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2017 Schedule
0-0, 1st in American Athletic - East
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USF unveils design of potential new stadium

USF presented results of a feasibility study regarding a potential new on-campus stadium on Tuesday, which included renderings of what the new stadium could look like. The proposed stadium is expected to initially hold approximately 40,000 seats and could cost about $200 million. (Photo credit: USF Athletics)

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15dAndrea Adelson

How a USF quarterback triumphed over tragedy to become a star

When he was 7, his dad was killed in a drive-by shooting. At 17, his mom died of cancer. And days before his first college start, he brother was shot and killed. But Quinton Flowers has persevered to become a record-breaking star for the Bulls.

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16dAdam Rittenberg

Power Rankings: Bulls nearly reach top 20

Charlie Strong is looking at double-digit wins this season at South Florida with a roster that exceeds what he inherited in his previous job.

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17dESPN.com

Biggest position battles: South Florida

Other than Auggie Sanchez, the Bulls have very little experience at linebacker, but there are a few players with potential who are competing for spots.

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18dAdam Rittenberg

Hot teams, hot seats, hot lists: Your 2017 CFB guide

USF's schedule likely won't provide Quinton Flowers enough showcase opportunities to make a legitimate Heisman push, but the numbers should be there to keep him in the discussion.

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19dESPN Staff

Flowers makes #CFBRank

Quinton Flowers emerged as one of the top dual-threat QBs in the nation by putting up 4,337 total yards last season, helping earn him the No. 33 spot on this season's #CFBRank.

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Charlie Strong: Expectations for South Florida

South Florida coach Charlie Strong comments on the expectations for his first season with the Bulls, Quinton Flowers' potential, his time at Texas and more.

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Strong instilling confidence at USF (1:29)
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23dAndrea Adelson

Biggest August storyline for No. 19 USF

The Bulls are the popular choice to carry this season's Group of 5 banner into the New Year's Six but must adjust quickly to new head coach Charlie Strong.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

USF is the preseason favorite to win the American Athletic Conference in a vote by the media. The Bulls were the unanimous choice to win the East Division, while Memphis was picked to win the West.

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Three Bulls make Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list

South Florida LB Auggie Sanchez and DB Deatrick Nichols were named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list on Thursday along with DT Deadrin Senat, who also made the Outland Trophy watch list. The awards go to the nation's top defensive standout and top interior lineman, respectively. Last season, Sanchez led the Bulls 116 total tackles and 6.0 sacks. Nichols recorded 49 total tackles and four interceptions, while Senat also finished with 49 total tackles.

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45dPhil Steele

College football's best QB situations: USF

Quinton Flowers is one of the nation's most dangerous dual-threat quarterbacks, and the Bulls also enjoy the luxury of a solid backup.

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66dESPN.com

Who is the future coach on each Top 25 team?

Andrea Adelson believes that a particular USF linebacker is the current Bull most likely to don a headset when his playing days come to a close.

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89dAdam Rittenberg

Sky high expectations for Charlie Strong

The first-year USF coach inherits 16 returning starters from an 11-win team. Anything short of an AAC East title will be disappointing in Year 1.

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USF's Strong meets with judge who blasted him

Coach Charlie Strong and the judge who last week made scathing remarks about him, questioning whether he had control over his team, had "a very good meeting" in a chief judge's chambers.

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Judge among notable villains this week (6:12)
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Outspoken judge recuses herself (2:34)
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107dMark Schlabach

Judge off case after blasting USF coach Strong

Judge Margaret Taylor has voluntarily recused herself from a case involving a South Florida defensive end after she called out Bulls coach Charlie Strong for lacking control over his players.

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Strong admonished by judge over player arrests (0:21)
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Judge calls out USF's Strong for player arrests

A Florida judge ripped into South Florida coach Charlie Strong at a hearing for defensive end LaDarrius Jackson, who has been charged with sexual battery and false imprisonment.

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