UCF Around The Web (10/09/2012 Evening)

October 9, 2012 in Around The Web

O'Leary thanks core UCF fans, says younger fans need to `grow up'
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF coach George O'Leary addressed a fan base he suggests has room to grow after the Knights earned relatively disappointing attendance figures during the last two home games. The Knights drew just 35,835 against SEC opponent Missouri at Bright

Video: UCF forward Keith Clanton talks about his decision to stick with Knights
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
As soon as UCF was hit with an NCAA postseason ban, Clanton was free to transfer to another program and play for another team eligible for the postseason. He instantly became one of the hottest recruiting prospects in the nation. Clanton ultimately decided

Football. UCF‘s Moffitt Receives Lou Groza Award Star of the Week Honors
UCFAthletics.com 

Thanks to a 4-for-4 evening in a 40-20 win over East Carolina Oct. 4, UCF sophomore Shawn Moffitt received national attention Tuesday. The Orlando native and Dr. Phillips High School graduate was one of just three players in the country to receive Lou Groza National Collegiate Placekicker Award Star of the Week honors…

M. Basketball. UCF Coaches Participate in C-USA Media Day
UCFAthletics.com 

UCF men’s basketball head coach Donnie Jones and women’s basketball head coach Joi Williams looked ahead to the start of the 2012-13 season Tuesday by participating in Conference USA Media Day…

W. Basketball. UCF Coaches Participate in C-USA Media Day
UCFAthletics.com 

UCF men’s basketball head coach Donnie Jones and women’s basketball head coach Joi Williams looked ahead to the start of the 2012-13 season Tuesday by participating in Conference USA Media Day…


Florida State announces 2013 baseball schedule
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Games against in-state opponents Florida, UCF, USF and Miami are part of the springtime slate. Also part of it are 15 straight games at the start of the season at FSU's Dick Howser Stadium. "It's always important that we play as many games as we can at home

Keith Clanton decides to stay at UCF despite sanctions
SB Nation Tampa Bay (blog)
UCF senior Keith Clanton made the decision to stick it out with the Knights in his final year with the program, despite having the opportunity to leave and compete immediately due to NCAA sanctions. Share On Facebook. Share on Twitter. Central Florida

UCF receives $1.8M to recruit freshman into STEM majors
Bizjournals.com
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.8 million to the University of Central Florida to support a new project aimed at recruiting first-year students into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs, the university

Conference USA Announces Players Of The
NCAAfootball.net
The Defensive Player of the Week honor went to SMU junior LB Randall Joyner, who had two interceptions in a win over UTEP, while special teams recognition was given to UCF senior KR Quincy McDuffie, whose kickoff return for a touchdown sparked the

UCF Knights Insider
Sports Talk Florida
UCF Knights Insider Follow @ EricLopezELO · Email Print Comments 0. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Keith McCants was on with David Baumann to talk about his financial and personal struggles he has gone through since his football career ended.

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NSF Awards UCF $1.8 Million to Recruit Freshmen into STEM Majors
University of Central Florida
The project is banking on the notion that there are many future scientists and engineers in UCF's freshman class even if they don't know it yet. The program aims to dramatically increase the numbers of STEM graduates by identifying first-year students,

In advance of Saturday's C-USA contest, there is 'no love there' between UCF
Orlando Sentinel
As UCF prepares to host a winless Southern Miss team on Saturday night, the sting of disappointment from the past two seasons almost certainly remain fresh in the Knights' locker room. The memories are at least present for the man in charge. "Southern Miss

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