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USF Bulls Announce Three Kick Times for Upcoming Season

(Tampa, FL Sept. 1, 2020) The USF football program received three more game times and broadcast arrangements for the 2020 season Tuesday, including the Bulls’ season opener vs. The Citadel on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Raymond James Stadium.

The debut of head coach Jeff Scott has been set for a 1 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast on ESPN+, ESPN’s subscription digital network. The American Athletic Conference and ESPN begin a new 12-year television rights agreement this season. There is a fee to subscribe to ESPN+.

No fans will be in attendance for the Bulls’ season debut at Raymond James Stadium, but USF does anticipate having fans for its remaining four home games in 2020, if deemed appropriate by state and local officials.

The Bulls also received two other kick times on the day. USF’s Saturday, Sept. 19 contest at No. 10 Notre Dame is set for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and will be televised on USA Network. USA Network is distributed to 90.4 million households and 98 percent of cable homes.

The Bulls’ Friday, Oct. 23 primetime contest vs. Tulsa at Raymond James Stadium was also announced for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast on ESPN.

USF previously announced the kickoff time for its contest at FAU on Saturday, Sept. 26, set for 6 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.

Scott and USF’s new coaching staff will take the field with 16 returning starters and 49 lettermen from the 2019 team.

Single-game ticket and attendance information for Raymond James Stadium during the 2020 season will be announced in the near future.





RIP to the Seinfeld friends we have lost the past year





RIP Wilford Brimley aka the Postal Inspector on Seinfeld

Wilford Brimley was a great character actor in film and television. He passed away at 85 this weekend. He specialized in playing authority figures who got your attention. Here’s a classic scene from “Seinfeld” where he played the postal inspector convincing Kramer not to cancel his mail.





Remembering the great character actor Reni Santoni who played Poppie on Seinfeld

Reni Santoni passed away at 81 this weekend. He was a talented actor on stage, TV and film. One of his most remembered characters was the “unsanitary” pizza restaurateur Poppie on “Seinfeld”.





Remembering the great Regis Philbin who passed away this weekend at 88

One of the best talk show hosts in the business, Regis Philbin passed away at 88 this weekend. Here he is with Don Rickles on the morning show.





Ed Sullivan Interviewing Mickey Mantle about his retirement from baseball in 1969

Ed and the Mick talking about his retiring from the Yankees on The Ed Sullivan Show March 9, 1969.





Jackie Robinson “Batting Tips” on The Ed Sullivan Show

Jackie Robinson gives some “Batting Tips” on The Ed Sullivan Show on May 20, 1962.





The great Shelley Berman doing one of his classic phone routines on the Ed Sullivan Show

I had the honor of talking with Shelley Berman on radio on two occasions. He was one of the greats in comedy and comedic acting. Here is an appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show from April 25, 1965.





Pre “Laugh-In” Rowan & Martin on the Ed Sullivan Show. These guys were great.





Early Rodney Dangerfield on the Ed Sullivan Show

An early appearance in his career by Rodney Dangerfield on the Ed Sullivan Show from June 4, 1967. His delivery is not as rapid as it would become when he exploded in the early 80’s, but still very funny.