By Colin Dunlap | 12:12 a.m. Wednesday
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- First things first. Everyone knows that South Florida is coming off back-to-back losses as they head into a Friday night date with the Mountaineers.
This is a solid, very athletic, and especially-dangerous-at-home Bulls team. Bill Stewart knows it, the West Virginia players know it and, frankly, just about everyone in the conference knows it.
Undoubtedly, the Bulls are in survival mode and will come out playing as hard as they have all season -- in front of that national TV audience -- on Friday night.
On Tuesday, inside the Puskar Center, the players spoke of that and also, the West Virginia players who are Floridians spoke of the excitement of playing at home, in the Sunshine State.
> Here is RB Noel Devine talking about the game being "a homecoming":
> This is RT Selvish Capers, speaking of having to defend the USF D-Ends:
> Don Barclay, the tackle on the other side, talks more about the D-Ends:
> QB Jarrett Brown, who has grown into one of the best interview subjects on the team:
And lastly, I need to share with you a photo. It is of Mickey Furfari. This gentleman has been covering the Mountaineers for more than 60 years....60 YEARS. Notice Mickey's hat -- smooth as silk.
Also, listen closely to the Jarrett Brown interview. At the beginning, Mickey asks, "How do you feel?" Brown says, "I feel great!" Mickey comes back with "I do, too."
Anyway, here is the Mick: