Accused terrorist Sayfullo Saipov's Florida driver license places his home address just a few miles from the sprawling Tampa campus of the University of South Florida, but university leaders insist he has never been a student or faculty member there.

Local Islamic leaders tell 8 on Your Side they're not familiar with him either.

"He wasn't very visible," said CAIR Executive Director Hassam Shibley. "I don't recall seeing him."

Saipov's shadowy presence in Tampa is in stark contrast to two controversial figures that caused some critics to label USF "Jihad U" back in the 1990s and even after the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001.

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