USF 38, Cincinnati 30 Postgame Notes


Oct. 23, 2010


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USF 38, Cincinnati 30
Oct. 22, 2010 – Nippert Stadium – Cincinnati, Ohio


•    Cincinnati Game Captains: Jason Kelce, Armon Binns, Walter Stewart, Drew Frey
•    UC won the toss and deferred to the second half. UC defended the north end zone.
•    The Bulls snapped a 13-game BIG EAST Conference win streak for Cincinnati and the loss at Nippert Stadium was UC’s first in 14 games.  
•    UC fell behind in the first half (14-3), the first time this season in Nippert Stadium that the Bearcats have trailed and the first time since Nov. 17, 2007 that UC has trailed by 11 points in Nippert Stadium (vs. West Virginia).
•    The loss was UC’s first at Nippert Stadium since a 28-23 defeat by West Virginia University on Nov. 17, 2007.
•    Cincinnati finished the game with 590 total yards, 512 passing yards, and 78 rushing yards. It is the first time since Sept. 4, 2010 against Fresno State that UC has rushed for less than 100 yards.  
•    UC’s 590 total yards ranks ninth in school history for total yards in a game.

•    Quarterback Zach Collaros had a 35-yard pooch punt on UC’s first drive, pinning the Bulls on the 1-yard line.
•    Collaros finished the game 30-for-53 with one interception, three touchdowns and 463 passing yards, which ranks third in school history.
•    Jacob Rogers started the game with 304 career points and became the school leader in points after recording three field goals and three extra points. He now has 316 points, passing Jonathan Ruffin for the top spot.
•    Rogers has connected on six straight field goal attempts.
•    Armon Binns caught his eighth touchdown reception of the year in the second quarter, a 20-yard touchdown reception. He has 20 straight games with a reception and has caught a five TD passes in the last two games.
•    In the last two games Binns has 20 catches, 333 yards and five touchdowns.
•    Marcus Barnett grabbed a 69-yard reception in the second quarter, racking up more yards on one play than his season high in a game in 2010. He finished the first half with 116 receiving yards, his first 100-yard receiving game since Nov. 24, 2007 against Syracuse (11 catches, 127 yards, 3 TDs).
•    Barnett finished the game with a season-high in receptions (9) and receiving yards (174).
•    UC receivers Armon Binns (158), Marcus Barnett (174) and DJ Woods (137) each finished the game with 100-plus receiving yards, the first time in school history that three UC players have recorded more than 100 receiving yards in a game.
•    Chazz Anderson entered the game in the fourth quarter at quarterback. He finished the game 4-for-8 with 49 yards passing.


USF 38, at Cincinnati 30
Post Game Notes
Nippert Stadium
Friday, Oct. 22, 2010

- The USF defense held the Bearcats to 78 rushing yards, the second lowest total of the season, behind 72 yards against FAU.
- In the second quarter at Cincinnati, USF scored its first offensive touchdown since the fourth quarter of the game against FAU on Oct. 2 in Tampa.
- USF has an all-time record of 99-60.
- USF has gone 36-20 after a loss in the program’s 14-year history. Since joining the BIG EAST in 2005, the Bulls are 14-11 in games following a loss. As a head coach, Skip Holtz has posted a 29-17 record in games following a loss. He’s 1-1 this season, was 15-9 (.625) at East Carolina and 13-7 (.650) at UConn.
- USF is heading into the second game of a two-game road trip when it travels to Cincinnati to take on the Bearcats. The Bulls have dealt with two-game road trips nine times in the program’s history and gone 10-9 in those games. USF won both games twice, lost both twice and split five times. In the splits, the Bulls lost the first game, but came back to win the second game four times.
- USF has posted a 30-38 record in true road games during the program’s 14-year history.
- Overall, USF is 26-28 in seven years as a conference member. The Bulls have gone 18-20 in the BIG EAST.
- Captains for the game against Cincinnati were Sampson Genus, Mistral Raymond, Jacquian Williams and Maikon Bonani.
- Offensive starters for the game were WR Dontavia Bogan, LT Jamar Bass, LG Jeremiah Warren, C Sampson Genus, RG Chaz Hine, RT Jake Sims, TE Kevin Gidrey, FL Evan Landi, QB B.J. Daniels, RB Mo Plancher, FB Richard Kelly.
- Defensive starters for the game were LE Craig Marshall, NT Cory Grissom, DT Terrell McClain, RE David Bedford, SLB Jacquian Williams, MLB Sam Barrington, WLB DeDe Lattimore, LC Mistral Raymond, SS Jon Lejiste, FS Jerrell Young, RC Quenton Washington.
- Previously listed as a cornerback, but mostly contributing on special teams, Terrence Mitchell made his first appearance on the offensive side of the ball in the third quarter against the Bearcats.
- For the first time in his career, QB BJ Daniels scored a pair of rushing TDs and threw for two TDs in the game.
- In the second quarter, WR Evan Landi scored his first career TD on a 31-yard pass from Daniels. The TD was Daniels' fifth of the season and 19th of his career.
- TE Kevin Gidrey made his first catch in a Bulls uniform in the second quarter, a 14-yard reception from Daniels.
- Early in the third quarter, LC Mistral Raymond intercepted a pass by Cincinnati QB Zach Collaros. The INT was Raymond's second of his career and first of the season.
- Raymond ended the game with 10 tackles, passing his career high of seven, which he set at West Virginia last week.
- In the third quarter Daniels had a pair of long passes to WR Dontavia Bogan (64 yards) and WR Faron Hornes (70 yards). Daniels connected with Bogan on a 64-yard pass, the longest passing play of the season to that point, to set up a touchdown. One series later, Daniels connected with Hornes on a 70-yard pass for a TD, the 11th longest reception in school history. The previous longest passing play of the season was a 59-yard TD hookup from Daniels to Bogan against Stony Brook.
- WR Dontavia Bogan totaled 85 receiving yards against Cincinnati moving him into seventh on USF's career receiving yards list. Bogan started the game with 1,178 yards, passing Jessie Hester's 1,226 yards. Bogan now trails No. 6 DeAndrew Rubin's 1,306 yards.
- LB Sam Barrington collected nine tackles in the game, setting a new career high. His previous high was eight, which he collected twice.
- LB Jacquian Williams recorded his first sack of his USF career, a 15-yard setback for the Bearcats. He also had six tackles, two for loss, and one pass break up.
- LB Sabbath Joseph also recorded his first and second career sacks, for a total of 16 yards. Heso had four tackles and one pass break up.
- DB Quenton Washington tied his career high of seven tackles, which he set at West Virginia last week.