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Should USF fans believe the hype?


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Should USF fans believe the hype?

By Jacob Hoag, Column

On September 3, 2016

 

Every year that coach Willie Taggart has been at the helm of USF, the team has faced doubt.

Maybe it was the team not picking up his playbook quick enough in Year 1, or the staff turnover through Year 2, or maybe just the lack of any real success.

In his first offseason, fans were filled with hope that he’d turn things around from the start.

He didn’t.

The next season, same hype, same results.

But then came last season — a season that saw the same man some had already written off, holding the exit door open with a smile, suddenly awaken the Bulls, who rattled off seven wins in their final nine games.

That remarkable charge that Taggart shot through the USF community has once again filled the loyal fans in green and gold with peaked expectations of what is to come in 2016.

“Just remind them of last year, remind them of what all them people were saying about us last year,” Taggart said. “They picked us ...

 

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We had many back to back over hyped seasons following 2007. Then last year a little surprise we went a great unexpected run at the end of the season. 

Im not getting on the hype train until we beat FSU.

 

And even we beat a ranked Notre Dame, or a rank 5 WVU, we have always fallen  on our faces.

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Thank you, Oracle. It's something...

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I'm just going to enjoy the season. 

Wasn't too long ago I was going to the games to watch my team get beaten just about every week.

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29 minutes ago, Gismo said:

And even we beat a ranked Notre Dame, or a rank 5 WVU, we have always fallen  on our faces.

It's football, hard to run the table.

Enjoy 2016 while you can, my friend.

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