After the best season in school history that included a bowl win against Georgia and a top 25 BCS ranking, the UCF Knights have high expectations for the 2011 football season. However, with the loss of some talented players in key positions, most critics at the national level don't believe another breakout year is possible. So what makes the Knights so full of expectation for the 2011 season?
Assistant Head Coach and Wide Receivers Coach David Kelly has made a name for himself. Not for his work during practice or game day, but as a nationally recognized recruiter. Kelly is responsible for the top recruits of the 2010 class: Jeff Godfrey, Josh Reese, and Torrian Wilson. He is also responsible for the top recruits from the best class in school history, the 2011 class, including DaMarcus Smith, Leilon Willingham, and Toby Jackson. Between these two classes, UCF has finally achieved one of its major goals, DEPTH.