1. UCF's First Half Explodes vs. Rice

    The curse of the first half was lifted Saturday afternoon as the UCF Knights obliterated the Rice Owls 49-7 on the Owls' home turf. From the opening snap, UCF was in a position to dominate, as Brett Hodges connected with A...

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  2. UCF Fans Better Know a Stadium: Rice Stadium

    The Knights football team will play Rice at Rice Stadium in Houston this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Many of you may not know the in and outs of where the Rice Owls play and what their stadium is like...

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  3. Central Florida Football: George O'Leary's Weekly Teleconference for Oct. 19

    Today Coach O'Leary talked to the Central Florida media about the loss against Miami, the upcoming game vs. Rice, and the offense. Here's what he had to say:   On the Miami game "We had opportunities we didn't take advantage of...

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  4. Again, UCF Misses Crucial Opportunities

    In my head-to-head offensive matchups article featuring Miami vs. UCF, I highlighted the prowess of both Brynn Harvey and UCF's wide receiving corps...

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  5. UCF 2009-10 Men's Basketball Preview

    UCF's 2009-10 basketball season is slated to begin on November 4 with an exhibition game vs. Saint Leo University. Coach Kirk Speraw is in his 17th year as the Knights' head coach, and he expects nothing short of success...

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  6. Better Know a Stadium: Bright House Networks Stadium

    Picture this: It's minutes before game time in The Swamp. The Florida Gators are about to take on the Georgia Bulldogs on home turf. All you can see for yards upon yards are swatches of orange and blue, blurs of orange and blue...

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  7. Coach O'Leary Talks Miami Hurricanes

    In a conference call this afternoon with George O'Leary, UCF's head coach answered questions about the upcoming game against Miami...

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  8. Miami vs. UCF: Head-to-Head Defensive Matchups

    Two days ago, I broke down the head-to-head offensive matchups that I felt would be of note in the UCF/Miami game next Saturday. Today we are looking at how the sack, tackle, and interception leaders of both teams stack up against each other...

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  9. Miami vs. UCF: Head to Head Offensive Matchups

    With only nine days until battle against Miami at Bright House Networks Stadium, there's a lot of debate in the Central Florida community over just how the game will turn out. While many fear that Miami's Jacory Harris and Co...

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  10. C-USA Coaches' Weekly Teleconference: Charlie Taaffe Edition

    Today Coach O'Leary was absent from the C-USA teleconference, and offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe filled in to answer the media's questions. He did a great job, even if he did think his work was that of “the JV team...

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  11. Before Miami, Knights Need To Get Rid of Second-Half Syndrome

    Last night at Bright House Networks Stadium, the Knights defeated the Memphis Tigers by more than double their score, prevailing 32-14...

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  12. UCF Football's Big Five: The Impact They're Making on the NFL

    From Shawn Jefferson to Daunte Culpepper, electrifying Knights football players have made their way to the NFL. Some were successful, others weren't; some are long gone, but many still play on pro turf today...

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  13. UCF Women's Basketball Slates 2009-10 Season

    Today, UCF women's basketball head coach Joi Williams announced her team's 2009-10 schedule. Williams, in her third year as skipper, is preparing her team for another tough non-conference schedule, ...

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  14. UCF's Keys to ECU: How Did They Fare?

    Last week, I wrote an article on the keys to UCF winning the game against East Carolina, and how valuable these keys were for the entirety of the season...

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  15. Knights Better Know a Stadium: ECU's Dowdy-Ficklen

    The Knights have bounced from home to away status and back again since the beginning of the 2009 season, and we sure miss them when they're away...

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  16. UCF's Keys to ECU and Beyond

    For the Knights to be successful in their second C-USA matchup of the season against the East Carolina Pirates and in games to come, there are a few key players that need to step up and play their position day in and day out...

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  17. Coaches George O'Leary, Skip Holtz Talk C-USA Football

    Today, during the weekly Conference USA coaches' teleconference, I caught up with Coach O'Leary to hear what he had to say about new starting quarterback Brett Hodges, and how to make the first half of the game as successful for the Knights as the second.

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  18. Hodges Dominates As UCF's New Starting Quarterback

    On a night when brotherhood and solidarity shined bright, senior transfer quarterback Brett Hodges made his first start as a Knight, making him the ninth UCF quarterback to start in black and gold since the team joined the Football Bowl subdivision ranks.

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  19. Off with George O'Leary? Not Anytime Soon

    Citing the same ineffectual short-run offense that eliminated UCF from Conference USA contention last year, indecisiveness in personnel decisions, and an overall lack of spark coming from the ...

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  20. Knights-Bulls Matchup Marks More than Just a Non-Conference Game

    This Saturday, September 19, the Knights play the Buffalo Bulls at home at Bright House Networks Stadium under the lights...

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  21. George O'Leary's Concerns Voiced in C-USA Weekly Teleconference

    George O'Leary met with the media today via the weekly Conference USA Football teleconference. Answering questions about the Southern Miss game and the upcoming match between the Knights ...

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  22. UCF Knights: Pick a Quarterback by Sunday Morning

    UCF fans and media personnel alike have been hearing the same mantras throughout the week: The QBs don't mind splitting the job. They're all about teamwork. They will continue to split until one of the guys stands out...

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  23. UCF Past and Present: Coach Talks So. Miss, Alumni Kick Off NFL Season

    On Tuesday, September 8, the media met with Coach George O'Leary during UCF football's weekly media luncheon to discuss the Knights' upcoming away game against Southern Miss in Hattiesburg, Mississippi...

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  24. George O'Leary and Larry Fedora Teleconference: Week Two Quotes

    I caught up with George O'Leary and Larry Fedora through teleconference on Labor Day to talk football. Coach O'Leary answered questions on UCF's win vs. Samford in Week One, as well as what he expected from Southern Miss next week in Hattiesburg...

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  25. What the UCF-Samford Game Means for the Rest of the Season

    Knights fans packed Bright House Networks stadium last night for UCF's season opener against the Samford Bulldogs of Alabama, but penalties, a bad kicking game, and an underestimated ...

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