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USF starts slowly before rolling over Illinois

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Quinton Flowers threw for 280 yards and four touchdowns and No. 22 South Florida returned from a Hurricane Irma-imposed layoff to rout Illinois 47-23 on Friday night. Flowers moved ahead of Matt Grothe and B.J. Daniels into second place on USF’s career touchdown pass list with 53. The 2016 American Athletic Conference offensive player of the year also scored his 32nd rushing touchdown, tying Marlon Mack‘s school record.

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Downtrodden Florida football teams making comebacks

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For the most part, Florida football fans — both college and pro — have not had a lot to cheer about in recent years. Lately, however, football fans around the state have had some reason to cheer on both Saturday and Sunday. Unless one was a Florida State fan, supporters of Florida’s teams had to be satisfied with an occasional strong performance. The Seminoles have been a championship contender over the past five seasons. It has been a tough go…

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USF had its chances against FSU

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Florida State Coach Jimbo Fisher could not have been happy at halftime of FSU’s game with the South Florida Bulls. They were being outplayed by USF. The Seminoles went on to win the game, 34-14, but they were fortunate to enter the locker room at the half tied with the Bulls at 7-7. USF’s defensive line controlled the line of scrimmage in the first half except for one 76-yard burst by Dalvin Cook. Florida State Quarterback Everett Golson completed one pass.…

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BJ Daniels hopes to be the next Antwaan Randle-El

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To most fans, preseason games lose their luster once the starters leave the field. This happens very quickly in the first two games. Few are excited by watching backups trying to earn their way onto the 53-man roster. That is unfortunate because these are the guys going the extra mile in exhibition games. Earlier this week, SaintPetersblog looked at former Seminole quarterback EJ Manuel and former Gator Tim Tebow.  Each is trying to find his rightful place with the Buffalo Bills…

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