| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:11 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — Why the long faces, Knights fans?
All is not lost.
I am here to cheer you up after Friday night's 34-27 loss to North Carolina State in something known as the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl.
There is at least some solace...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:42 AM
There was a lot of hustle in Gainesville, not much bustle in Tallahassee and the usually respectful haul in Orlando at UCF. Miami, meanwhile, saw some players slip away yet again on National Signing Day 2015.
The Florida Gators, under new coach Jim...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:36 PM
As the state's Football Bowl Subdivision programs host recruits during the final weekend before Wednesday's National Signing Day, the teams will zero in on what’s missing from the respecitve 2015 classes.
For Florida State, there aren't a ton of...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
I have this sneaking suspicion that Will Muschamp might be coaching his final game today for the Gators if Florida loses as expected to the Georgia Bulldogs. In all actuality, his fate was all but sealed during...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Where's everyone running off to?
It's time to give credit where credit is due.
After being marginalized, pushed aside, passed over and relegated to the second or third rounds of the NFL Draft, it's suddenly cool to be a running back. From Wisconsin'...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
B.J. Taylor wore out basketballs and backboards playing in his driveway in Orlando. He was a persistent presence outside his house on Gatlin Woods Drive, through sunshine and thunderstorms.
"I'd play in the rain. My parents were telling me to come in, I...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:18 PM
It’s nice to see a recent recruiting trend here in Central Florida, with college-football prospects realizing major college-football programs are not always, to borrow a line from Beck, “Where It’s At.”
We don’t even need...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:39 AM
When Nick Westbrook committed to play football at Indiana University this past summer, the decision raised a few eyebrows.
After a junior season at Lake Mary High that saw him catch 52 passes for 826 yards and 13 touchdowns, most figured he was destined...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:43 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Hail, yes!
Can you believe it?
Can you conceive it?
Seriously, I cannot comprehend what I just saw.
And never transcend what I just saw.
In the span of 3 1/2 hours, I just watched the UCF Knights dominate the game and...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:13 PM
It's hard to imagine, but we've reached the half-way point of the college football season.
It seems like it was just yesterday when we were pondering questions like: How dominant will Florida State be this season? How will Florida's new up-tempo, high-...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 5:19 PM
On this Thanksgiving weekend as your team is getting ready to play its biggest rival, a friendly reminder to UCF fans:
Be grateful for coach George O'Leary.
Before it's too late.
The curmudgeonly coach may be gone soon — and then maybe all...