Boxscore
South Florida 34, Chattanooga 13
Saturday, September 1, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Raymond James Stadium
Attendance - 41285

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chattanooga 3 7 3 0 13
South Florida 7 14 6 7 34

Recap


South Florida 34, Chattanooga 13: B.J. Daniels passed for three touchdowns and ran for the final score in the fourth quarter as the Bulls held off the visiting Moccasins.

Eleven different receivers caught passes for the Bulls. Daniels threw for 265 yards and connected with Derrick Hopkins, Terrence Mitchell and Sterling Griffin for scoring strikes.

Mitchell, who missed most of last season with a concussion, had five receptions for 78 yards and compiled 69 in punt returns.

After Mitchell took a punt back 22 yards, the Bulls only had to go 23 more to take the lead with 7:41 left in the first quarter. Demitris Murray plowed in from the 2-yard line.

A fumble by Daniels set up a Nick Pollard 39-yard field goal, but the senior answered with two touchdown passes for a 21-3 advantage. Daniels hit Hopkins for 19 yards in the left corner and Mitchell for 38 on a post pattern.

Chattanooga had a touchdown nullified by a holding penalty late in the second quarter and missed a field goal. But D.J. Key picked off a Daniels pass to set up a Keon Williams 2-yard run with 30 seconds left in the half and it was 21-10 at halftime.

Daniels hit Griffin for 39 yards and a score in the third quarter then ran 20 yards for a touchdown with 9:52 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: South Florida kicker Maikon Bonani became the school’s all-time scoring leader. Bonani has 248 points, passing Santiago Gramatica (246 from 2001-04). … The Bulls are 11-0 when opening the season at Raymond James Stadium. … It was the first meeting between the teams.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 7:41
South Florida   TD  South Florida 7 - Chattanooga 0
1st Quarter - 3:39
Chattanooga   FG  South Florida 7 - Chattanooga 3
2nd Quarter - 12:44
South Florida   TD  South Florida 14 - Chattanooga 3
2nd Quarter - 7:27
South Florida   TD  South Florida 21 - Chattanooga 3
2nd Quarter - 0:30
Chattanooga   TD  South Florida 21 - Chattanooga 10
3rd Quarter - 10:35
South Florida   TD  South Florida 27 - Chattanooga 10
3rd Quarter - 0:28
Chattanooga   FG  South Florida 27 - Chattanooga 13
4th Quarter - 9:52
South Florida   TD  South Florida 34 - Chattanooga 13
TEAMS

Team Records

  Chattanooga South Florida
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Chattanooga South Florida
Score 13 34
First Downs 11 20
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-15
13%
9-for-15
60%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 151 329
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 45-49 31-85
Average/Rush 1.1 2.7
Passing
Comp-Att 13-18 20-33
Passing Yards 102 244
Average/Pass Play 4.2 7.0
Penalties-Yards 11-95 7-64
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Time of Possession 34:19 25:41

PLAYER STATS

Chattanooga (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Huesman 9/13 82 0 0
T. Robinson 4/5 20 0 0
South Florida (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Daniels 17/26 225 3 1
M. Floyd 3/7 19 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Green 4 25 6.2 0
T. Robinson 7 9 1.3 0
J. Jackson 5 7 1.4 0
C. Awuah 1 5 5.0 0
K. Williams 7 5 0.7 1
K. Huitt 2 4 2.0 0
J. Huesman 17 1 0.1 0
T. Tyson 1 1 1.0 0
R. Moore 1 -8 -8.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Murray 16 55 3.4 1
M. Shaw 4 22 5.5 0
W. Davis 2 7 3.5 0
M. Floyd 1 4 4.0 0
B. Daniels 6 3 0.5 1
D. Hopkins 2 -6 -3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
F. Shafaat 6 45 7.5 0
J. Jackson 2 40 20.0 0
M. Green 1 8 8.0 0
J. Burns 1 4 4.0 0
T. James 2 3 1.5 0
B. Belew 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Mitchell 5 78 15.6 1
S. Griffin 2 43 21.5 1
D. Welch 1 28 28.0 0
D. Hopkins 2 23 11.5 1
V. Marc 3 19 6.3 0
E. Landi 1 18 18.0 0
A. Davis 1 13 13.0 0
D. Montgomery 1 11 11.0 0
D. Murray 1 7 7.0 0
M. Shaw 2 3 1.5 0
A. Shields 1 1 1.0 0
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