Football: UCF 41, Bethune-Cookman 7

Football: UCF 41, Bethune-Cookman 7

In the week leading up to Saturday’s home opener, UCF head coach George O’Leary harped on the importance of putting pressure on Bethune-Cookman’s quarterback Quentin Williams. The defensive line did just that, accounting for six sacks by night’s end. That defensive pressure, coupled with a season-high 351 total offensive yards, allowed the Knights to blow […]

  • Football: UCF 24, Penn State 26

    Penn State’s Sam Ficken hit a 36-yard field goal as time expired Saturday, lifting Penn State to a 26-24 victory over UCF in the season-opener at the Croke Park Classic. “It was a good college game,” UCF head coach George O’Leary said. “I’m disappointed in the outcome.” A Penn State comeback was necessary after a […]

  • Football: Knights Prepare for Opener in Ireland

    Countless hours of work and preparation finally culminated in UCF leaving campus Tuesday evening and touching down in Dublin Wednesday morning as the Knights are inching closer to the Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State Saturday at 8:30 a.m. ET. From shipping over gear, packing uniforms, tracking sports medicine supplies, handling airport procedures and even […]

  • 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 […]


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  • 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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