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Relevant Facts and Figures About USF Football

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There are a lot of useful numbers that relate to USF football and its current situation. Here are some of them.

Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The following is a list of data points that are relevant to the current state of USF football. There are some conclusions you can draw from these numbers, but we'll leave those to you.

  • 2-4: USF's current record this season
  • 1: Number of wins over FBS competition this season (by one point)
  • 15-16: Skip Holtz's record at USF to date
  • 4-12: Skip Holtz's Big East record at USF to date
  • 7-15: Skip Holtz's record against BCS conference teams at USF to date
  • 65th: USF's current defense rankings (in yards per game)
  • 0: Number of interceptions by USF's defense in six games this season (only team in FBS without one)
  • 3: Number of turnovers forced by the USF defense in six games this season (remember, one was a special teams turnover)
  • 119th: USF's current rank in kickoff returns (next to last)
  • 18th: USF's current rank in penalty yards (the higher the rank, the more you have)
  • -10: USF's turnover margin in six games this season
  • T-117th: USF's rank in average turnover margin per game
  • Arkansas: Team USF is tied with in 117th place
  • 63, 49, 52: Ranking from Rivals of Skip's three full recruiting classes, in 2011, 2012, and 2013 (so far)
  • 29: Ranking from Rivals of Jim Leavitt's last full recruiting cycle, in 2009
  • $10 million: Total value left on Skip Holtz's contract
  • 2017: Year contract expires
  • $2.5 million: Amount of money USF would owe Holtz if they fired him after this season (according to Greg Auman, the buyout is $500,000 x the number of years left on the contract)
  • $2.0 million: Amount of money USF would owe Holtz if they fired him after next season
  • $3.125 million: Amount of money USF draws from the current Big East TV contract each year
  • ????: Amount of money USF will receive from new Big East TV contract
  • $15,231,708: Amount of money subsidized by student fees in USF's 2011 athletic budget (the largest portion of revenues, even more than rights and licensing, and way more than ticket sales)
  • $559,250.13: Doug Woolard's annual salary (last reported in October 2011
  • 24.5%: Percentage increase in Woolard's salary since April 2009
  • $198,532.50: Bill McGillis's annual salary (last reported in October 2011
  • 42.1%: Percentage increase in McGillis's salary since April 2009
  • 19-21: USF's football record since USF's "Big 4" billboard went up