UCF Around The Web (08/02/2013 Morning)

August 2, 2013 in Around The Web

Campbell safety picks UCF
Marietta Daily Journal
?I called the UCF coaches (Wednesday) night after practice and told them I was committing,? Rogers said. ?(Thursday) was the first day of full pads, and I told myself that I wanted to commit to a school before we started full-pad practices, so I gave them the call.

Football. UCF Football Media Day Press Conference Comments
UCFAthletics.com 

UCF Head Coach George O’Leary spoke for approximately 30 minutes at the Knights’ annual media day Thursday at Bright House Networks Stadium…

For UCF, it starts with confident QB
Florida Today
UCF plays the Teddy Bridgewater-led Cardinals in Louisville, Penn State in Happy Valley, South Florida in a renewed rivalry game, and South Carolina at Bright House Networks Stadium. Bortles relishes the opportunity to play these types of games.

UCF senior DB Sean Maag arrested for DUI in April
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF redshirt senior Sean Maag was arrested in Orlando on April 7 and charged with driving under the influence, a first-degree misdemeanor, according to Orange County court records. Maag entered a not guilty plea and the case is proceeding toward a jury 

Campbell safety picks UCF
Marietta Daily Journal
?I called the UCF coaches (Wednesday) night after practice and told them I was committing,? Rogers said. ?(Thursday) was the first day of full pads, and I told myself that I wanted to commit to a school before we started full-pad practices, so I gave them the call.

Football. Former UCF Head Coach Jonas Visits Practice Thursday
UCFAthletics.com 

UCF’s second practice of preseason camp featured a special guest Thursday. Former Head Coach Don Jonas took in the action while also addressing the team on the outdoor practice fields…

UCF Sorority House Named One of the Best in the Country
KnightNews.com
Daily Elite named Zeta Tau Alpha's house as one of the best houses in the country. The Eta Kappa Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha was founded in 1974. The Zeta house, built in 1985, was the first house on UCF's campus and has since built additions at the back 

Armwood DB Kyle Gibson commits to Vanderbilt
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF had been in the hunt for the 4-star athlete, who had great things to say about the Knights, the UCF campus and the efforts of UCF's Tampa-area recruiter and Knights defensive backs coach Kirk Callahan, but Vandy was his leader most of the way.

UCF primed for opportunity new conference affords
Beaumont Enterprise
But don't think for a second that's how UCF coach George O'Leary sees it. With one year left of guaranteed Bowl Championship Series automatic qualifying status going to the new league's champion, and team loaded on offense, O'Leary enters his 10th 

George O'Leary is national champion at keeping players off police blotter
Orlando Sentinel
Amid all of the criminality and corruption, misconduct and malfeasance in big-time college football, UCF coach George O'Leary is conducting his own internal investigation in an attempt to find the perpetrator of a heinous atrocity at UCF. O'Leary is visibly 

UCF receivers group ready for a breakout season
Orlando Sentinel
In front of the reporters at UCF's media day Thursday, UCF's wide receivers came across as they often do: the shy types. Sophomore Breshad Perriman speaks barely above a whisper, for example, while senior Jeff Godfrey seems to function in a world of 

UCF football lineup has hometown feel
Orlando Sentinel
Grant, a redshirt sophomore, heads into his third season at UCF and is playing his third position, switching over from the defensive line to center. Quarterback Blake Bortles (Oviedo), defensive tackle E.J. Dunston (Orlando Edgewater), defensive end Deion 

UCF primed for opportunity new conference affords
News & Observer
But don't think for a second that's how UCF coach George O'Leary sees it. With one year left of guaranteed Bowl Championship Series automatic qualifying status going to the new league's champion, and team loaded on offense, O'Leary enters his 10th 

UCF's Bortles 'not scared' of Jadeveon Clowney
Florida Today
UCF plays the Teddy Bridgewater-led Cardinals in Louisville, Penn State in Happy Valley, South Florida in a renewed rivalry game, and South Carolina at Bright House Networks Stadium. Bortles relishes the opportunity to play these types of games.

UCF QB Blake Bortles 'not scared' of Jadeveon Clowney
WFMY News 2
pubId=38321750001 UCF QB Blake Bortles 'not scared' of Jadeveon Clowney UCF QB Blake Bortles is 'not scared' of South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Video: Erika Esola topvideos topvideo top video flat sports ucf News top videos college 

POLL: UCF License Plates
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - UCFWayne – August 1, 2013, 7:57 pm

It looks like we are well behind the other Florida schools. UF – 97k FSU – 63k UM – 23k FAMU – 17k USF – 14kUCF – 13k…
It looks like we are well behind the other Florida schools. UF – 97k FSU – 63k UM – 23k FAMU – 17k USF – 14kUCF – 13k

Recap From UCF Media Day
Sports Talk Florida
The UCF football team held it's annual media day Thursday evening, introducing the 2013 squad. The Knights are now just days away from beginning the inaugural season as members of the American Athletic Conference. Media day began with head coach 

M. Golf. Eason, Wilshire Earn All-America Scholar Honors
UCFAthletics.com 

Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars have been announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The list includes UCF‘s Greg Eason and Kyle Wilshire…

Five minutes with M.J. Soileau of UCF
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
The vice president for research and commercialization at UCF oversees the college's sponsored research activities. Here's a closer look at Soileau's responsibilities and how he got into the industry. How and when I got involved in this industry: I was vice 

Bowl landscape to change in 2014
Central Florida Future
The Liberty Bowl was the common destination for the Conference USA champion, with UCF playing in Memphis, Tenn., after the 2007 season against Mississippi State and again after its 2010 campaign against Georgia. Making it back to the AutoZone Liberty 

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