USF Defensive End Ryne Giddins: Ready to set history, win the Big East
"I came here to set history and my whole class came here to set history. That’s the one thing we want to do is bring the Big East championship to USF."
USF Wide Receiver Sterling Griffin: New number, fresh start
"I wanted a new start. I was injured with 17, so I wanted to start fresh and come back healthy, new number, new change, new focus."
USF Receiver/Returner Terrence Mitchell: Ready to make an impact
“I’m ready for the season to start. I’m very excited to get back into the return game, it’s totally different rush. I got technique and fundamentals now to go with my athletic ability. I’ll do it all, block punts, filed goals run down the filed, anything to do to help. I love special teams.
USF Tight End Andreas Shields: Healthy and ready to go
“I feel great now and I’m 100 percent. We’re just sharpening up the little things now.”
USF Center Austin Reiter: Prepared to make all the calls
“Coach Shankweiler always presses on me that you’re the center, you’re the guy in the middle, you’re the guy that has to make all the calls, so that's something that's a big responsibility and I've really been trying to improve on that.”
USF Corner Back Fidel Montgomery: Just wants to make plays
“I’m just looking to make plays now. “I want to win the job, but it’s more than that, it’s coming together as a team.”
USF Punter Mattias Ciabatti: Wants to make special teams a game changer
“The last couple of years the special teams haven’t been up to par and we want to change that. Special teams can be a game changer”
USF Defensive Tackle Todd Chandler: Prepared to help his team
“Last year was a tough year and I take ownership in that. I feel I need to grow not only on the field but in class and be a student athlete. I’m back good now. Every decision I make is for the team.”
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