The South Florida Bulls will be happy to return home Saturday afternoon, after suffering back-to-back losses to conference foes Pittsburgh and Connecticut. The Bulls will need to stop Cincinnati quarterback Zach Collaros and running back Isaiah Pead if they hope to jump back into the wide-open Big East race. Here is everything you need to know about Saturday's game:
Who: University of South Florida Bulls (4-2, 0-2 Big East) vs. Cincinnati Bearcats (5-1, 2-0)
Where: Raymond James Stadium
When: Noon EST
TV Information: Mike Gleason and John Congemi have the call on the Big East Network.
Spread: USF by 3.
Last game: USF did not seem to enjoy the elements in the Northeast last weekend, turning the ball over four times in an ugly 16-10 loss to Connecticut. The Bearcats defeated Louisville 25-16 behind 151 yards from running back Isaiah Pead.
Last season: B.J. Daniels' had a breakout game, throwing for two touchdowns and rushing for another in USF's 38-30 victory over the at-the-time two-time defending Big East champs.
Key absences: The Bearcats have no significant injuries entering their matchup with the Bulls. USF's Daniels might be without two of his wide receivers on Saturday, as both Stephen Bravo-Brown and Terrence Mitchell are listed as questionable on the injury report.
We'll be following the lead-up to this game in this StoryStream. For more on the Bulls, head on over to Voodoo Five, and for a view from behind enemy lines, try Down The Drive.