Mullen inherits a program coming off its second losing season in nearly three decades. His mission is simple: Restore it to its former glory. As Florida’s two previous head coaches know, that’s easier said than done.
The excitement dropoff from Miami Hurricanes playing for ACC title and spot in college playoffs to bad Dolphins hosting bad Denver tops this week’s Hot Button, the Sunday Top 5 list of what South Florida sports fans are talking about.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – In the shadow of its own goal line, backed up against the cardinal of the USC logo splashed across the end zone, USC's defense faced a goal-line stand of unusual length: six plays.
Sam Darnold threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns and engineered a back-breaking 99-yard drive in the fourth quarter to lead No. 11 Southern California to a 31-28 victory over No. 14 Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game.
Diontae Jones scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Grambling State, and the Tigers upset Georgia Tech when the home team's Curtis Haywood tipped a defensive rebound into the wrong goal with six seconds left.