Following in legends' footsteps, Leavitt has USF on doorstep of history

Updated: October 16, 2007, 1:32 PM ET
By Joe Starkey | Special to ESPN.com

South Florida football coach Jim Leavitt isn't much for sentiment.

At least not for public displays of it during a game week.

Consider his response when a reporter asked whether, in a quiet moment, Leavitt ever finds himself amazed at the stunning rise of his program, which grew from dirt 11 years ago and is ranked No. 2 in the BCS standings with a legitimate shot at a national championship.

The Bulls (6-0 overall, 1-0 Big East) will put their highest-ever ranking ...

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