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  • Central Florida varsity football team previews

    Central Florida varsity football team previews
    Agape Christian Coach: Victor Floyd Last year: 3-8 Top players: LB-FB Trey Davis (Sr., 6-1, 200), OL-DL Marcus Bryant (Jr., 6-1, 245), QB Cameron Stroud (Jr., 5-11, 170), RB Matthew Tillman (Sr., 5-9, 175), WR Lamar Phillips (Jr., 6-4, 185) The...
  • The Prospector: College football recruiting offers to eighth-graders now fair game

    The Prospector: College football recruiting offers to eighth-graders now fair game
    There has been plenty of scuttlebutt recently about Orlando Avalon Middle School eighth-grader Peter Hayes-Patrick receiving college football scholarship offers from Ohio State and Florida State. As always, we rush to judgment, decrying the actions as...
  • The Times' Super Sweet 16 countdown: No. 16 Notre Dame

    Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could some day inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we begin our Super Sweet 16 countdown today, with No. 16 Notre Dame: In the seedy years before Brian Kelly arrived at Notre...
  • Get off message boards and join a real fraternity of college football fans

    Get off message boards and join a real fraternity of college football fans
    Steve Gunter is worried about college football fans. He's worried they are becoming so connected to their iPads and iPhones that they are becoming disconnected from each other. "We are creating a nation of loners," says Gunter, a member of the Orlando...
  • Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer: National title hopes increase with more teams at the party

    It all happened so fast. That's how Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer remembers the magical 1999 season that ended with Virginia Tech coming up short 46-29 against Florida State in the Sugar Bowl for the Bowl Championship Series national title. He...
  • Virginia AD Craig Littlepage: Quality quarterback play is the missing ingredient

    After seeing his football team's recent triumphs in recruiting, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage knows that's just one important step in a rebuilding process, but making the giant leap required of his program to reach a championship level...
  • Preview: Virginia Tech

    VIRGINIA TECH 2013 | 8-5, 5-3 ACC Last bowl | 2013 Sun Bowl (lost 42-12 to No. 17 UCLA) THE COACH FRANK BEAMER 34th year (266-132-4, including 224-109-2 in last 27 seasons at Tech) It's almost become a running joke. When the 67-year-old Beamer...
  • O'Bannon decision affects area schools but won't alone revolutionize college sports

    O'Bannon decision affects area schools but won't alone revolutionize college sports
    Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...
  • Top 10 reasons why Central Florida is a football recruiting hotbed

    It's quite a statement about the quality of high-school football players in Central Florida: Our region produced more Bowl Championship Subdivision signees than 28 states. The "State of Central Florida" ranks No. 22 nationally, with 29 local players...
  • Oregon is No. 1 in The Times' 'Super 16' countdown

    Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we finish our 'Super 16' countdown, with No. 1 Oregon: The race for championships, trophies and recruits will continue unabated,...
  • FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student

    FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student
    Jiaqi Chu arrived in the United States four years ago from China, starting ninth grade as a 14-year-old whose only English was the memorized phrase, "Hi. How are you? I am good." He finished 12th grade in May with a 3.6 grade-point average, cum-laude...
  • UCF president John Hitt on Power Five autonomy: "We'll still be able to stay in the game."

     UCF president John Hitt on Power Five autonomy: "We'll still be able to stay in the game."
    The President has spoken. He has given his State of the Program address in the wake of the groundbreaking vote last week that gave the Power Five conferences the sovereignty to create their own rules and regulations. Not to worry, UCF president John...