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2012 South Florida Bulls football team

The 2012 South Florida Bulls football team represented the University of South Florida (USF) in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulls played their home games at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The 2012 season was the 16th season overall for the Bulls and their 8th season as a member of the Big East Conference. This was Holtz's third and final year at USF; USF fired Holtz at the conclusion of the season.[1] They finished the season 3–9, 1–6 in Big East play to finish in last place. This season saw the Bulls win their fewest games in program history (3).

2012 South Florida Bulls football
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ConferenceBig East Conference
2012 record3–9 (1–6 Big East)
Head coachSkip Holtz (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorTodd Fitch (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorChris Cosh (1st season)
Home stadiumRaymond James Stadium (Capacity: 65,890, grass)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 13 Louisville $+   5 2         11 2  
Cincinnati +   5 2         10 3  
Rutgers +   5 2         9 4  
Syracuse +   5 2         8 5  
Pittsburgh   3 4         6 7  
Connecticut   2 5         5 7  
Temple   2 5         4 7  
South Florida   1 6         3 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 p.m.Chattanooga*ESPN3W 34–1341,285
September 83:30 p.m.at Nevada*CBSSNW 32–3122,804
September 137:30 p.m.Rutgers
  • Raymond James Stadium
  • Tampa, FL
ESPNL 13–2344,219
September 224:30 p.m.at Ball State*ESPN3L 27–3116,397
September 296:00 p.m.No. 4 Florida State*
  • Raymond James Stadium
  • Tampa, FL
ESPNL 17–3069,383
October 612:00 p.m.at TempleBig East NetworkL 28–3725,796
October 203:30 p.m.at No. 14 LouisvilleABCL 25–2750,167
October 277:00 p.m.Syracuse 
  • Raymond James Stadium
  • Tampa, FL
ESPN3L 36–3738,562
November 37:00 p.m.Connecticut
  • Raymond James Stadium
  • Tampa, FL
ESPNUW 13–636,180
November 173:00 p.m.at Miami (FL)*FSFL 9–4038,869
November 237:00 p.m.at CincinnatiESPNL 10–2721,171
December 17:00 p.m.Pittsburgh
  • Raymond James Stadium
  • Tampa, FL
ESPN2L 3–2735,141

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McMurphy, Brett (December 2, 2012). "USF fires Skip Holtz, sources say". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Football – 2012 Schedule & Results". University of South Florida. Retrieved March 27, 2012.