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  • Recap: East Carolina 45, Southern Methodist 24

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: East Carolina 45, Southern Methodist 24 No. 21 East Carolina 45, Southern Methodist 24: Shane Carden tossed four touchdown passes for the second straight game and Justin Hardy recorded his first career three-score performance as...
  • UCF defense helps propel Knights to win at Houston

    HOUSTON — Moments after the football bounced out of bounds, preserving UCF's 17-12 victory over Houston late Thursday, coach George O'Leary breathed a huge sigh of relief. O'Leary's defense came up big plays all night, with none bigger than Brandon...
  • Recap: UCF 17, Houston 12

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Central Florida 17, Houston 12 Central Florida 17, Houston 12: Justin Holman threw a pair of touchdowns and the Knights forced a fumble with 24 seconds left to hold off the Cougars in the American Athletic Conference opener...
  • UCF earns dramatic win at Houston thanks to late play on ball

    UCF earns dramatic win at Houston thanks to late play on ball
    HOUSTON — For the fifth time in UCF and Houston's past six meetings, the game came down to a single touchdown play. And for the second consecutive time, the Cougars' shot at a win was thwarted by Knights senior defensive back Brandon Alexander....
  • Preview: Memphis at Cincinnati

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Memphis at Cincinnati Memphis looks to bounce back from losses to nationally ranked opponents when it visits Cincinnati on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams. The Tigers played No. 11...
  • Preview: Central Florida at Houston

    Central Florida looks to get its offense in high gear when it opens American Athletic Conference play at Houston on Thursday. The Knights, who rank 117th out of 125 FBS teams in yards per contest, have struggled on the ground while introducing a first-...
  • Jordan Akins among young Knights bolstering UCF entering key Houston game

    When UCF football's conference season starts in Houston Thursday, freshman receiver Jordan Akins said he'll be ready. Akins, 22, has something to prove in the state of Texas. He skipped an immediate shift to college football out of high school to pursue...
  • UCF looking to step up run game and run defense against Houston

    UCF looking to step up run game and run defense against Houston
    UCF coach George O'Leary has always preached to his football teams two factors win championships — running the ball and stopping the run. So far, he said he hasn't seen enough production in either area despite the Knights boasting the No. 1 run...
  • AAC goes 0-6 in nonconference play

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Southern Methodist - INSIDE SLANT It was a brutal week in American Athletic Conference play, with the league going winless in six non-conference games. In doing so, it squandered a couple of opportunities to make...
  • AAC Notes: More Sad Times For Bearcats

    On Sept. 21, 2013, the Cincinnati football team was emotionally rocked by the death of freshman offensive lineman Ben Flick, who was killed in a car accident. Teammates Mark Barr and Javon Harrison were injured in the crash, which also took the life of a...
  • 3 questions with Houston coach Tony Levine

    3 questions with Houston coach Tony Levine
    The official start of the American Athletic Conference season is finally underway for UCF football. Conference foes UCF and Houston face-off Thursday night before a national TV audience on ESPN. Dating back to the schools' days in Conference USA,...