UCF Around The Web (08/01/2013 Morning)

August 1, 2013 in Around The Web

UCF players rock new hairstyles to start preseason
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Summer preseason camp can be a drag at times, and so players find ways to entertain themselves. For UCF wide receiver J.J. Worton, that came before the first practice even took place. Worton showed up to the first day of practice with a new look, 

Critical Challenges Await Knights in '13
The Ledger
UCF is coming off a 10-4 season that included a 38-17 win over Bowling Green in St. Petersburg's Beef O'Brady's Bowl. That should give it momentum heading into what is, arguably, the most critical season in the program's history because it might be the 

UCF lands Georgia safety
Georgia Tech Football
His offer list includes Arkansas, Cincinnati, Clemson, East Carolina, Georgia Tech, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri and Syracuse. Rogers said he was focused on UCF, but he might take visits during the fall to Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Syracuse.

Football. UCF‘s First Day of Practice in the Books
UCFAthletics.com 

The threat of inclement weather did not stop UCF Wednesday when the Knights opened preseason camp inside Nicholson Fieldhouse. It was the Black and Gold’s first time back on the field since the spring game April 13…

Notes & Quotes From UCF Practice
Sports Talk Florida
UCF held its first practice Wednesday, marking the beginning of the 2013 and the American Athletic Conference era. Head coach George O'Leary and redshirt junior quarterback Blake Bortles spoke with the media following practice: George O'Leary -.

UCF adds commit in Smryna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Campbell safety Mike Rogers committed to UCF on Wednesday night, choosing the Knights over schools like Syracuse, Arkansas, Clemson, Ole Miss and Mississippi State. The 6-foot, 180-pound safety is a huge add at a position of need for UCF. Rogers said 

Leslie Ellis Jr., UCF's Founding Biology Chairman, Has Died
KnightNews.com
Ellis held a variety of positions at UCF throughout his many years ? including the school's first provost from 1981 to 1986, as well as dean and associate vice president of Graduate Studies and Research, vice president of Academic Affairs, director of the 

Leslie Ellis Jr., UCF?s Founding Biology Chairman, Has Died
knightnews.com 
The founding chairman of the University of Central Florida’s biology department has died. Leslie Ellis Jr., who also served as acting university president after Charles Millican retired in 1978, died Tuesday, UCF said. He was 87. According to UCF, Ellis joined the school in 1968 after working …

UCF football opens practice with high hopes for historic season
Orlando Sentinel
UCF junior quarterback Blake Bortles led drills and throwing sessions with his arsenal of wideouts daily during the summer. Bortles and his teammates knew they had to spend the offseason preparing for the UCF football program's next big developmental 

UCF football opens practice with high hopes for historic season
Orlando Sentinel
UCF junior quarterback Blake Bortles led drills and throwing sessions with his arsenal of wideouts daily during the summer. Bortles and his teammates knew they had to spend the offseason preparing for the UCF football program's next big developmental 

UCF football opens 2013 preseason camp
Bay News 9
The threat of inclement weather did not stop UCF Wednesday when the Knights opened preseason camp inside Nicholson Fieldhouse. It was the Black and Gold's first time back on the field since the spring game April 13. The first few segments of day one 

Cowboys sign former UCF defensive end Toby Jackson, release Ike Igbinosun
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Cowboys signed defensive end Toby Jackson, who had thrown his name in the supplemental draft after being academically ineligible as a senior at Central Florida but went unselected. The Cowboys hope he can help get them through camp while 

Louisville tops the AAC Preseason poll UCF 4th and USF 5th
Sports Talk Florida
At the first ever American Athletic Conference football media day there were not too many surprises. On a perfect beautiful afternoon at the conference headquarters in Newport, R.I. The media voted on who would finish at the atop the 2013 AAC football 

GOL and Taggert trade jabs at AAC Media Days
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - brahmanknight – July 31, 2013, 4:27 pm

UCF coach George O'Leary, asked about how he's gotten to know USF coach Willie Taggart, started the fun by challenging USF's ambitious recruiting goals, wh…
UCF coach George O'Leary, asked about how he's gotten to know USF coach Willie Taggart, started the fun by challenging USF's ambitious recruiting goals, wh

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