TAMPA -- GoUSFBulls.com is proud to unveil the 2009 USF Football Interactive Guide.
The Interactive Guide features vivid photography, entertaining videos, photo galleries and all the information that was previously presented in the print media guide.
Interactive Guides for volleyball, men's soccer and women's soccer will be released over the next seven days.
The USF Communications staff, presenting sponsor D&K Consulting and Blue Chip Athletics Solutions worked on the project throughout July.
"We hope fans, media and prospective student athletes find this to be a unique and informative experience," said USF Assistant AD for Communications Chris Freet. "Our first goal was to entertain and draw the viewer in, but we couldn't lose any of our history or media information along the way. Printed guides have been a staple of sport reporting for years and we worked diligently to present the historical information in format that would assist our local and national media."
USF has taken the history and records section that were traditionally printed and added them to GoUSFBulls.com in a format that is easy to search and read. Previously, the history and records sections for football and other sports were not available online.
In the case of football, USF created a trimmed down Record Book for media that wanted something in a printable format. The Record Book can be accessed and printed here.
USF Athletics spent $185,000 on printed media guides over the last two academic years and was able to trim the majority of those funds from its budget by moving to the interactive format.