| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:37 PM
UConn junior linebacker Yawin Smallwood and senior defensive tackle Shamar Stephen were named AAC All-Conference picks on Wednesday. Smallwood is on the first team, Stephen the second team.
UCF quarterback Blake Bortles and Louisville defensive end...
| Dec 13, 2013
Louisville coach Charlie Strong declined to say whether he still thinks the Cardinals are better than UCF, instead opting to praise the Knights during an Orlando bowl press conference this week.
After UCF rallied for a 38-35 win at Louisville Oct. 18,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
I don't know Penn State coach Bill O'Brien.
Never been in the same room with him.
Never interviewed him.
Never talked to him in my life until Thursday.
But if I were a high school football player getting ready to sign a college scholarship, I'd...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:03 PM
UCF unveiled its new alternate black helmet on Thursday during its Countdown to Kickoff Luncheon at CFE Arena.
The black and gold helmet had been shown as two prototypes earlier this year, but the finished product sat at the front of the stage as...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:56 AM
UCF coach George O’Leary will host his first radio show of the season on Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. at the recruiting lounge at Bright House Networks Stadium.
Fans are welcome to attend the show, which is hosted by Mac Daniels and airs on 740 The...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:39 AM
When UCF coach George O'Leary has been asked about the most important games on the schedule this season, he gets that smirk on his face and answers, simply: "Akron."
It's 12 one-game seasons, according to anyone wearing the black and gold. That's fair....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
In today's dead tree edition, I wrote about UCF coach George O'Leary's relationship with Penn State coach Bill O'Brien.
O'Leary's coaching tree will have a strong presence in the game on Saturday, and offensive line coach Brent Key has many strong...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:47 PM
I have some golf to cover, so let's get right to it:
Akron (plus 37) at Michigan: Yes, Akron is that bad. The pick: Michigan.
Bowling Green (plus 2) at Indiana: Big Ten teams should not lose to MAC teams at home. The pick: Indiana.
UCLA (plus 4)...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Which Kiffin is having a worse week? Lane: Washington State loss plus secret team meeting. Monte: Viewing Eagles game.
Twitter: @Mike Jelline
Answer: I'm going with Lane. I couldn't imagine going through what Kiffin...
| Jul 13, 2013
Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 125 to our projected No. 1 team.
Today at No. 44:...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:52 AM
UCF coach George O'Leary was on Open Mike with Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi this morning on 740 the Game, and he touched on a number of issues from the Penn State game in Ireland, to the outlook for the team in 2013 and some hot-topic issues in college...