Jamie DeVriend


Jamie grew up in Tampa, graduated from the University of South Florida, then settled in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, where he writes about things that aren't as fun as sports, but pay a lot better. He's the founder and co-manager of Voodoo Five, SB Nation's USF blog. For SB Nation Tampa Bay, he mostly stays in the background editing copy, but can't resist chiming in every so often. In his spare time, he roots for all of Tampa Bay's pro teams, watches pretentious movies, gets licked to death by his dogs, and dominates at a long list of quasi-sports like air hockey, Pop-A-Shot, kickball, putt-putt, Words With Friends, Skee Ball, and bar trivia.


Tampa Bay Lightning's AHL Affiliate Scores Freakiest Overtime Goal Ever

The Norfolk Admirals are the American Hockey League affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Admirals finished the regular season with an AHL-record 28-game winning streak, and they've continued...

Gene Deckerhoff Talks To FSU Fans In Tampa, Cannot Do Math

I know I'm in the minority on this, but I wish Gene Deckerhoff would retire from announcing. I can't listen to him call Bucs games anymore because he can't figure out who catches a pass (or if they...

Former Notre Dame DE Aaron Lynch Transferring To USF

The Bulls pull in their latest transfer player, and this may be Skip Holtz's biggest yet.

Robert Weiner Wins In The Offseason, Too

Things are awfully good for Plant High School football coach Robert Weiner. His Panthers have won four state championships in the last six years, including the 2011 title in the new Class 8A, the...

Rays Beat Yankees Again, 8-6

Matt Joyce and Luke Scott each drive in three runs as the Rays win their second straight over the Yankees.

The Rays Commemorate "Game 162" At Tropicana Field

If you attended the Rays’ opening-day game in St. Petersburg today, you might have noticed two subtle changes to the Trop that honor last season’s playoff-clinching, extra-inning win over the...

Tampa Is A Bad Sports (Radio) Town

I only get back to Tampa one week a year. Even though I follow all four local teams very closely, I absolutely refuse to turn on sports radio when I'm back home. The worst of it seems to be...

USF Vs. West Virginia: Bulls Look To Solidify NCAA Tournament Bid In Home Finale

The Bulls look for their 20th win of the season against West Virginia as both teams jockey for position in the NCAA Tournament.

South Florida Vs. Louisville: Bulls Get Signature Win Over Cardinals, 58-51

Jawanza Poland scored 16 points as the South Florida Bulls knocked off the #19 Louisville Cardinals 58-51 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville on Wednesday night. The win keeps USF alive for a...

Joe Maddon Allows Beer In Rays' Clubhouse, Tweaks Red Sox

It’s still February, but it’s never too early to start in on a hated(?) divisional rival. On Sunday, Rays manager Joe Maddon was asked about Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine banning beer from...

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