Brute Sun Bowl: USF vs Oregon Game Day

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   Brute Sun Bowl Game Day

 

 South Florida Bulls         vs.           Oregon Ducks

Date: Monday Dec. 31, 2007
Location: El Paso Texas.
Kickoff: 2 p.m.  Eastern
Stadium: Sun Bowl Stadium
Capacity
,  50,426, Surface: Natural grass
TV:
CBS Radio: WFLA 970 AM (Tampa)

In just its 11th season of playing football USF is already playing in its third consecutive bowl game. This time it's the 74th annual Sun Bowl, the second oldest bowl in existence behind the Rose Bowl. 

USF vs Oregon: Brute Sun Bowl First look
2007 Brut Sun Bowl History, Each Team's Best Bowl Moments
2007 Sun Bowl Preview, - South Florida vs. Oregon

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The Coaches
USF: Jim Leavitt (11th season) -Has a career record of 79-46
Oregon: 
Mike Bellotti  (12th season) -Has a career record of 90-46

The Teams
South Florida Bulls:
Finished 9-3 overall, 4-3 in the BIG EAST
Oregon Ducks:
Finished 8-4 Overall, 4-4 in the Pac 10 conference

Regular Season Schedule 

South Florida (9-3)
Elon W 28-13
at Auburn W 26-23 OT
vs North Carolina W 37-10
vs West Virginia W 21-13
at FAU W 35-23
vs UCF
W 64-12
at Rutgers L 30-27
at Connecticut. L 22-15
vs Cincinnati L 38-33
at Syracuse. W 41-10
vs Louisville W 55-17
at Pittsburg W 48-37
Oregon (8-4)
vs Houston W 48-27
at Michigan W 39-7
vs Fresno St W 52-21
at Stanford W 55-31
vs California L 31-24
vs Wash St W 53-7
at Wash. W 55-34
vs USC W 24-17
vs Arizona St W 35-23
at Arizona L 34-24
at UCLA L 16-0
vs Oregon St L 38-31 2OT

National Rankings
South Florida:
No. 21 BCS, No. 23 AP, No. 25 Coaches
Oregon:   Receiving votes in AP & Coaches

How they match-up

Bulls Rankings
OFFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 193.1(28th)
Pass Yds/Gm 228.5(55th)
Total Yds/Gm 421.6(39th)
Average Pts/Gm 35.8(20th)
DEFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 112.0(19th)
Pass Yds/Gm 214.8(40st)
Total Yds/Gm 326.8(23rd)
Average Pts/Gm 20.67 (26th)
Turnover margin 1.08 (7th)
 
Ducks Rankings
OFFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 243.3(8th)
Pass Yds/Gm 218.8(62nd)
Total Yds/Gm 462.1(12nd)
Average Pts/Gm 36.7(15th)
DEFENSE
Rush Yds/Gm 136.5(45th)
Pass Yds/Gm 250.3(88th)
Total Yds/Gm 386.8(64th)
Average Pts/Gm 23.83(39th)
Turnover margin .42 (30th)

 

USF vs. Oregon  Sun Bowl Position Break Downs

 

 USF Projected Depth Chart: Sun Bowl

Offense

 

First Team

Second Team

QB 08 Matt Grothe (So., 6-0, 213) 15 Grant Gregory (Jr., 6-1, 205)
RB 26 Mike Ford (Fr. 6'2-225) 01 Benjamin Williams (JR., 5-7, 200)
RB2 33 Jamar Taylor (Fr. 5'10-200) 20 Aston Samuels (Fr. 5'10-176)
X 83 Carlton Mitchell (Fr. 6'4-200) 86 A.J. Love (FR. 6'2-184)
H 87 Jessie Hester Jr. (So, 6'0-174) 07 Courtney Denson (Sr. 5'11-190)
Y 89 Taurus Johnson (Jr., 6-1, 204) 81 Dontavia Bogan (Fr. 6'1-185)
Z 11 Marcus Edwards (Jr., 5-11, 164) 18 Amarri Jackson (Sr., 6-5, 202)
LT 78 Marc Dile (Jr., 6-4, 310)  72 Joe Herzhauser(Fr. 6'4-263)
LG 65 Ryan Schmidt (Jr., 6-5, 327) 55 Jeremiah Warren (Fr. 6'4-320)
OC 77 Jacob Griffin (Jr. 6'4-307) 69 Nick Capogna (Sr. 6'3-265)
RG 61 Zach Hermann (Fr. 6'3-313) 62 Sampson Genus (Fr. 6'1-308)
RT 75 Walter Walker (Sr., 6-5, 333)  70 Jared Carnes (Jr., 6-7, 306)
TE 09 Cedric Hill (Jr., 6-3, 230)  82 Ben Busbee (So. 6'3-242)

Defense

 

First Team

Second Team

LE 96 Woody George (Sr. 6'3-237) 90 Jarriett Buie (Sr., 6-3,249)
NT 76 Richard Clebert (Sr., 6'1, 313) 94 Allen Cray (Sr., 6-0, 266)
DT 50 Aaron Harris (Fr. 6'3, 265) 47 Brandon Peguese (Fr. 6'1-241)
RE 95 George Selvie (So., 6-4, 242) 49 Chris Robinson (Jr. 6'3-233)
SAM 27 Tyrone McKenzie (JR. 6'2-235) 43 Sabbath Joseph (Fr. 6'0-221)
MIKE 59 Ben Moffitt (Sr. 6-2, 245) 56 Sam Miller (Sr. 5-11, 210)
WILL 53 Brouce Mompremier (Jr. 6-1, 227) 55 Donte Spires (So. 6'3-225)
LC 21 Trae Williams (Sr.,5-10, 193) 26 Tyller Roberts (Jr., 6-1, 185)
RC 04 Mike Jenkins (Sr., 6-0, 200) 22 Ryan Gilliam (Sr. 5'10-175)
SS 32 Carlton Williams (Jr., 6-4, 214) 07 Louis Gachette (Jr., 6-3, 215)
FS 05 Nate Allen (So, 6'2-200) 03 Jerome Murphy (So., 6-1, 176)
NB 03 Jerome Murphy (So., 6-1, 176) 26 Tyller Roberts (Jr., 6-1, 185)

Specialists

PK 24 Delbert Alvarado (Fr., 6-0, 196) 27 Justin Teachey (Jr, 5-11, 176)
KO 27 Justin Teachey (Jr, 5-11, 176) 31 William Criswell (Jr, 5'9-174)
P 24 Delbert Alvarado (Fr., 6-0, 196) 27 Justin Teachey (Jr, 5-11, 176)
LS 67 Eric Setser (Fr., 6'1, 240) 68 Mike Walsh (Fr. 5'10-210)
KR 03 Jerome Murphy (So., 6-1, 176) 04 Mike Jenkins (Sr., 6-0, 200)
PR 03 Jerome Murphy (So., 6-1, 176)  

Complete USF Bulls Roster

The Coaches
USF: Jim Leavitt (11th season) -Has a career record of 79-46
Oregon: 
Mike Bellotti  (12th season) -Has a career record of 90-46

2007 USF Bulls Football Coaching Staff
Name

Position

Year
Jim Leavitt Head Coach 11th
Wally Burnham Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/ Linebackers 8th
Greg Gregory Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 3rd
Dan McCarney Assistant Head Coach & Defensive Line 1st
Carl Franks Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator 4th
Rich Rachel Cornerbacks 8th
Troy Douglas Safeties  2nd
Larry Scott Tight Ends 3rd
Mike Simmonds Offensive Line 2nd
Mike Canales Passing Game Coordinator & Receivers 1st
Larry Antonucci Director of Football Operations 9th

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