Noles, Bulls set for home-and-home series

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State and South Florida will meet in football for the first time in September.

The Bulls of the Big East Conference will visit the Seminoles of the Atlantic Coast Conference on Sept. 26, with a second game set for Sept. 29, 2012, at USF, which plays its home games in the same stadium as the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Both schools are coming off winning seasons. Florida State finished 9-4 after beating Wisconsin in the Champs Sports Bowl and USF went 8-5 after defeating Memphis in the magicJack St. Petersburg Bowl.