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Shaquem Griffin to Receive NCAA Inspiration Award

Shaquem Griffin to Receive NCAA Inspiration Award

An amputated hand did not hinder Shaquem Griffin ’16’s potential — it strengthened it. At age 4, his left hand was removed due to extreme pain triggered by amniotic band syndrome, which he had suffered in the womb. The day after surgery, Griffin was already playing two-on-two street football. Freed of the unusable extremity, he […]

UCF Basketball Teams Ride Winning Streaks

It appears winning streaks are contagious at UCF. The UCF men’s and women’s basketball teams both notched victories against American Athletic Conference opponents in Sunday’s doubleheader at CFE Arena to remain undefeated in league play. The women took their game down to the wire against Cincinnati and came out on top, 56-55, thanks to junior […]

UCF Football’s Magical Win Streak Ends at Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (UCFKnights.com) — Senior defensive lineman Titus Davis took a knee on the 35-yard-line, his silence only interrupted by teammates who approached to extend their hand or a hug. Senior linebacker Pat Jasinski hugged quarterback McKenzie Milton and told him he loved him like a brother. Senior punter Mac Loudermilk thanked a slew of […]

Going 1-0: The Motto that Made UCF Football Fiesta Bowl-Bound

UCF senior defensive lineman Titus Davis lifted the glittering, gold football-shaped Fiesta Bowl trophy from its stand and cradled it in his hands. “Come on, time to go,” said a team representative who was gathering the Knights at Dec. 30’s media day and ushering them to buses waiting to whisk the Knights to one of […]