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#BuiltByUCF – Knights in the Pros

#BuiltByUCF - Knights in the Pros

The first full weekend of preseason games in the NFL got started Thursday night and a number of former Knights impressed, including three rookies from last year’s 2017 squad. Jordan Akins ’17, Shaquem Griffin ’16 and Tre’Quan Smith ’17 all had stellar NFL debuts. Currently, there are 23 former UCF student-athletes on 15 different NFL rosters all vying to […]

UCF Football Ranked 23rd in Coaches Poll

The first Amway Coaches Poll of the 2018 season was announced Thursday, with UCF ranked 23rd in the nation. It marked the first time in program history that the Knights have been ranked in the Top 25 to start a season. UCF, which went 13-0, won the American Athletic Conference Championship and the Chick-fil-A Peach […]

UCF Head Basketball Coaches Extend Contracts

After two successful seasons at UCF, Head Women’s Basketball Coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Johnny Dawkins have both signed contract extensions. Abrahamson-Henderson, also known as Coach Abe, has inked a one-year deal keeping her at the helm through the 2022-23 season. Dawkins will lead the Knights through the 2023-24 season. “We are very fortunate to have […]

UCF Football Picked to Repeat Championship

The hype around the UCF football team is picking up right where it left off after the squad’s undefeated season. As the reigning American Athletic Conference champions, the Knights have been selected to repeat as the league’s No. 1 team in The American’s 2018 preseason media poll, which was released this week. UCF received 19 […]