Griffin Shines at NFL Scouting Combine

Griffin Shines at NFL Scouting Combine

You think 20 reps on the bench press with a prosthetic arm stole the show Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis? UCF alumnus Shaquem Griffin one-upped himself Sunday by running a blazing 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds that turned the world of NFL media on its ear. Griffin’s time — identical to that […]

UCF Alumnus’ Mission to Champion Orlando Leads to NFL Pro Bowl, Community Projects

During last year’s NFL Pro Bowl at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports Steve Hogan ’91 had a unique perspective of the game. From the sidelines, he watched as New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ children played catch with Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hovered close […]

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 […]