The American’s Top Football Program

The American's Top Football Program

UCF football exited Conference USA by claiming the league’s Sport Academic Award in back-to-back seasons for 2011 and 2012. Now as a member of the American Athletic Conference, the Knights continued that trend Wednesday by earning the Team Academic Excellence Award as The American’s top football program in the classroom. The honor is handed out […]

  • Football: LB Plummer Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List

    The 15th and final National College Football Awards Association watch list was released Friday, with the Walter Camp Football Foundation announcing UCF linebacker Terrance Plummer was on its watch list for the 2014 Player of the Year. There were 50 players selected to this year’s list including five linebackers. The Walter Camp Award is the […]

  • Football: LB Plummer Adds Bednarik Award Watch List

    UCF senior linebacker Terrance Plummer added another preseason accolade to his collection as the Orange Park native was selected to the 20th annual Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. The Bednarik Award has been presented to the College Defensive Player of the Year since 1995, and is named after former […]

  • Football: Knights in Nation's Top 5 for Academic Success

    UCF football’s Academic Progress Rate rose yet again as official numbers were released by the NCAA Wednesday, proving that the Knights are not only succeeding on the field but in the classroom as well. When head coach George O’Leary took over the program for the 2004 campaign, UCF’s APR stood at 880. That changed immediately, […]

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  • Football: Blake Bortles Drafted by Jaguars

    It was a wild four months of training, interviews and mock drafts for former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles, and it all culminated into a day he will not soon forget. With his family present at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, the Oviedo native turned his dream into reality as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell […]

  • Football: Summers Promoted to Defensive Coordinator

    Back from Ireland after preparing for the Croke Park Classic in August, UCF head coach George O’Leary has announced the promotion of Tyson Summers as the Knights’ defensive coordinator. “I am very happy to name Tyson Summers as defensive coordinator,” Coach O’Leary said. “I thought he did an outstanding job in the spring with what […]

  • O'Leary Speaks at Breakfast Hosted by MPC

    MPC – Moreno, Peelen, Pinto & Clark, a well-known Central Florida wealth management firm, recently hosted a breakfast featuring UCF Football Coach George O’Leary. The event, emceed by WESH sportscaster Pat Clarke, was O’Leary’s first post-season speaking engagement. It was attended by President John C. Hitt, Foundation CEO Robert Holmes, several Foundation Board members and […]

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