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George O'Leary

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  • Bianchi: O'Leary says Brent Key is "very, very, very" strong candidate to be next UCF coach

     Bianchi: O'Leary says Brent Key is "very, very, very" strong candidate to be next UCF coach
    Running off at the typewriter … If anybody out there really believes George O'Leary is just UCF's temporary "interim" athletic director, I've got some oceanfront property in Topeka I'd like to sell you. It seems fairly obvious that O'Leary will...
  • Mike Bianchi: If O'Leary gets UCF into the Big 12, he should be AD for life

    Mike Bianchi: If O'Leary gets UCF into the Big 12, he should be AD for life
    UCF President John Hitt is no dummy. In fact, he is considered one of the most brilliant university presidents in this country. Which means he must have a wise, well-considered reason why he just named football coach George O'Leary as the school's...
  • Barry Alvarez advice to UCF AD George O'Leary, 'take care of football first'

    Barry Alvarez advice to UCF AD George O'Leary, 'take care of football first'
    There's a small handful of people who understand George O'Leary's new challenges juggling the responsibility to run a football team and athletic department. Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez is one and we caught up with him for a Q&A. Orlando Sentinel: Did you...
  • UCF football record outperforming Texas, TCU in Big 12

    UCF football record outperforming Texas, TCU in Big 12
    UCF football is not joining the Big 12 ... today. But for the sake of conversation, how exactly does the Knights' record stack up against the other Big 12 schools?  Based on cumulative records from the past four years, UCF would be doing quite well....
  • George O'Leary keeping 'ears open' on UCF football, Big 12 expansion chatter

    George O'Leary keeping 'ears open' on UCF football, Big 12 expansion chatter
    The seemingly daily speculation mill about the Big 12's commitment to expansion hasn't been lost on George O'Leary. And with the football coach recently adding the title of interim athletic director to his nameplate, O'Leary is definitely paying close...
  • Gene McDowell, former UCF football coach, to be honored with endowed scholarship

    Gene McDowell, former UCF football coach, to be honored with endowed scholarship
    Former UCF football coach Gene McDowell will be honored with an endowed scholarship in his name this fall, according to the school's sports administrators. The UCF McDowell Endowment Fund is expected to be given annually to an incoming football player....
  • Jerry Greene: A salute to Saints TE Benjamin Watson's moving response to Charleston shootings

    Jerry Greene: A salute to Saints TE Benjamin Watson's moving response to Charleston shootings
    Most Sundays, my goal for the Cheap Seats is to provide you with a Page 2 escape from the heavy issues that often dominate both Page 1 of the sports section and Page 1 of the newspaper. Most Sundays, our hearts are light here. Most Sundays . . . Not...
  • Bianchi: After racist murders, South Carolina should heed Spurrier, get rid of Confederate flag

    Running off at the typewriter. … In the wake of the sad and sickening racist murders in Charleston, it is time for the State of South Carolina to listen to what head ballcoach Steve Spurrier has been saying for years: Get rid of the ugly,...
  • Beer sales on rise during college football games, but UCF slow to join movement

    Beer sales on rise during college football games, but UCF slow to join movement
    George O'Leary was only half-kidding when he riled up a group of older UCF football fans with his thoughts on making beer available to the masses at Bright House Networks Stadium. "I don't know why we don't sell beer in the stadium when we let them...
  • O'Leary named interim UCF athletic director

    University of Central Florida football coach George O'Leary has been named the school's interim athletic director. School officials said Tuesday that O'Leary will serve as interim athletic director through the end of the year. The position became open...
  • George O'Leary named UCF interim athletic director

    George O'Leary named UCF interim athletic director
    UCF has named football coach George O'Leary interim athletic director, two sources confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel. The school officially announced the news shortly after 10 a.m.  O'Leary replaces outgoing athletic director Todd Stansbury, who...