UCF Around The Web (09/28/2012 Evening)

September 28, 2012 in Around The Web

Insider : Missouri at UCF Preview
Sports Talk Florida
Email Print Comments 0. Here below is what you need to know to get you ready for the Missouri-UCF Game with kickoff scheduled for Noon to be televised on Fox Sports Florida. Missouri Tigers (2-2) Leaders. Passing: James Franklin – 49-80, 492 yds, 3 tds

UCF, Mizzou look to find identity boost in matchup
Waynesville Daily Guide
in quarterback James Franklin, despite a subpar performance and lingering shoulder issues. It makes this week a potential momentum boost for both teams, with Missouri returning to SEC play next week and UCF beginning its Conference USA slate.

UCF, Mizzou look to find identity boost in matchup
Ocala
So far in 2012, to a large extent, both Central Florida and Missouri are still trying to get an idea on the latter. Entering their matchup with the Tigers Saturday, the Knights (2-1) have the better record, with wins over Akron and Florida International sandwiching a

Riverfront Times (blog)

Are the Missouri Tigers Good Enough for the SEC?
Riverfront Times (blog)
It will be a tough test for Mizzou on the road, as UCF is by no means a pushover team. In fact, they're exactly the sort of non-conference team the Tigers should be playing as they attempt to move themselves up into the ranks of the elite teams in college

Columbia Missourian

Ten things you didn't know about Central Florida
Columbia Missourian
University of Central Florida student Matt Vaupel rides his bike over a concrete embankment in front of the UCF Student Union on Thursday afternoon. | Stuart Palley. A woman patronizes a crepe shop inside of the University of Central Florida Student Union

Columbia Missourian

TIGERS REPORT: Central Florida game an opportunity to settle Tigers
Columbia Missourian
COLUMBIA ? Missouri coach Gary Pinkel doesn't want to admit it, but he might have a quarterback controversy on his hands. Pinkel has been able to avoid quarterback issues during most of his time at Missouri with a combination of good talent and good

NEWS ALERT: Help Locate Missing UCF Grad
KnightNews.com
Corr, who graduated from UCF last semester with her bachelors in Molecular and Microbiology, moved to Mississippi about a month ago to live with her parents and has now been missing since Sept. 15th. Brailynne Corr. It is reported that Corr told her parents

NEWS ALERT: Help Locate Missing UCF Grad
knightnews.com 
KnightNews.com has learned that a recent UCF graduate, Brailynne Corr, has been reported missing after having not been seen for nearly 10 days. Corr, who graduated from UCF last semester with her bachelors in Molecular and Microbiology, moved to Mississippi about a month ago to live with her parents…

Mizzou at Central Florida: Beyond the box score preview
Rock M Nation (blog)
UCF is not as good as South Carolina — I assume you'd be hard-pressed to find a UCF fan who disagrees with that — but the Knights will attempt to manage this game just like the Gamecocks did: by running the ball on early downs and by winning the field

Missouri heads to the sunshine state to face the fighting George O'Leary's of
KTVO
The week prior, UCF played at 14th-ranked Ohio State, and stood tied with Buckeyes at 10-10 in the 2nd quarter, before OSU pulled away with 21 straight points on the way to a 31-16 win. The Knights opened their 2012 season with a 56-14 road win at Akron,

FS Florida

UCF hosts underwhelming Missouri squad
FS Florida
Both schools are in the bottom half of the country in total offense, with UCF (2-1) averaging 390 yards per game and Missouri averaging 349, and neither team rushes the ball with outstanding results ? Missouri is 76th in the country and UCF is 66th, though

FGCU Athletics

FGCU Opens Fall Season at UCF Invitational
FGCU Athletics
FORT MYERS, Fla. ? Returning five of six starters from last year's squad that won a program Division I record 10 matches and finished third in the Atlantic Sun, the FGCU women's tennis team starts its 2012 Fall campaign on Friday at the three-day UCF

Columbia Missourian

PHOTO GALLERY: A look at University of Central Florida campus, community
Columbia Missourian
University of Central Florida student Matt Vaupel rides his bike over a concrete embankment in front of the UCF Student Union on Thursday afternoon. | Stuart Palley. A woman patronizes a crepe shop inside of the University of Central Florida Student Union

Lyndy’s Sports Annuals

Let's try to keep the Crystal Ball rolling this week
Lyndy’s Sports Annuals
Missouri at UCF – Missouri continues to look for its first SEC win, but the Tigers have been perfect out of the conference. Its most impressive win has been over Arizona State of the Pac-12 and now the Tigers take on UCF, a Conference USA team that is off to a

Listen: UCF coach George O'Leary calls Knights' showdown with Missouri `a big
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF coach George O'Leary didn't shy away from calling Saturday's showdown against Missouri a big opportunity for the Knights. In the past, some fans have questioned whether O'Leary truly values nonconference wins. He put an emphasis on scoring

Four and Out: Scaling Space Mountain
Columbia Daily Tribune (blog)
Some final thoughts on Saturday's Missouri-UCF game ? an absolute must-win for the Tigers ? before shuffling off to Disney World. Speaking of which, no, Joe Walljasper and I won't have time to party with Mickey and the gang at the Magic Kingdom this

SEC Week 5: Saban tries scare tactics; UT seeks upset
WTVM
Missouri at UCF, Noon, FSN. We're beginning to wonder if this Missouri outfit is SEC material. Mannerly SEC schools are far too refined and dignified to travel to play lower-level ruffians like UCF on the Knights' home field. My stars. It's as shameful a breach of

Writer's Block: Catching up on the UCF Knights
Columbia Daily Tribune (blog)
A: UCF has yet to get much production from its defensive tackles. In general, the defense has struggled at times to make sound open-field tackles, which makes the Knights vulnerable to big plays ? especially against teams like Missouri with speedy athletes

UCF's Terrance Plummer dropped baseball after falling for football's big hits
Orlando Sentinel
If UCF (2-1, 0-0 C-USA ) is going to score a big win over Missouri (2-2, 0-2 SEC) Saturday at Bright House Networks Stadium, the Knights need Plummer to deliver those big hits early and often. Kickoff is set for noon and the game will be broadcast on Fox

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