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George O'Leary

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  • Scouting A UConn Opponent: UCF

    As training camp and the season draw near, we look at a UConn football opponent through the eyes of a beat writer who covers that team. Here we look at UCF, and the writer is Shannon Owens of the Orlando Sentinel. UConn plays UCF on Nov. 1 at Rentschler...
  • Leesburg WR Bryan Jefferson picks Boise State over UCF

    Leesburg WR Bryan Jefferson picks Boise State over UCF
    When Bryan Jefferson returned from his unofficial visit to Boise State on Tuesday morning, he went directly from the Orlando International Airport to the campus at UCF and head coach George O'Leary's office. The Leesburg wide receiver had a great...
  • UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development

    UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development
    Five decades worth of notes are stowed away in boxes and filing cabinets in UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's home office and garage in Orlando. The scribbling fills notebooks from his first job coaching running backs and quarterbacks at Albany...
  • UCF football's Justin Tukes, Kevin Miller promise a powerful 1-2 punch

    UCF football's Justin Tukes, Kevin Miller promise a powerful 1-2 punch
    The tandem of tight ends Justin Tukes and Kevin Miller has potential to deliver a powerful punch for UCF offense. Miller is the fluid wave that trickles across the formation and Tukes is the rip tide that sucks defenders away from their assignments....
  • UCF secondary confident, eager to force more turnovers

    UCF secondary confident, eager to force more turnovers
    UCF defensive back Jordan Ozerities admitted he's watched the highlight of his game-deciding interception against USF last season more than a few times. He destroyed the Bulls' chance to send the game into overtime with a late pick and 52-yard return,...
  • UCF coaches on tight timetable to name starting quarterback

    UCF coaches on tight timetable to name starting quarterback
    UCF football observers have been waiting a long time to learn who will replace Blake Bortles as the Knights' starting quarterback. It has been more than 200 days since his NFL announcement Jan. 6. The timetable, however, is much shorter for UCF...
  • UCF's young receivers impress during preseason camp

    UCF's young receivers impress during preseason camp
    Entering preseason camp, UCF receivers coach Sean Beckton knew he had a deep pool of talent among experienced receivers like Rannell Hall, Breshad Perriman, J.J. Worton, Josh Reese and senior transfer Jackie Williams. But it was the younger cast of...
  • Five things for Monday, August 11

    Five things for Monday, August 11
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house. It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...
  • Knights say strong academics key part of UCF football team's success

    Knights say strong academics key part of UCF football team's success
    There are at least two important rules UCF football players know they must uphold to avoid nightmarish running drills: keep the locker room clean and don't be late or miss a meeting or, even worse, a practice. So of course there had to be a good...
  • UCF's defensive tackles should deliver more pop up front for Knights

    UCF's defensive tackles should deliver more pop up front for Knights
    Changes at the usually under-the-radar defensive tackle position may have the biggest impact on a UCF defense that has the potential to be one of the best in program history. The Knights lost just one senior at tackle, E.J. Dunston, but after failing to...
  • East Carolina Can't Wait To Get Going In The AAC

    At the end of the 2012 season, Central Florida finished its final Conference USA season with 10 wins and a victory in the Beef O'Brady's Bowl. In 2013, its debut season in the American Athletic Conference, the Knights, picked fourth in the AAC preseason...