| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The 2015 FHSAA Hall of Fame class, set to be inducted on Sunday, April 26, in Gainesville, will be a star-studded affair.
Former UCF quarterback Daunte Culpepper, Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks, and Olympic gold medalists Dot...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:23 PM
The optimism pervading Halas Hall these days can be traced to Ernie Accorsi, the consultant who directed the Bears' general manager search and oversaw new GM Ryan Pace's path to coach John Fox.
During the 19-day process, Accorsi guided the transition...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 3:40 PM
They are quarterbacks, but they also formed an offensive "line."
The line is one of demarcation — the NFL acted one way before Baltimore's Joe Flacco and Atlanta's Matt Ryan were rookies, and another way after.
Flacco and Ryan, who will be on...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Everyone wants to test a rookie cornerback to see if he flinches.
Is he game ready? Will he flinch when pushed? Can he rise to the challenge with the game on the line?
Randy Moss went right after Charles Tillman in a 2003 meeting at Soldier Field, the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:59 AM
You've heard of swimming with the dolphins, but Sunday you can bet with the Dolphins.
Former Dolphins Daunte Culpepper and Keith Byars, along with Leroy Hoard (1994 Pro Bowl with Cleveland) will be aboard the Bimini SuperFast Sunday for the regular...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Trinity Prep football coach Mike Kruczek is a renowned offensive guru.
But even Kruczek, who specialized in grooming guarterbacks such as UCF's Daunte Culpepper over decades of coaching at the college and NFL level, didn't see a signal-caller in...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:54 PM
NEW YORK — Blake Bortles is used to exceeding expectations, but even the former UCF quarterback was surprised when his phone rang after the first pick in the NFL Draft was announced Thursday night.
The Jacksonville Jaguars were calling, and...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Who has the better high school football players: Florida or Georgia?
That question is what led to the Florida-Georgia all-star football game, played from 1985-93 at the Florida Citrus Bowl. It featured future football stars such as Deion Sanders,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Tim Tebow is really kicking butt in fantasy football this year -- and, no, I'm not talking about as an owner in some fantasy league out there.
I mean as an actual football player drafted by franchise owners on their fantasy teams.
Of course, Tebow...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:47 PM
DUBLIN — George O'Leary, like many of today's overbearing college football coaches, has a silly, archaic rule in which he forbids his freshman football players from talking to the media.
That's right, Pete DiNovo, UCF's brand new redshirt freshman...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The 20 seniors on the UCF football team's roster don't think the Knights' success started when they captured the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1.
It started years ago when players like Daunte Culpepper and Asante Samuel laid the foundation. It grew under the...