USF’s spring football game returns to campus with a night event: Friday, April 14

The Stadium Fan Fest begins at 7:00 PM at Corbett Stadium on the USF campus

TAMPA, JAN. 30, 2023 – The USF Spring Game, presented by USF Federal Credit Union, will return to Corbett Stadium on the USF campus under the lights on Friday, April 14, with kickoff for the free event set for 7 p.m.

For the first time since 2019, the Spring Game returns to Corbett Stadium, where it previously drew crowds filling the stands and turf surrounding the site of the USF football teams’ competition. Fans can enjoy a fan festival in the stadium before kickoff, with gates opening at 5:00 p.m. Normal pregame activities will be permitted in the Sycamore Drive and Yuengling Center campus parking lots. Fans are encouraged to bring blankets and use the seating on the grass berms surrounding the playing surface, with a large crowd expected.

Spring game - Kid and CheerFans will have their first opportunity to see a Bulls team led by first-year head coach Alex Golesh, who previously led the nation’s No. 1 offense as offensive coordinator at Tennessee. Along with the Bulls’ new offensive scheme, fans will get to see what first-time USF defensive coordinator Todd Orlando has in store for the Bulls heading into the 2023 season.

USF will take the field for the first of 15 spring practices on March 6 and will practice for five weeks leading up to the spring game, taking one week off for the university’s spring break, March 12-18.

Spring Play - BandUSF returns three key starters from the 2022 season on offense, four including senior offensive tackles Donovan Jennings (Tampa) who started four games in 2023 before a season-ending injury and brought a career-high 35 starts into his final campaign. The Bulls return nine key starters from 2022 on defense, led by safety Matthew Hill (Lawrenceville, GA) who carries a career-high 17 starts into his senior campaign. USF returns 27 players with starting experience, including linebackers Gerry Bohannon Jr. (Earl, Ark./7 starts in 2022 before season-ending injury), Catravis Marsh (Hialeah/5 career starts) and Byroom Brown (Raleigh, NC/started last two games of 2022).

Spring Game - Lawn ChairsFans planning to attend the Spring Game are asked to pre-register to receive a free mobile ticket HERE.

The game will be broadcast live on ESPN+ and can be heard on 102.5-HD2 and Bulls Unlimited on TuneIn.

PARKING: Is free. Lots open at 5 p.m
Fan parking is in Lot 18/Sycamore Drive and Yuengling Center Lots 6 and 22.

PORTS: The stadium gates will open at 5 p.m
Entrance is with a mobile ticket (free, register HERE)

Spring Game - Fan FestFAN FEST: The Fan Fest will move to Corbett Stadium and will open at 5pm and will remain open throughout the match featuring:

  • USF Sun Dolls, Cheerleaders and Rocky
  • Photo opportunities
  • Food/beverage stations and beer garden
  • Children’s area
  • Cornhole
  • More additions/details to come

BEGINING: Set for 7 p.m

WATCHING: Stream live to ESPN+

Spring Game - Berm FansI’M LISTENING: The game can be heard on 102.5-HD2 and Bulls Unlimited on TuneIn.

USF opens the 2023 season on Sept. 2 at Western Kentucky before the first of six games at Raymond James Stadium on Sept. 9 against Florida A&M. Eighteen-time national champion Alabama and Nick Saban come to Ray Jay on Sept. 16, and USF will host conference games against Charlotte, FAU, Rice and Temple.

New season tickets for the 2023 USF football season at Raymond James Stadium are now on sale. Season tickets start at just $99. Secure your seats for the 2023 season by calling or texting 1-800-GoBulls or visiting All tickets are again dynamically priced for each game based on demand and are subject to change. Tickets can be purchased online at by calling/texting 1-800-GoBulls or using the direct links below.

Season tickets:
Single match tickets:
Group tickets (10+): call 1-800-GoBulls.

USF’s football program first took the field in 1997 and completed its 26th season in 2022 while completing construction on a new $22 million indoor performance facility. The Bulls recorded 15 winning seasons, earned 16 All-America selections, including a 2021 consensus. Brian Baty, and had 32 first-team all-conference selections. USF had 30 players selected in the NFL draft and made 10 bowl appearances (6-4 in those games), posting a program-record six straight bowl appearances from 2005-2010 and most recently making four straight bowl appearances since 2015 -2015 18. The Bulls posted back-to-back 10-win seasons in 2016 and 2017, recording a program record of 11-2 in 2016 while finishing both seasons ranked in the Top 25. USF had a program-record 20 consecutive weeks ranked in the Top 25 in the 2016 and 2017 seasons and reached No. 2 in the national rankings in the 2007 season.

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