Anticipation Building for USF Football Season

                                                                                                                                                                                       Video by Katy Hennig | USF News

Tampa, Fla. (July 24, 2014) – In a recent photo shoot for the upcoming 2014 University of South Florida football season Head Coach Willie Taggart and the team spent time at the USF Sun Dome showing off new game uniforms and helmets. The enthusiasm continues to build as the team trains and prepares for the opening game August 30th.

The Bulls return 16 starters (10 offense, 4 defense, 2 specialists) for Taggart’s second season at the helm, which kicks off on Aug. 30 vs. Western Carolina at 7 p.m in Raymond James Stadium.

The Bulls 2014 non-conference schedule features home clashes vs. Big Ten foe Maryland (Sept. 6 @ 3:30) and ACC opponent N.C. State (Sept. 13 @ 3:30) as well as a road game at perennial Big Ten power Wisconsin (Sept. 27). USF will welcome UConn (Fri., Sept. 19 @ 7:00), East Carolina (Sat., Oct. 11), Houston (Sat., Nov. 1) and UCF (Fri., Nov. 28) to Raymond James Stadium in American Athletic Conference action.

USF football single game tickets, mini-plans and season tickets are now available online, by calling 1-800-GoBulls, or in person at the Sun Dome Gate A ticket office. Season ticket members may renew their tickets online today.

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In anticipation of the 2014 season, USF’s annual Bulls Fan Fest will take place on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Corbett Stadium, home of the USF soccer teams and site of the Bulls' spring football game, on the USF campus. Bulls Fan Fest is a free event and open to the public and will be held from noon to 3 p.m. This year it will also include all of USF’s fall sports teams. The USF football players and coaches will be joined by the USF men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and cross country programs in a day packed full of great experiences and fun for Bulls fans.

Along with the opportunity to get autographs and pictures with student-athletes, coaches, Rocky The Bull, Sun Dolls and cheerleaders, fans will have the chance to participate in interactive games with their favorite Bulls. Among the many activities fans can participate in with the student-athletes will be games for kicking field goals, scoring goals, serving volleyballs and much more.

There will also be opportunities to get pictures in Bulls’ uniforms, show off your end zone dance, win prizes and hear from all of the Bulls’ fall sport head coaches.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early for a special sale of old USF athletic gear, apparel and collector’s items at discounted prices beginning at noon. On the sale block will be old uniforms, team issued gear, memorabilia and more.

For more information about USF Football and USF's Annual Bulls Fan Fest visit USF Athletics.