| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:59 PM
It was a bumpy ride, but somehow UCF football still managed to reach its targeted destination in the 2014 college football season.
The Knights (9-4 overall, 7-1 conference) clinched their second consecutive American Athletic Conference title with a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The College Football Playoff selection committee slammed the door on TCU and Baylor, citing the lack of a Big 12 conference championship game as one of the reasons the schools are locked out of competing for a national title.
But when one door closes,...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The Memphis, BYU Miami Beach brawl highlighted one reason UCF coach George O'Leary isn't a fan of teams interacting during a bowl game week.
If O'Leary had his way, he'd prefer for UCF players to avoid all contact with NC State leading up to the Bitcoin...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — For a senior class that recently put UCF football in the national spotlight, leaving Tropicana Field with anything short of a victory against NC State Friday night would be an ego blow.
And the Knights (9-3 overall, 7-1 American...
| Dec 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Shane Beamer was 12 and a sideline gofer the last time his father was not on the field for a Virginia Tech football game. This was 1989, Frank Beamer's third year as the Hokies' head coach, and less than a week after a coronary...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:47 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — For much of the night, UCF had no answer for Jacoby Brissett.
Brissett, NC State's athletic and nimble quarterback, eluded Knights defenders with his legs while somehow finding receivers wide open for huge gains as NC State...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:11 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — Why the long faces, Knights fans?
All is not lost.
I am here to cheer you up after Friday night's 34-27 loss to North Carolina State in something known as the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl.
There is at least some solace...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Is anybody surprised that Tiger Woods is moving his Hero World Challenge tournament out of Orlando and to the Bahamas starting next year? Sadly, it's par, er, bogey for the course.
I've said it before and I'll...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:15 AM
The mark of a good football program is one that annually reloads instead of rebuilds.
UCF football coach George O'Leary said he believes the Knights have reached that point after winning back-to-back American Athletic Conference championships. UCF is...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 8:41 PM
You've probably heard of the West Coast offense, the spread offense and the flex offense. George O'Leary came up with another one last week to describe UCF.
The Lackadaisical Garbage offense.
You don't have to be a sanitary engineer to know that's not...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
UCF freshman receiver Jordan Akins sat on the bench alone outside of the Nicholson Field House to collect his breath for a few moments after practice Thursday night.
He's already seeing a significant increase of reps as the Knights prepare to graduate...