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8-5, 2nd in American Athletic - East
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Source: Former NFL QB King to join USF staff

South Florida coach Willie Taggart will add former NFL quarterback Shaun King to his coaching staff, according to a source, as co-offensive coordinator Danny Hope resigned.

South Florida earns solid marks

Headlined by ESPN 300 receiver Darnell Salomon and ESPN JC50 defensive end Tramal Ivy, the Bulls' recruiting class stands out as one of the best among Group of 5 teams and Independents. Recruiting class grades (Insider)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Indiana names Tom Allen as defensive coordinator. Allen held the same position last season at South Florida.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

ESPN300 DT Shavar Manuel named Florida as his leader but has a top 4 of Florida, FSU, USF and LSU. Will visit UF on Jan. 23, FSU on Jan. 29

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Dangerfield gets respect with leaping TD

Jared Dangerfield got plenty of airtime -- then got flipped over -- but somehow held onto the ball for a 26-yard TD at the Miami Beach Bowl.

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SVP says OH NO! to punting on 4th-and-goal (0:50)
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Western Kentucky wins Miami Beach Bowl (1:44)
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Western Kentucky beats South Florida for 12th win of season (1:47)
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Doughty breaks down Hilltoppers' win at Miami Beach Bowl (0:57)
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Wales' long run extends WKU's lead

There has been more than 1,100 yards of offense at the Miami Beach Bowl, with Anthony Wales providing 42 of them on this long TD run to give Western Kentucky a 45-35 lead with five minutes left in the fourth quarter on ESPN.

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USF knocking on the door again

South Florida looks to take the lead on Western Kentucky midway through the fourth quarter after Eric Lee emerged with the interception after a couple of deflections.

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USF strikes again with Flowers' TD run

Quinton Flowers ran into trouble, then reversed course for an 8-yard TD run, as South Florida now trails Western Kentucky 38-35 in the fourth quarter of the Miami Beach Bowl on ESPN.

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USF opens fourth quarter with long TD

South Florida responded quickly to Western Kentucky's TD with a long score of its own, as Quinton Flowers hit Rodney Adams for a 53-yard TD on the first play of the fourth quarter of the Miami Beach Bowl on ESPN.

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USF draws closer with trick-play TD

Running back D'Ernest Johnson took the handoff, then fired a 34-yard TD pass to Tyre McCants to cut into Western Kentucky's lead at the Miami Beach Bowl. (Live on ESPN)

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Willie Taggart halftime interview (0:23)
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USF strikes first in Miami Beach Bowl

Quinton Flowers took the QB draw and dashed 12 yards for the TD to give the Bulls the 7-0 lead over Western Kentucky. (Live on ESPN)

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Dropped pass dooms WKU on fourth down

Tim Gorski dropped a fourth-down pass from Brandon Doughty, stopping a Western Kentucky drive deep in South Florida territory early in the Miami Beach Bowl on ESPN.

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Beach Bowl BBQ Bash dance and belly flop contest (0:21)
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Willie Taggart pregame interview (0:24)
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Watch: Miami Beach Bowl

USF coach Willie Taggart left Western Kentucky for South Florida in 2013 after leading WKU to back-to-back seven-win seasons. Earlier this month, he signed a five-year extension to stay with South Florida until 2020. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

ESPN Stats & Info

FPI projects Hilltoppers over Bulls

According to the Football Power Index, Western Kentucky has a 61.5 percent chance to defeat South Florida in the Miami Beach Bowl (2:30 p.m. ET on ESPN).