UCF Around The Web (09/08/2012 Morning)

September 8, 2012 in Around The Web

National Attention of Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Pro Athletes Prompts UCF
Sacramento Bee
"Each year, approximately 300,000 people in the United States experience sports-related concussions," said Leonardo Oliveira, M.D., Assistant Professor, UCF College of Medicine, who specializes in internal medicine and sports medicine at the college's

West Virginia MetroNews

UCF vs. #14 Ohio State Highlights C-USA Schedule
West Virginia MetroNews
UCF hammered Akron in its opener 56-14. Sophomore QB Blake Bortles was 13-of-16 for 168 yards and three touchdowns. Senior RB Latavius Murray rushed for 68 yards on the opening drive and finished the game with 108 yards and touchdown. Ohio State

Ohio State vs UCF-Ohio State vs UCF NCAA College Week 2 HOT
Kingston This Week
Ohio State vs UCF Live Stream. Unranked East Carolina will travel to Columbia, How to Watch Ohio State live stream. South Carolina this week to face the ninth ranked Gamecocks at Williams Brice Stadium. Saturday's game between the two geographic

UCF O-Linemen giving bulletin board material?
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - Coqui1337 – September 8, 2012, 4:26 am

"If we stay after them, their motor will die," Goins said. "That's why we're practicing to finish in the fourth quarter. That's when we'l…
"If we stay after them, their motor will die," Goins said. "That's why we're practicing to finish in the fourth quarter. That's when we'l

Plain Dealer

Ohio State vs. Central Florida: The Big Picture
Plain Dealer
Knights: Head coach George O'Leary, overall record, 103-84 (17 seasons); UCF record, 51-51 (ninth season). Snapshot: Defense. On the other side of the ball, the Buckeyes gave up three big plays from scrimmage against Miami — all in the passing game

Central Florida no cupcake for Ohio State
Cincinnati.com
?Some people take it personally, but we have no problem being the underdog,? UCF safety Kemal Ishmael said. The Buckeyes have had it drilled into them all week that UCF is a step up from the opener. Quarterback Braxton Miller ended up 14 of 24 for 207

Ohio State: Central Florida coming in confident
Chronicle-Telegram (blog)
?They're a Big Ten talent,? Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said of UCF. ?There's no question there's people on that team at certain positions that are as good or better than our (guys). They have five or six NFL players on their roster. That tells you what we're

Bortles key to Knights' success against Buckeyes
Florida Today
UCF coach George O'Leary said he wanted Bortles to pass the ball more, but the quarterback opted not to toss short passes to open receivers with the hope he could make a big play downfield. When asked what he learned from watching the Akron game,

What to watch for: Ohio State vs. UCF
BuckeyeGrove.com (registration)
With all due respect to Miami (OH), who the Buckeyes defeated 56-10 in their season opener, UCF will present a much tougher challenge to Meyer's team. The Knights could very well be the best team that OSU faces until the Big Ten season opens up in three

John Cooper's name comes up in UCF prep
Marietta Times
NOTE THIS: UCF does not have any players from Ohio on its roster. But Ohio State has six players from the Sunshine State: TE Jeff Heuerman (Naples), CB Travis Howard (Miami), DB Orhian Johnson (St. Petersburg), LB Etienne Sabino (North Miami Beach),

Central Florida at Ohio State preview
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
The Buckeyes are coming off a 56-10 win against Miami (Ohio), but should face a tougher task against UCF. This will be the first time the two teams will meet, but it's not the first time OSU coach Urban Meyer has faced UCF. In 2006, his Florida Gators beat

Knights Ready for Their Biggest Game of the Season Against Urban Meyer's
The Ledger
"You go into every game with an opportunity to win and that's exactly the way we look at it," UCF Coach George O'Leary, no stranger to big games himself having coached at Georgia Tech where the annual game against Georgia is one of the South's epic

OSU set for Ineligi-Bowl
Urbana Daily Citizen
But neither the Knights nor the Buckeyes are taking this one lightly, with UCF looking to break an all-time record against the Big Ten of 0-6 and the Buckeyes searching for another step toward where they want to be in the first year of Coach Urban Meyer's

Under Construction Forever: $300M in Work Planned for UCF
KnightNews.com
UCF has proposed over $300 million in work and renovations over the next three years for the university according to reports issued by the Orlando Business Journal. The biggest project, at $85 million, calls for an Arts Complex Phase II. The smallest project

Under Construction Forever: $300M in Work Planned for UCF
knightnews.com 
UCF stands for many things. One of the most prominent definitions of the abbreviation however, seems to be Under Construction Forever. For those of you who believe this to be the true menaing of UCF, you’d be pretty close. UCF has proposed over $300 million in work and renovations over the nex…

How the Knights Will Beat the Buckeyes
KnightNews.com
Well, in Week 2 of the season, Blake Bortles and the UCF Knights (1-0) find themselves on just about the biggest stage you could ask for with their match up against the #14 Ohio State Buckeyes (1-0). Not only will the Knights play the Buckeyes in Columbus,

M. Soccer. Knights Fall at Cal
UCFAthletics.com 

Playing in the Golden State for the first time in program history, the UCF men’s soccer team fell 4-1 to host California Friday. The Golden Bears scored three goals in the final 25 minutes of the contest…

National Attention of Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Pro Athletes Prompts UCF
Healthcare Global (press release)
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The risks of sports-related traumatic brain injuries among professional athletes is making national headlines. However, prevention should begin at childhood, especially among those involved in contact sports.

W. Volleyball. UCF Volleyball Cruises to Efficient 3-0 Victory Over Sacred Heart
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF volleyball team got off to the start it was looking for to open the weekend as the Knights swept host Sacred Heart, 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-18), Friday on day one of the SHU Hampton Inn Shelton Invitational. The Black and Gold earned their first road triumph of the season with the victory…

Ohio State: Central Florida expected to be Buckeyes' toughest nonconference foe
News-Herald.com
Neither the Knights nor the Buckeyes are taking this one lightly, with UCF looking to break an all-time record against the Big Ten of 0-6 and the Buckeyes searching for another step toward where they want to be in the first year of Coach Urban Meyer's tenure.

Plain Dealer

Ohio State Buckeyes need LB Ryan Shazier to grow up quickly
Plain Dealer
OSU vs. UCF: The view from both sides. Urban Meyer said Ohio State's game vs. UCF will be a "war." OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises previews the game along with the Orlando Sentinel's Iliana Limon. Watch the video ?

UCF aims for biggest win in school history at No. 14 Ohio State
Orlando Sentinel
UCF receiver J.J. Worton was willing to break away from the script and call the Knights' game at No. 14 Ohio State one of the biggest contests in school history. The Knights enter the contest as 18-point underdogs, but they just see those odds as a greater

Cross Country. Blaney Wins USF Invitational in UCF Cross Country’s Season Opener
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF cross country team opened its season with an exclamation point as one of its own won the USF Invitational in Tampa on Friday…

Regional Previews
Florida Times-Union
UCF (1-0) at No. 14 Ohio State (1-0), noon (ESPN2): UCF, which trampled Akron 56-14 last week, travels to the famed Horseshoe to take on the Buckeyes and former Florida coach Urban Meyer. The Golden Knights forced four turnovers against Akron and will

Week 2: Central Florida
Columbus Dispatch (blog)
Where the RedHawks were a finesse, spread you out and pass team, UCF is a more balanced, even attack, that has three running backs that could likely tote the rock for most anyone. The Knights top running back, Latavius Murray, will sit this one out due to

UCF Knights Insider
Sports Talk Florida
Mike Tuck and Eric Lopez who filled in for Jerry O'Neill previewed the weekend action of Football in college and pro football. Mike and Eric talked to Gators Sideline Reporter Brady Ackerman about the Gators conference opener at Texas AM, The guys also

O'Leary: Ohio State fans "sit on their hands" and aren't as loud as UCF fans
Orlando Sentinel
It seems UCF coach George O'Leary fired up Ohio State supporters during his weekly radio show Thursday night when he said OSU fans at the iconic "Horseshoe" aren't even as loud as UCF fans and often "sit on their hands." Ohio State fans are riled up.

John Cooper's name comes up in UCF prep
WHLT22
NOTE THIS: UCF does not have any players from Ohio on its roster. But Ohio State has six players from the Sunshine State: TE Jeff Heuerman (Naples), CB Travis Howard (Miami), DB Orhian Johnson (St. Petersburg), LB Etienne Sabino (North Miami Beach),

BadgerNation.com (subscription)

UCF Notebook: DL On Spot, Walk-On Shines
BadgerNation.com (subscription)
UCF Notebook: DL On Spot, Walk-On Shines Premium Story. This story originally published on BuckeyeSports.com. Nathan Williams. By Marcus Hartman. BuckeyeSports.com. Posted Sep 7, 2012. | More. In this week's premium notebook we take a look at the

John Cooper's name comes up in UCF prep
Defiance Crescent News (subscription)
EXTRA 48 HOURS: UCF opened its season a week ago Thursday, two days before Ohio State. So, does that give the Knights a slight advantage in preparation time? "I think it's a benefit to play a Thursday — if you win," coach George O'Leary said. "If you don't

World-record attosecond pulse achieved by UCF researchers
Laser Focus world
Orlando, FL–The world's shortest laser pulse has been created by a University of Central Florida (UCF) research team, giving scientists a new tool that can watch quantum mechanics in action. Professor Zenghu Chang from the Department of Physics and the

Ohio State Football: Central Florida Presents Challenge For No. 14 Buckeyes
Huffington Post
"They're a Big Ten talent," Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said of UCF. "There's no question there's people on that team at certain positions that are as good or better than our (guys). They have five or six NFL players on their roster. That tells you what we're

Lyndy’s Sports Annuals

Week Two Lowe Down: Auburn, Florida get Ws
Lyndy’s Sports Annuals
The Buckeyes looked sharp in the team's blowout win over Miami of Ohio last weekend, but look for the UCF nights to give Urban Meyer's club a much better game in Week Two. The Knights have two outstanding defensive ends in Troy Davis and Victor Gray,

EDSBSGPS: WHERE T'INTERNET AT, WEEK 2
EDSBS
Auburn-Miss St, UCF-Ohio State, Air Force-Michigan, Florida-Texas A&M (for at least six minutes, non-continuous), Wisconsin-Oregon State, Washington-LSU, Nebraska-UCLA, Georgia-Mizzou, Illinois-Arizona State, Oklahoma State-Arizona.

Ohio State Buckeyes, Central Florida ready for Ineligi-Bowl
The Morning Journal
But neither the Knights nor the Buckeyes are taking this one lightly, with UCF looking to break an all-time record against the Big Ten of 0-6 and the Buckeyes searching for another step toward where they want to be in the first year of Coach Urban Meyer's

Pregame.com

CFB Central Florida Knights at Ohio State Buckeyes Preview: Start Time, Odds
Pregame.com
Free Analysis: UCF is playing its second straight game in the state of Ohio after opening the season with a resounding 56-14 win at Akron last Thursday night. The Knights are seeking their first-ever win against a ranked non-conference opponent, and their

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Trophy within grasp for Ohio State football
OSU – The Lantern
?No, all we know is just UCF right now,? Howard said. ?We focused on UCF. We ready to get out there on Saturday.? Spencer said the chance to win something ? anything ? was ?great.? ?It was a weird atmosphere because we never really talked about it,?

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