UCF Around The Web (10/17/2012 Morning)

October 17, 2012 in Around The Web

UCF Head Coach George O'Leary on David Baumann Show
Sports Talk Florida
UCF Head Football Coach George O'Leary joined David Baumann Wednesday morning to talk about the Knights game this Saturday night at Memphis. O'Leary talked about how he feels about his team at the half point of the season as well as what they need

Alford seizes control of USM's QB job
Greenville News
He was intercepted twice, including a poor throw on USM's first play in the second overtime that UCF safety Kemal Ishmael intercepted to preserve the Knights' 38-31 victory. ?He played well, but at the same time, he had critical mistakes,? Buckley said.

UCF stresses lessons learned from overtime game as it prepares for Memphis
Orlando Sentinel
University of Central Florida running back Storm Johnson (8) evades Southern Miss' Jamie Collins (8) and Emmanuel Johnson (12) to run for a touchdown during fourth quarter action of a C-USA football game against Southern Miss at the Brighthouse

Winless Southern Miss not looking back
Jackson Clarion Ledger
The defense permitted 284 yards and 17 points to UCF on 43 snaps in the first half. But over the final two quarters, the Knights managed 120 yards and seven points on 32 plays as the Golden Eagles rallied in the second half to tie the game in regulation.

Alford seizes control of USM's QB job
Hattiesburg American
He was intercepted twice, including a poor throw on USM's first play in the second overtime that UCF safety Kemal Ishmael intercepted to preserve the Knights' 38-31 victory. ?He played well, but at the same time, he had critical mistakes,? Buckley said.

Men look for win over FIU after UCF loss
The Daily Campus
The No. 17 SMU men's soccer team lost Sunday night to UCF 1-0. The Mustangs are now 8-0-1 after UCF handed them their first lost in nine games. SMU is now 4-1 in conference play and 8-3-2 on the season. In the 69th minute UCF's Steven Lamberta

Holliday: Southern Miss no different
Charleston Gazette
"I think Alford took a step in the UCF game." nn. The Herd coaching staff didn't get much time off last week. For one thing, the assistants hit the road recruiting, and kept their minds on recruiting when they got back. But they were able to get away from the

GoldenEaglePride (subscription)

Offense Continues To Gain Confidence
GoldenEaglePride (subscription)
The coaching staff went with Anthony Alford for the entirety of the UCF game, and it seems he impressed enough to earn another start against Marshall at home this Saturday. Alford took a few minutes after practice to talk about the season so far, and where he

Chick-fil-A evacuated due to grease fire
Central Florida Future
The UCF Chick-fil-A was evacuated around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon due to a grease fire. No students or employees were injured. The Chick-fil-A on campus was evacuated around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon when a grease fire triggered the fire alarm.

SB Nation

UCF RB's Latavius Murray, Storm Johnson bring contrasting styles
SB Nation
The UCF Knights improved to 4-2 with a 38-31 overtime victory against Southern Miss on Saturday and a big part of the Knights' success was their running back duo of Storm Johnson and Latavius Murray. Just as he has all season, Johnson led the Knights

Despite losses, University of Memphis defensive line improving
Memphis Commercial Appeal
But University of Memphis defensive line coach Tim Billings has watched his defensive front slowly make progress through the first six games of the season. When the Tigers (1-5, 1-1 Conference USA) play host to UCF (4-2, 2-0) Saturday at Liberty Bowl

Baseball. Baseball Players Work Out in Front of 30 MLB Scouts
UCFAthletics.com 

The UCF baseball team hosted its annual scout day with over 30 Major League Baseball representatives in attendance to see the Knights workout Tuesday afternoon at the baseball complex. Nearly every member of the squad took part in Tuesday’s showcase…

O'Leary eager to see UCF force more fumbles
Orlando Sentinel
UCF coach George O'Leary said he thinks the defensive unit could be even better, citing missed opportunities through the early part of the season for potential interceptions. He's also stressed the importance of proper tackling and the turnovers that come with

UCF stresses lessons learned from overtime game as it prepares for Memphis
Orlando Sentinel
UCF coach George O'Leary spent most of last week preaching to his team not to overlook its upcoming opponent, which he insisted could present a formidable challenge despite its winless record. This week, all O'Leary has to do is nod toward the film of the

Rumors about Memory Mall for next season?
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - Knight954 – October 16, 2012, 5:35 pm

Havn't seen any juicy rumors on these boards in quite some time. I guess I throw this one out there and see if anyone can add to it. Not sure if this topic came about i…
Havn't seen any juicy rumors on these boards in quite some time. I guess I throw this one out there and see if anyone can add to it. Not sure if this topic came about i

SDES Inaugural Inclusion and Diversity Showcase (Diversity Week)
University of Central Florida
In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Diversity Week and UCF's 50th Birthday Celebration, SDES will sponsor an Inclusion and Diversity Showcase for the Student Development and Enrollment Services Division. The goal is to showcase what various

Live United Flea Market Event
University of Central Florida
For more information go to: http://www.ucf.edu/liveunited/fleamarket.php You may also contact Maritza Pomales 407-823-6778 or Rebecca Matos 407-823-2482. Location: Room: Breezeway. Student Services Bldg. (JTWC/Bookstore) (JTWC). Contact:

SMU Mustangs (subscription)

Week 8 Conference USA Power Rankings
SMU Mustangs (subscription)
UCF (4-2, 2-0; LW: 2): For some reason, UCF almost laid an egg against the lowly Southern Miss Eagles, but pulled out the 38-31 victory in overtime. UCF outgained the Eagles by almost a hundred yards, held the ball for nearly ten more minutes and nearly

O'Leary, players preview Memphis
UCFSports.com
UCF coach George O'Leary, safety Kemal Ishmael and wide receiver Quincy McDuffie appeared at Tuesday's weekly press conference to look back at the last game and to preview Saturday's road game at Memphis. UCF (4-2, 2-0) is coming off a 38-31

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