South Florida vs Cincinnati: Quick Hits

Take a look inside the numbers of the South Florida Bulls vs the Cincinnati Bearcats game this Saturday at Raymond James Stadium.

The Series Between The Bulls and The Bearcats:

Saturday is the third meeting between the South Florida and Cincinnati:
The South Florida Bulls won at home 24-17 in double overtime in 2003
The Cincinnati Bearcats won at home 45-23 in 2004

Location: Raymond James Stadium - Tampa, FL
When: Saturday Nov.19, 2005 12:00 noon 
Capacity: 65,000
Surface: Natural Grass (Tiftway Bermuda 419)

The Coaches:
South Florida - Jim Leavitt (9th season)
Cincinnati - Mark Dantonio (2nd Season)

Last Season: South Florida Bulls 4-7 - Cincinnati Bearcats 7-5

This Season: South Florida Bulls 5-3, Cincinnati Bearcats 4-5

BIG EAST Record: South Florida Bulls 3-1, Cincinnati Bearcats 2-3

Coming into the game:
Cincinnati has lost 4 of its past 6 games
South Florida  has won 2 games in a row and 5 of its past 7 games

Last Game played:
Cincinnati lost to West Virginia 0-38
South Florida Beat Syracuse 27-0

Home Field Advantage:
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 1-3 on the road this season.
The South Florida Bulls are 3-0 at home this season.

The Players:
Cincinnati Bearcats: 
Quarterback Dustin Grutza. (134/246/1,389 yards - 8 TD's w/10 int's - 236 yards rushing.
Running back Bradley Glatthaar 580 yards on 122 carries w/7 TD's. 
Receiver Earnest Jackson (26 for 395 yards and w/3 TD's).
Receiver Brent Celek (25 receptions for 264 yards w/2 TD's)

Linebacker Corey Smith - 64 tackles w/7 tackles for a loss.
Free safety Nakamura Hanuki - 63 tackles
Defensive lineman Adam Roberts - 4 sacks. 

South Florida Bulls:
Quarterback Pat Julmiste (85/163/ 952 yards) - 5 TD's w/6 int's - 312 yards rushing w/3 TD's
Running back Andre Hall 1,020 yards on 181 carries(5.5avg) W/12 TD's
Running back Andre Hall (19 rec. for 235 yards w/2 TD's)
Receiver Amarri Jackson (16 rec. for 189 yards)
Receiver Johnny Peyton (15 rec. for 163 yards w/3 TD's)

Linebacker Ben Moffitt - 63 tackles/9 for a loss/ 2 sacks
Linebacker Stephen Nicholas - 53 tackles/12 for a loss/ 6 sacks
Defensive End Terrence Royal - 5 sacks/3 fumble recoveries /3 FF/ 1 int

The following is a breakdown on how South Florida and Cincinnati compare:

USF----NCAA Rank---------Category---------NCAA rank---UC

234.7------(10th)------Rushing Offense---------(62nd)-----144.9
129.0------(112th)-----Passing Offense---------(87th)-----195.2
363.7------(66th)------Total Offense------------(82nd)----340.1
27.7-------(55th)------Scoring Offense---------(101st)-----18.6
128.9----- (37th)------Rushing Defense---------(78th)-----161.9
107.2------(17th)------Passing Eff. Defense-----(83rd)-----131.2 
98.8-------(108th)-----Passing Efficiency--------(85th)----111.0
176.9------(13th)------Passing Defense---------(72nd)-----226.9
305.7------(18th)------Total Defense-----------(73rd)-----388.8
17.9-------(14th)------Scoring Defense---------(91st)-------30.0
35.0-------(46th)------Net Punting--------------(98th)------31.2
13.1-------(18th)------Punt Returns-------------(79th)-------7.6
21.8-------(43rd)------Kickoff Returns----------(100th)------28.3
+1.1-------(10th)----- Turnover Margin---------(89th)------ -.56

The South Florida Bulls are an 19 point Favorite

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