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  1. 25 points
    Matt Baker asked CCS if he believed USF should be ranked and this is how Charlie responded to Baker!
  2. 17 points
    If you're no longer a fan you can stay, but Stop your whining Don't insult others that are fans Have something intelligent to add Thank you. Management
  3. 16 points
    My lady and kids surprised me with trip to Cinncy for the game and my birthday!!! The only Big East stadium i hadnt been to, so excited and stoked to cheer our Bulls on to victory at Nippert!!!
  4. 15 points
    Apparently you missed the WVU game in 2007. Was about 20,000 fans louder than the Tin Can.
  5. 14 points
    I think "war flamingo" is among the most idiotic ideas anyone in our fan base has ever come up with. It ranks just minimally worse than the new academic logo. But that isn't what is important. It is important that the fan supporting that idea Long after that beaten horse died was waving hot pink items seemingly to distract our kicker for the extra point. WTF
  6. 13 points
    Payback McNeese State.
  7. 13 points
    Overheard from every single adult on Monday morning on their way to work...
  8. 12 points
    to the game on Saturday. ZERO excuses. Perfect time and perfect weather. NO excuses. GO BULLS!
  9. 12 points
    We are 26-4 over our last 30 and 5-0 this season. Yet to read this board you would think the numbers are reversed. It seems half our posters fully expect us to lose as many games at the end of this season as we have lost in the past three years. I think our fanbase has simply become tired of all this winning.
  10. 12 points
    It would be great to be the worst 12-0 team in football something to shoot for I guess.
  11. 11 points
    They’re ****** UCiF. They’re always mad. That’s what they do in Mickey Mouse town.
  12. 11 points
    We are building a wall between us and Orlando and UCF is going to pay for it!!
  13. 11 points
    ..... you are watching the LA Chargers play, there is a quick scan of the sideline and your wife picks out Phil McGeoghan in about 1.4 seconds. Had to look him up to be sure as he is a few years older but, yep, he is the WR coach for the SuperChargers. Quick story. We had invited him for dinner and he asked if he could bring someone - a player. Said it was okay by us but asked him to check if it was okay with the NCAA. It was not so we didn't get to have Evan Landi to the house for dinner - just Phil. I love my wife.
  14. 11 points
  15. 11 points
    I am a proud Florida Gator Alum. I love college football, but I never really was a Gator fan. The only reason I ever became a Gator fan is b/c I had several friends on the team and simply was supporting them. Hell, I still am friends with a few ex-players. One reason why I never was a true Gator fan was simply b/c I can’t stand the fans. They are arrogant and think the world should evolve around the Gators. The final straw for me was during the Ron Zook era in which there was a website made called “FireRonZook.com’. Maaaan this was the meanest website ever made. The Website moderator and all the fans went to that website to ridicule Ron Zook, who to me was simply trying his best. He got crapped on hard and then fired. Urban Meyer came in and took ZOOK’s players and won a national title. Then Urban Meyer retired from football and we sucked ever since. I can’t think of one team that has ever fired a coach with a winning record and had sustainable success afterwards. That being said, I am noticing the same kind of vibes that made me HATE Gator fans in USF. If many of you can be this negative when we aren’t at the top, some of you will become str8 doosh-bags once we start having the success we desire. To be honest, I became a USF fan for selfish reasons. I am of Haitian descent and at one point this team had like 14-15 Haitian players (Around the time we beat Auburn). Hell I followed the team simply for that. But as soon as I started checking out the espn USF blog, I fell in love with the movement. I loved the fans desire for success. But now, I don’t know what to make about the current USF fan atmosphere. I understand that there are many years of disappointment, but the negativity is at an all time high. We are freakin 7-1 and calling for the coach to be fired, predicting we will lose 4 our of the 5 last games remaining. I mean what kind of fan predicts their team will lose the remaining games for the season? When it comes to the NFL, my favorite team is the Saints. So trust me when I say I know a thing or two about loving a bad team. We have been losers for pretty much most of our existence, but I looove my team and will always root for them and assume we will win, even when we are not favored. I was called the “ain’ts” by my friends when I moved from N.O to Miami as a kid. They found it funny I love my “sorry a$$ team”. But I never wore a paper bag over my head and remained proud. When we finally won a title, I didn’t even bother to talk smack to the nay sayers, I was simply grateful to the football gods for giving my team a championship. That being said - win or lose, your love for the Bulls should never waiver nor should you chit on the coaches or players every time we lose. A true fan will love and SUPPORT his team regardless. You can hate CCS all you want, but b4 calling for his job, at least let them man “NOT WIN” first…b/c since he has been here we have been WIINNING. If we don’t win the AAC title this year, then we will win it next year. Either way, the future is looking freakin awesome for USF. Next year, everybody will have at least one season under their belt and we also have a special player called McDoom who will kick ******* a.$.$ next year in addition to the many other players. My goal is to simply win an AAC title or finish the season ranked this year. Either way, I’m beyond confident that we will have the desired success next year. GO BULLS!!!!!!!!!!
  16. 11 points
    It's about that time this year I give my annual Green and Gold goggles speech…but this ain’t it. I’ll save that “IF” we lose a game this year. In the words of Lennox (the Jamaican gangster) from the movie “Belly” (Many of you guys probably have never seen it) – “Don't you ever bring scared business to me. You lookin at the toughest rasclat Jamaican in the United States of America.” I’m trying to understand the great fear we have of upcoming Houston. Their defense is ranked 116th. They do have the 4th ranked offense, I’ll give them that. But besides that, but South Florida has the 14th ranked offense and 80th ranked defense. We are36 spots ahead of them on defense and they are 10 spots ahead of us on offense. I REFUSE 2 fear them or any other remaining teams! These stats don’t include this past weekend, but I don’t think much will change. There are only 2 teams that blow us out in both categories – Cinci and C. Every other team we blow out in either offense of defense. Truth be told, I think we are much better than our stats and have better athletes than all the teams we face. That being said, if you scared go ahead and tuck your tail b/w your legs, but if you have faith in the football Gods, beat your chest and let’s get ready to close out this season undefeated!!! USF – Offense - #14th, Defense #80 Houston – Offense – #4th, Defense #116 Tulane – Offense -#91st, Defense #111th Temple – Offence – #89th, Defense – #65th Cincinnati – Offense - #27th, Defense – 4th C. – Offense - #3rd, Defense- #65th https://www.ncaa.com/stats/football/fbs/current/team/22
  17. 11 points
    Cronk was gracious enough to take a few pics post game with my girls. What a night! Go Bulls!
  18. 10 points
    As a fellow Bulls fan, I get your frustration, but understand that a big percentage of Americans don’t even know far more important, basic things about U.S. or world history, or their own form of government. But they can tell you who got kicked off Dancing with the Stars last week. Instead of getting angry or indignant, educate them. Just explain that USF is a different school in a different town, and how our favorite play on offense is the halfback dive.
  19. 10 points
    If we end up in the Boca Raton Bowl and Brenda Snipes is running the scoreboard, we might win!
  20. 10 points
    I am disgusted with a lot of USF fans where did this false sense of entitlement come from? Why would the Football Gods bless us? When we were 7-0 “fans” were already making posts that we will lose the last 4 of 5 games. We crap on our A.D, crap on our coaches, crap on our players, and pretty much crap of our team. Why would the Football Gods bless us with success? We are ungrateful, have a false sense of entitlement, and lack ANY kind of FAITH in this team. I don’t care what religion you are. You can be Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish Muslim, or even an atheist. In the end, the energy you put out in the world is ALWAYS going to be the energy you receive. Many of you spoke/typed the negativity into existence. We were undefeated and yet we still was pissed off. Grant it- many of us, including myself thought we would have more success and were wrong. Those things happen. But what will predicting losing the rest of the games for the season, crying for coaches to get fired and crapping on the players do? Rather than simply getting over it and still enjoying the season, you just pumped sooooo much negativity into the “spirit” of the rest of this season. Regardless of wins/losses you should still love and support your team. This has to be hands down the most emotionally draining year as a USF football fan ever! How do you handle disappointment in real life? Do you give up when you don’t get that job after the interview or do you keep searching and find a better job? Did you give up when you got sick or did you fight the sickness? When your kids have bad days, do you tell them it will get better or do you tell them life sucks and don’t bother to have hope? Many of you who are crying about UCF’s success don’t realize that, they went 0-6, then 6-6 Scott Frost 1st season and then went 12-0. It didn’t happen overnight. The past 2 seasons we won at least 10 games and then lost the foundation of that team to graduation. We are starting over and already at 7 wins with 3 games left. Have some patience. I’m a Saints fan and our last Superbowl was 2011. Since then our coach was suspended for a year, a beloved player was murdered, we missed the playoffs a few times and had many heart breaking losses. This year, we have a chance to go back to the Superbowl. We just signed Dez Bryant and he suffered a season ended injury in his 1st practice. I still feel my Saints will win the Superbowl. But if they don’t win it, I will still love my team. Believe it or not, USF is NOT the only team underachieving or not winning conference titles. Anyways in closing - 1. USF will get better. We have tons of talent that will grow bigger, stronger and are more seasoned. 2. CCS will be fine. I would love if Gilbert leaves and Shaun king becomes the offensive coordinator. If Gilbert stays then I hope the players learn to be successful in his system and keep it moving. 3. BJM had great success his first year here. He lost a ton of talent and needs time to rebuild the defense. 4. We have a great recruiting class, several transfers either playing for the first time or playing their 2nd year year. McDoom mutha*****, McDoom baby! He will be lights out next year in addition to Horne when he comes back from injury. We will have way more speed next year. 5. The undersized “youngins” on our team will have all summer to add bulk, add muscle, and will have physically grown by the start of next year. 6. As for this year, if we can finish out with 9-10 wins including a bowl victory I will be happy. If not, I hope the disappointing season provides enough motivation and determination to make the players step it up. Hell I hope it pisses them off. 7. I will still watch USF football this year, so that I can see which players will have a bigger impact next year. I will also simply enjoy whatever “highlights” our players produce and the journey to greatness since it will take longer than I expected. P.S if you are going to “stop” buying season tickets, going to the games or watching USF football please keep it to yourself. It’s not a “man-law”, but it’s just not that “manly” to announce it. What do you want us to do? Do you want us to beg you to change your mind? Do what you feel you have to do buddy we don’t care.
  21. 10 points
    Thanks for thinking about me. I'm recovering nicely from the total hip replacement surgery. I am still reading to keep up with the board, but haven't been posting lately. I'm still around.
  22. 10 points
    Why would they go after Charlie when Taggs will be available in 4 more weeks
  23. 9 points
    Here's my plan...we build an OCS, go all in, 50k seats, luxury boxes, scoreboards, the whole nine...then, strategic default. Let the bank take that **** over. They're going to have to rent it out to make back their money and we pit RJS and the new OCS against each other. We can rent our own OCS for the same price we're paying at RJS. Boom! You're welcome, Kelly.
  24. 9 points
    Right here. I've gone 5 times in the past week. Everyone knows you go for the chicken strips or fried chicken anyways. The breading to meat ratio on popcorn chicken is way off.
  25. 9 points
    That’s why a fence will never work, we need a wall and we need to make UCF pay for it!!
  26. 9 points
    No to signing anything that restricts our long term possibilities.
  27. 9 points
    ... any rumored coaching changes. Tomorrow's the day.
  28. 9 points
  29. 9 points
    So I'm a regular Sirius XM ESPNU radio listener. This morning The First Team (Taylor Zarzour and Greg McElroy) had Dan Orlovsky on the phone talking about UCF and the CFB Playoff. They touched on their matchup with us on Friday and then Taylor asked Dan about the Bulls and what's happened to us. Dan provided a pretty solid hot take IMO and I transcribed it below to share with you all: Taylor Zarzour - Speaking of USF Dan, what happened to this team? This was a team that early in the season, they knocked off Georgia Tech, they beat Illinois, I know that they had a lot of roster turnover in Strong’s 2nd year, Blake Barnett’s thrown a bunch of INT’s, the defense has struggled. What’s going on with the Bulls right now? Dan Orlovsky - Yeah so offensively, they’re just, they’re in my opinion, in watching them on tape, they’re still stuck in 8 years ago. I mean ALL they do is tempo, and they just, there’s no emphasis offensively to be just like “ok let’s get Barnett a couple of completions, let’s get him an easy throw.” “Ok how can we help some of our receivers Salomon and McCants, how can we help those guys in man coverage?” Because all they do, the great majority of all they do is just take go routes, whether they’re inside fades from the slot or go routes on the outside… kind of those switch release concepts. You know it’s just very simplified and defenses have gone “ok these are the 3 or 4 things they do in their pass game and we are just going to force them to do 45 yard completions down the field on a constant basis,” and they haven’t been able to hit them so that’s been a big part about what’s gone on with their offense. They just get themselves, you know on 1st down they’ll take a go shot, and on 2nd down they’ll run the ball and get 2 or 3 yards and then its 3rd and 7. They live in 3rd and long, I mean they live in 3rd and long and then they’ll just go throw deep balls again and that’s really what’s hindered their offense and they don’t get into any kind of rhythm, they don’t open their playbook up because they don’t get 1st downs. You know defensively, they’ve really been hampered by the loss of the MLB Sawtelle. You know he got hurt so they moved a DE in to the MLB position. I watched them early, I had them against Tulsa and I was like “this defense is pretty good, they can run to the football, they play coverage well.” It just seems like they miss the MLB Sawtelle so much with their communication because guys get out of position. But they do some things well, guys just get out of position and it just doesn’t look like a team that is in tune with what they are doing defensively. But I will say this, they are asked to do a ton because of the offensive inefficiency. I mean there’s a lot of pressure on them to play well. You know they’ve lost 4 in a row, but 3 out of those 4, excluding the handling by Houston a month ago, they were up 17 last week on the road in Temple, they went into Cincinnati and were up against Cincinnati, it’s just they get into the 2nd half and have played so many plays on defense because their offense is struggling so much and they get kind of worn out.
  30. 9 points
    As my wife already has a list of things to do a mile long I wanted to take time to wish each of you a Happy Thanksgiving. And I include our UCF visitors in this. When all is said and done we are all brothers/sisters. Even bought a drink for a UCF guy sitting across from me on the plane ride back from the Temple game. This is, after all, just a game.
  31. 9 points
    Really? Storm the field for UCF? You guys have lost it.
  32. 9 points
    Or, setting their expectations low because they have watched the games and understand that this team/coaching staff/whatever you want to blame it on is not good enough to win every game, so, some fans are realists and manage their expectations accordingly.
  33. 9 points
    Teams left in the nation that is undefeated.....it is until it isnt, thats why they play the games. Is cougar edible? Cuz these young bulls bout to eat!!!
  34. 8 points
  35. 8 points
    If not for Joeys hard hitting journalism we would have to google other people’s articles all by ourselves .
  36. 8 points
  37. 8 points
    Superbowl Champ and Superbowl winning QB are very different and if he spent 6 years on active rosters and practice squads that would make him a 6 year vet. Why are some on here dogging him? Dude's just trying to live out hi dream and he didn't say anything (unless there's something else) that wasn't factually correct.
  38. 8 points
    For those that might know IncrediBull, we lost him this week. He passed from a long battle with ALS. He was a diehard USF fan and Football season ticket holder from the beginning and also shared Basketball tickets with me. Anyone who knew him or meet him at Capogna's Dugout probably would have seen his passion for all things USF. At one time IncrediBull served on the Alumni association board and managed the Pinellas county chapter. He leaves behind his wife and three daughters. IncrediBull was a devoted father and husband and they will miss him dearly. For those who knew him and want more information on the service next week please drop me a note through thebullspen message system.
  39. 8 points
  40. 8 points
    Now more than ever we are at a point where the administration needs to show they are serious about football. This reminds me of a quote from Shawshank Redemption “Get busy living or get busy dying”. We need to make a decision, if football is what we want then fire Strong, invest in facilities and get busy living. I am tired of this measured cautious approach, USF be aggressive for once. Start a fund for this **** stadium and watch the donations pour in. Or if the administration is satisfied with status quo and winning 6-7 games a year as long as the coach is a like able fellow then kill the dam program. You think it’s bad now, if there is realignment and UCF makes the jump and we are left in a reshaped AAC playing the likes of N Texas, Arkansas State, Charlotte etc then it would be pointless to pay the rent for Ray Jay when it will be a ghost town. AD Kelly we are screaming out for you and the rest of the administration to step up and show that you care about USF football like we do.
  41. 8 points
    We are playing UF 3 times. UCF isn't playing them. That's a good look.
  42. 8 points
    UCF comes from behind in the AAC Championship vs Memphis with a back-up QB who is not even in the same realm as Jalon Hurts. They run the table for the second year in a row and they don't even get a mention from any of the main stream sports outlets beyond their QB MM being hurt. Think college football is an equal playing field? I don't know if UCF is one of the best 4 teams in the country, but no one has beaten them in two straight years. Any non-P5 team could run the table and win every game 100 - 0 and not even get a sniff of the CFP. This is why, other than USF, I could care less about CFB. I was once a rabid fan of CFB and couldn't get enough, now, who cares. CFB has taken the greatest sports product in the U.S. and marginalized it for me. There are six or seven schools that matter in college football. Everyone else is an also-ran on their best day. Go Bulls!
  43. 8 points
    this is like the debtor prisons of the 19th century Jail should be for violent felons. not people who don't pay a traffic ticket
  44. 8 points
    I had 2 tickets to the UCF game on my dashboard. Someone broke in. They left 2 more.
  45. 8 points
    How many times are you going to "whine" about other people "whining"? Asking for a friend ...
  46. 8 points
    UCF has done a better job getting their fan base excited. The people on this message board that oppose an OCS will never, ever get it. They will just keep whining, ******** and making excuses. College football is about the experience. The atmosphere. The band. The excitement of celebrating your team, your alma mater ON YOUR CAMPUS. The longer we drag our feet on making this happen the quicker and wider the gap will become. Ask any UCF fan to compare their home games at the Citrus Bowl vs their new stadium. See how many prefer the Citrus Bowl....the answer will be zero. Before you ask me how we pay for it, I’ll answer it for you...I don’t care. It just has to happen. It should have already happened.
  47. 8 points
  48. 8 points
    Fire CCS! Wait, is that not this thread?
  49. 8 points
    I always find it weird when grown men have an opinion on what other grown men do.
  50. 8 points
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