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George O'Leary

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  • Fatigue, key injury haunt UCF defense on final drive against Penn State

    Fatigue, key injury haunt UCF defense on final drive against Penn State
    DUBLIN — Despite an exhausting first half and a key injury to middle linebacker Terrance Plummer, Clayton Geathers refused to entertain excuses for UCF's defensive performance during a 26-24 loss to Penn State Saturday. "No excuses," said...
  • After months of planning, UCF begins trip to Ireland

    After months of planning, UCF begins trip to Ireland
    With bagpipes playing in the background, UCF football players lined up to board buses and start easily the most exciting road trip of their careers. UCF graduate assistant Rob Calabrese, a former player for the Knights, held a plastic bag full of...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension
    Frank Beamer turns 68 in October, and his College Football Hall of Fame credentials were long ago secured. But rather than plot retirement and more frequent fleecing of golf partners, Virginia Tech’s iconic coach has signed a two-year contract...
  • Pitch for Ireland game came from Bill O'Brien, UCF coach says

    Pitch for Ireland game came from Bill O'Brien, UCF coach says
    The idea to play in Ireland came from former Penn State coach Bill O'Brien. At least that's how Central Florida coach George O'Leary remembers it. And, when O'Brien decided to leave Penn State for the Houston Texans, he made sure to call O'Leary....
  • UCF strives to block out distractions at 'castle' outside Dublin

    UCF strives to block out distractions at 'castle' outside Dublin
    DUBLIN — The grand stage of the Croke Park Classic hit UCF players early Wednesday morning when their bus passed through the gated entrance of the Carton House Resort, their home for the rest of the week. Players rubbed the sleep out of their eyes...
  • Pirate Sighting: Conference Schedule Requires Some Introductions

    Pirate Sighting: Conference Schedule Requires Some Introductions
    When UConn transitioned to the world of big-time football a decade ago, fans could look forward to a schedule packed with national heavyweights. As the second season of the American Athletic Conference kicks off this fall, fans might need a road map to...
  • Wishful Thinking?: BCS Is Gone, But The New System Brings Its Own Question Marks

    After years of clamoring for change, college football fans got their wish: 2014 will mark the first year of the College Football Playoff, which will officially supplant the Bowl Championship Series as the ultimate determinant of the nation's best team....
  • UCF's O'Leary supports further softening of Penn State's sanctions

    UCF's O'Leary supports further softening of Penn State's sanctions
    With a further softening of NCAA sanctions placed on the Penn State program potentially coming soon, add George O'Leary to the list of those in the college football community who would welcome it. Speaking before Central Florida's practice Thursday, O'...
  • Tour of infamous Irish prison gives UCF players perspective ahead of Penn State game

    Tour of infamous Irish prison gives UCF players perspective ahead of Penn State game
    DUBLIN — Deion Green solemnly shook his head when the tour guide described the atrocities that transpired at Kilmainham Gaol — a historically infamous Irish prison that has been turned into a museum in the heart of Dublin. This is the...
  • UCF hunts for game-changing plays against Penn State

    UCF hunts for game-changing plays against Penn State
    DUBLIN — It's been just shy of a year since UCF football tasted the bitterness of defeat. And despite the team's glorious run of wins since Oct. 5, 2013, players are still fired up to prove to the world that UCF is no one-hit wonder. "The South...
  • Five things for Friday, August 29

    Five things for Friday, August 29
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: body on tracks delays SunRail; Arts & Entertainment Season Preview; coach named an honorary Irishman; and more. 1. A body on the railroad tracks in Sanford caused SunRail delays this monring. Sanford...