts & Culture The arts are a vital component of the Tampa Bay community. Newcomers quickly realize that in this region the arts thrive. From its theater groups, orchestras, world-class performance halls, museums, galleries and much more,Tampa Bay’s cultural horizons are diverse and stimulating. Venues such as the Tampa Bay History Museum,Ybor City State Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, and the Florida International Museum and Salvador Dali Museum in nearby St. Petersburg are attracting praise from critics around the country. Downtown Tampa offers a variety of commercial art galleries that showcase museum quality exhibitions ranging from cutting edge contemporary art to decorative sculptural and glass works. The Tampa Theatre, with its unique baroque style architecture and brand new marquee, shows a variety of independent and foreign films, as well as classic film shows. If great music is what you want, then Coachman Park in nearby Clearwater is where you’ll want to be. The park plays host to numerous musical venues year-round. From country to rock, R&B, reggae and the annual Jazz Fest, Coachman Park has something for everyone. Catch a Broadway play, listen as contemporary poets compete for applause or browse among the displays of one of Tampa Bay’s many sidewalk art festivals. All this and so much more adds up to an electric combination, making Tampa Bay one of the most happening spots in the nation. Whether you enjoy quiet days and invigorating nights - or vice versa - Tampa Bay’s got just what you’re looking for.

Listed below are the USF Athletics Preferred Travel Partners. Please be sure to ask our hotel partners about the preferred USF Athletics rate. If you have any questions regarding the USF Athletics Preferred Travel Partners please feel free to contact Sarah Kay at (813) 974-7497 or sarah.kay@espn.com.

Area Attractions: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay For Tickets, Group Events & Park Information Phone (888) 800-5447 www.buschgardens.com

Transportation: First Priority Tours, Inc. Joan E.Hart 12301 40th Street North Clearwater, FL 33762 Phone (800) 550-1148 jhartbus@netzero.com

USF Area Hotels: Official Hotel of USF Athletics Embassy Suites Tampa - USF/Busch Gardens Scott Selvaggi, Director of Sales & Marketing 3705 Spectraum Boulevard Tampa, FL 33612 Phone (813) 903-6620 Scott.selvaggi@jqh.com www.embassysuitesusf.com AmeriSuites - Near USF & Busch Gardens Brenda Holloway, Director of Sales 11408 N. 30th St. Tampa, FL 33612 Phone (813) 979-1922 Sales.buschgardens@amerisuites.com www.amerisuites.com Clarion Hotel – Near USF Gwen Thurman – Sales Manager 2701 E. Fowler Ave Tampa, FL 33612 Phone (813) 952-2504 gthurman@uscrmanagement.com www.choicehotels.com Comfort Inn & Conference Center Missy Pregeant, Director of Sales 820 East Busch Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612-8005 Phone (813) 349-8191 mpregeant@comfortinntampa.com www.comfortinntampa.com Hilton Garden Inn Tampa North Nancy Nethery, Director of Sales 13305 Tampa Oaks Blvd. Tampa, FL 33637 Phone (813) 342-5002 nancy_nethery@hilton.com www.tampanorth.gardeninn.com

Downtown Tampa Hotel: Hyatt Regency Tampa Gary Hoover – Sports Consultant Two Tampa City Center Tampa, FL 33602 Phone (813) 222-4956 ghoover@hyatt.com www.tamparegency.hyatt.com

Westshore/Airport/Stadium Area Hotel

The St. Pete Times Forum is home to the 2004 Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning.

Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Ignacio Hernandez, Sales Manager 4400 West Cypress Street Tampa, FL 33607 Phone (813) 357-6143 Ignacio.hernandez@sheraton.com www.sheraton.com/tampaairport

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DR. JUDY GENSHAFT

DR. JOHN T. ROMEO

President

Faculty Representative Judy Genshaft was appointed president of the University of South Florida in July 2000.

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During Dr. Genshaft’s presidency, USF has been nationally recognized as one of the nation’s top research universities.With campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota/Manatee and Lakeland, USF serves more than 43,000 students in more than 200 degree programs on the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine. USF has 12,000 employees and a budget of more than $1.3 billion annually. President Genshaft led the development and implementation of a five-year strategic plan that focuses USF resources on strategic priorities. She has also developed a more focused plan to move USF into the top 50 of public research universities.The plan strengthens USF’s faculty and program quality, student selectivity and achievement, research quality and productivity, and private support. As the leader of a metropolitan research university, President Genshaft has established herself as a leader for economic development, especially related to high-technology and bioscience. President Genshaft has focused on partnering university research—which under her leadership was nearly $290 million last year—with corporate and entrepreneurial partners. She launched the university’s high-tech business incubator and is developing USF’s Research Park as a hub for bioscience research and entrepreneurship.Two new buildings in the Research Park will open in spring 2005. President Genshaft is the immediate past chair of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 and vice chair of the Tampa Bay Partnership. She is also on the boards of Tampa Downtown Partnership, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce,

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Education ■ Bachelor of Arts, Social Work & Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1969 ■ Master of Arts, School Psychology, Kent State University, 1973 ■ Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Kent State University, 1975

the Florida High-Tech Corridor and the Florida Council of 100. She also serves on the executive committee for the BIG EAST Athletic Conference. Prior to joining USF, President Genshaft served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University at Albany, State University of New York. She also held various positions during a 16-year tenure at The Ohio State University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, a master’s degree in school counseling from Kent State University, and a doctorate in counseling psychology from Kent State. She has authored and co-authored 69 journal articles and three books.

In his 29th year at the University of South Florida, Dr. John T. Romeo is in his eighth year as the faculty athletics representative. Romeo is a professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences. His doctorate is from the University of Texas at Austin. He represents USF in matters with the NCAA and the BIG EAST, in addition to chairing the University Athletics Council.The Council, whose charge is to monitor the intercollegiate athletics program, is advisory to the president and the athletic director. Romeo is also involved in the certification process of USF student-athletes and serves as the University’s voting delegate in NCAA issues in the absence of the president. He served on the NCAA Management Council for two years and on an NCAA committee to study the 20-hour rule. He also chaired the Conference USA Faculty Athletics Representatives group and served on the CUSA basketball task force. Romeo is a past director of the Graduate Program in Biology and served as the department chairperson from 1992-1998. He received University recognition for outstanding undergraduate teaching in 1985, 1990 and 1993. He developed a NASA-funded project to create an interactive course in “Space-Age Biology” for non-science majors.This effort was a collaborative one involving both the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education. He currently is the director of the Biology Undergraduate Honors Program, and he is also a campus faculty advisor to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Romeo’s research interests involve the chemistry of tropical plants.The search for natural insecticides, herbicides and medicinal drugs is part of this focus.


USF BOARD OF TRUSTEES Lee E. Arnold, Jr. is the CEO and chairman of the board of Arnold Companies, Colliers Arnold. He is a member of the USF Foundation, current chair of the Finance/ Investment Committee of USF, the President’s Council, the College of Business Dean’s Circle, a USF athletic booster and has served on numerous USF task forces. He is also a member of the Florida Council of 100.Arnold is the 2000-2001 chairman of the Tampa Bay Partnership, a seven county CEO driven economic development organization. He is the recipient of the 2001 USF President’s Distinguished Citizens Award and the 2001 Donald A. Gifford Alumni Service Award.Arnold received his bachelor’s degree from USF in 1974. Michael J. Barber, D.Phil. is Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Interim Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs in the School of Basic Biomedical Sciences in the College of Medicine and President of the USF Faculty Senate. Coming to USF in 1983, he has directed a number of graduate programs and served on numerous department, college and university committees. Dr. Barber received both B.Sc. (Chemistry) and M.Sc. (Enzyme Chemistry) degrees from the University of Kent at Canterbury and the D.Phil. (Biochemistry) from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. Dr. Barber’s research focuses on the structure and function of complex enzymes and proteins; he has authored over 130 articles and book chapters and has received over $6 M in extramural research funding. He has served on peer-review panels for NIH, USDA and the American Heart Association. Dr. Barber served two terms as President of the Faculty Council in the College of Medicine and is a member of the Hillsborough County Community Board of the American Heart Association and the Charter Class of the USF Health Leadership Institute. His Board of Trustees assignments are the Academic and Campus Environment workgroup and the Health Sciences and Research workgroup. Dr. Barber resides in Temple Terrace. Richard A.“Dick” Beard, III is a real estate advisor with R.A. Beard, Co. He served as a member of the Florida Board of Regents, and is currently a member of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute Board of Directors. He previously served on the Alumni Board of Trustees at the Georgia Institute of Technology and on the Board of Trustees for the University of Tampa. He is a member of the Florida Council of 100 and serves on the Board of Directors for the Tampa General Hospital Foundation. Beard received his bachelor’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1967. Margarita R. Cancio, M.D. is a native of Cuba, and immigrated to Florida from Spain. She currently serves as Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine at the USF College of Medicine. Hospital appointments have included chief of the Department of Internal Medicine and chief of staff for Tampa General Hospital (TGH). Dr. Cancio has served as trustee for the Florida Health Science Board and the TGH Foundation Board. She is the founder and medical director of the International Traveler’s Clinic and Infectious Disease Associates of Tampa as well as the Kidcare program. An alumna of USF, Dr. Cancio graduated with a bachelor’s

degree in 1979 and with an MD in 1982. Her Board of Trustees assignments include the Executive Committee, the Finance and Audit workgroup and Vice Chair, Health Sciences and Research workgroup. Dr. Cancio is a resident of Tampa. Sonja C. Garcia is a retired library administrator from the University of South Florida. She has been active in numerous professional, civic and educational organizations, including Tampa/Hillsborough County Library System, American Library Association, Program to Increase Minority Engineering Graduates, St. Peter Claver Catholic School Board, Alpha Kappa Alpha, and The Links, Inc. From 1998-2002, she was a member of the National Board of Directors of Alpha Kappa Alpha, and managed its largest region (Florida, Georgia and South Carolina), significantly increasing its endowment, generating thousands of hours of community service, and providing leadership training opportunities for college students. She currently directs a federally-funded reading program in the Hillsborough County School District. She received her bachelor’s degree from FAMU and master’s degree from USF. Frank S. Harrison is the Student Body President of the University of South Florida. A senior with concentrations in History, English Literature, and Philosophy, Harrison is also Chair of the Board of Directors of the Florida Student Association, which makes him the only student representative on the Board of Governors for the State University System. He was formerly a long-term Senator and President of Student Government Senate, a member of the USF Honors College, and an Undergraduate Research Scholar. He has also played on the USF Ultimate Frisbee Team and served as a site leader for both Alternative Spring Break and Stampede of Service 2006 through Volunteer USF. Mr. Harrison is originally from Tampa. Rhea F. Law is an attorney with the firm of Fowler,White, Gillen, Boggs,Villareal & Banker, P.A. She is a member of the board of directors of the University of Tampa College of Business Advisory Board, a member of the board of directors of the University Research Foundation for USF, and a member of the board of directors for the Institute of Environmental Studies at USF. In addition, Law is a founding member and currently serves on the board of directors of the USF Law Alumni Society. She received her bachelor’s degree from USF in 1977 and her law degree from the Stetson College of Law in 1979. Ms. Law is a resident of Tampa. Kiran C. Patel, MD is founder and chairman of Empire Solutions and has been active in numerous professional, civic, and educational organizations, including the USF Foundation Board, India Cultural Center, American Association of Physicians for Southeast Asia, US-Africa Foundation, and India Heritage Foundation. He has developed a very successful practice and has become a pre-eminent cardiologist in the Tampa Bay Area. Dr. Patel and his family provided funds for the construction of the USF Charter School, a school for the Tampa Bay Performing Arts, and to the Hope Scholarship. He received his advanced level degree from the University of London G.C.E. in 1967, his medical

degree from Gajarat University in 1973, and board certification in cardiology in 1991. John B. Ramil is the Executive Vice President for TECO Energy. He has served as a director on the USF Foundation Board, the USF Alumni Board, the USF Engineering College Advisory Board, and the Gus Stavros Center for Free Enterprise Education Advocacy Board. In 1999, he was named Distinguished Alumnus of USF. Ramil’s company sited their Energy Technology Resource Center next to the USF campus five years ago. Coupled with USF’s research initiatives, the partnership has become a valuable resource for the business and academic community. Ramil has twice served as the chair of the annual Hillsborough County Great American TeachIn, an event that encourages the business community to get involved with and spend a day at a local elementary, middle, or high school. He received his bachelor’s degree from USF in 1978 and his master’s degree from USF in 2000. Debbie Nye Sembler is a former marketing executive. She has been active in several civic and educational organizations, including the All Children’s Hospital Foundation Board,Tampa Bay Holocaust Museum, Shorecrest Preparatory School parents association, Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services Advisory Committee, and the Temple Beth-rel Board. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida in 1978. Jan E. Smith is president of Jan Smith and Company. He is a member of the SunTrust Bank Gulf Coast Board, chair of the Florida Education Foundation and past Chair of the Manatee Community College Board of Trustees. He has served on the USF Foundation Board and was inducted into the Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame. Mr. Smith received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. His Board of Trustee assignment includes Chair, USF Sarasota/Manatee Campus Board. Mr. Smith is a resident of Manatee. Robert L. Soran is currently president and COO of Uniroyal Technology Corp.A member of the Board of Advisors of the USF College of Engineering, whose focus is to enhance the research and classroom instruction functions of the college to complement those of USF’s various colleges. In addition, Soran manages the operation of Uniroyal Optoelectronics which actively supports Tech 4’s “Chip Camp” program.The Chip Camp program introduces teachers and counselors to high-tech employment opportunities for students. He is a member of the Florida Council of 100, the Florida High-Tech Corridor and the Technological Research and Development Authority. Soran received his bachelor’s degree from California Polytechnical Institute in 1965. Sherrill Tomasino is vice president of Tomasino & Associates, Inc. She is a member of the Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce, USF Area Community Civic Association, Florida Leadership Trust, Employer’s Health Coalition, and NFIB. Ms.Tomasino is the current president of Pleasant Terrace Civic Association. Ms.Tomasino is a resident of Temple Terrace.

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DOUG WOOLARD DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

T H E U N I V E R S I T Y

In just under two years at the University of South Florida, Doug Woolard has inspired and led a number of initiatives that have allowed the Bulls’ program to make a successful transition into the prestigious BIG EAST Conference. Although USF had already accepted a bid to join the BIG EAST when Woolard assumed command in May 2004, his tireless work to set a strong foundation at the outset has not gone unnoticed. The BIG EAST places the Bulls in an elite neighborhood of programs, but Woolard set a goal upon his hiring to make USF the best program in the conference.To do that, he has stressed the importance of a strong partnership between staff, student-athletes and community. Since May 2004,Woolard has led a successful effort to earmark a new “athletics footprint” on campus that will allow the program to initiate efforts to build new facilities in a core area on campus. As fundraising allows,Woolard will lead the staff in improving facilities for baseball, basketball, softball, soccer and tennis. Already, USF has added nearly $2 million in video scoreboards to the Sun Dome, USF’s basketball arena, and Woolard has a progressive plan to refit the entire seating configuration in the arena. Woolard has also been proactive in retaining successful coaches, having negotiated new contracts with Jim Leavitt (football), Ken Eriksen (softball) and Jose Fernandez (women’s basketball). Leavitt remains the only football coach USF has ever had and he led the program to a bowl game in 2005 in what was only the ninth season of competition. Eriksen has annually led his softball program into postseason competition and was an assistant coach for the 2004 USA Olympic Team. Fernandez has led the women’s basketball program to postseason play in each of the past three years – the only such appearances in the program’s history. Expanded television and radio coverage for USF programs has also been a key initiative for Woolard. In 2005, he helped complete an agreement that allows for the most electronic media exposure in school history. In addition to USF’s football and men’s basketball programs upgrading to more powerful stations, every USF women’s basketball game is now being aired on the radio for the first time ever. Opportunities will also exist for USF’s baseball and softball programs, in addition to volleyball.There is also more television exposure through re-broadcast opportunities for all of USF’s athletic teams on Bright House Networks in Tampa Bay. In 2004 - his first year at USF and the Bulls’

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final season in Conference USA – Woolard helped mitted to bringing all Billiken athletic events back build momentum heading into the program’s initiaon campus. In addition to constructing a new soccer tion into the BIG EAST.The women’s track, golf stadium, Saint Louis has added a new softball facility and softball teams earned NCAA bids and the and nine new tennis courts on campus. Planning women’s basketball team had its finest season ever and fundraising are now underway to construct a and played in a second-straight postseason tourna$70 million on-campus multi-purpose facility where ment. Men’s basketball built strong momentum at Saint Louis can play its men and women’s basketball the end of the year with upset wins over Charlotte, games Houston and Cincinnati en route to the semifinals While maintaining an outstanding department at of the Conference USA Tournament. Saint Louis,Woolard has also become a prominent All of this has not been achieved without configure on national committees. Presently he is a tinued emphasis on academics.Woolard has taken a member of the NCAA Sports Wagering Task Force, personal involvement in building resources that will which has been charged with recommending strateallow USF to maintain its early success in the gies to counteract sports wagering by student-athNCAA’s new APR (Academic Progress Rate) rankletes. He is a past chair of the Conference USA ings.Woolard has hired Dr. Joann Nester and Dr. directors of athletics committee and he also served Amy Haworth to overseee the Academic Services as the league’s representative on the NCAA area and their professional backgrounds provide USF Academic/Eligibility/Compliance (AEC) Cabinet, student-athletes with a wealth of support. where he chaired the amateurism and agents subAdditionally,Woolard has hired the first-ever fullcommittee.Woolard has also served as C-USA’s time Champs/Life Skills Director at USF. alternate to the NCAA Management Council, the Woolard’s contributions extend to the commumost powerful committee in the NCAA governance nity, where he has worked hard to build on existing structure. relationships while opening the door for new ones Prior to joining Saint Louis,Woolard worked for as well. the nationally respected Jim Livengood at Woolard’s leadership role is one he is fit to Washington State University. Under Livengood, who assume and one in which he has experience. is now the Director of Athletics at Arizona and a In October 1994, he assumed leadership of the past chair of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Saint Louis University Department of Athletics as its Committee,Woolard was the associate director for Director and guided the program through a historic external operations from 1989-94 after one year period that included the school’s inclusion as a (1988-89) as an assistant director of athletics. founding member of Conference USA, and more While at Washington State,Woolard was a key recently its acceptance of membership in the member of the senior management staff that overAtlantic 10 Conference. saw a successful football program, and he played a While overseeing a department that was proprominent role in the entire department’s relationgressive in its competitive success,Woolard also ship with the community. proved to be a large asset in a community that like Woolard and his wife, Cherrie, have two chilTampa Bay, presents the challenge of finding a niche dren, Chris and Amy. with professional football, baseball and hockey in the market. The Saint Louis men’s basketball team has consistently ranked among the top 30 in the nation in annual attendance during Woolard’s decade at the helm.Three times, the program was among the nation’s top 10, peaking with an average attendance of 17,708. Further, the men’s soccer program at Saint Louis is consistently in the nation’s top 10 in attendance by averaging over 2,800 fans a game in a stadium that was constructed for the men and women’s teams under Left to Right: Doug Woolard, softball coach Ken Eriksen, Frank and Carol Woolard’s watch. Further enhancing the Morsani, football coach Jim Leavitt. The Morsanis donated $10 million to USF in June 2006, with $3 million slated to be used for a new football practice community partnership, Woolard has remained com- complex and a new softball stadium.


THE BULLS CLUB In 2005 the Iron Bulls program was established for donors who make an extraordinary annual commitment to the green and gold. Iron Bulls make unrestricted annual gifts of at least $10,000, and are recognized as leaders helping USF compete for championships at the highest levels.

The Bulls Club is charged with advancing the USF Athletics program through private philanthropic support. As we enter our second year of BIG EAST competition, the Bulls Club is larger and stronger than ever, and its members have been the backbone of the program’s incredible growth. These fans, friends, and alumni provide the needed resources so our student-athletes and coaches can write the next chapter in Bulls history.

The primary capital and endowment goals for the Bulls Club over the next five years will focus on the Athletics District Master Plan and growing the scholarship endowment. The Athletics District Master Plan, which includes new practice and competition facilities for football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, softball, baseball, and men’s and women’s track and field, is expected to cost upwards of $50 million.

As investors in one of the fastest growing intercollegiate athletic programs in the country, donors are recognized for their critical role in advancing USF athletics and receive special consideration for priority seating and parking at USF competitions, invitations to special events, and other benefits. The levels of support from fans, friends, and alumni have continued to increase as the level of competiThe Athletics District Master Plan tion USF faces on the field becomes more challenging. Over the past five years, total giving to USF Athletics has increased more than 385 percent. For more information about the Bulls Club: Collin Sherwin, Communications Coordinator. The Bulls Club has annual, capital, and endowment giv813-974-7180. csherwin@admin.usf.edu ing goals. Annual giving, defined as annually-repeatable gifts for operating support, seeks both to “build the base out,” by To become a member of the Bulls Club: increasing the numbers of Bulls Club donors, and to “build Eric Soncrant, Director of the Annual Fund: the base up,” by growing levels of investment by existing 813-974-3481. soncrant@admin.usf.edu donors. In 2005-06, Bulls Club annual giving reached more than $2 million, an increase of 63 percent over the For more information on capital/endowment giving: mark set in 2000-01, and 160 percent increase over the Vicki Mitchell, Assoc. Athletic Director for Development: pre-football giving levels. 813-974-1889. vmitchel@admin.usf.edu

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ACADEMIC SERVICES

T H E U N I V E R S I T Y

Dr. Jo-Ann Nester

Dr. Amy Haworth

Assoc. AD for Academics

Asst. AD for Academics

Dr. Jo-Ann Nester begins her second year at USF as the associate athletic director for academics. She came to USF after serving as the sitting athletic director at the University of San Diego. Dr. Nester holds an Ed.D Doctor of Education with a concentration in sports administration from Temple University and has extensive experience in academics, student development and compliance. Prior to her tenure at the University of San Diego, Nester served as the associate director of athletics for compliance and student services at Dartmouth College. In addition to managing all aspects of compliance, academics and student services, Dr. Nester supervised nine varsity sports programs and the marketing and promotions department. Dr. Nester served as the director of athletics at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, from 1984-1993. She also served as the chair of the department of physical education.While at Saint Mary’s, Nester also served as the head tennis coach (85-93) and the head basketball coach (91-93). While she was at Saint Mary’s, Dr. Nester completed the Sports Management Institute – a prestigious cooperative between Notre Dame, Southern California and North Carolina. Dr. Nester holds both a master’s and bachelor’s degrees from West Chester State University.

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT CENTER The new USF Academic Enrichment Center opened in June of 2004 and has seen continued use from USF student-athletes as they take advantage of the outstanding Academic Enrichment Program provided to meet the needs and goals of our diverse student athlete population. The Center includes a computer lab, a large study lounge, individual tutor rooms, a distance learning lab and five staff offices. Student-athletes have accessibility to the Academic Enrichment Center and the excellent staff throughout the entire year.

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT PROGRAM The Academic Enrichment Program at the University of South Florida is designed to be a full service program with the goal of providing the programs and services necessary to enhance the total development of the USF studentathlete.The program is focused on the unique needs and demands of studentathletes at USF and fosters the cultivation of skills that allow for the development of potential in the classroom, on the field and for the future.

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The Academic Enrichment Program provides a variety of support mechanisms for all student-athletes by way of specific events and activities designed to promote academic success, athletic success, community service, career development and personal development. The theories and tenants mirror those promoted through the NCAA CHAMPS Life/Skills model, but are designed specifically for the identified needs and challenges specific to our student-athlete body. Because we are committed to academic success and to providing the appropriate level of support for all our student-athletes, the academic component of our Enrichment Program is considered most vital. Focus is placed on identifying and meeting the needs and challenges faced by our student-athletes through providing assistance programs, workshops, tutoring and mentoring made available throughout the academic year. Emphasis is placed on encouraging student-athletes to take responsibility for their academic careers and for being productive and successful members of the USF academic community. All first year students are afforded the opportunity to participate in the EXCEL program designed to assist student-athletes with the transition to the university and to help students adjust to the rigor of the USF academic program. Components of the program include weekly meetings with an EXCEL counselor, objective based study hall, tutoring program and ongoing academic advising. In addition to the emphasis on the classroom and academic success, the Academic Enrichment Program provides support and programming in the areas of career development, community service, personal development and leadership. The athletic success of our student-athletes is supported through our coaching staffs as well as the various support staffs provided for them, including the strength and conditioning staff, athletic training staff, facilities staff and the equipment room staff. In addition, programming in the areas of nutrition, performance enhancement, leadership development, sports agents and gambling, ethical behavior, sportsmanship and amateurism are provided throughout the academic year.


USF Academic Facts • In its inaugural year in the BIG EAST Conference, USF student-ath-

letes continued to excel academically as 140 student-athletes were named BIG EAST Academic All Stars. • In 2005-06, 165 student-athletes compiled a cumulative grade point

average of 3.0 or better. Eight student-athletes earned perfect GPA’s of 4.0. • During USF’s tenure in Conference USA, 22 student-athletes were

CAREER DEVELOPMENT A major focus for the program is to provide programming and services designed to prepare student-athletes for careers beyond the field and court. Networking opportunities, career placement services, workshops in resume writing, cover letter composition and interview skills provide student-athletes with the vital resources to prepare them for this phase of their development.

COMMUNITY SERVICE The Academic Enrichment Program serves to coordinate all of the efforts by our student-athletes and coaches as well as the SAAC organization in the area of community service. Organized, coordinated efforts in community service afford student-athletes safe, constructive and manageable opportunities to work within the greater Tampa area in providing services to hospitals, youth organizations and reading programs in local elementary schools. Community service is an important component of the Academic Enrichment Program.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT The personal development component of the program encompasses a wide variety of areas including leadership development and decision making, financial planning and money management, gender violence prevention, personal health, disordered eating and other topic areas requested by student-athletes, coaches or administrators. Focus is also placed on assisting student-athletes with the transition process going from varsity athlete to a career off the field.

A spacious study lounge is now available in the Academic Enrichment Center within the new intercollegiate athletic building at USF.

named Scholar Athlete of the Year in their respective sports. In USF’s first year in the BIG EAST, student-athletes continue to gain recognition for their outstanding academic achievements as Hunter West (men’s soccer) and Tiffany Stewart (softball) were named BIG EAST/Aeropostale Scholar Athletes. • Sixteen USF student-athletes have been named an Academic All-

America. Most recently was softball player Tiffany Stewart, who received this honor for the second consecutive year. • Bente General (cross country/track and field) and Tiffany Stewart

(softball) were named as finalists for the prestigious NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship award. • Michael Ruegger was named USF’s Meineke Car Care Bowl Student

Athlete of the Year. • Samantha Ray (softball) was selected to be the BIG EAST Conference

nominee for the NCAA National Sportsmanship Award for 05-06 Support, encouragement and enthusiasm for the academic success for all USF student-athletes is evident throughout the athletic program here at the University of South Florida, as Athletic Director Doug Woolard has placed a very high priority on the academic enrichment of the academic lives of our student-athletes.

In addition to breaking nearly every passing record in school history, Marquel Blackwell picked up his diploma from President Genshaft in August 2002.

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SPORTS MEDICINE The health of every student-athlete at the University of South Florida is the primary concern of the USF Sports Medicine Staff, a group that covers every facet of the health care spectrum.

Spalding University and as an athletic trainer at DuPont Manual High School and with the Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team. Duncanson, his wife Carrie and daughter Avery live in Tampa, Fla.

Under the guidance of Assistant Athletic Director and Head Football Athletic Trainer Steve Walz, Associate Athletic Trainers Robb Duncanson and Lisa Osterbrock, and Assistant Athletic Trainer Donna Jordan, the USF Sports Medicine staff offers comprehensive health care with special emphasis placed on injury prevention methods.The Sports Medicine staff offers daily service to every student-athlete. Walz has been with USF Sports Medicine in several different capacities since 1992. He returned to USF most recently in 2000 after working as the sports medicine director at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.Walz was the first-ever football athletic trainer for USF from 1996-98. Walz oversees all aspects of the sports medicine program while serving as the primary athletic trainer for USF football.

Steve Walz A 1992 graduate from the University of Missouri,Walz M.A., ATC/L also holds a master’s degree from USF, which he obtained in 1994 when he was the men’s basketball athletic trainer for two seasons. Following the 1993-94 basketball season, he accepted a position with the Florida Orthopedic Institute, where the USF student-athletes received care and underwent injury rehabilitation. During his stint at FOI,Walz also served as head athletic trainer for the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League during their 1996 World Championship season. Walz is a two-time elected official for the Athletic Trainers Association of Florida Executive Board as the West Coast Representative.Walz was honored as the Outstanding USF Staff Member in 2005. He also serves as an adjunct professor in the Athletic Training Education program, having taught a variety of courses. Walz and his wife, Shelley, have a four-year-old son, Henry.

Lisa Osterbrock joined the USF staff in 2002. She is an associate athletic trainer and is responsible for providing quality medical care to men’s basketball student-athletes and oversees the softball and men’s soccer graduate assistants. In addition, she writes and edits the USF Sports Medicine Policies and Procedures Manual and is the insurance coordinator. During the 2002-03 season, she also served as the athletic trainer for the women’s soccer team. Osterbrock came to USF from Western Michigan, where she received her master’s degree in physical education with an emphasis in athletic training.While at WMU, she provided athletic training services to local Portage Northern High School. In 1998, Osterbrock received her bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from nearby Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. After graduating, she did a two-year internship with Eckerd College athletics and an internship with Major League Soccer’s Tampa Bay Mutiny in the spring of 2000. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she assisted as an athletic trainer with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League during its 2003 World Championship run. Donna Jordan joined the USF Sports Medicine Staff in August, 2005 serving as the women’s basketball athletic trainer. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and master’s degrees from Texas Tech University and UMKC. Jordan was also a four year member of the UMKC women’s basketball team where she served as team captain her senior year. Jordan was most recently the assistant athletic trainer at the University of Texas at Dallas where she covered several sports. Jordan attended high school in Germany where she excelled in several sports and named the 1994 High School Female Athlete of the Year and Central European Women’s Volleyball MVP.

Robb Duncanson joined the USF staff in 2002 and assists Steve Walz with the day-to-day medical care for the USF Football Team. Duncanson is also responsible for overseeing the graduate assistants for women’s volleyball and tennis. Duncanson serves the USF Athletic Training Education Program as a lecturer and as an Approved Clinical Instructor. Duncanson came to USF straight from the ranks of professional football, having served as the co-head athletic Robb Duncanson trainer for the Louisville Fire of the Arena2 Football League during the 2002 season. He was also a seasonal Associate assistant with the New York Jets in 2001, and a summer Athletic Trainer intern with the New York Giants in 1997. He serves as the editor for the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida newsletter, the ATAF Forum, and is the chair for the ATAF College and University Committee.

The Sports Medicine Staff is comprised of seven graduate assistant certified athletic trainers who complement Walz, Duncanson, Osterbrock, and Jordan.

Dr. David Leffers, M.D.

Duncanson received the ATAF President’s Backbone Award in 2005 for his service and guidance in updating the ATAF.org website. He also received the ATAF Athletic Trainer of the Year Award in 2006. Duncanson has spoken at several conferences nationwide on various topics. Duncanson received a bachelor’s degree in sports science from Elmira College in 1999 and a master’s degree in sports administration from the University of Louisville in 2001.While at Louisville, Duncanson served as a graduate assistant for the Cardinal Football Team, head athletic trainer at

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Dr. Eric Coris, M.D.

The USF Sports Medicine Department is privileged to be affiliated with the very best physicians in the Tampa Bay area. USF student-athletes benefit from the close proximity, both in relationship and geography, with USF Health. Drs. David Leffers and Eric Coris serve as the primary team physicians and are assisted by Larry Collins and Dave Kotun, physician assistants. Seth Gasser, Adam Morse, Scott Welsh, John Small and Jeff Stone also serve as orthopedic team physicians. Michelle Pescascio and Arnold Ramirez serve as family practice team physicians. The University of South Florida Sports Medicine Department is housed in both the Sun Dome and in the brand new Intercollegiate Athletic Facility.This new facility of over 5,200 square feet is equipped with the latest tools and technology.The department also works closely with the USF Athletic Training Education Program and provides clinical experiences for athletic training students.


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING It is the mission of the USF strength and conditioning program to maximize the genetic potential in every component of athleticism and decrease the potential for injury in a manner that is safe and intense for each student-athlete. In this regard, yearlong strength and conditioning programs at USF are designed specific to each student-athlete. Each program is tailored to be sport and position-specific by assessing the muscular and metabolic demands of the respective sport. Programs are evaluated and monitored continuously and adjusted as necessary to reach optimal gains. With the new intercollegiate athletic facility opened in June of 2004, USF’s student-athletes have a state-of-the-art 10,900 square foot strength room to meet their conditioning needs.The spacious facility has been designed to provide student-athletes with everything they need to succeed, including Mondo Sport impact flooring, Power Lift combo racks, Iron Grip custom urethane plates and dumbbells, Useaka bumper plates and bars, cardio equipment, mirrors, and a state-of- the-art stereo system.

Ronnie McKeefery

Travis Larimore

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Assistant Strength Coach

Specific to football, each player is trained to maximize on-field performance. Strength and power training, speed development, lateral speed and agility, anaerobic conditioning and flexibility are all considered when designing a players program.The strength and conditioning staff also strives to educate the student-athletes on nutrition, dietary supplements and related issues. The strength and conditioning program is administered by USF Associate Director of Athletics Barry Clements and operated day-to-day by Head Strength Coach Ron McKeefery, who manages a staff of four additional strength coaches.Together they are responsible for designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for the studentathletes. McKeefery is in his seventh season at USF.A former all-conference defensive back at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kan., he earned bachelor’s degrees from that school in biology and physical education in 1997, while also being named a two-time Academic All-American. In addi-

Andrew Faber

Assistant Strength Coach tion, he earned his master’s degree in Adult Education from the University of South Florida in 2004. After one year as coach at Ottawa, he made the switch to strength and conditioning, working first as an intern with the Kansas City Royals. He then worked as a part-time assistant for two years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before becoming the head strength coach for the Berlin Thunder in NFL Europe. McKeefery joined the USF program prior to the 2000 football season. He is certified by both the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). Travis Larimore, who also works directly with the football team, is in his fifth season at USF. He earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from The Ohio State University and his master’s degree at USF. Larimore is a certified member of the NSCA, the CSCCA, and USAW. Andrew Faber is in his second year with the USF strength and conditioning department, and also works directly with the football team. Faber earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Christopher Newport University where he played fullback for the football team. Faber first came to USF as an intern during the spring of 2005.

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BIG EAST CONFERENCE

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The 2005 season began a new era of BIG EAST Conference football as the University of Cincinnati, University of Louisville and University of South Florida joined Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Syracuse and West Virginia to give the league an expanded gridiron presence that now ranges as far south at Tampa, Fla. and as far west as Louisville, Ky. The league that quickly established itself as a national force after its inception in 1991, continued its success a season ago as four schools earned trips to bowl games. West Virginia (11-1, 7-0 BIG EAST) finished the regular season unbeaten in Michael A. Tranghese league play for the first time since Commissioner 1993 to win the 2005 BIG EAST Conference title. Earning the BIG EAST’s automatic Bowl Championship Series bid,West Virginia represented the conference in the 2006 Nokia Sugar Bowl in Atlanta. The Mountaineers defeated Georgia, 38-35, to finish the year fifth in the final Associated Press Top 25 Poll and sixth in the final USA Today Poll. Louisville was ranked 19th and 20th, respectively, in the final AP and USA Today polls. Over the last five seasons, the BIG EAST has compiled one of the best winning percentages of any BCS conference in bowl games. BIG EAST Conference teams are 16-13 in postseason play since 2000. The BIG EAST has been a frequent contender for the national championship. Eight times in the league’s 15 seasons a BIG EAST squad has been in a bowl game, playing for a claim to the national crown. The BIG EAST has always been proud of its football student-athletes for their academic achievements. In 2005, West Virginia’s Jay Henry was named an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America First Team performer as selected by CoSIDA. In addition, seven league players earned Academic All-District honors. Henry and teammates Dan Mozes and Gavin Justice, as well as Connecticut’s Rhema Fuller and Rutgers’ Brian Leonard and Ryan Neill earned first team accolades. Louisville’s Brian Brohm and Cincinnati’s Earnest Jackson garnered second team honors. Since its birth, the BIG EAST has been a national power, both on and off the field. Commissioner Michael Tranghese served as coordinator of the BCS for two years from 2002-03. He has spearheaded the development of BIG EAST football since its beginning. The BIG EAST Conference’s entrance into football was announced on February 5, 1991. The league gained instant notice and credibility with its level of excellence on the field and with its television and bowl relationships. The BIG EAST has been a charter member of each of the major bowl agreements with the major conferences, beginning with The Bowl Coalition in 1992 followed by The Bowl Alliance in `95. The Bowl Championship Series began in `98. Recently, it was announced that the BIG EAST will continue as an automatic qualifier in the new BCS agreement that will begin in 2006. Extensive television exposure and the BIG EAST have been synonymous terms. For

football, the league established its own regional television package in 1991 before it had played a game. The BIG EAST Television Network immediately was the largest regional college football network in the country. The BIG EAST has television agreements with ABC and ESPN that run through the 2007 season. Both agreements ensure that ABC or ESPN telecasts a BIG EAST game virtually every week of the year. ESPN Regional Television owns broadcasting rights for all telecasts not assigned to ABC or ESPN. ERT, which took over for the BIG EAST Network in 1996, produces and distributes additional games, including a BIG EAST Game of the Week, through syndication, local markets and payper-view. The BIG EAST has always aligned itself with prestigious bowl games. The league champion plays in the Tostitos Fiesta, FedEx Orange, Allstate Sugar or Rose Bowls as part of its membership in the Bowl Championship Series. In a first-of-its-kind collaboration among Division I conferences and football bowl partners, the BIG EAST and Big 12 Conferences — along with the University of Notre Dame — have together forged a bowl partnership beginning in 2006 that will assure both BCS Conferences’ and Notre Dame’s participation in the Toyota Gator Bowl and Vitalis Sun Bowl over a four-year period. In years when selecting a BIG EAST team, the Toyota Gator Bowl or Vitalis Sun Bowl will have the first pick after the BIG EAST’s representative to the Bowl Championship Series has been determined.The Atlantic Coast Conference will provide the opposition in the Toyota Gator Bowl and the Pac-10 Conference will participate in the Vitalis Sun Bowl. The Meineke Car Care Bowl is now in its fifth year with the BIG EAST Conference. The Meineke Car Care Bowl, which is played in Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., will pick after the Toyota Gator Bowl or Vitalis Sun Bowl. If Navy is bowl eligible in 2006, the Midshipmen will receive the bid to the Meineke Car Care Bowl. In November, the BIG EAST entered into a four-year agreement to participate in the Houston Bowl and will meet an opponent from the Big 12 Conference beginning in the 2006 season. On April 27, the NCAA Bowl Certification Committee gave the Houston Bowl a 60-day extension before making a decision on certification. The Houston Bowl is played at the state-of-the-art Reliant Stadium in Houston,Texas. The BIG EAST Conference has also aligned itself with two new bowls – the International Bowl in Toronto, Ontario, and the Birmingham Bowl in Birmingham,Ala.The two bowls were approved by the NCAA Bowl Certification Committee on April 27. The new agreements currently give the BIG EAST a total of six bowl deals. In the International Bowl, the BIG EAST will meet a team from the Mid-American Conference. In the Birmingham Bowl, the BIG EAST will play a team from Conference USA. The International Bowl will be played in the Rogers Centre on Jan. 6. The Birmingham Bowl will be played at Legion Field on Dec. 23. Both games will be televised by ESPN or ESPN2.

The Big East Conference 222 Richmond Street, Suite 110 Providence, R.I. 02903 www.bigeast.org BIG EAST CONFERENCE STAFF Commissioner.......................................................Michael A.Tranghese Senior Associate Commissioner .....................................John Marinatto Associate Commissioner...........................................Nick Carparelli, Jr. Associate Commissioner ....................................Joe D’Antonio, Jr., Esq. Associate Commissioner .............................................Donna DeMarco Associate Commissioner.......................................................Dan Gavitt Associate Commissioner ................................................Tom Odjakjian Associate Commissioner ..................................................John Paquette Assistant Commissioner for Compliance ....................Jennifer Condaras Assistant Commissioner for Sport Administration............James Siedliski Assistant Commissioner/Women’s Basketball Officiating .Barbara Jacobs Director of Business Affairs.................................................Susan Eaton Director of Communications...........................................Jonathan Gust Director of Communications .......................................Rachel Margolis

(401) 453-0660 - Communications (401) 272-9108 - Switchboard (401) 751-8540 - Fax Assistant Director of Sport Administration ....................Mia Brickhouse Assistant Director of Sport Administration..............Robert Weygand, Jr. Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officiating ........................Art Hyland Coordinator of Football Officiating .....................................John Soffey Assistant to the Commissioner........................................Lisa Zanecchia Administrative Assistant for Sport Administration...............Lois DeBlois Administrative Assistant for Compliance...........................Wanda Factor Administrative Assistant ........................................................Linda Yates Basketball & Football Assistant.......................................Shawn Murphy Receptionist..............................................................Kathy Kirkpatrick Compliance Assistant....................................................Jason DeAngelis Administrative Fellow ........................................................Kevin Lopes Communications Assistant ..............................................Allison Hoehn Communications Assistant .........................................Thomas Symonds Football Administration Assistant ...................................................TBD


A System Of Success - A Look At BIG EAST Achievements Since 1979-80 • • • • • • • • • • • • •

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Twelve Final Four appearances in men’s basketball, including NCAA titles by Connecticut in 2004 and ‘99, Syracuse in ‘03, Villanova in ‘85 and Georgetown in ‘84. NCAA women’s basketball titles by Connecticut in 1995, 2000, ’02, ’03 and ‘04 and Notre Dame in ‘01. Eleven Final Four appearances in women’s basketball (Connecticut ‘91, ‘95, ‘96, ‘00, ‘01, ‘02, ’03, ‘04; Notre Dame ‘97, ‘01 and Rutgers ‘00). National championships in football by Miami in 2001 and 1991. A seventh NCAA cross country title for Villanova in 1998, following an NCAA record six straight from 198994. NCAA men’s soccer titles by St. John’s in 1996 and Connecticut in 2000. NCAA women’s soccer titles by Notre Dame in 1995 and 2004. NCAA women’s cross country title by Providence in 1995. An appearance in the NCAA College World Series by Notre Dame in 2002. An NCAA Women’s College World Series appearance by Connecticut’s 1993 softball team. The National Player of the Year (Erin Elbe, Georgetown) in women’s lacrosse for 2002. Two NCAA Woman of the Year award winners (Nnenna Lynch,Villanova, 1993; Rebecca Lobo, Connecticut, 1995). Four Honda-Broderick Cup winners recognizing collegiate athletic achievement among women (Vicki Huber,Villanova, 1988-89; Rebecca Lobo, Connecticut, 1994-95; Jennifer Rizzotti, Connecticut, 1995-96; Cindy Daws, Notre Dame, 1996-97). The 1992 Heisman Trophy Winner (Gino Torretta, Miami). Five women’s basketball Wade Trophy winners (Shelly Pennefather,Villanova, 1986-87; Rebecca Lobo, Connecticut, ‘94-95; Rank School Jennifer Rizzotti, Connecticut, ‘9596; Sue Bird, Connecticut, ‘01-02, 1 Rutgers Diana Taurasi, ‘02-03). St. John’s Two consensus National Players of Seton Hall the Year in men’s basketball (Walter 3 DePaul Berry, St. John’s, 1985-86; Patrick Villanova 4 Ewing, Georgetown, 1984-85). 8 Georgetown A member of the CoSIDA 12 USF Academic All-America Hall of 22 Pittsburgh Fame (Dr. Leigh Curl, Connecticut ‘85). West Virginia 21 Kodak First Team AllAmericans 28 Connecticut 33 Marquette in women’s basketball. 34 Cincinnati 21 consensus All-America First Team selections in men’s basketball. 50 Louisville 34 consensus All-America selections 51 Providence in football. 76 Syracuse 2006 Winter Olympian in the bobNotre Dame 87 sled. Total

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2004 Olympians (U.S. and others) in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s soccer, men’s and women’s swimming & diving and men’s and women’s track & field. 2000 Olympians (U.S. and others) in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s diving, men’s and women’s track & field, women’s soccer and men’s and women’s swimming. 1996 Olympians (U.S. and others) in men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track & field, field hockey, men’s pentathlon, women’s soccer and women’s swimming. 1992 Olympians (U.S. and others) in men’s basketball, men’s track and field and women’s swimming. 1988 Olympians (U.S. and others) in baseball, men’s basketball and men’s and women’s track and field. 1984 Olympians in men’s track and field, women’s swimming and men’s basketball. 42 top five NCAA team finishes in men’s and women’s track and field. 56 NCAA individual event champions and 10 relay event champions in women’s track and field. 28 NCAA individual event champions and 10 relay champions in men’s track and field. 28 top 10 NCAA team finishes and 18 top 10 individual finishes in men’s cross country. 51 top 10 NCAA team finishes (three in 2004) and 42 top 10 individual finishes in women’s cross country. Eight NCAA individual champions in women’s cross country. One NCAA individual champion in men’s cross country. 21 NCAA individual event champions in men’s and women’s swimming & diving.

BIG EAST Media Markets DMA New York

Chicago Philadelphia Washington, D.C. Tampa-St. Petersburg Pittsburgh Hartford-New Haven Milwaukee Cincinnati Louisville Providence Syracuse South Bend

TV Households 7,375,530 7,375,530 7,375,530 3,430,790 2,925,560 2,252,550 1,710,400 1,169,800 1,169,800 1,013,350 880,390 880,190 643,290 639,590 398,240 333,190 23,652,870

Pct. of U.S. 6.692 6.692 6.692 3.113 2.654 2.044 1.552 1.061 1.061 .919 .799 .799 .584 .580 .361 .302 21.46

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PROMINENT USF GRADS Manette Ansay

Gallagher

John Patrick

Author,“Vinegar Hill”

Comedian

Chucky Atkins

Cal Henderson

Former Vice President, Internet Technology IBM, previously the Senior Marketing Executive who launched the IBM think pad brand

Guard,Washington Wizards, NBA

Hillsborough County Sheriff

Guy Babylon

Anthony D. Henry

Musician

Cornerback, Dallas Cowboys

Sandra Bailey

Drake Hogestyn

Olympics editor for Sports Illustrated

Actor, NBC’s Days of Our Lives soap

Ed Baird

Melissa Howard

America’s Cup winner 1995

Former cast member, MTV Real World

Ben Brown

Nicole Johnson

Former USA Today and Southern Living magazine writer

Miss America 1999, motivational speaker and host of CNBC’s “dLife”

Eddie Carpenter

Tina Johnson

Former President, Disneyland International and CFO,Walt Disney Attractions

Treasure, Publix Super Markets

Greg Pitts “Washington Apple” guy, star, Normal Ohio sitcom

Richard Rahn Senior Fellow-Economics, Discovery Institute; Founder, Novecon and former vice president and chief accountant, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Michael Rao Youngest ever university president or chancellor

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Jack Reed Pulitzer Prize winner, and state editor, St. Petersburg Times

J.R. Reed Safety, Philadelphia Eagles

Tony LaRussa Mark Chung

Barbara Samson

Manager, St. Louis Cardinals

Midfielder, San Jose Earthquakes

Founder, Intermedia Communications

Earl Lennard Mark Consuelos Actor, ABC’s All My Children soap and The Great Raid

U N I V E R S I T Y

Jeff Cunningham

Former Superintendent of Hillsborough County School District

Kerry Sanders

Kawika Mitchell

Kissy Simmons

Linebacker, Kansas City Chiefs

Actress,The Lion King on Broadway

Rick de Oliveira

Robert Stackhouse

Producer for MTV’s “Road Rules”,“The Real World” and “Rock-n-Jock”

Artist

NBC News

Forward, Colorado Rapids

Goliath Davis Assistant to Mayor of St. Petersburg, FL; Former St. Petersburg Chief of Police

Ana Veciana-Suarez Richard Oppel

Lincoln Diaz-Balart U.S. Congress

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, director of American Society of Newspaper Editors, editor Austin American Statesman

Miami-Herald syndicated columnist and author

Roy Wegerle Former Major League Soccer star

Chucky Atkins

Jeff Cunningham

Mark Consuelos

Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Gallagher

Drake Hogestyn

Nicole Johnson

Tony LaRussa

Kerry Sanders

Kissy Simmons

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USF ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION (all area codes 813 unless noted) Doug Woolard, Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-2125 Barbara Sparks-McGlinchy, Senior Associate Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-2125 Barry Clements, Associate Director of Athletics/Sports & Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4144 Rick Costello, Associate Director of Athletics/CFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-8232 Steve Horton, Associate Director of Athletics/Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-6858 Vicki Mitchell, Associate Director of Athletics/Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-1889 Jo-Ann Nester, Associate Director of Athletics/Sports & Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4073 Tom Veit, Associate Director of Athletics/External Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0406 ESPN REGIONAL Chris Lahey, General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7495 Brett Dulaney, Account Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-6975 Sarah Kay, Account Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7497 Ivy Willing, Office Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7496 SPORTS INFORMATION John Gerdes, Assistant Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4086 Mike Hogan, Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4092 Paul Dodson, Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4029 Rachel Constantine, Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-0415 Scott Kuykendall, Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7099 Mat Ratner, Student Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-5755 Blair Newcomb, Student Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4087 MARKETING AND EVENT MANAGEMENT Kosha Irby, Assistant Athletic Director/Marketing & Event Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-0521 Brian Hope, Game Presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-9869 Karlos Tellez, Creative Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7316 Sports Marketing Assistants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-3517 SALES AND BROADCASTING Jim Louk, Assistant Athletic Director/Sales & Broadcasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7491 Angelo Boff, Account Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-6016 John Lewis, Account Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7492 Jason Loughren, Account Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-6118 Mike Stuben, Account Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7493 BULLS CLUB Mike Lewis, Executive Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4566 Joe Tomaino, Director of Major Gifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7489 Eric Soncrant, Director of the Annual Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3481 Amabel Aqui, Associate Director of Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4223 Heather Varian, Director of Development & Campaign Admin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-2609 Collin Sherwin, Communications Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7180 Maria Gray, Program Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7490 USF FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP FOR ATHLETICS Lee Roy Selmon, President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-3979 ACADEMIC SERVICES Amy Haworth, Assistant Athletic Director for Academics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3007 Justin Miller, CHAMPS/Life Skills Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7446 Myrtice Landers, Academic Advisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-8185 Courtney Lewellyn, Academic Advisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7548 Marco Williams, Academic Advisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-5017 Brian St. Onge, Excel Counselor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0583 COMPLIANCE Rick Stumpf, Compliance Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4061 Kelly Brummett, Eligibility & Financial Aid Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-1096 BUSINESS OFFICE/HUMAN RESOURCES Brett Huebner, Assistant Athletic Director/Business Operations & HR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3227 Andrew Goodrich, Assistant Business Manager/Sr. Accountant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4062 Michele Burlingame, Business Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4039 Debbie Pershing,Travel Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3162 Tiffany Poole, Program Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-8254 Beverly Tyson, Program Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4030 FACILITIES & EVENTS MANAGEMENT Tom Buscemi, Assistant Director/Facilities & Event Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7307 SPORTS MEDICINE Steve Walz, Assistant AD/Director of Sports Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3506 Robb Duncanson, Associate Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7694 Lisa Osterbrock, Associate Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4146 Donna Jordan, Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4140 Erin Field, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0631 Yesy Ochoa, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0660 Jen Ross, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0669 Brandon Sherrell, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0667 Brian Simmerville, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0661 Steve Tassos, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0631 Janet Britton-Rodgers, Administrative Assistant/Insurance Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0514 STRENGTH & CONDITIONING Ronnie McKeefery, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7360 Andrew Faber, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0418 Travis Larimore, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0469 Keith Short, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3251 Beth Spak, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0417

TICKET OPERATIONS Lori Pekarek, Director of Ticket Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-8937 Bobby Loman, Senior Ticket Office Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-8933 ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Pat Costello, Senior Computer Support Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3986 Gretchen Geist, Senior Computer Support Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-8086 Francine Schoel, Senior Secretary/Olympic Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4023 Joan Snyder, Senior Secretary/Men's Basketball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3252 Traci White, Senior Secretary/Women's Basketball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7472 Darlene Johnson, Receptionist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-2125 Jennifer Leon, Assistant To Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3994 Liisa Soncrant, Cheerleading Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 571-7694 Caroline Wiren, Sun Dolls Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 931-3529 BASEBALL Lelo Prado, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-2504 Lazer Collazo, Pitching Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-2507 MEN'S BASKETBALL Robert McCullum, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3252 Julius Allen, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3252 Frank Burnell, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3252 Greg Gary, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3252 Reggie Kohn, Director of Basketball Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-1210 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Jose Fernandez, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7472 Jeff Osterman, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7472 Shalon Pillow, Director of Basketball Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7472 FOOTBALL Jim Leavitt, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Wally Burnham, Co-Defensive Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Rod Smith, Offensive Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Bernard Clark, Assistant Coach-Defensive Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7166 Lawrence Dawsey, Assistant Coach-Receivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Troy Douglas, Assistant Coach-Secondary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7173 Carl Franks, Assistant Coach-Running Backs/Recruiting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Greg Frey, Assistant Coach-Offensive Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Greg Gregory, Assistant Coach-Tight Ends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Rich Rachel, Assistant Coach-Defensive Ends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7170 Larry Scott, Graduate Assistant-Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-6421 Mike Simmonds, Graduate Assistant-Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0903 Larry Antonucci, Director of Football Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-7179 Jamie DeGerome,Video Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-9347 Tanya West, Senior Secretary/Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7171 Chrissy Deeb, Recruiting Administrative Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-0914 GOLF Jim Fee, Men's Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-9756 Susan Holt,Women's Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-3996 TENNIS Don Barr, Men's Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4112 Mike Henderson, Men's Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7444 WOMEN’S TENNIS Agustin Moreno, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4121 Sorin Cherebetiu, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-1109 CROSS COUNTRY/INDOOR AND OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD Warren Bye, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4095 Don Marsh, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-9064 Todd Morgan, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4097 Dayana Octavien, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4094 Brian St. Onge, Graduate Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-0583 WOMEN'S SAILING Allison Jolly, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(727) 553-4518 MEN’S SOCCER George Keifer, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-4149 Ryan Anatol, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-8151 Jim DiNobile, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-2040 Fred Dikranian, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-8775 WOMEN’S SOCCER Logan Fleck,Women's Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4026 Renee Horton,Women's Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-3317 Jessica Vosseteig, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 974-9657 SOFTBALL Ken Eriksen, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4111 Stacey Heintz, Associate Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7211 Amber Wright, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4099 VOLLEYBALL Claire Lessnger, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-5740 Erik Peterson, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4123 Nikki Shade, Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-4130

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RUSHING Rushing Attempts — Game — 1. Dyral McMillan ............................40 Hofstra, 11/13/99 2. Andre Hall ....................................35 at Rutgers, 11/5/05 3 Dyral McMillan ............................34 New Haven, 11/6/99 4. Rafael Williams .............................30 Morehead State, 10/4/97 5. Andre Hall ....................................29 Cincinnati, 11/19/05 Andre Hall ....................................29 at UAB, 11/3/04 7. Andre Hall ....................................28 at TCU, 9/25/04 Rafael Williams .............................28 James Madison, 9/16/00

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Average Gain Per Rush

— Season — (221) 1. 2. (168) 3. 4. (258) 5. 6. (179) 7.

Andre Hall ...................270 Andre Hall ...................210 Dyral McMillan............181 Rafael Williams.............167 Rafael Williams.............139 Marquel Blackwell........128 Pat Julmiste...................126

— Game —

— Career —

(1,374) (1,357) (1,017) 1,(704) 1,(729) 1,(566) 1,(336)

2005 2004 1999 2000 1997 2000 2005

1. Andre Hall ..............480 2. Rafael Williams .......463 3. Marquel Blackwell ...402 4. Clenton Crossley.....366 5. Pat Julmiste .............270 6. Dyral McMillan ......225

(2,731) (2,253) (1,235) (1,644) 1,(647) (1,246)

2004-2005 1997-2000 1999-2002 2001-2004 2003-2004 1998-1999

(100) (275)

1. Jermaine Clemons......................18.9 Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97 2. Rafael Williams ..........................15.6 Valparaiso, 9/12/98 3. Rafael Williams ..........................14.9 Morehead State, 11/21/98 4. Brian Surcy ................................11.8 Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97 5. LaFann Williams.........................11.7 Valparaiso, 9/12/98

(7-132) (8-125) (8-119) (6-71) (10-117)

Game (Min. 10 carries)

(119) (122)

Rushing Yards — Game — 1. Andre Hall .................................275 at UAB, 11/3/04 2. Dyral McMillan ..........................258 New Haven, 11/6/99 3. Andre Hall ..................................222 at Syracuse, 11/12/05 4. Dyral McMillan ..........................221 Hofstra, 11/13/99 5. Andre Hall ..................................200 Army, 10/16/04 6. Rafael Williams ...........................179 Morehead State, 10/4/97

(Min. 5 carries)

— Season — (29) 1. 2. (34) 3. 4. (24) 5.

Andre Hall .....................1,374 Andre Hall .....................1,357 Dyral McMillan..............1,017 Rafael Williams .................729 Rafael Williams .................704

— Career — (270) (210) (181) (139) (167)

2005 2004 1999 1997 2000

1. Andre Hall.................2,731 2. Rafael Williams .........2,253 3. Clenton Crossley .......1,644 4. Dyral McMillan.........1,246 5. Marquel Blackwell.....1,235

(480) (462) (366) (225) (402)

2004-2005 1997-2000 2001-2004 1998-1999 1999-2002

(40) (19) (30)

1. LaFann Williams.........................11.7 Valparaiso, 9/12/98 2. Marquel Blackwell .....................11.0 at Baylor, 9/23/00 3. Rafael Williams ..........................10.7 at Cumberland, 11/8/97 4. Andre Hall .................................10.5 vs. Army, 10/16/04 5. Dyral McMillan .........................10.3 New Hampshire, 10/23/99

(10-117) (12-132) (10-107) (19-200) (10-144)

Game (Min. 15 carries) 1. Andre Hall .................................10.5 vs. Army, 10/16/04 3. Andre Hall ...................................9.7 at Cincinnati, 11/20/04 3. Andre Hall ...................................9.5 at UAB, 11/3/04 4. Andre Hall ...................................9.2 at Syracuse, 11/12/05 5. Andre Hall ...................................8.7 Florida A&M, 9/10/05

(19-200) (16-155) (29-275) (24-222) (18-156)

Game (Min. 20 carries)

Rushing Touchdowns — Game — 1. 12 Times .......................................................3 (Andre Hall 4, Marquel Blackwell 3, Dyral McMillan 3, Jermaine Clemons 1, Quinton Callum 1)

— Season — 1. Andre Hall ....................................13 2. Andre Hall ....................................11 3. Pat Julmiste .....................................9 Marquel Blackwell ..........................9 Dyral McMillan ..............................9 Otis Dixon .....................................9

— Career — 2005 2004 2004 2001 1999 1998

1. 2. 3. 4.

Andre Hall...............................24 Marquel Blackwell...................20 Rafael Williams........................18 Clenton Crossley .....................17 Otis Dixon ..............................17 6. Pat Julmiste..............................13 Dyral McMillan.......................13

2005-2006 1999-2002 1997-2000 2001-2004 1997-2000 2003-2000 1998-1999

1. Andre Hall ...................................9.5 at UAB, 11/3/04 2. Andre Hall ...................................9.2 at Syracuse, 11/12/05 3. Dyral McMillan ...........................7.6 New Haven, 11/6/99 4. Andre Hall ...................................7.0 UCF, 9/17/05 5. Andre Hall ...................................6.0 vs. East Carolina, 11/13/04 Rafael Williams ............................6.0 Morehead State, 10/4/97

(29-275) (24-222) (34-258) (22-155) (27-161) (30-179)

Game (Min. 30 carries)

Longest Non-Scoring Runs

Longest Touchdown Runs 1. 86.....Rafael Williams vs.Valparaiso, 9/12/98 2. 80.....Jermaine Clemons vs. Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97 3. 63.....Andre Hall at UAB, 11/3/04 4. 62.....Quinton Callum vs. Liberty, 10/27/01 62.....Rafael Williams vs. Morehead State, 11/21/98

1. 2. 3. 4.

60.....Andre Hall at Cincinnati, 11/20/04 58.....Andre Hall at TCU, 9/25/04 57.....Andre Hall vs. Army, 10/16/04 55.....Otis Dixon at Georgia Southern, 11/14/98 5. 54.....LaFann Williams vs. Morehead State, 11/21/98

1. Dyral McMillan............................7.6 (34-258) New Haven, 11/6/99 2. Dyral McMillan............................5.5 (40-221) Hofstra, 11/13/99

Season (Min. 75 carries) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

LaFann Williams.........6.6 Andre Hall.................6.5 Rafael Williams..........6.0 Jermaine Clemons......5.8 Dyral McMillan .........5.6

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Dyral McMillan. .........5.8 Andre Hall..................5.7 Rafael Williams...........4.9 Clenton Crossley.........4.5 Marquel Blackwell ......3.1

(88-580) (210-1,357) (98-586) (119-686) (181-1,017)

1998 2004 1998 1997 1999

Career (Min. 225 carries) (225-1,246) 1998-1999 (480-2,731) 2004-2005 (463-2,253) 1997-2000 (366-1,644) 2001-2004 (402-1,235) 1999-2002


Average Yards Per Game

Most 100-Yard Games

— Season — 1. Andre Hall.................123.4 2. Andre Hall.................114.5 3. Dyral McMillan...........92.5 4. Rafael Williams ............66.3 5. Rafael Williams ............64.0

— Season —

(11) (12) (11) (11) (11)

2004 2005 1999 1997 2000

Career (Min. 20 games) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Andre Hall.................118.7 Dyral McMillan...........62.3 Rafael Williams ...........53.6 Clenton Crossley .........51.3 Marquel Blackwell.......28.1

Most 200-Yard Games

(23) (20) (42) (32) (44)

1. Andre Hall .......................6 Andre Hall .......................6 3. Dyral McMillan ...............4 4. Rafael Williams ................3 5. Marquel Blackwell............2 LaFann Williams...............2 Jermaine Clemson............2

2004-2005 Career 1998-1999 1997-2000 1. Andre Hall .....................12 2001-2004 2. Rafael Williams. ...............7 1999-2002 3. Dyral McMillan ...............5 4. Marquel Blackwell............2 Jermaine Clemons............2 LaFann Williams...............2

2005 2004 1999 1997 2000 1998 1997

— Season — 1. Andre Hall .......................2 2004 Dyral McMillan ...............2 1999

— Career — 1. Andre Hall .......................3 2004-2005 2. Dyral McMillan ...............2 1998-1999

Same Game 100-Yard Tandem 1. Rafael Williams (125) and LaFann Williams (117), Valparaiso, 9/12/98 2. LaFann Williams (122) and Rafael Williams (119) Morehead State, 11/21/98

Most Consecutive 100-Yard Games 2004-2005 1997-2000 1998-1999 1999-2002 1997-1999 1998

1. Andre Hall .....................................................4 at UAB (275) 11/3/04; East Carolina (161) 11/13/04; at Cincinnati (155) 11/20/04; Memphis (134) 11/27/04 2. Andre Hall .....................................................3 at Rutgers (168) 11/5/05; at Syracuse (222) 11/12/05; Cincinnati (100) 11/19/05

Most Yards in Two Consecutive Games 1. Dyral McMillan .......................479 2. Andre Hall ...............................436 3. Andre Hall ..............................390 4. Andre Hall ..............................322 5. Andre Hall ..............................316 6. Andre Hall ...............................311

1999, vs. New Haven (258), 11/6 & vs. Hofstra (221), 11/13 2004, at UAB (275), 11/3 & vs. East Carolina (161), 11/13 2005, at Rutgers (168), 11/5 & at Syracuse (222) 11/12 2005, at Syracuse (222), 11/12 & Cincinnati (100), 11/19 2004, vs. East Carolina (161), 11/13 & at Cincinnati (155), 11/20 2005, vs. Florida A&M (156), 9/10 & vs. UCF (155), 9/17

Most Yards in Three Consecutive Games 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Andre Hall ............................591 Andre Hall .............................549 Andre Hall .............................510 Dyral McMillan......................500 Andre Hall .............................490

2004, at UAB (275), 11/3; vs. East Carolina (161), 11/13 & at Cincinnati (155), 11/20 2004, vs. Army (200), 10/16; at Louisville (74), 10/22 & at UAB (275), 11/3 2004, at Louisville (74), 10/22; at UAB (275), 11/3 & vs. East Carolina (161), 11/13 1999, at James Madison (21), 10/30; vs. New Haven (259), 11/6 & vs. Hofstra (221), 11/1 2005, at Rutgers (168), 11/5; at Syracuse (222) 11/12; & vs. Cincinnati (100), 11/19

100-Yard Rushing Leaders

100-Yard Rushers Yds. 275 258 222 221 200 179 168 161 156 155 155 144 134 133 132 132 125 122 122 119 119 118 118 117 117 114 113 110 107 105 102 100

Att. 29 34 24 40 19 30 35 27 18 22 16 14 24 14 12 7 8 28 13 28 8 19 12 13 10 19 17 19 10 12 16 29

Player Andre Hall Dyral McMillan Andre Hall Dyral McMillan Andre Hall Rafael Williams Andre Hall Andre Hall Andre Hall Andre Hall Andre Hall Dyral McMillan Andre Hall Jermaine Clemons Marquel Blackwell Jermaine Clemons Rafael Williams Rafael Williams LaFann Williams Andre Hall Rafael Williams Andre Hall Rafael Williams DeJuan Green LaFann Williams Rafael Williams Marquel Blackwell Dyral McMillan Rafael Williams Clenton Crossley Dyral McMillan Andre Hall

Cl. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. So. So. So. So. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr.

Opponent at UAB New Haven at Syracuse Hofstra Army Morehead State at Rutgers East Carolina Florida A&M UCF at Cincinnati New Hampshire Memphis Charleston So. at Baylor Ky.Wesleyan Valparaiso James Madison Morehead State at TCU Morehead State vs. NC State Davidson at East Carolina Valparaiso Jacksonville St. Troy State Liberty at Cumberland Charleston Southern Cumberland Cincinnati

Date Nov. 3, 2004 Nov. 6, 1999 Nov. 12, 2005 Nov. 13, 1999 Oct. 16, 2004 Oct. 4, 1997 Nov. 5, 2005 Nov. 13, 2004 Sep. 10, 2005 Sep. 17, 2005 Nov. 20, 2004 Oct. 23. 1999 Nov. 27, 2004 Nov. 1, 1997 Sep. 23, 2000 Sep. 6, 1997 Sep.12, 1998 Sep. 16, 2000 Nov. 21, 1998 Sept. 25, 2004 Nov. 21, 1998 Dec. 31, 2005 Nov. 22, 1997 Nov. 8, 2003 Sep.12, 1998 Sep. 2, 2000 Sep. 30, 2000 Oct. 9, 1999 Nov. 8, 1997 Oct. 18, 2003 Nov. 7, 1998 Nov. 19, 2005

Yds. Att Andre Hall (12) 275 29 24 222 200 19 168 35 161 27 156 18 155 22 16 155 134 24 119 28 118 19 100 29

(In order of career 100-yard games) Opponent Date

Class

at UAB at Syracuse Army at Rutgers East Carolina Florida A&M UCF at Cincinnati Memphis at TCU vs. NC State Cincinnati

Nov. 3, 2004 Nov. 12, 2005 Oct. 16, 2004 Nov. 5, 2005 Nov. 13, 2004 Sept. 10, 2005 Sept. 17, 2005 Nov. 20, 2004 Nov. 27, 2004 Sept. 25, 2004 Dec. 31, 2005 Nov. 19, 2005

Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr.

Rafael Williams (7) 179 30 8 125 28 122 119 8 12 118 114 19 107 10

Morehead State Valparaiso James Madison Morehead State Davidson Jacksonville State at Cumberland

Oct. 4, 1997 Sep.12, 1998 Sep. 16, 2000 Nov. 21, 1998 Nov. 22, 1997 Sep. 2, 2000 Nov. 8, 1997

Fr. So. Sr. So. Fr. Sr. Fr.

Dyral McMillan (5) 258 34 40 221 144 14 110 19 16 102

New Haven Hofstra New Hampshire Liberty Cumberland

Nov. 6, 1999 Nov. 13, 1999 Oct. 23. 1999 Oct. 9, 1999 Nov. 7, 1998

Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr.

Marquel Blackwell (2) 12 132 113 17

at Baylor Troy State

Sep. 23, 2000 Sep. 30, 2000

So. So.

Jermaine Clemons (2) 14 133 132 7

Charleston Southern Kentucky Wesleyan

Nov. 1, 1997 Sep. 6, 1997

So. So.

LaFann Williams (2) 122 13 10 117

Morehead State Valparaiso

Nov. 21, 1998 Sep.12, 1998

Jr. Jr.

Vince Brewer (1) 105 14

Austin Peay State

Oct. 18, 2003

Fr.

119


PASSING Most Touchddown Passes

Most Attempts — Game —

— Season —

1. Marquel Blackwell ..................................65 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 2. Marquel Blackwell ..................................61 at Memphis, 9/22/01 3. Marquel Blackwell ..................................55 at Utah, 10/6/01 4. Ronnie Banks .........................................47 Louisville, 10/4/03 Marquel Blackwell ..................................47 at North Texas, 10/5/02

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .456 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .403 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .326 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .296 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .262

— Game —

— Career — 2001 2002 1997 2000 1999

1. 2. 3. 4.

Marquel Blackwell . .1,417 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . .558 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .519 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . .354

1999-2002 20031997-1998 2001-2004

Most Completions — Game —

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y

— Season —

1.Marquel Blackwell.....................................37 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 2.Marquel Blackwell.....................................37 Southern Utah, 10/20/01 3.Marquel Blackwell.....................................29 at North Texas, 10/5/02 4.Marquel Blackwell.....................................28 at Utah, 10/6/01 5.Marquel Blackwell.....................................27 Florida Atlantic, 8/29/02 Marquel Blackwell .......................................27 Western Kentucky, 11/4/00

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Marquel Blackwell . . . .258 Marquel Blackwell . . . .230 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .186 Marquel Blackwell . . . .171 Marquel Blackwell . . . .136

— Season —

— Career — 2001 2002 1997 2000 1999

1 2. 3. 4.

1. Marquel Blackwell ....................................5 at East Carolina, 10/19/02 2. Marquel Blackwell ....................................4 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 3. Marquel Blackwell ....................................4 Liberty, 10/27/01 Marquel Blackwell ....................................4 Liberty, 10/21/00 Chad Barnhardt ........................................4 at Hofstra, 10/24/98 Ronnie Banks...........................................4 Nicholls State, 9/6/03

Marquel Blackwell . . . .795 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .300 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . .268 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . .176

1999-2002 1997-1998 20032001-2004

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .20 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .18 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .17 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .16 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .13

1. 2. 3. 4.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .57 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .27 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . .16 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . .11

2001 2002 1998 1999 2000

— Career — 1999-2002 1997-1998 20032001-2004

Consecutive Passes Completed 1. Marquel Blackwell ...................................13 Southern Utah, 10/20/01 2. Chad Barnhardt......................................11 Davidson, 11/22/97

Most Passing Yards — Game —

— Season —

1. Marquel Blackwell ................................360 Western Kentucky, 11/4/00 2. Marquel Blackwell ................................343 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 3. Chad Barnhardt.....................................331 at Hofstra, 10/24/98 4. Marquel Blackwell ................................321 at East Carolina, 10/19/02 5. Pat Julmiste ...........................................324 at TCU, 9/25/04

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .2,882 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .2,590 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .2,362 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .2,016 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .1,776

— Career — 2001 2002 1997 2000 1998

1. 2. 3. 4.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .9,108 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .4,138 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . .3,461 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . .1,890

1999-2002 1997-1998 20032001-2004

Average Yards Per Completion 20— Game — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

120

(Min. 10 completions) Glen Gauntt . . . . . . . . . .20.5 Cumberland, 11/7/98 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .19.8 Elon, 10/4/98 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . .19.4 East Carolina, 11/13/04 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .18.3 at Liberty, 9/19/98 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .18.2 Liberty, 10/21/00 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .18.2 Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97

(13-266) (12-238) (12-233) (16-293)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

— Season —

— Career —

(Min. 60 completions)

(Min. 120 completions)

Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . .15.6 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . .13.3 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . .12.7 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . .12.1 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .11.9 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .11.8

(114-1,776) (118-1,570) (186-2,362) (124-1,489) (136-1,620) (171-2,016)

1998 2004 1997 2005 1999 2000

1. 2. 3. 4.

Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . .13.8 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . .12.9 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .11.5 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . .10.7

(300-4,138) (268-3,461) (795-9,108) (176-1,890)

1997-1998 20031999-2002 2001-2004

(14-255)

Average Yards Per Game

(14-255)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

— Season —

— Career —

(Min.10 Games)

(Min. 20 games)

Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .262.0 Marquel Blacwkell . . . . . .235.5 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . .214.7 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .183.3 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . .177.6

(11-2,882) (11-2,590) (11-2,362) (11-2,016) (10-1,776)

2001 2002 1997 2000 1998

1. 2. 3. 4.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . .207.0 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . .196.7 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . .119.3 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . .72.7

(44-9,108) (21-4,138) (29-3,461) (26-1,890)

1999-2002 1997-1998 20032001-2004


Highest Completion Percentage — Game —

— Season —

— Career —

(Min. 20 attempts)

(Min. 100 attempts)

(Min. 200 attempts)

1. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .80.4 Southern Utah, 10/20/01 2. Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . .70.4 Western Kentucky, 10/17/98 3. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .70.0 Liberty, 10/21/00 4. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .69.2 Florida Atlantic, 8/29/02 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .69.2 Western Kentucky, 11/4/00

(37-46)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

(19-27) (14-20)

Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . .59.1 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .57.8 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .57.1 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . .57.1 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .56.6

(27-39)

(114-193) (171-296) (230-403) (186-326) (258-456)

1. 2. 3. 4.

1998 2000 2002 1997 2001

Highest Efficiency Rating

(27-39)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

— Career — (Min. 200 attempts)

1998 2000 2002 1997 2001

Cmp. 27 37 19 22 33 36

Yds. 360 343 331 324 321 305

Opponent Western Kentucky at Pittsburgh at Hofstra at TCU at East Carolina at Houston

Date Nov.4,2000 Sep.8,2001 Oct.24,1998 Sept. 25, 2004 Oct. 19,2002 Nov.23,2002

Most Yards in Two Consecutive Games 1. 2. 3. 4.

Marquel Blackwell........619 Marquel Blackwell........586 Marquel Blackwell........575 Marquel Blackwell........572

5.

Marquel Blackwell........567

2001, at Pittsburgh (343), 9/8 & at Memphis (276), 9/22 2001, Southern Utah (295), 10/20 & Liberty (291), 10/27 2001, Liberty (291), 10/27 & Houston (284), 11/3 2001, at Connecticut (277), 10/13 2001, & Southern Utah (295), 10/20/01 2002, Southern Mississippi (246), 10/12 2001, & at East Carolina (321), 10/19

1. Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .135.8 1997-1998 2. Marquel Blackwell . . . .121.9 1999-2002

1998 1999 2002 2000 2001

1999-2002 1997-1998 2003-

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.74 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.35 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.15 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.41 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.07

(3-403) (4-296) (7-326) (11-456) (8-261)

2002 2000 1997 2001 2003

— Career — (Min. 200 attempts) 1. 2. 3. 4.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.98 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.08 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.39 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.94

(28-1417) (16-519) (12-354) (22-558)

1999-2002 1997-1998 2001-2004 2003-

— Season —

1997-1998 1999-2002

Longest Touchdown Passes Most Consecutive Pass Attempts 1. Marquel Blackwell to Without Interception DeAndrew Rubin ...................................95 Northern Illinois, 9/7/02 2. Pat Julmiste to Johnny Peyton .................77 at UAB, 11/3/04 3. Pat Julmiste to Andre Hall .......................76 at Pittsburgh, 10/15/05 Chad Barnhardt to Clif Dell....................75 Elon, 10/10/98 Chad Barnhardt to Clif Dell....................75 Slippery Rock, 9/5/98 5. Marquel Blackwell to Chris Iskra ............68 Liberty, 10/21/00

— Career —

— Game —

— Career — (27-519) (67-1,417)

Marquel Blackwell . . . .4 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .1 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . .1

1. Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 2. Seven Times . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

(Min. 200 attempts) 1. Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.202 2. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.728

1. 2.

2002 1998 2004

(Min. 100 attempts)

— Season — (17-193) (16-262) (18-403) (13-296) (20-456)

Marquel Blackwell . . . .2 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .1 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . .1

Most Interceptions

(Min. 100 attempts) Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.81 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.11 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.47 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.39 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.39

1. 2.

Lowest Interception Percentage

Highest Touchdown Percentage 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

1997-1998 1999-2002 2001-2004 2003-

— Season —

— Season — Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .156.1 Marquel Blackwell . . . .126.8 Marquel Blackwell . . . .124.3 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . .123.7 Marquel Blackwell . . . .119.3

(300-519) (795-1417) (176-354) (268-558)

Most 300+ Yards Passing

(Min. 100 attempts)

300-Yard Passers Name Att. Marquel Blackwell .............39 Marquel Blackwell .............65 Chad Barnhardt .................41 Pat Julmiste ........................33 Marquel Blackwell .............19 Marquel Blackwell .............23

Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . .57.8 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .56.1 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . . .49.7 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . .48.0

Single Game 1. Marquel Blackwell ..................................63 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 2. Marquel Blackwell ..................................42 Southern Utah, 10/20/01 Marquel Blackwell ..................................42 at Baylor, 9/23/00 Chad Barnhardt ......................................42 Drake, 9/6/97 5. Marquel Blackwell ..................................40

1. Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 3. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 4. Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 5. Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8

2005 2001 1999 1998 2003 2004

— Career — 1. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 2. Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 3.Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 4. Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

1999-2002 20031997-1998 2001-2004

Touchdown Passes by non-QBs Passer Charlie Jackson Andre Hall Amarri Jackson Clenton Crossley

Receiver Leon Matthews Pat Julmiste Derek Carter Tim Jones

Yards 50 16 11 3

Opponent Citadel Pittsburgh Louisville Utah State

Date 10/3/98 12/4/04 9/24/05 11/24/01

Bowling Green, 11/16/02 Continuous Games 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .235 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .121 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .111 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .110 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . .109

2001 1997-1998 2000 1997 2004

121


RECEIVING Receptions — Game —

Touchdown Receptions

— Season —

1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . .11 .....(144) at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 2. Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 ......(70) Northern Illinois, 9/7/02 3. Huey Whittaker . . . . . . . . . . . .9.......(96) Louisville, 10/4/03 Huey Whittaker . . . . . . . . . . . .9 ......(82) Southern Utah, 10/20/01 Huey Whittaker . . . . . . . . . . . .9 .....(101) at Utah, 10/6/01 Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 ......(82) at Middle Tennessee State, 11/11/00

— By a Tight End —

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Hugh Smith . . . . . . . .62 Huey Whittaker . . . . . .52 Hugh Smith . . . . . . . .40 Huey Whittaker . . . . . .39 Scott McCready . . . . .37 Chris Iskra . . . . . . . . .37

— Career — (661) (548) (475) (516) (517) (461)

2002 2001 2001 2003 2000 2001

(390)

1997

(270)

— Game — 1999-2002 2001-2003 1997-2000 1999-2002 2000-2003

1. Trevor Hypolite . . . . .46

1997-1998

— By a Running Back —

— By a Running Back — 1. Rafael Williams . . . . . .31

Hugh Smith . . . . . . .131 Huey Whittaker . . . . .117 Charlie Jackson . . . . .104 DeAndrew Rubin . . . .91 Chris Iskra . . . . . . . . .83

— By a Tight End —

— By a Tight End — 1. Trevor Hypolite . . . . .34

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

2000

1. Rafael Williams . . . . . .68 2. Clenton Crossley . . . . .56

1997-2000 2001-2004

1. Trevor Hypolite . . . . . . . . . . . .7 at Citadel, 9/13/97

— By a Running Back — 1. Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 at San Diego State, 9/4/99

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y

1. Elgin Hicks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 at East Carolina, 11/8/03

— Season — 1. Elgin Hicks . . . . . . . . . . .7 2. Scott McCready . . . . . . .6 Rj Anderson . . . . . . . . . .6 4. Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . .5 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . .5

— Career — 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . .14 2. Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . .10 Rj Anderson . . . . . . . . .10 4. Scott McCready . . . . . . .8 5. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . .7 Elgin Hicks . . . . . . . . . . .7 Huey Whittaker . . . . . . . .7

Receiving Yards — Game —

— Season —

1. Clif Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149 ........(5) Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97 2. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . .144 ......(11) at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 3. Chris Iskra . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143 ........(6) Liberty, 10/27/01 4. Clif Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136 ........(3) Slippery Rock, 9/5/98 5. Elgin Hicks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132.........(5) Nicholls State, 9/6/03 6. Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131.........(7) at Pittsburgh, 10/15/05

— By a Tight End —

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Hugh Smith . . . . . . .661 Huey Whittaker . . . . .548 Clif Dell . . . . . . . . . .537 DeAndrew Rubin . . .532 Scott McCready . . . .517

2002 2001 1998 2001 2000

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Hugh Smith . . . . . . .1,523 Huey Whittaker . . . .1,447 Charlie Jackson . . . .1,373 DeAndrew Rubin . .1,306 Chris Iskra . . . . . . . .1,119

1999-2002 2001-2003 1997-2000 1999-2002 2000-2003

— By a Tight End — 1. Trevor Hypolite . . . . .390

(34)

1997

— By a Running Back — 1. Andre Hall . . . . . . . .321 2. Rafael Williams . . . . .270

(26) (31)

2005 2000

52

1. Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 at Pittsburgh, 10/15/05 Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .87 at Cumberland, 11/8/97

52

— Season (Min. 20 catches) — Clif Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23.3 Johnny Peyton . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21.3 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . .17.0 Rj Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16.7 Scott McCready . . . . . . . . . . . . .16.5

(23-537) (22-469) (24-407) (25-418) (22-364)

1998 2004 2000 1998 1999

— By a Tight End (Min. 20 catches) — 1. Trevor Hypolite . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.5

(34-390)

1997

— By a Running Back (Min. 20 catches) — 1. Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12.3 2. Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.7

(26-321) (31-270)

Most Games, 100+ Yards Receiving — Season (Min.10 Games) — 2002 2001

1. Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 2. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . .2

— Career — 1999-2002 1999-2002

DeAndrew Rubin vs. Northern Illinois, 9/7/02 Johnny Peyton at UAB, 11/3/04 Andre Hall at Pittsburgh, 10/15/05 Clif Dell vs. Elon, 10/10/98 Clif Dell vs. Slippery Rock, 9/5/98 Chris Iskra vs. Liberty, 10/21/00 Elgin Hicks vs. Nicholls State, 9/6/03 Hugh Smith vs. Austin Peat, 11/18/00 DeAndrew Rubin at Northern Illinois, 8/30/01 Clif Dell vs. Slippery Rock, 9/5/98 Charlie Jackson vs. Davidson, 11/22/97 DeAndrew Rubin at East Carolina, 10/19/02 DeAndrew Rubin at Northern Illinois, 8/30/01 Clif Dell vs. Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97

100-Yard Receivers

Average Yards Per Completion

122

77 76 75 75 68 67 67 57

54

— By a Running Back —

1. Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 2. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . .3

95

56 56

1. Trevor Hypolite . . . . . . . . . . .75 at Citadel, 9/13/97

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

1999-2002 1999-2002 1998-1999 1997-2000 1997-2000 2001-2003 2001-2003

Longest Touchdown Receptions

— Career — (62) (52) (23) (34) (37)

2003 2000 1998 2002 1999

2005 2000

Name Clif Dell DeAndrew Rubin Chris Iskra Clif Dell Elgin Hicks Andre Hall DeAndrew Rubin Johnny Peyton Huey Whittaker DeAndrew Rubin Hugh Smith Joe Bain Scott McCready Hugh Smith Hugh Smith Huey Whittaker Charlie Jackson Hugh Smith

Rec. 5 11 6 3 5 7 4 2 5 3 6 4 5 4 5 9 5 8

Yds. 149 144 143 136 132 131 126 124 122 121 118 110 107 107 106 101 101 100

Opponent Kentucky Wesleyan at Pittsburgh Liberty Slippery Rock Nicholls State at Pittsburgh Northern Illinois at UAB at Southern Miss at Northern Illinois at East Carolina at TCU Western Kentucky at Houston at Utah at Utah Western Kentucky Charleston Southern

Date 9/6/97 9/8/01 10/27/01 9/5/98 9/6/03 10/15/05 9/7/02 11/3/04 10/25/03 8/30/01 10/19/02 9/25/04 11/4/00 11/23/02 10/6/01 10/6/01 11/4/00 11/2/02

Same Game 100-yard Tandems 1. Scott McCready (107) & Charlie Jackson (101) 2. High Smith (106) & Huey Whittaker (101)

Western Kentucky, 11/4/00 at Utah, 10/6/01


TOTAL OFFENSE (RUSHING + PASSING) Most Plays — Season —

— Game — 1. Marquel Blackwell...................................76 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 2. Marquel Blackwell...................................68 at Memphis, 9/22/01 3. Marquel Blackwell...................................61 at Utah, 10/6/01 4. Marquel Blackwell...................................58 at North Texas, 10/5/02 5. Ronnie Banks .........................................58 at Southern Miss, 10/25/03

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .548 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .492 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .424 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . .378 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .361 Marquel Blackwell . . . . .355

— Career — 2001 2002 2000 2005 1997 1999

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . .1,819 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . .1,828 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . .1,595 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . .1,485 Rafael Williams . . . . . . .1,462 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . .1,407 Clenton Crossley . . . . . .1,366

1999-2002 20031997-1998 2004-2005 1997-2000 2001-2004 2001-2004

Most Yards Gained — Season —

— Game — 1. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .420 Western Kentucky, 11/4/00 2. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .386 Troy State, 9/30/00 3. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .368 at Baylor, 9/23/00 4. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .354 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 5. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .350 Houston, 11/3/01

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .3,123 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .2,892 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .2,582 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . .2,275 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . .1,825 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . .1,763

— Career —

(241 + 2,882) (302 + 2,590) (566 + 2,016) (-87 + 2,362) (336 + 1,489) (193 + 1,570)

Average Yards Per Game Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .283.9 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .262.9 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .234.7 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .206.8 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172.1

(11-3,123) (11-2,892) (11-2,582) (11-2,275) (10-1,721)

Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235.1 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .190.3 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123.7 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119.4 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .165.9

(44-10,343) (21-3,996) (29-3,588) (23-2,747) (28-1,845)

Marquel Blackwell . . . . . .10,343 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . .13,996 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . .13,588 Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . .12,153 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . .11,845

(1,235 + 9,108) (-142 + 4,138) (529 + 3,059) (2,153 + 0) (-115 + 1,960)

1999-2002 1997-1998 20041997-2000 2001-2004

— Season (Min. 100 plays) — 2001 2002 2000 1997 1998

— Career — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Average Gain Per Play

— Season (Min. 10 games) — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

2001 2002 2000 1997 2005 2004

1999-2002 1997-1998 20032004-2005 2001-2004

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.3 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.5 Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.3 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.1 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.9

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.7 Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.8 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.7 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.7 Dyral McMillan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.5

(234-1,721) (211-1,373) (361-2,275) (424-2,582) (492-2,892)

1998 2004 1997 2000 2002

(595-3,996) (185-1,080) (211-2,747) (1,819-10,343) (225-1,246)

1997-1998 1997-1999 2004-2005 1999-2002 1998-1999

— Career —

ALL-PURPOSE (RUSH, RECEIVING, RETURN) Most Yards Gained

Most Plays — Game —

— Game —

1. Dyral McMillan......................................40 Hofstra (40 rush), 11/13/99 2. Andre Hall .............................................35 at Rutgers, 11/5/05 Dyral McMillan......................................35 New Haven (34 rush, 1 rec.), 11/6/99 4. Andre Hall .............................................34 at TCU (28 rush, 4 rec., 2 kr), 9/25/04 5. Rafael Williams ......................................33 Morehead State (30 rush, 3 rec.), 10/4/97

1. Andre Hall ...........................................274 at UAB, 11/3/04 2. DeAndrew Rubin ................................271 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 3. Dyral McMillan....................................260 New Haven, 11/6/99 4. Andre Hall ...........................................244 Army, 10/16/04 5. DeAndrew Rubin ................................235 Northern Illinois, 9/7/02

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . .296 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . .244 Rafael Williams . . . . . . .208 Dyral McMillan . . . . . .188 Rafael Williams . . . . . . .160

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Rafael Williams . . . . . . .541 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . .540 Clenton Crossley . . . . .427 Marquel Blackwell . . . .403 Vince Brewer . . . . . . . .277

2005 2004 2000 1999 1997

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,838 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,695 Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . . . .1,319 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . .1,191 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . .1,103 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . .1,099

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . .3,898 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,533 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . .3,289 Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . . .2,912 Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,379

(1,357 rush, 149 rec, 332 kr) (1,374 rush, 321 rec) (686 rush, 249 rec, 384 kr) (357 rec., 432 pr, 402 kr) (532 rec, 406 pr, 165 kr) (48 rush, 273 rec, 368 pr, 410kr)

2004 2005 1997 2002 2001 1997

— Career — (9 rush,1,306 rec,1,049 pr, 1,534 kr) (2,731 rush, 470 rec., 332 kr) (74 rush, 1,373 rec, 1,053 pr, 789 kr) (2,253 rush, 659 rec) (247 rush, 1,523 rec, 609 kr)

1999-2002 2004-2005 1997-2000 1997-2000 1999-2002

— Career — 1997-2000 2004-2005 2001-2004 1999-2002 2000-2003

123


COMBINED RUSHING/RECEIVING Most Plays

Most Yards Gained 1. Andre Hall ...........................................274 at UAB (275 rush, -1 rec.), 11/3/04 2. Dyral McMillan....................................260 New Haven (258 rush, 2rec), 11/6/99 3. Andre Hall ...........................................230 at Syracuse (222 rush, 8 rec.), 11/12/05 4. Dyral McMillan....................................221 Hofstra (221 rush), 11/13/99 5. Andre Hall ...........................................210 at Pittsburgh (79 rush, 131 rec.), 10/15/05

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . .296 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . .228 Rafael Williams . . . . . .208 Dyral McMillan . . . . . .188 Rafael Williams . . . . . .160

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Rafael Willams . . . . . . .540 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . .524 Clenton Crossley . . . . .422 Marquel Blackwell . . . .403 Dyral McMillan . . . . . .234

— Season —

— Game —

— Game — 1. Dyral McMillan......................................40 Hofstra (40 rush), 11/13/99 2. Andre Hall .............................................35 at Rutgers (35 rush), 11/5/05 Dyral McMillan......................................35 New Haven (34 rush, 1 rec), 11/6/99 4. Rafael Williams ......................................33 Morehead St. (30 rush, 3 rec.), 10/4/97 5. Andre Hall ............................................32 at TCU (28 rush, 4 rec.), 9/25/04 2005 2004 2000 1999 1997

— Career —

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y

1997-2000 2004-2005 2001-2004 1999-2002 1998-1999

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,695 Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,506 Dyral McMillan . . . . . . . . . .1,093 Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .974 Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .964

(1,374 rush, 321 rec.) (1,357 rush, 149 rec.) (1,017 rush, 76 rec.) (704 rush, 270 rec.) (729 rush, 235 rec.)

2005 2004 1999 2000 1997

— Career — 1. Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,201 2. Rafael Williams . . . . . . . . . .2,912 3. Clenton Crossley . . . . . . . . .2,012 4. Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,770 5. Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . . .1,502 6. Huey Whittaker . . . . . . . . . .1,447 7. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . .1,429 8. Dyral McMillan . . . . . . . . . .1,339 9. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . .1,315 10. Vince Brewer . . . . . . . . . . . .1,311 11. Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . .1,252 12. Chris Iskra . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,119 13. Clif Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,003

2004-2005 1997-2000 2001-2004 1999-2002 1997-1999 2001-2003 1997-2000 1998-1999 1999-2002 2000-2003 1999-2002 2000-2003 1997-1998

PUNT RETURNS Most Returns — Game —

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

1. Brian Fisher ..............................................7 at Southern Miss (7-74), 10/25/03 Brian Fisher ..............................................7 TCU (7-58), 10/10/03 Charlie Jackson .........................................7 Southwest Texas (7-51), 9/11/99 Charlie Jackson .........................................7 Slippery Rock (7-82), 9/5/98

Brian Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Jackie Chambers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29

—Career — (424) (381) (368) (370) (432)

2003 1998 1997 2005 2002

1. Charlie Jackson...................................112 2. DeAndrew Rubin.................................64 3. Brian Fisher..........................................52

Most Return Yards — Game — 1. DeAndrew Rubin .................................119 James Madison, 9/16/00 2. Jackie Chambers....................................108 Florida A&M, 9/10/05 3. DeAndrew Rubin .................................100 Southern Miss (4-100), 10/12/02 4. Charlie Jackson .....................................100 Charleston Southern (4-100), 11/1/97 5. DeAndrew Rubin...................................96 Utah State (2-96), 11/24/01

DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .432 Brian Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .424 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .406 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .381 Jackie Chambers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .370

(excludes blocks) (29) (47) (26) (38) (32)

2002 2003 2001 1998 2005

—Career — 1. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,053 2. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,049 3. Brian Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .534

— Game (Min. 2 returns) —

(112) (64) (52)

1997-2000 1999-2002 2001-2003

124

— Season (Min. 10 returns) — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15.6 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14.9 Jackie Chambers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.6 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.8 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.0

(26-406) (29-432) (32-370) (34-368) (38-381)

2001 2002 2005 1997 1998

— Career (Min. 30 returns) — 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16.4 2. Brian Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.3 3. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.4

— Season — 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .2

(64-1,049) (52-534) (112-1,053)

1999-2000 2001-2003 1997-2000

2002

—Career — 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .4

Highest Return Average 1. DeAndrew Rubin ................................59.5 James Madison (2-119), 9/16/00 2. DeAndrew Rubin ................................48.0 Utah State (2-96), 11/24/01 3. DeAndrew Rubin ................................31.7 Northern Illinois (3-95), 9/7/02 4. Charlie Jackson ....................................31.5 Cumberland (2-63), 11/7/98 5. Jackie Chambers...................................28.0 Florida A&M (?-?), 9/10/05

1997-2000 1999-2002 2001-2003

Most Punts Returned for TD

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

(1,053) (1,049) (534)

1999-2002


KICKOFF RETURNS Most Returns — Season —

— Game — 1. DeAndrew Rubin.....................................5 New Haven (5-135), 11/6/99 Jermaine Clemons.....................................5 Southern Illinois (5-147), 10/18/97............ Charlie Jackson .........................................5 at Western Ketucky (5-82), 9/27/97 Andre Hall................................................5 at Louisville (5-65), 11/22/04

1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . .23 2. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . .18 4. Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Chad Simpson . . . . . . . . . . . .16

— Career — (578) (570) (410) (332) (404)

1999 2003 1997 2004 2005

1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . .60 2. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . .39 3. Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . . . . .29

Most Return Yards 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

1999-2002 1997-2000 1997-1999

Most Kickoffs Returned for TD — Season —

— Game — 1. Jermaine Clemons.................................147 Southern Illinois (5-147), 10/18/97 2. Hugh Smith ..........................................135 Liberty (4-135), 10/27/01 DeAndrew Rubin .................................135 New Haven (5-135), 11/6/99 4. DeAndrew Rubin .................................131 at Baylor (3-131), 9/23/00 5. DeAndrew Rubin .................................118 at Middle Tennessee State (4-118), 11/11/00

(1,534) (789) (701)

DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .578 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . .570 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . .410 Chad Simpson . . . . . . . . . .404 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .389

(23) (18) (18) (16) (14)

(excludes blocks) 1999 2003 1997 2005 2000

— Career — 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .1,534 2. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . 789 3. Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . . 701

(60) (39) (29)

1999-2002 1997-2000 1997-1999

— Season — 1. Chad Simpson . . . . . . . .1 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . .1 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . .1 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . .1

2005 2003 2002 1997

— Career — 1. Chad Simpson . . . . . . . .1 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . .1 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . .1 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . .1

2004-2005 2000-2003 1999-2002 1997-2000

Highest Return Average — Game (Min. 2 returns) — 1. Charlie Jackson ....................................52.0 Charleston Southern (2-104), 11/1/97 2. J.R. Reed.............................................47.0 at Southern Miss (2-94), 10/25/03 3. DeAndrew Rubin ................................46.5 Charleston Southern (2-93), 11/2/02 4. DeAndrew Rubin ................................43.7 at Baylor (3-131), 9/23/00 5. Hugh Smith .........................................38.0 Western Illinois (2-76), 11/10/01

— Season (Min. 10 returns) — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . .31.7 Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . .29.2 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .27.8 Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . .27.4 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .26.8

1. 2. 3. 4.

DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .25.6 Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . .24.2 Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . .23.4 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . .20.2

(18-570) (10-292) (14-389) (14-384) (15-402)

2003 2001 2000 1997 2002

— Career (Min. 20 returns) — (60- 1,534) (29-701) (26-609) (39-789)

1999-2002 1997-1999 1999-2002 1997-2000

J.R. Reed led the nation in kick return average in 2003

125


TOTAL RETURNS

(INCLUDES KICKS, PUNTS, INTERCEPTIONS AND FUMBLES) Most Returns — Game —

— Career —

— Season —

1. DeAndrew Rubin .....................................8 Memphis (5 pr, 3 kr), 11/9/02 Charlie Jackson..........................................8 at Western Kentucky (3 pr, 5 kr), 9/27/97

1. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . .52 2. Jackie Chambers . . . . . . . .45 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . .45 4. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .44 5. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .34 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . .34

(34 pr, 18 kr) (32 pr, 13 kr) (38 pr, 7 kr) (29 pr, 15 kr) (26 pr, 8 kr) (27 pr, 7 kr)

1997 2005 1998 2002 2001 1999

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . .151 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .124 Brian Fisher . . . . . . . . . . .60 Jackie Chambers . . . . . . . .58 Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . .34

(112 pr, 39 kr) (60 kr, 64 pr) (52 pr, 8 kr) (39 pr, 19 kr) (31 kr, 3 pr)

1997-2000 1999-2002 2001-2003 20041997-1999

Most Return Yards — Game —

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y

— Season —

1. Charlie Jackson......................................204 Charleston Southern (100 pr, 104 kr), .........11/1/97 2. DeAndrew Rubin..................................163 James Madison (44 kr, 119 pr), 9/16/00 3. DeAndrew Rubin..................................160 at Baylor (131 kr, 29 pr), 9/23/00 4. J.R. Reed ..............................................156 at Memphis (96 kr, 45 fr, 15 int), ...............11/29/03 DeAndrew Rubin..................................156 Southern Miss (100 pr, 56 kr), 10/12/02

1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . .834 2. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . .778 3. J.R. Reed 752 4. Jackie Chambers . . . . . .611 5. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . .600

— Career —

(432 pr, 402 kr) (368 pr, 410 kr) (570 kr, 71pr, 45 int, 66 fr) (370 pr, 241 kr) (211 pr, 389 kr)

2002 1997 2003 2005 2000

1. Many Times . . . . . . . . . . .1

— Season — 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .3 2. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Roy Manns . . . . . . . . . . . .2

(2 pr, 1 kr) (1 kr, 1 fr) (2 ints)

1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . .5 2. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 3. Roy Manns . . . . . . . . . . . .3

(4 pr, 1 kr) (2 fr, 1 kr, 1 int) (3 ints)

2002 2003 1997

— Career — 1999-2002 2000-2003 1997-2000

Highest Return Average Game (Min. 3 returns) 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40.8 James Madison (4-163), 9/16/00 2. Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34.0 Charleston Southern (6-204), 11/1/97 3. Hugh Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33.8 Liberty (4-135), 10/27/01 4. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31.2 at Memphis (5-156), 11/29/03 5. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29.5 at Middle Tennessee State (4-118), 11/11/00

— Season (Min. 15 returns) — 1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26.1 2. Chad Simpson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25.2 3. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25.1 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25.1 5. Andre Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20.7

(23-600) (16-404) (30-752) (23-578) (16-332)

2000 2005 2003 1999 2004

— Career (Min. 30 returns) — 1. 2 3. 4.

126

Jermaine Clemons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22.6 DeAndrew Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20.8 Jackie Chambers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13.4 Charlie Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12.2

(34-769) (124-2,583) (58-777) (151-1,842)

1997-1999 1999-2002 20041997-2000

4. Jackie Chambers . . . . . .777 5. Jermaine Clemons . . . . .769

(1,534 kr, 1,049) (1053 pr, 789 kr) (570 kr, 183 fr, 127 int, 81 pr) (426 pr, 351 kr) (701 kr, 68 pr)

1999-2002 1997-2000 2000-2003 20041997-1999

RETURNS FOR TOUCHDOWNS

Most Returns Returned for TD — Game —

1. DeAndrew Rubin . . . .2,583 2. Charlie Jackson . . . . . .1,842 3. J.R. Reed 961

Yds. 96 94 94 91 86 82 81 64 63 56 55 50 45 45 42 39 39 38 37 35 32 32 32 29 27 26 26 24 20 16 15 13 12 12 11 0 0 0

Type Kick Kick Kick Punt Int. Kick Punt Int. Fbl. Punt Punt Fbl. Fbl. Int. Fbl. Int. Int. Int. Int. Int. Int. Blk. Int. Int. Int. Int. Int. Fbl. Int. Blk. Fbl. Int. Fbl. Int. Fbl. Fbl. Fbl. Fbl.

Player J.R. Reed Chad Simpson Charlie Jackson DeAndrew Rubin Bernard Brown DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin Kenny Robinson J.R. Reed DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin Kevin Verpaele J.R. Reed Bernard Brown Anthony Henry Bruce Gipson Roy Manns Carl Zalak Trae Williams Demetrius Woods Johnnie Jones Sidney Simpson Roy Manns Kevin Verpaele Ron Hemingway D’Juan Brown Sidney Simpson Demetrius Woods Roy Manns Kenny Robinson Shurron Pierson J.R. Reed Chris Daley Anthony Henry Terrence Royal Craig Kobel Ron Heminway John Miller

Opponent Memphis Louisville Charleston Southern Utah State Liberty Charleston Southern James Madison Austin Peay Houston Florida Atlantic Northern Illinois East Carolina Memphis Valparaiso Drake at UAB Southern Liberty Tennessee Tech Valparaiso Rutgers Utah State Citadel Army Northern Illinois Cincinnati East Carolina at Cumberland Kentucky Wesleyan Connecticut at Memphis Charleston Southern Utah State Southwest Texas Rutgers at UAB at East Carolina James Madison

Date 11/29/03 9/24/05 11/1/97 11/24/01 10/27/01 11/02/02 9/16/00 11/18/00 11/3/01 8/29/02 9/7/02 11/8/03 11/29/03 9/12/98 9/20/97 11/3/04 11/1/97 10/21/00 9/11/04 9/12/98 11/5/05 11/24/01 10/3/98 9/27/03 9/7/02 11/19/05 11/13/04 11/8/97 9/6/97 10/13/01 9/22/01 11/02/02 11/24/01 9/11/99 11/5/05 11/3/04 10/19/02 9/16/00


PUNTING Most Punts — Game —

— Season —

— Career —

1. Nine Times...............................................9 1. Brandon Baker . . . . . . .74 Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . .74 3. Devin Sanderson . . . . . .66 4. Brandon Baker . . . . . . .65 5. Devin Sanderson . . . . . .58

2003 1999 2002 2005 2001

1. Brandon Baker . . . . . . .198 2. Devin Sanderson . . . . . .171 3. Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . .161

1999 2003 2002 2005 2004

1. Brandon Baker . . . . . .8,070 2. Devin Sanderson . . . . .6,995 3. Tony Umholtz . . . . . .6,384

2002-2005 2000-2002 1997-1999

Most Yards — Game —

— Season —

1. Devin Sanderson ...................................416 at Arkansas (9-416), 9/14/02 2. Brandon Baker ......................................397 TCU (9-397), 10/10/03 3. Tony Umholtz ......................................394 Illinois State (9-394), 10/16/99 4. Devin Sanderson ...................................376 at Kentucky (8-376), 9/9/00 5. Devin Sanderson ...................................374 at Oklahoma (9-374), 9/14/02

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

— Career —

Tony Umholtz . . . . . .3,062 Brandon Baker . . . . . .3,002 Devin Sanderson . . . . .2,768 Brandon Baker . . . . . .2,630 Brandon Baker . . . . . .2,380

2002-2005 2000-2002 1997-1999

Highest Average — Season (Min. 30 punts) —

— Game (Min. 3 punts) — 1. Tony Umholtz .....................................49.7 at James Madison (7-348), 10/30/99 2. Brandon Baker .....................................49.2 Southern Miss (5-246), 11/2/04 3. Tony Umholtz .....................................48.7 Kentucky Wesleyan (3-146), 9/6/97 4. Tony Umholtz .....................................48.2 at Hofstra (5-241), 10/24/98 5. Brandon Baker .....................................48.0 Florida A&M (3-144), 9/10/05

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Devin Sanderson . . . . . . . . . .41.9 Brandon Baker . . . . . . . . . . .41.8 Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . . . . . .41.4 Devin Sanderson . . . . . . . . . .41.1 Brandon Baker . . . . . . . . . . .40.5

(66-2,768) (57-2,380) (74-3,062) (47-1.933) (65-2,630)

— Career (Min. 60 punts) — 2002 2004 1999 2000 2005

1. Devin Sanderson . . . . . . . . . .40.9 2. Brandon Baker . . . . . . . . . . .40.8 3. Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . . . . . .39.7

(171-6,995) (198-8,070) (161-6,384)

2000-2002 2002-2005 1997-1999

Highest Net Average — Game (Min. 3 punts) — 1. Brandon Baker .....................................48.0 Southern Miss, 10/2/04 2. Tony Umholtz .....................................47.6 at James Madison, 10/30/99 3. Devin Sanderson ..................................46.7 at Arkansas, 9/7/02 4. Brandon Baker .....................................46.6 Louisville, 10/4/03 5. Devin Sanderson ..................................46.3 Connecticut, 10/13/01

Longest Punts 1. Devin Sanderson.....................................72 at Arkansas, 9/7/02 2. Brandon Baker........................................68 at Penn State, 9/3/05 3. Brandon Baker........................................67 Memphis, 11/27/04 4. Brandon Baker........................................65 at Miami, 10/1/05 Tony Umholtz ........................................65 at James Madison, 10/30/99

Most Consecutive Punts Without a Block 1. Brandon Baker . . . . . .141 2. Tony Umholtz . . . . . .92 3. Tony Umholtz . . . . . .61

2002-2005 1997-1999 1999

— Season (Min. 30 punts) — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . . . . . .39.3 Brandon Baker . . . . . . . . . . .38.8 Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . . . . . .38.6 Brandon Baker . . . . . . . . . . .38.0 Devin Sanderson . . . . . . . . . .37.8

(39-1,533) (57-2,212) (74-2,858) (74-2,812) (47-1,777)

— Career (Min. 60 punts) — 1998 2004 1999 2003 2000

1. Brandon Baker . . . . . . . . . . .37.8 2. Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . . . . . .37.7 3. Devin Sanderson . . . . . . . . . .37.2

(198-7,484) (161-6,063) (171-6,360)

2002-2005 1997-1999 2000-2002

Most Punts Inside 20 — Game — 1. Brandon Baker .........................................5 at Connecticut, 11/26/05 Devin Sanderson ......................................5 Northern Illinois, 9/7/02 3. Brandon Baker .........................................4 at Syracuse, 11/12/05 Brandon Baker .........................................4 at South Carolina, 9/18/04 Brandon Baker .........................................4 Louisville, 10/4/03 Brandon Baker .........................................4 TCU, 9/27/03 Tony Umholtz ..........................................4 New Hampshire, 10/23/99

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Brandon Baker . . . . . .27 Brandon Baker . . . . . .21 Brandon Baker . . . . . .18 Tony Umholtz . . . . . .17 Devin Sanderson . . . .15

2003 2005 2004 1999 2002

1. Brandon Baker . . . . . .66 2. Tony Umholtz . . . . . .40 3. Devin Sanderson . . . .37

2002-2005 1997-1999 2000-2002

Career — Fewest Touchbacks — Season — 1. Devin Sanderson . . . .2 2. Devin Sanderson . . . .3 3. Brandon Baker . . . . . .5 Tony Umholtz . . . . . .5 Tony Umholtz . . . . . .5

— Career (Min. Two Seasons) — 2000 2001 2004 1998 1997

1. Devin Sanderson . . . .13 2. Brandon Baker . . . . . .18 3. Tony Umholtz . . . . . .20

2000-2002 2002-2005 1997-1999

127


DEFENSE — Game —

Most Tackles

Most Fumble Recoveries

— Season —

1. J.R. Reed................................................19 Cincinnati, 10/31/03 2. Anthony Henry ......................................18 at James Madison, 10/30/99 Maurice Jones .........................................18 at Alabama, 8/30/03 4. Stephen Nicholas ....................................16 Memphis, 11/27/04 Roy Manns.............................................16 New Hampshire, 10/23/99 Anthony Henry ......................................16 at Western Kentucky, 9/27/97

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

— Career —

Kawika Mitchell . . . . .117 Maurice Jones . . . . . . .116 Kawika Mitchell . . . . .106 Anthony Williams . . . .102 Javan Camon . . . . . . .101

2002 2003 2001 2001 2004

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Kawika Mitchell . . . . .367 Roy Manns . . . . . . . .317 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . .301 Maurice Jones . . . . . . .285 Anthony Williams . . . .283

1999-2002 1997-2000 2000-2003 2000-2003 1998-2001

— Season —

Most Tackles for Loss — Game —

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y 128

— Game — 1. Chris Daley...............................................2 Utah State, 11/24/01 J.R. Reed..................................................2 Houston, 11/3/01 Roy Manns...............................................2 Jacksonville State, 9/2/00 Bernard Brown .........................................2 Southern Illinois, 10/2/99 Therrimann Edwards ................................2 at Charleston Southern, 10/31/98

— Season —

— Career —

1. Kawika Mitchell .......................................5 1. Craig Kobel . . . . . . . .19 at Oklahoma, 9/28/02 Kawika Mitchell . . . . .19 Tim Jones .................................................5 3. Tavares Jurineack . . . .18 at Army, 9/27/03 Greg Walls . . . . . . . . .18 Craig Kobel ..............................................5 5. Greg Walls . . . . . . . . .16 Pittsburgh, 12/4/04 4. Greg Walls.................................................4 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 Jason Butler ..............................................4 Slippery Rock, 9/5/98

2003 2002 2002 2002 2001

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Greg Walls . . . . . . . . .48 Terrence Royal . . . . . .47.5 Maurice Jones . . . . . .40 Stephen Nicholas . . . .38.5 Shawn Hay . . . . . . . . .38

1999-2002 2002-2005 2000-2003 20031997-2000

1. Tim Jones . . . . . . . . . .3 Terrence Royal . . . . . .3 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . .3 Chris Daley . . . . . . . .3 Brett Avery . . . . . . . . .3

— Career — 1. Anthony Henry . . . . .6 2. Terrence Royal . . . . . .5 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . .5 Bernard Brown . . . . . .5

— Season — Shurron Pierson .......92 (12) Demetrius Woods......80 (14) Terrence Royal .........74 (10.5) Chris Daley...............73 (13) Shawn Hay ...............73 (12)

— Game — 1. J.R. Reed ..................................107 (1 TD) Houston, 11/3/01 2. Maurice Jones............................... 52 (TD) North Texas, 9/29/01 3. Anthony Henry .............................42 (TD) Drake, 9/20/97 4. Tavares Jurineack.....................................37 at Memphis (9/22/01)

— Career — 2001 1997 2005 2001 1997

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Terrence Royal .........190 (47.5) Shawn Hay ...............160 (38) Stephen Nicholas ......142 (38.5) Tchecoy Blount ........134 (27) Chris Daley...............133 (27)

2002-2205 1997-2000 20031998-2001 1999-2002

Most Sacks — Game — 1. Shurron Pierson........................................4 Southern Miss, 10/12/02 2. Terrence Royal .........................................3 vs. NC State, 12/31/05 Shurron Pierson........................................3 Utah State, 11/24/01 Chris Daley ..............................................3 Connecticut, 10/13/01 Chris Daley ..............................................3 at Memphis, 9/22/01 Greg Walls.................................................3 at Pittsburgh, 9/8/01 Demetrius Woods......................................3 Davidson, 11/22/97

— Season — 1. Terrence Royal . . . . .10 Shurron Pierson . . . .10 2. Chris Daley . . . . . . .9.5 3. Shurron Pierson . . . .8 Shawn Hay . . . . . . . .8 Demetrius Woods . . .8

— Season —

— Career — 2005 2001 2001 2002 1997 1997

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Terrence Royal . . . . .19.5 Shurron Pierson . . . .18 Shawn Hay . . . . . . . .17 Greg Walls . . . . . . . . .14.5 Chris Daley . . . . . . .13.5 Craig Kobel . . . . . . .13 Demetrius Woods . . .13

2002-2005 2001-2002 1997-2000 1999-2002 1999-2002 2001-2004 1997-1998

Most Sack Yardage — Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Shurron Pierson . . . .81 Terrence Royal . . . . .72 Jason Allen . . . . . . . .68 Shawn Hay . . . . . . . .66 Chris Daley . . . . . . .61

— Career — 2001 2005 2005 1997 2001

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Terrence Royal . . . . .137 Shurron Pierson . . . .130 Shawn Hay . . . . . . . .112 Craig Kobel . . . . . . .91 Chris Daley . . . . . . .90

2002-2005 2001-2002 1997-2000 2001-2004 1999-2002

INTERCEPTIONS Most Interceptions

— Game —

— Season —

1. J.R. Reed..................................................3 1. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . .7 at Memphis, 11/28/03 2. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . .6 2. Sidney Simpson ........................................2 3. Ron Hemingway . . .5 East Carolina, 11/13/04 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . .5 John Miller ...............................................2 Anthony Henry . . . .5 at Houston, 11/23/02 Roy Manns . . . . . . . .5 J.R. Reed..................................................2 at Houston, 11/23/02 Kevin Verpaele ..........................................2 at North Texas, 10/5/02 Bernard Brown .........................................2 Citadel, 10/3/98 Roy Manns...............................................2 Charleston Southern, 11/1/97

1997-2000 2002-2005 2000-2003 1997-2001

Most Fumble Yards

Most Tackles for Loss Yardage 1. 2. 3. 4.

2005 2005 2001 2001 2001

— Career — 2003 2002 2002 2001 2000 1997

1. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . .18 2. Anthony Henry . . . .10 3. Roy Manns . . . . . . . . 8 Ron Hemingway . . . 8 5. Bernard Brown . . . . . 7

2000-2003 1997-2000 1997-2000 2000-2003 1997-2001

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . .117 J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . .66 Maurice Jones . . . . . . .52 Kevin Verpaele . . . . . .50 Anthony Henry . . . . .48

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . . .183 Maurice Jones . . . . . . .55 Kevin Verpaele . . . . . .50 Anthony Henry . . . . .48 Tavares Jurineack . . . .37

2001 2003 2001 2003 1997

— Career — 2000-2003 2000-2003 2000-2003 1997-2000 2000-2002

Longest Fumble Return 1. J.R. Reed ......................................63 (TD) Houston, 11/3/01 2. Maurice Jones ................................52 (TD) North Texas, 9/29/01 3. J.R. Reed................................................44 Houston, 11/3/01 4. Anthony Henry ............................42 (TD) Drake, 9/20/97 5. Tavares Jurineack ....................................37 at Memphis, 9/22/01


INTERCEPTIONS

Longest Return

Most Yards Returned — Game —

— Season —

1. Bernard Brown..................................86 (1) Liberty, 10/27/01 2. Devon Davis......................................70 (1) Louisville, 10/14/03 3. Kenny Robinson ...............................64 (1) Austin Peay, 11/18/00 4. Roy Manns .......................................47 (2) Charleston, 11/1/97 5. Bernard Brown..................................45 (1) Valparaiso, 9/12/98

1. Anthony Henry . . . .88 (5) 2. Bernard Brown . . . . .86 (2) Roy Manns . . . . . . . .86 (5) 4. Devon Davis . . . . . . .70 (1) 5. Kenny Robinson . . . .64 (1)

— Career — 2000 2001 1997 2003 2000

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . .148 (17) Bernard Brown . . . . .131 (7) Anthony Henry . . . .126 (10) Roy Manns . . . . . . . .118 (8) Kenny Robinson . . . . 76 (2)

2000-2003 1997-2001 1997-2000 1997-2000 2000-2003

1. Bernard Brown ..............................86 (TD) Liberty, 10/27/01 2. Devon Davis..........................70 (Non-TD) Louisville, 10/4/03 3. Kenny Robinson............................64 (TD) Austin Peay, 11/18/00 4. Bernard Brown ..............................45 (TD) Valparaiso, 9/12/98 5. Bruce Gipson.................................39 (TD) at UAB, 11/3/04 Roy Manns....................................39 (TD) Charleston Southern, 11/1/97 Louis Gachette .......................39 (non-TD) Louisville, 9/24/05

Most Returns for Touchdowns — Season —

SCORING

1. Roy Manns . . . . . . . .2 1. Roy Manns . . . . . . . .3 2. Bernard Brown . . . . .2

— Game —

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Bill Gramatica . . . . . .94 Andre Hall . . . . . . . .90 Santiago Gramatica . .83 Bill Gramatica . . . . . .77 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . .76 Andre Hall . . . . . . . .72 Otis Dixon . . . . . . . .72

— Game —

— Career — 1998 2005 2002 2000 1997 2004 1998

1. 2. 3. 4.

Santiago Gramatica . .246 Bill Gramatica . . . . . .193 Andre Hall . . . . . . . .162 Rafael Williams . . . . .120 Otis Dixon . . . . . . . .120 Marquel Blackwell . . .120 DeAndrew Rubin . . .120

2001-2004 1998-2000 2004-2005 1997-2000 1997-2000 1999-2002 1999-2002

— Season —

1. Andre Hall................................................4 at TCU, 9/25/04 Dyral McMillan ........................................4 New Hampshire, 10/23/99 Jermaine Clemons.....................................4 Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97

1. Andre Hall . . . . . . . .15 2. Andre Hall . . . . . . . .12 Otis Dixon . . . . . . . .12 4. Dyral McMillan . . . .10 5. Marquel Blackwell . . .9 Clenton Crossley . . . .9

— Career — 2005 2004 1998 1999 2001 2001

ATTENDANCE Largest Home Crowd Att. 49,212 45,274 45,139 43,122 36,549 36,044 34,432 33,827 33,586 33,368

Opponent Kentucky Wesleyan West Virginia UCF Florida A&M Army Louisville Southern Illinois Drake Louisville TCU

Date 9/6/97 12/3/05 9/17/05 9/10/05 10/16/04 10/4/03 10/18/97 9/20/97 9/24/05 10/10/03

Largest Raymond James Stadium Crowd Att, 45,274 45,139 43,122 36,549 36,044 33,586 33,368 32,770 32,711 32,598 31,272 31,104

Opponent West Virginia UCF Florida A&M Army Louisville Louisville TCU Memphis Houston Citadel Cumberland Western Kentucky

Date 12/3/05 9/17/05 9/10/05 10/16/04 10/4/03 9/24/05 10/10/03 11/9/02 11/3/01 10/3/98 11/7/98 11/4/00

Largest Home Season Attendance Att. 194,325 231,266 190,001

Average Crowd 38,865 33,038 27,143

Season 2005 1997 1998

Largest Away Crowd Att. 99,235 78,900 76,780 74,432 63,821 58,308 57,937 55,817 47,875 42,032 40,144

Opponent Date 9/3/05 at Penn State 9/18/04 at South Carolina at Alabama 8/30/03 at Oklahoma 9/28/02 at Kentucky 9/9/00 at Miami 10/1/05 NC State (Charlotte NC) 12/31/05 9/14/02 at Arkansas at Memphis 11/29/03 at Louisville 10/22/04 11/12/05 at Syracuse

1. J.R. Reed..................................................5 North Texas, 9/29/01 Bernard Brown .........................................5 at San Diego State, 9/4/99 3. Stephen Nicholas ......................................4 Tennessee Tech, 9/11/04 Glenn Davis..............................................4 at Western Kentucky, 9/27/97

— Season —

Most Touchdowns — Game —

1997-2000 1997-2001

Most Passes Defensed

Most Points Scored 1. Andre Hall ..............................................24 at TCU (4 TDs), 9/25/04 Dyral McMillan ......................................24 New Hampshire (4 TDs), 10/23/99 Jermaine Clemons...................................24 Kentucky Wesleyan (4 TDs), 9/6/97

1997

— Career —

1. Andre Hall . . . . . . . .27 2. Clenton Crossley . . . .21 3. Otis Dixon . . . . . . . .20 Marquel Blackwell . . .20 5. Rafael Williams . . . . .19 DeAndrew Rubin . . .19

2004-2005 2001-2004 1997-2000 1999-2002 1997-2000 1999-2002

1. Bernard Brown . . . . .19 2. J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . .16 3. Maurice Tucker . . . . .15

1999 2001 2002

— Career — 1. 2. 3. 4.

J.R. Reed . . . . . . . . .45 Bernard Brown . . . . .41 Anthony Henry . . . .30 Glenn Davis . . . . . . .28 Roy Manns . . . . . . . .28

2000-2003 1997-2001 1997-2000 1997-2000 1997-2000

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS Starting Quarterback Records Name Starts Chad Barnhardt . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Glen Gauntt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Marquel Blackwell . . . . . . . . . .42 Ronnie Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Brian Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Pat Julmiste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Courtney Denson . . . . . . . . . . . .1

Record 12- 9 2- 1 30-12 4- 5 1- 0 12-11 0- 1

Years 1997-1998 1997-1999 1999-2002 2003-2004 2003 20032005-

Quarterback Starting Debuts Name Chad Barnhardt Glen Gauntt Marquel Blackwell Ronnie Banks Brian Fisher Pat Julmiste Courtney Denson

Debut Game KENTUCKY WESLEYAN CUMBERLAND at Western Kentucky at Alabama CHARLESTON SOUTHERN at East Carolina at Penn State

Date 9/6/97 1/7/98 9/18/99 8/30/03 10/18/03 11/8/03 9/3/05

Result W 80-3 W 69-3 W 21-6 L 17-40 W, 55-7 W, 38-37 (OT) L, 13-23

129


PLACEKICKING Most Field Goals Made — Game —

— Season —

1. Bill Gramatica...........................................4 1. Santiago Gramatica . . . . .16 Jacksonville State (4-4), 9/2/00 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .16 Bill Gramatica...........................................4 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .16 Slippery Rock (4-4), 9/5/98 4. Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .15 Steve Riggs...............................................4 Morehead State (4-4), 10/4/97

Most Consecutive Field Goals Made

— Career — 2002 2000 1998 1997

1. Santiago Gramatica . . . . .38 2. Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .36 3. Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .15

2001-2004 1998-2000 1997

1. 2. 3.

Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . .8 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . .7 Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . .6 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . .6

1999-2000 1997 2005 1998

Most Field Goal Yardage — Career —

Most Field Goals Attempted — Game —

— Season —

1. 11 Times ...................................................4 1. Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .24 Bill Gramatica (6), Steve Riggs (3), Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .24 Santiago Gramatica (2), 3. Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .23 Tony Umholtz (1) 4. Santiago Gramatica . . . . .21

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y

— Career — 2000 1998 1997 2002

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Santiago Gramatica . . . . .63 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .53 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .23 Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . . .16 Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . .9

2001-2004 1998-2000 1997 2005 1999

1. Bill Gramatica .......................................152 Jacksonville State (25, 43, 43, 41) 2. Bill Gramatica .......................................139 Slippery Rock (37, 38, 37, 27), 9/5/98 3. Steve Riggs ...........................................137 Morehead State (22-45-43-27), 10/4/97 4. Bill Gramatica .......................................105 at Liberty (20, 41, 44), 9/19/98 5. Bill Gramatica .........................................96 Western Kentucky (29, 40, 27), 11/4/00

Field Goal Percentage

Longest Field Goals

— Season (Min. 15 attempts) — 1. 2. 3. 5.

Santiago Gramatica . . . . . .76.2 Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . . . . .68.8 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . . .66.7 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . . .66.7 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . . .65.2

(16-21) (11-16) (16-24) (16-24) (15-23)

1. Bill Gramatica .........................................63 Austin Peay, 11/18/00 2. Bill Gramatica .........................................51 James Madison, 9/16/00 3. Kyle Bronson ..........................................47 Louisville, 9/24/05 Santiago Gramatica .................................47 at South Carolina, 9/18/04 5. Santiago Gramatica .................................45 at Alabama, 8/30/03 Steve Riggs .............................................45 Morehead State, 10/4/97

2002 2005 2000 1998 1997

— Career — 1. 2. 3.

Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . . .67.9 (36-53) Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . . .65.2 (15-23) Santiago Gramatica . . . . . .60.3 (38-63) Most Consecutive Field Goals Made

1998-2000 1997 2001-2004

Evolution of USF’s Longest Field Goal Yards 63 51 45 30 27

Kicker Bill Gramatica Bill Gramatica Steve Riggs Steve Riggs Steve Riggs

Opponent Austin Peay James Madison Morehead State Drake Kentucky Wesleyan

Most 40+ Yard Field Goals

Date 11/18/00 9/16/00 10/4/97 9/20/97 9/6/97

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4.

PATs Made — Game — 1. Steve Riggs .............................................10 Kentucky Wesleyan (10-10), 9/6/97 2. Bill Gramatica...........................................9 Cumberland, 11/7/98 3. Santiago Gramatica ...................................7 Charleston Southern (7-7), 10/18/03 Bill Gramatica...........................................7 Austin Peay (7-7), 11/18/00

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .46 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .44 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .35 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .31 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .30

1998 2001 2002 1997 2003

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

— Career — Santiago Gramatica . . . . .132 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .85 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .31 Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . . .29 Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . .20

2001-2004 1998-2000 1997 2005 1999

— Season — 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Santiago Gramatica . . . . .52 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .47 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .40 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .34 Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . . .30 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .30

— Season (min. 25 attempts) —

4.

130

1998-2000 2001-2004 1997

Most PATs, No Misses 1. Steve Riggs .............................................10 Kentucky Wesleyan, 9/6/97 2. Bill Gramatica...........................................9 Cumberland, 11/7/98

— Career — 2001 1998 2002 1997 2005 2003

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Santiago Gramatica . . . . .147 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .88 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .34 Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . . .30 Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . .21

2001-2004 1998-2000 1997 2005 1999

PATs Percentage Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . . . .97.9 (46-47) Santiago Gramatica . . . . . . . .96.8 (31-32) Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . . . . . .96.7 (29-30) Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . . . .96.7 (29-30) Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . . . .91.2 (31-34)

1. Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .13 2. Santiago Gramatica . . . . .7 3. Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .3

— Game —

— Game —

1. 2. 3.

2000 1998 2003 1997

— Career —

PATs Attempted 1. Steve Riggs .............................................10 Kentucky Wesleyan (10-10), 9/6/97 2. Santiago Gramatica ...................................9 Liberty (6-9), 10/27/01 Bill Gramatica...........................................9 Cumberland (9-9), 11/7/98

Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .7 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . .5 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .4 Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . .3

1998 2003 2005 2000 1997

— Career — 1. 2. 3.

Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . . . . .96.6 (85-88) Steve Riggs . . . . . . . . . . . . .91.2 (31-34) Santiago Gramatica . . . . . . . .89.8 (132-147)

1998-2000 1997 2001-2004

Most Consecutive PATs Made 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . .45 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .41 Santiago Gramatica . . . . .27 Bill Gramatica . . . . . . . .24 Kyle Bronson . . . . . . . . .20 Tony Umholtz . . . . . . . .18

1998 2003-2004 2001-2002 2000 2005 1999


ANNUAL STAT LEADERS Rushing YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Rafael Williams Rafael Williams Dyral McMillan Rafael Williams Clenton Crossley Clenton Crossley DeJuan Green Andre Hall Andre Hall

Passing YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Chad Barnhardt Chad Barnhardt Marquel Blackwell Marquel Blackwell Marquel Blackwell Marquel Blackwell Ronnie Banks Pat Julmiste Pat Julmiste

Receiving

YEAR NAME 1997 Trevor Hypolite (rec) Clif Dell (yds) 1998 Rj Anderson 1999 Rj Anderson 2000 Scott McCready 2001 Huey Whittaker 2002 Hugh Smith 2003 Huey Whittaker 2004 Johnny Peyton 2005 Andre Hall

Total Offense

YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Chad Barnhardt Chad Barnhardt Marquel Blackwell Marquel Blackwell Marquel Blackwell Marquel Blackwell Ronnie Banks Pat Julmiste Pat Julmiste

All-Purpose

YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Jermaine Clemons LaFann Williams Dyral McMillan Rafael Williams DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin Brian Fisher Andre Hall Andre Hall

Combined Rushing/Receiving ATT 139 98 181 167 88 92 113 210 270

ATT 326 193 262 296 456 403 261 247 252

YDS 1,729 1,586 1,017 1,704 1,380 1,415 1,490 1,357 1,374

AVG TD 5.2 7 6.0 6 5.6 9 4.2 4 4.3 7 4.5 3 4.3 5 6.5 11 5.1 13

CMP INT 186 7 114 9 136 10 171 4 258 11 230 3 127 8 118 8 124 11

YDS 2,362 1,776 1,620 2,016 2,882 2,590 1,448 1,570 1,489

TD 10 17 16 13 20 18 8 7 6

YDS 390 466 418 427 517 548 661 516 469 321

AVG 11.5 15.0 16.7 11.9 14.0 10.5 10.7 13.2 21.3 12.3

TD 1 2 6 4 6 2 5 2 2 2

NO 34 31 25 36 37 52 62 39 22 26

YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Rafael Williams Rafael Williams Dyral McMillan Rafael Williams Clenton Crossley Hugh Smith DeJuan Green Andre Hall Andre Hall

PLAYS 160 107 188 198 107 73 122 228 296

YDS 1,964 1,675 1,093 1,974 1,558 1,690 1,600 1,506 1,695

Tackles TD 8 6 10 4 9 7 5 12 15

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Charlie Jackson Charlie Jackson Charlie Jackson DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin Brian Fisher Travis Lipp Jackie Chamber

NO

YDS

AVG

TD

NO 18 10 23 14 10 15 18 16 16

YDS 410 229 578 389 292 402 570 332 404

AVG 22.8 22.9 25.1 27.8 29.2 26.8 31.7 20.8 25.2

TD 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1

34 38 27 9 8 29 47 11 32

368 381 177 211 165 432 424 89 370

10.8 10.0 6.6 23.4 20.6 14.9 9.0 8.1 11.6

0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0

Kick Returns YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Charlie Jackson Jermaine Clemons DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin Hugh Smith DeAndrew Rubin J.R. Reed Andre Hall Chad Simpson

PLAYS 361 234 355 424 548 492 302 343 378

YDS AVG/GM 2,275 206.8 1,721 172.1 1,746 158.7 2,582 234.7 3,123 283.9 2,892 262.9 1,385 153.9 1,763 160.3 1,825 152.1

NAME Charlie Jackson Charlie Jackson Charlie Jackson DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin DeAndrew Rubin Brian Fisher Andre Hall Jackie Chamber

YDS 1,319 854 1,093 974 1,103 1,191 936 1,838 1,695

TOT 80 90 90 97 77 106 117 116 101 96

YEAR NAME 1997 Shawn Hay Demetrius Woods 1998 Demetrius Woods 1999 Tchecoy Blount 2000 Therrimann Edwards 2001 Shurron Pierson 2002 Shurron Pierson 2003 Craig Kobel 2004 Craig Kobel 2005 Terrence Royal

NO 8 8 5 6.5 3.5 10 8 6 6 10

YDS 66 58 26 53 20 82 49 38 45 72

YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Roy Manns Bernard Brown Anthony Henry Anthony Henry J.R. Reed J.R. Reed J.R. Reed Sidney Simpson Six Players

NO 5 4 3 5 5 6 7 2 2

YDS 86 45 27 88 48 34 45 34 —

TD 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 —

Field Goals NO 52 45 30 23 34 44 54 16 45

YDS 778 484 305 600 571 834 576 332 611

AVG 15.0 10.8 10.2 26.1 16.8 19.0 10.7 20.8 13.6

TD 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0

YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Steve Riggs Bill Gramatica Bill Gramatica Tony Umholtz Bill Gramatica Santiago Gramatica Santiago Gramatica Santiago Gramatica Santiago Gramatica Kyle Bronson

MADE-ATT 15-23 16-24 4- 5 4- 9 16-24 3-11 16-21 12-20 7-11 11-16

LONG 45 44 44 38 63 33 41 45 47 47

Scoring Punting

PLAYS 151 114 188 198 68 62 119 244 296

AT 37 42 37 33 23 47 45 44 38 44

Interceptions

Total Returns YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

UT 43 48 53 64 54 59 72 72 63 52

Sacks

Punt Returns YEAR NAME

YEAR NAME 1997 Demetrius Woods 1998 Roy Manns Jason Butler 1999 Roy Manns 2000 Kawika Mitchell 2001 Kawika Mitchell 2002 Kawika Mitchell 2003 Maurice Jones 2004 Javan Camon 2005 Ben Moffitt

YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Tony Umholtz Tony Umholtz Tony Umholtz Devin Sanderson Devin Sanderson Devin Sanderson Brandon Baker Brandon Baker Brandon Baker

NO 48 39 74 47 58 66 74 57 65

YDS 1,758 1,564 3,062 1,933 2,294 2,768 3,002 2,380 2,630

AVG 36.6 40.1 41.4 41.1 39.6 41.9 40.6 41.8 40.5

YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

NAME Steve Riggs Bill Gramatica Dyral McMillan Bill Gramatica Marquel Blackwell Clenton Crossley Santiago Gramatica Santiago Gramatica Andre Hall Andre Hall

TD 0 0 10 0 9 9 0 0 12 15

PAT CV FG PTS 31-34 0 15-23 76 46-47 0 16-24 94 0- 0 0 0- 0 60 29-30 0 16-24 77 0- 0 54 0- 0 0 0- 0 0 0- 0 54 35-40 0 16-21 83 30-31 0 12-20 66 0- 0 0 0- 0 72 0- 0 90 0 0-0

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TEAM SINGLE GAME RECORDS First Downs Most First Downs South Florida 31 Southern Utah . . . . . . .10/20/01 27 Nicholls State . . . . . . . . . .9/6/03 27 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/6/01 27 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . 9/8/01 27 Jacksonville State. . . . . . . . 9/2/00 Opponent 33 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 31 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 31 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/27/01 30 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . 10/22/04 30 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . 11/20/04 Both Teams 56 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/27/01 51 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/6/01 50 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/16/02 48 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . 9/8/01

Fewest First Downs

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y

South Florida 7 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 8 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . .11/29/03 8 at South Carolina . . . . . .9/18/04 Opponent 4 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 4 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 5 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 6 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/7/97 Both Teams 18 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 23 at James Madison . . . . . .10/30/99 23 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98

Most by Rushing South Florida 19 UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/17/05 17 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 Opponent 21 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 17 Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 17 Western Kentucky . . . . .10/17/98 Both Teams 31 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 29 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04

Fewest by Rushing South Florida 2 Southern Miss . . . . . . . . .10/2/04 2 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . .11/29/03 2 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 2 at Western Kentucky . . . .9/27/97 2 at San Diego State . . . . . . .9/4/99 Opponent 1 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 1 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 1 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . .9/2/00 Both Teams 6 at Houston . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 7 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03 7 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99

Most by Passing South Florida 21 Southern Utah . . . . . . .10/20/01 17 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 17 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 Opponent 19 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . .11/20/04 19 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/9/02 Both Teams 32 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 31 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01

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Fewest by Passing South Florida 2 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . .10/22/04 2 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 2 James Madison . . . . . . . .9/16/00 Opponent 0 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 0 at Cumberland . . . . . . . .11/8/97 Both Teams 6 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 7 at James Madison . . . . . .10/30/99

Most by Penalty South Florida 8 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 8 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 Opponent 8 at Baylor . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/23/00 5 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 Both Teams 11 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 11 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 9 at Baylor . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/23/00

RUSHING Most Attempts South Florida 66 UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/17/05 57 at Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . .11/5/05 Opponent 65 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 65 at Western Kentucky . . . .9/18/99 61 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 59 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 59 Western Kentucky . . . . .10/17/98 Both Teams 100 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 99 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 98 Nichols State . . . . . . . . . . .9/6/03 98 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98

Fewest Attempts South Florida 15 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 21 Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/20/97 Opponent 20 UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/17/05 21 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 23 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 Both Teams 61 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 61 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 62 at Middle Tennessee St. .11/11/00

Most Net Yards South Florida 377 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 367 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 338 at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . .11/12/05 330 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 Opponent 381 at Elon . . . . . . . . . . . .10/11/97 380 Western Kentucky . . . .10/10/98 Both Teams 609 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 578 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 576 New Hampshire . . . . .10/23/99 575 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 535 Morehead State . . . . . .11/21/98 509 Nicholls State . . . . . . . . .9/6/03

Fewest Net Yards South Florida 18 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 22 TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/03 22 Illinois State . . . . . . . . .10/16/99 Opponent -52 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 -36 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . . .8/29/02

0 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 16 Tennessee Tech . . . . . . . .9/11/04 17 at Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/27/03 12 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 27 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . .9/2/00 Both Teams 69 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . . .8/30/02 106 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . .9/28/02 112 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 122 TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/03 131 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/21/00 133 at Houston . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02

Highest Average Yards Per Rush South Florida 9.3 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 8.7 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 8.0 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 7.3 at Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/11/97

Lowest Average Yards Per Rush South Florida 0.5 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . .11/28/03 0.7 Illinois State . . . . . . . . .10/16/99 0.7 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 1.1 at Western Kentucky . . . .9/27/97 Opponent -1.6 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 -0.8 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . . .8/29/02 0.0 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 0.5 Tennessee Tech . . . . . . . .9/11/04 0.4 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 0.6 at Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/27/03

Most Touchdowns Rushing South Florida 8 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 5 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 5 at Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/11/97

PASSING Most Attempts South Florida 65 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 62 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . .9/22/01 61 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 54 Southern Utah . . . . . . .10/20/01 Opponent 58 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . .9/9/00 55 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/9/02 Both Teams 116 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 105 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01

Fewest Attempts South Florida 10 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .9/24/05 11 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 12 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 Opponent 3 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 4 at Cumberland . . . . . . . .11/8/97 5 at Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/11/97 6 at Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . .9/13/97 Both Teams 20 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 22 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98

Most Completions South Florida 41 Southern Utah . . . . . . .10/20/01 37 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 Opponent 39 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 33 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/9/02 30 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . .11/20/04 30 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 30 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . .9/9/00

Both Teams 67 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 60 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 57 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/9/02

Fewest Completions South Florida 3 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . .10/22/04 3 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 5 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .9/24/05 5 at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . .11/12/05 Opponent 0 at Cumberland . . . . . . . .11/8/97 1 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 1 at Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/11/97 2 at Western Kentucky . . . .9/27/97 2 Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/98 Both Teams 13 at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . .11/12/05 14 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 14 Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/98 14 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98

Highest Completion Pct. (Min. 10 attempts) South Florida 83.3 at Georgia Southern . . . .11/14/98 78.9 Morehead State . . . . . . . .11/21/98 75.9 Southern Utah. . . . . . . . .10/20/01 Opponent 81.0 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . .11/20/04 75.0 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . .9/22/01 74.1 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98

Lowest Completion Pct. (Min. 10 attempts) South Florida 14.3 at Loiusville . . . . . . . . .10/22/04 27.3 Charleston Southern . .10/18/03 33.3 NC State . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 38.5 at Connecticut . . . . . . .11/26/05 38.9 at Arkansas (14-36) . . . . .9/14/02 Opponent 20.0 Liberty (5-25) . . . . . . . .10/9/99 23.8 at Charleston Southern (5-21) 10/31/98 26.1 Slippery Rock (6-23) . . . .9/5/98

Most Net Yards South Florida 360 Western Kentucky . . . . .11/4/00 343 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 336 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 332 Southern Utah . . . . . . .10/20/01 331 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 Opponent 422 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . .12/4/04 407 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 389 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .9/24/05 382 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . .9/9/00 377 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . .11/20/04 Both Teams 716 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 714 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 682 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 663 at Houston . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02

Fewest Net Yards South Florida 60 James Madison . . . . . . . .9/16/00 67 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . .10/22/04 79 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 81 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . .9/9/00 Opponent 0 at Cumberland . . . . . . . .11/8/97 9 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 23 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 Both Teams 154 at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . .11/12/05 164 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 167 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 184 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 193 at James Madison . . . . . .10/30/99


Highest Avg. Yards per Completion (Min. 5)

Most Net Yards

South Florida 26.6 at UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/3/04 21.1 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 20.9 at Memphis . . . . . . . . .11/28/03 Opponent 22.3 at South Carolina . . . . . ./18/04 21.1 Pittsbrugh . . . . . . . . . . .12/4/04 21.1 Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/20/97 18.1 at Liberty . . . . . . . . . . .9/19/98

South Florida 580 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 572 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . .9/6/97 540 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 525 at East Carolina . . . . . .10/19/02 524 Davidson . . . . . . . . . .11/22/97 530 Nicholls State . . . . . . . . .9/6/03 520 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 Opponent 577 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . .11/20/04 572 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 530 at South Carolina . . . . .9/18/04 547 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 Both Teams 1,048 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 1,018 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98

Lowest Avg. Yards Per Completion (Min. 5) South Florida 6.3 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 6.8 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . .9/9/00 6.9 TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/03 Opponent 4.6 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 4.8 Southwest Texas . . . . . . .9/11/99

Highest Avg. Yards per Attempt (Min. 10) South Florida 16.9 at East Carolina . . . . . .11/19/02 14.3 Charleston Southern . . .11/2/02 14.0 Cumberland . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 13.3 at Houston . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 Opponent 16.3 Northern Illinois . . . . . . .9/7/02 16.2 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . .8/29/02 15.3 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99

Lowest Avg. Yards per Attempt (Min. 10) South Florida 3.2 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . .10/22/04 3.2 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . .10/31/03 3.4 at South Carolina . . . . . .9/18/04 3.4 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . .9/9/00 Opponent 1.3 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 1.6 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 2.0 Troy State . . . . . . . . . . . .9/30/00 2.1 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97

Most Touchdown Passes South Florida 5 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 Opponent 5 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . .12/4/04 Both Teams 8 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 7 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 7 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 7 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01

TOTAL OFFENSE Most Plays South Florida 97 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 93 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 91 at North Texas . . . . . . . . .10/5/02 91 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 Opponent 104 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 100 at East Carolina . . . . . .10/19/02 95 at East Carolina . . . . . . .11/8/03 Both Teams 177 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 173 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01

Fewest Plays South Florida 51 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 51 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98 52 at Southern Miss . . . . . .10/7/00 Opponent 46 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 47 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . .9/2/00 49 Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/97 Both Teams 115 at Troy State . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 115 Charleston Southern . . .11/1/97

Fewest Net Yards South Florida 126 TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/03 148 at James Madison . . . .10/30/99 150 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 150 Illinois State . . . . . . . .10/16/99 Opponent 74 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . .9/6/97 75 Southwest Texas . . . . . .9/11/99 76 Charleston Southern . . .11/2/02 85 Florida A&M . . . . . . . .9/10/05 Both Teams 319 Southwest Texas . . . . . .9/11/99

Highest Average Yards Per Play South Florida 9.3 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 8.4 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 8.4 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 7.7 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 7.6 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . .11/20/04

Lowest Average Yards Per Play South Florida 2.1 TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/03 2.5 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 2.6 Illinois State . . . . . . . . .10/16/99 2.7 at James Madison . . . . . .10/30/99 Opponent 1.3 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 1.3 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99

PUNTING Most Punts South Florida 12 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . .9/28/02 11 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 Opponent 11 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 11 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 Both Teams 22 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . .9/28/02 21 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99

Fewest Punts South Florida 0 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 Opponent 0 Georgia Southern . . . . .11/15/97 Both Teams 3 Georgia Southern . . . . .11/15/97

Most Yards South Florida 457 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . .9/28/02 416 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 405 at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . .9/9/00 Opponent 488 Southwest Texas . . . . . .9/11/99 437 Charleston Southern . . . .11/1/97

Fewest Yards South Florida 0 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 31 East Carolina . . . . . . . . .11/13/04

Opponent 0 Georgia Southern . . . . .11/15/97 42 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98

Most Punts Blocked By South Florida 2 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 Opponent 1 Nine Times Both Teams 2 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 2 at Northern Illinois . . . . .8/30/01 2 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98

Highest Average Punt (Min. 3 punts) South Florida 49.7 at James Madison . . . . .10/30/99 49.2 Southern Miss . . . . . . . .10/2/04 48.7 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 48.6 Charleston Southern . . .11/1/97

Lowest Average Punt (Min. 3 punts) South Florida 25.8 at Connecticut . . . . . .10/28/00 29.8 Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/10/98 30.5 at Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . .11/5/05 Opponent 22.7 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 23.2 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 28.8 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 27.0 at Connecticut . . . . . . .10/28/00 29.1 Connecticut . . . . . . . . .10/13/01

PUNT RETURNS Most Punts Returned South Florida 9 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 8 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .10/4/03 8 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 8 Slippery Rock . . . . . . . . . .9/5/98 Opponent 7 at Northern Illinois . . . . .8/30/01 6 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . .9/28/02 6 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 6 Illinois State . . . . . . . . .10/16/99 Both Teams 12 at Southern Miss . . . . . .10/25/03 11 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 11 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .10/4/03

Most Yards Returned South Florida 209 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 151 Utah State . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 150 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . .8/29/02 119 James Madison . . . . . . . .9/16/00 115 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 Opponent 150 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . .9/28/02 77 UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/17/05 74 at Alabama . . . . . . . . . . .8/30/03 65 at Northern Illinois . . . . .8/30/01 Both Teams 217 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 172 Utah State . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01

Fewest Yards Returned South Florida -2 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 Opponent -5 at Connecticut . . . . . . .11/26/05 Both Teams -1 at Hofstra

Highest Avg. Return (Min. 3 returns) South Florida 50.3 Utah State . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 31.7 Northern Illinois . . . . . .9/7/02 30.0 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . .8/28/02 25.5 Cumberland . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 25.0 Southern Miss . . . . . .10/12/02 Opponent 25.0 at Okalhoma . . . . . . . .9/28/02 14.5 at Penn State . . . . . . . . .9/3/05

Lowest Avg. Return (Min. 3 returns) South Florida 0.0 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . .9/28/02 1.0 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/9/99 2.8 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/21/00 Opponent 0.3 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . .10/4/03 0.8 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 1.0 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . .8/29/02

KICKOFF RETURNS Most Kickoff Returns South Florida 8 at Middle Tennessee . . . .11/11/00 Opponent 10 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 10 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 10 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Both Teams 15 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 13 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 12 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 12 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97

Fewest Kickoffs Returned South Florida 0 at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . .11/12/05 0 at Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/27/03 0 at Houston . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 0 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 0 at Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . .9/13/97 Opponent 0 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 0 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 0 at Connecticut . . . . . . .10/28/00 0 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 Both Teams 1 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05

Most Yards Returned South Florida 189 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 175 at Alabama . . . . . . . . . . .8/30/03 165 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 165 at Middle Tennessee . . .11/11/00 Opponent 213 Charleston Southern . . .11/2/02 176 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 158 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Both Teams 311 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 306 Charleston Southern . . .11/2/02 305 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01

Fewest Yards Returned South Florida 0 at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . .11/12/05 at Army . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/27/03 0 0 at Houston . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 0 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 0 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 at Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . .9/13/97 0 Opponent NC State . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 0 0 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 0 at Southern Miss . . . . . .10/7/00 at Connecticut . . . . . . .10/28/00 0 Both Teams 14 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 16 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 34 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . . .11/18/00

Highest Avg. Return (Min. 3 returns) South Florida 43.7 at Baylor . . . . . . . . . . . .9/23/00 41.3 Charleston Southern . . .11/1/97 Opponent 37.0 at Connecticut . . . . . .11/26/05 29.6 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/21/00 25.3 Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/20/97

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Lowest Avg. Return (Min. 3 returns)

Most Touchdowns Returned

South Florida 5.7 Western Kentucky . . . . . .11/4/00 6.3 Morehead State . . . . . . .11/21/98 9.3 at James Madison . . . . . .10/30/99 Opponent 9.4 Charleston Southern . .10/18/03 10.0 Tennessee Tech . . . . . . . .9/11/04 10.3 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . .10/15/05 10.3 Illinois State . . . . . . . . .10/16/99

South Florida 2 Six Times Opponent 3 New Haven . . . . . . . . . . 11/6/99 Both Teams 3 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 3 New Haven . . . . . . . . . . 11/6/99

TOTAL RETURNS

Most Interceptions

(Kicks, Punts, Ints., Fumbles) Most Returns South Florida 14 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .10/4/03 Opponent 13 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 13 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 12 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 12 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . . .8/29/02 Both Teams 24 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 24 Charleston Southern . . . .11/2/02 23 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 23 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y 134

Fewest Returns South Florida 2 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . .9/2/00 2 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 Opponent 0 at Connecticut . . . . . . .10/28/00 Both Teams 4 at Connecticut . . . . . . .10/28/00

Most Yards Returned South Florida 306 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 289 Florida A&M . . . . . . . .9/10/05 247 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . .10/4/03 247 Utah State . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 240 Florida Atlantic . . . . . . .8/29/02 Opponent 332 New Haven . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 235 at Troy State . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 Both Teams 566 New Haven . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 493 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 392 Utah State . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 387 at Troy State . . . . . . . . .9/25/99

Fewest Yards Returned South Florida 15 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 15 at Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . .9/13/97 Opponent 0 at Connecticut . . . . . . .10/28/00 16 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 Both Teams 32 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 43 Western Kentucky . . . . . .11/4/00 56 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05

Highest Avg. Return (Min. 4 returns) South Florida 32.5 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . .9/24/05 30.9 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . .10/4/03 28.8 Charleston Southern . . .11/1/97 Opponent 39.2 at Troy State . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 30.2 New Haven . . . . . . . . .11/6/99

Lowest Avg. Return (Min. 4 returns) South Florida 4.6 Western Kentucky . . . . . 11/4/00 5.8 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/9/99 Opponent 6.2 at Western Kentucky . . . . 9/27/97

INTERCEPTIONS

TURNOVERS

SCORING

Most Turnovers

Most Points

South Florida 6 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03 5 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 5 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 Opponent 7 Houston . . . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 6 at Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/27/03 6 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99

South Florida 80 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . . 9/6/97 69 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . . 11/7/98 68 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 (On Road) 46 at East Carolina . . . . . . . . . . .10/19/02 Opponent 52 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 50 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 Both Teams 105 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 89 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 83 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 83 New Hampshire (OT) . .10/23/99 80 Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98

South Florida 7 at Houston . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 4 at Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . .11/5/05 Opponent 5 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03 4 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 4 Southern Miss . . . . . . . . .10/2/04 Both Teams 7 at Houston . . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 6 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03

Both Teams 9 Five Times

Most Yards Returned

PENALTIES

South Florida 101 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/27/01 83 at Houston . . . . . . . . .11/23/02 83 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . 11/18/00 80 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . 9/12/98 Opponent 114 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . 9/25/99 92 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 Both Teams 146 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/27/01 128 New Haven . . . . . . . . . 11/6/99 114 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . 9/25/99

Fewest Yards Returned South Florida -3 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 Opponent -3 Southern Illinois . . . . . .10/18/97 Both Teams -3 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05

FUMBLES Most Fumbles South Florida 6 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 5 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 Opponent 7 at Cumberland . . . . . . . .11/8/97 6 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 6 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 Both Teams 9 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 8 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99

Most Fumbles Lost South Florida 4 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 Opponent 4 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 4 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 Both Teams 6 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 6 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99

Most Fumble Return Yards South Florida 107 Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/3/01 52 North Texas . . . . . . . . . .9/29/01 52 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . .9/22/01 Opponent 41 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 Both Teams 107 Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/3/01 64 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 52 North Texas . . . . . . . . . .9/29/01 52 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . .9/22/01

Fewest Turnovers South Florida 0 18 Times Opponent 0 Nine Times Both Teams 0 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04

Most Penalties South Florida 18 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . .11/19/05 18 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 Opponent 15 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .9/24/05 Both Teams 29 Connecticut . . . . . . . . .10/13/01 28 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 28 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01

Fewest Penalties South Florida 2 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 2 Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/20/97 Opponent 1 Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/97 Both Teams 6 Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/20/97

Most Yards Penalized South Florida 164 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 158 Connecticut . . . . . . . . . .10/13/01 149 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 146 at Middle Tennessee . . . . .11/11/00 145 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03 145 Charleston Southern . . . . .11/2/02 143 at Charleston Southern . .10/31/98 Opponent 158 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 121 Connecticut . . . . . . . . . .10/13/01 118 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/24/05 111 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 106 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 104 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 103 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . . .9/6/97 101 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 Both Teams 279 Connecticut . . . . . . . . . .10/13/01 268 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 235 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 223 at Middle Tennessee . . . . .11/11/00 225 Charleston Southern . . . . .11/2/02 221 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 216 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 205 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 203 at Charleston Southern . .10/31/98

Fewest Yards Penalized South Florida 15 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 22 Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/20/97 Opponent 5 Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/97 Both Teams 42 Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/20/97

Fewest Points South Florida 0 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 3 at South Carolina . . . . . .9/18/04 3 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . 9/14/02 3 at James Madison . . . . . 10/30/99 3 at Western Kentucky . . . . 9/27/97 Opponent 0 at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . .11/12/05 0 at Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/27/03 0 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 0 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . .9/2/00 0 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/9/99 0 at Charleston Southern .10/31/98 0 Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 0 at Cumberland . . . . . . . .11/8/97 Both Teams 14 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 16 at James Madison . . . . . .10/30/99 17 at Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . .9/13/97

Most Decisive Win 77 pts. Kentucky Wesleyan . . . .9/6/97 66 pts. Cumberland . . . . . . . .11/7/98 59 pts. Austin Peay . . . . . . . .11/18/00 51 pts.Valparaiso . . . . . . . . . . .9/12/98 50 pts. Charleston Southern . .11/2/02 48 pts. Charleston Southern .10/18/03 45 pts. Davidson . . . . . . . . . .11/22/97 44 pts. at Cumberland . . . . . . .11/8/97

Most Decisive Loss 39 pts. at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 36 pts. at Middle Tennessee . .11/11/00 34 pts. at Southern Miss . . . . .10/7/00 32 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . .10/22/04 31 at South Carolina . . . . . .9/18/04 31 pts. at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 29 pts. at San Diego State . . . . .9/5/99 28 pts.Western Kentucky . . . .9/27/97 28 pts. at Elon . . . . . . . . . . .10/11/97

Most Points in a Loss South Florida 35 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 30 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 24 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 24 Western Kentucky . . . . .10/17/98 Opponent 44 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 41 New Hampshire (OT) . .10/23/99 37 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 37 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 31 at Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . .11/5/05

Most Touchdowns South Florida 11 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 9 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 9 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 Opponent 7 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 7 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98


Both Teams 15 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 12 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 12 New Hampshire (OT) . .10/23/99

Fewest Touchdowns South Florida 0 Six Times Opponent 0 13 Times Both Teams 1 at James Madison . . . . . .10/30/99 2 NC State . . . . . . . . . . . .12/31/05 2 at Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . .9/13/97

Most Rushing Touchdowns South Florida 8 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 6 Charleston Southern . . .10/18/03 Opponent 5 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 5 at Elon . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/11/97 Both Teams 9 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 9 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04

Most Passing Touchdowns South Florida 5 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 4 Nicholls State . . . . . . . . . .9/6/03 4 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 4 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 4 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/21/00 4 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 Opponent 5 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . .12/4/04 Both Teams 8 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 7 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 7 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 7 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01

Most Points, First Quarter South Florida 21 at Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . .11/5/05 21 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 Opponent 21 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 21 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 17 at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1/05 17 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . .9/22/01 17 at Middle Tennessee . . . .11/11/00 Both Teams 21 Eight Times

Most Points, Second Quarter South Florida 28 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/9/02 28 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 21 Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/3/98 21 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 21 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .10/15/05 21 at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . .9/28/02 21 at Western Kentucky . . . .9/27/97 Both Teams 35 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/9/02 35 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 28 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .10/15/05 27 Connecticut . . . . . . . . .10/13/01

Most Points, Third Quarter South Florida 28 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 28 Kentucky Weseleyan . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 17 at Southern Miss . . . . . . .10/7/00 16 at Alabama . . . . . . . . . . .8/30/03 Both Teams 28 Four Times

Most Points, Fourth Quarter

Most Field Goals

Fewest Third Down Conversions

South Florida 28 at UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/3/04 21 Northern Illinois . . . . . . . .9/7/02 21 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 21 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/21/00 21 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 Opponent 22 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 20 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 17 at Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 Both Teams 40 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 30 at Hoftsra . . . . . . . . . . .10/24/98 29 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04

South Florida 4 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . .9/2/00 4 Slippery Rock . . . . . . . . . .9/5/98 4 Morehead State . . . . . . . .10/4/97 Opponent 3 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 3 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03 3 Southern Illinois . . . . . .10/18/97

South Florida 1 at Louisville . . . . . . . . . .10/27/04 1 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 1 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 Opponent 0 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 0 at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . .9/22/01 Both Teams 3 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . .9/11/99 3 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99

Most Points, First Half South Florida 42 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 38 Austin Peay . . . . . . . . . .11/18/00 35 Citadel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/3/98 35 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 35 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 31 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 31 at Middle Tennessee . . . .11/11/00 Both Teams 56 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . .11/20/04

Most Points, Second Half South Florida 49 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 45 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 Opponent 35 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 Both Teams 62 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 62 New Hampshire (OT) . .10/23/99 56 Army . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/16/04 52 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98

Most One-Point Conversions South Florida 11 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 9 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 Opponent 7 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 6 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 6 at Middle Tennessee . . . .11/11/00 6 Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/13/99 Both Teams 11 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 11 Kentucky Wesleyan . . . . . .9/6/97 11 New Hampshire (OT) . .10/23/99

Most Two Point Conversions South Florida 2 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03 Opponent 1 Five Times Both Teams 2 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 2 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03

Most Two Point Conversion Atts. South Florida 2 UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/22/03 2 Georgia Southern . . . . .11/15/97 Opponent 2 Connecticut . . . . . . . . .10/13/01 Both Teams 3 Connecticut . . . . . . . . .10/13/01

Both Teams 5 Southern Miss . . . . . . . .10/12/02 5 Slippery Rock . . . . . . . . . .9/5/98 5 Morehead State . . . . . . . .10/4/97

Most Field Goal Atts. South Florida 4 10 Times, 1 in 2003, 3 in 1998 & 3 in 1997 Opponent 4 Three Times Both Teams 7 Slippery Rock . . . . . . . . . .9/5/98 6 Three Times

Most Safeties South Florida 1 Bowling Green . . . . . . .11/16/02 1 Northern Illinois . . . . . . . .9/7/02 Opponent 1 Connecticut . . . . . . . . .11/26/05 1 Connecticut . . . . . . . . .10/13/01 Both Teams 1 Four Times

THIRD DOWNS Most Third Down Atts. South Florida 22 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 21 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 Opponent 24 at East Carolina . . . . . . . .11/8/03 23 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 21 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 Both Teams 40 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . .10/31/03 39 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 38 East Carolina . . . . . . . . . .11/8/03

Fewest Third Down Atts. South Florida 8 Cumberland . . . . . . . . . .11/7/98 Opponent 9 at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . .9/3/05 Both Teams 21 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . .9/2/00 21 at Troy State . . . . . . . . . .9/25/99 22 at Georgia Southern . . .11/14/98

Most Third Down Conversions South Florida 13 at TCU (OT) . . . . . . . . .9/25/04 10 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . .10/31/03 10 Bowling Green . . . . . . .11/16/02 10 at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . .9/8/01 Opponent 12 East Carolina . . . . . . . . . .11/8/03 11 at East Carolina . . . . . . .10/19/02 11 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 Both Teams 19 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . .10/31/03 16 Five Times

Highest Third Down Conversion Pct. South Florida 72.7 Austin Peay (8-11) . . . . . . .11/18/00 Opponent 66.7 at Georgia Southern (8-12) 11/14/98

Lowest Third Down Conversion Pct. South Florida 7.1 Southwest Texas (1-14) . .9/11/99 Opponent 0.0 Florida A&M (0-13) . . . .9/10/05 0.0 at Memphis (0-11) . . . . . .9/22/01

FOURTH DOWNS Most Fourth Down Atts. South Florida 5 Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . .11/27/04 5 at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/6/01 Opponent 4 Six Times

Most Fourth Down Conversions South Florida 3 North Texas . . . . . . . . . .9/29/01 Opponent 3 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . .10/4/03

Highest Fourth Down Conversion Pct. (Min. 2 atts) South Florida 100 Six Times Opponent 100 Southern Miss (2-2) . . . .10/12/02 100 Northern Illinois (2-2) . . .8/30/01 100 at Southern Miss (2-2) . . .10/7/00

TIME OF POSSESSION Longest Time of Possession South Florida 39:45 UCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9/17/05 37:05 New Haven . . . . . . . . . .11/6/99 36:50 Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . .11/19/05 35:54 Florida A&M . . . . . . . . .9/10/05 35:17 at Middle Tennessee . . . .11/11/00 Opponent 42:17 Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/27/01 41:35 at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . .9/14/02 40:14 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . .11/24/01 38:50 Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . .11/3/01

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TEAM SEASON RECORDS First Downs

PASSING

Most First Downs

Most Attempts

South Florida Opponents Both Teams

236 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 223 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 238 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 225 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 461 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 440 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004

Most First Downs Per Game South Florida Opponents

. . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

Opponents Both Teams South Florida Opponents

43.9 38.8 38.0 36.4

. . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

Most Completions

Most By Rushing South Florida

Opponents

130 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 106 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 101 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 98 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 219 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 203 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

483 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 427 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 418 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 901 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

Most Attempts Per Game

South Florida

Opponents

Both Teams

273 241 229 210 502 451

. . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

Highest Average Return

South Florida

South Florida

Opponents

South Florida Opponents Both Teams

South Florida Opponents

South Florida

Opponents

South Florida

Opponents

Opponents Both Teams

Most By Penalty South Florida Opponents Both Teams

RUSHING

24 15 15 31 29 55 39 39

. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

South Florida Opponents Both Teams

Most Punts

South Florida

South Florida

Opponents

579 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 447 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 516 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 516 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 1025 . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 924 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

59.8 58.1 57.0 58.5 54.8 52.5

. . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

3005 2772 2728 2567 5572 5211

. . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

Most Yards South Florida Opponents

Opponents Both Teams

South Florida Opponents

Most Yards

South Florida

South Florida

Opponents

408.9 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 401.7 . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 398.5 . . . . . . . . . . .2004 348.8 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 6.8 5.8 5.6 4.9

Opponents

6.9 6.9 6.9 7.5 7.3

Most Attempts Per Game

Highest Avg. Punt

South Florida

Opponents

Opponents

. . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . 1999

Most Net Yards South Florida Opponents Both Teams

2436 2107 1974 1972 4182 4079

. . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

Opponents

203.0 . . . . . . . . . . .2005 191.5 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 179.5 . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 179.3 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

41.8 40.3 40.1 40.6 39.1

. . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . 1999

Highest Avg. Yards Per Attempt

Opponents

South Florida

Most (Own) Punts Blocked

Opponents

9.4 7.1 8.1 6.3

. . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

South Florida

Fewest Interceptions Thrown South Florida

Most Net Yards Per Game South Florida

South Florida

. . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003

3,065 . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 3,035 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 3,123 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 3,087 . . . . . . . . . . .2005 6,031 . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 6,016 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

Both Teams

48.3 40.6 46.9 40.0

Opponents

5 7 8 4 9 9 9

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999

Opponents Both Teams

15.9 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 15.3 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 9.5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 9.1 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

KICKOFF RETURNS Most Returns South Florida Opponents

44 40 56 50

Both Teams

88 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 85 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002

. . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

Most Return Yards South Florida Opponents Both Teams

South Florida 76 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 76 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 76 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 82 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 80 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 156 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 153 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

South Florida

. . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

Opponents

890 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 853 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 1008 . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 890 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 890 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 1716 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 1696 . . . . . . . . . . . 1999

Highest Average Return

Highest Avg. Yards Per Completion 15.7 12.6 13.9 13.1 13.1

. . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005

Most Punts Per Game

Most Yards Per Game 273.2 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 252.0 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 248.0 . . . . . . . . . . .2004 233.4 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

. . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

PUNTING

Highest Completion Pct.

Both Teams

Most Attempts

. . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

4498 4419 4383 3837 8269 8256

Highest Avg. Yards Per Play

Most By Passing

24.8 21.9 20.8 19.1

. . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2003

Most Net Yards Per Game

South Florida

136 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 119 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 117 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 116 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 252 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 233 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002

75.5 75.2 77.4 76.9

Most Net Yards

Most Completions Per Game

Both Teams

R E C O R D S & H I S T O R Y

21.5 19.5 21.6 20.5

South Florida

Most Plays Per Game

2 2 2 2 7 3 7 4 4 4

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000

Opponents

25.2 23.1 22.1 19.8

Most Returns for Touchdowns South Florida

Opponents

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999

TOTAL RETURNS (Kicks & Punts) Most Returns South Florida Opponents Both Teams

80 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 78 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 87 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 78 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 151 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 150 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 150 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

Most Return Yards South Florida Opponents Both Teams

1362 1261 1290 1087 2481 2449

South Florida Opponents

18.9 18.7 15.8 15.8

South Florida Opponents

3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002

Most Touchdown Passes

PUNT RETURNS

INTERCEPTIONS

South Florida

Most Returns

Most Interceptions

Opponents

Most Rushing Touchdowns South Florida

Opponents Both Teams

136

25 24 23 23 23 17 46 41 38

. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005

Opponents

23 22 20 17 17

. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

TOTAL OFFENSE Most Plays South Florida Opponents Both Teams

882 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 830 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 851 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 846 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 1,678 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 1,650 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002

South Florida Opponents Both Teams

50 47 31 28 76 67

. . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005

South Florida Opponents Both Teams

Most Return Yards South Florida Opponents Both Teams

542 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 540 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 282 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 228 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 822 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 766 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005

. . . . . . . . . . . .2002 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . 1999

Most Returns for Touchdowns

South Florida

. . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005

. . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . 2001

Highest Average Return

Highest Average Per Rush 5.2 4.6 4.0 3.9

. . . . . . . . . . . .2003 . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

22 13 13 15 28 27 25

. . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003

Most Return Yards South Florida Opponents Both Teams

210 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003 197 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 279 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 149 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 329 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 324 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2003


Most Returns for Touchdowns

Highest Point Margin

South Florida

South Florida

Opponents Both Teams

3 3 3 4 4 4

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998

FUMBLES

Opponents Both Teams

Most Touchdowns South Florida

Most Fumbles South Florida

Opponents

Opponents 26 22 32 29 54 50

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