VIDEO: Knights Take 2nd in National Cheerleading Championships

The UCF Knights Cheer team captured second place at the national championships last weekend in Orlando, competing against 13 other teams at Walt Disney World Resort. The Knights have now placed in the Top 10 of the College Cheerleading National Championships 23 times in the past 25 years under head coach Linda Gooch, including national titles […]

Alumna Giving Back To Atlanta in Celebration of Daughter’s Memory, Perfect Season

On Dec. 31, 2011, Sarah Dodson ’01 knew New Year’s Eve would never hold the same meaning to her again. After five years of treatment, her 8-year-old daughter Marlie, who dreamed of becoming a UCF cheerleader and nurse, died of a brain tumor. In 2012, Dodson and her family established a new tradition with the […]

Knights Defeat Auburn in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

The UCF football team completed its perfect season with a 34-27 win over Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on New Year’s Day. “I’m so happy for these guys,” UCF head coach Scott Frost said. “I told them in the locker room, this was an 0-12 group when I got there, and they looked like they weren’t having […]

Peach Bowl: Chequan Burkett Plays Dual Role of Linebacker and Family Man

Family. Love. If there are two words that describe the 2017 UCF football team, those two words come to the forefront all the time. Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander mentioned it in Saturday’s press conference leading up to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl game at 12:30 p.m. Monday against Auburn, stating that credit for the team’s turnaround from 0-12 […]