South Florida vs West Virginia: Quick Hits

Take a look inside the numbers of the South Florida Bulls vs the West Virginia Mountaineers game this Saturday at Raymond James Stadium.

The Series Between The Bulls and The Mountaineers:

Saturday is the First ever meeting between South Florida and West Virginia:

Location: Raymond James Stadium - Tampa, FL
When: Saturday Dec. 03, 2005 7:30pm 
Capacity: 65,000
Surface: Natural Grass (Tiftway Bermuda 419)

The Coaches:
South Florida - Jim Leavitt (9th season)
West Virginia - Rich Rodriguez (5th Season)

Last Season: South Florida Bulls 4-7 - West Virginia Mountaineers 8-4
This Season: South Florida Bulls 6-4, West Virginia Mountaineers 9-1

BIG EAST Record: South Florida 4-2, West Virginia 6-0

Coming into the game:
West Virginia Mountaineers have won 5 games  in a row and 9 of its ten  games this season
South Florida has won 3 of its past 4 games, losing last week to UConn 15-10

Last Game played:
West Virginia  beat Pitt 45 -13
South Florida lost to UConn 15-10

Home Field Advantage:
The West Virginia Mountaineers  are 4-0 on the road this season.
The South Florida Bulls are 4-0 at home this season.

The Players:

West Virginia Mountaineers

Quarterback: Pat White 49/ 90 for 619 yards (54.4avg) 6 TD's 4 int's, 96/698yards rushing w/3 td's
Running back: Steve Slaton 151 carries for 838 yards ( 5.5avg) 13 TD's
Receiver: Brandon Myles 29 receptions for 455 yards (15.7avg)  3 TD's
Receiver: Darius Reynaud 21  receptions for 210 yards (10.0avg)  3 TD's
Defensive back: Mike Lorello 65 tackles, 7 for a loss, 3 sacks 
Linebacker: Kevin 'Boo" McLee  71 tackles 6 tackles, for a loss, 2 sacks 1FF, 1FR
Free Safety: Jahmile Addae 50 tackles 1FF, 1FR, 1 int for a touchdown

South Florida Bulls:
Quarterback: Pat Julmiste (107/210 1275 yards) - 6 TD's w/9 int's - 320 yards rushing w/4 TD's
Running back: Andre Hall 1,181 yards on 231 carries(5.1avg) w/13 TD's21 rec. for 257yards w/2 TD's
Receiver: Amarri Jackson 21 rec. for 238 yards, 6 carries for 87 yards w/3 TD's 
Receiver: Johnny Peyton 16 rec. for 172 yards w/3 TD's

Linebacker Ben Moffitt - 78 tackles/10.5 for a loss/ 3sacks, 4 FF, 1 FR
Linebacker Stephen Nicholas - 62 tackles/13.5 for a loss/ 7 sacks, 2FF, 1FR
Defensive End Terrence Royal - 39 tackles, 7.5 for a loss, 5 sacks/3 FR /3 FF/ 1 int

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

USF----NCAA Rank---------Category---------NCAA rank---WV

215.1------(15th)------Rushing Offense---------(5th)-----258.2
135.5------(109th)-----Passing Offense---------(115th)---118.9
350.06-----(77th)------Total Offense-----------(58th)-----377.1
22.3-------(60th)------Scoring Offense---------(31st)-----31.9
128.0----- (30th)------Rushing Defense---------(8th)------94.3
107.6------(17th)------Passing Eff. Defense-----(83rd)-----131.2 
98.8-------(107th)-----Passing Efficiency--------(35th)----115.3
176.9------(11th)------Passing Defense---------(31st)-----`191.5
304.9.-----(17th)------Total Defense------------(7th)-------285.8
17.4-------(13th)------Scoring Defense---------(11th)-------16.6
35.1-------(40th)------Net Punting--------------(38th)-------35.2
13.3-------(15th)------Punt Returns--------------(9th)-------15.4
20.3-------(62nd)------Kickoff Returns----------(21st)-------23.0
+.80-------(T18th)---- Turnover Margin---------(11th)------ 1.0

The South Florida Bulls are an 9 point Underdog

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