Meineke Bowl: USF vs. N.C. State Quick Hits

Take a look inside the numbers of the South Florida Bulls vs the North Carolina State Wolfpack this Saturday at The Meineke Car Care Bowl in Charlotte, North Carolina.


  

When: Saturday Dec. 31, 2005 11:00a.m.
Location: Bank of America Stadium Charlotte, N.C.
Capacity: 73,298
Surface: Natural Grass (Hybrid Bermuda) 
Television: ESPN2

Saturday is the First meeting between South Florida and N.C. State

The Coaches:
South Florida -  Jim Leavitt (9th season)
N.C. State - Chuck Amato (5th Season)

Last Season: South Florida Bulls 4-7 - N. C. State Wolfpack 5-6 
This Season: South Florida Bulls 6-5, N. C. State Wolfpack 6-5

BIG EAST Record: South Florida 4-3, 
ACC Record: N.C. State :3-5

Coming into the game:
North Carolina State has won 4 of the past 5 games this season
South Florida has lost its last 2 games, after winning 3 straight

Last Game played:
North Carolina State beat Maryland 20-14 to become bowl eligible
South Florida lost to West Virginia 28-13

Bowl History:
The North Carolina Wolfpack are 10-11-1 all time in bowl outings.
The South Florida Bulls are in their first ever bowl Game.

Player Match-ups  to watch for:

The N.C. State Wolfpack have the 14th ranked defense and 17th ranked rushing defense led by:
Defensive End: Mario Williams: 55 tackles, 20 for a loss, 13 sacks,1FF, 1FR,1 blk kick, 1 safe
Defensive End: Manny Lawson:  53 tackles  18.5 for a loss,  9.5 sacks, 1FF, 1FR, 1blk kick 
Linebacker: Stephen Tulloch: 119 tackles, 16 for a loss, 3 sacks, 1 int/50yards, 1FR

The South Florida Bulls  have the 17th ranked rushing offense led by:  
Running back: Andre Hall who led the BIG EAST with 1,256 yards on 251 carries(5.0avg) w/13 TD's, 24 rec. for 272 yards w/2 TD's
Quarterback: Pat Julmiste(116/227/1398 yards) ,6 TD's w/10 int's - 342 yards rushing w/4 TD's
Quarterback: Carlton Hill(10/22/98 yards)0 TD's, w/2 int's - 139 yards rushing w/1 TD
Receiver: Amarri Jackson 22 rec. for 242 yards, 6 carries for 87 yards w/3 TD's 
Receiver:Johnny Peyton 17 rec. for 188 yards w/3 TD's 

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South Florida has the 20th ranked defense and 7th ranked passing defense led by:
Linebacker: Ben Moffitt- 89 tackles/12.5 for a loss/ 3sacks, 4 FF, 1 FR, 2 Blkd Kick
Linebacker: Stephen Nicholas -69 tackles/14.5 for a loss/ 7 sacks, 2FF, 1FR
Linebacker: Patrick St. Louis- 76 tackles, 8.5 for a loss, 2.5 sacks, 1FF
Defensive End: Terrence Royal - 41 tackles, 7.5 for a loss, 7 sacks/3 FR /3 FF/ 1 int
Defensive End: Jason Allen 29 tackles, 10 for a loss, 7 sacks, 1 FF

N.C. State offense is ranked 99th in total yards,  88th in passing and 88th in rushing led by:
Running back: Andre Brown, 616 yards/5 TD's (5.3avg) (179/1TD vs. FSU)(248/2TD's vs. S.Miss)
Quarterback: Marcus Stone: (888 yards, 7 TD's w/6 int's)
Quarterback: Jay Davis (1,267 yards, 6 TDs, w/8 Ints)
Receiver: Brian Clark- 22 to catches for 471 yards w/ 5 TD's
Tight End: T.J. Williams- 35 catches for 371 yards w/ 2 TD's

 

 Tale Of The Tape

Bulls                      NCAA Rankings

OFFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 209.1(17th)
Pass Yds/Gm 143.3(108th)
Total Yds/Gm 352.4(75th)
Average Pts/Gm 25.1(66th)
DEFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 144.1(56th)
Pass Yds/Gm 168.9(7th)
Total Yds/Gm 313.0(20th)
Points Against 18.4 (14th)
Net Punting 34.7 (45th)
Punt Returns 13.5 (15th)
Kickoff Returns 21.4 (46th)
Turnover Margin +.64 (24th)

Wolfpack             NCAA Rankings

OFFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 120.0(88th)
Pass Yds/Gm 195.9(88th)
Total Yds/Gm 315.9(99th)
Average Pts/Gm 21.4(91st)
DEFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 104.5(17th)
Pass Yds/Gm 194.5(31st)
Total Yds/Gm 299.0(14th)
Points Against 19.3 (22nd)
Net Punting 32.4 (86th)
Punt Returns 6.8 (86th)
Kickoff Returns 25.4 (8th)
Turnover Margin -.18 (T66th)

N.C. State is favored by 4 points

 

Player Stats

Passing
Name PCT YDS TD INT
P Julmiste 51.1 1398 6 10
C Hill 45.5 98 0 2
Passing
Name PCT YDS TD INT
J Davis 60.0 1267 6 8
M Stone 48.9 888 7 6
 
Rushing
Name ATT YDS AVG TD
A Hall 251 1256 5.0 13
P Julmiste 113 342 3.0 4
R Ponton 84 332 4.0 2
Rushing
Name ATT YDS AVG TD
A Brown 117 616 5.3 5
T Baker 101 453 4.5 5
D Blackman 44 178 4.0 2
 
Receiving
Name REC YDS AVG TD
A Hall 24 272 11.3 2
J Chambers 19 266 14.0 0
A Jackson 22 242 11.0 0
S Green 14 191 13.6 1
J Peyton 17 188 11.1 3
Receiving
Name REC YDS AVG TD
B Clark 22 471 21.4 5
T Williams 35 371 10.6 2
T Hall 28 343 12.3 2
L Barrett 19 229 12.1 0
D Blackman 13 144 11.1 1
 
Kicking

Name

FG XP LG PTS
K Bronson 11 29 47 62
M Benzer 0 2 2
Kicking

Name

FG XP LG PTS
J Deraney 15 26 48 71
 
Kick Returns

Name

NO. YDS AVG TD
C Simpson 15 390 26.0 1
J.Chambers 13 241 18.5 0
Kick Returns

Name

NO. YDS AVG TD
D Blackman 20 582 29.1 0
A Brown 9 197 21.9
 
Punt Returns

Name

NO. YDS AVG TD
J.Chambers 28 344 12.3 0
A Jackson 4 91 22.8 0
Punt Returns

Name

NO. YDS AVG TD
D Blackman 21 122 5.8 0
T Hall 9 78 8.7 0
 
Interceptions

Name

INT YDS AVG TD
Brown 2 23 11.5 1
Gachette 2 39 19.5 0
Jenkins 2 0 0.00 0
Interceptions

Name

INT YDS AVG TD
Davis 2 46 23 0
Gray 1 0 0.00 0
Heath 4 40 10 0
 

 


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