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  • UConn Football's Smallwood, Stephen All-AAC Picks

    UConn junior linebacker Yawin Smallwood and senior defensive tackle Shamar Stephen were named AAC All-Conference picks on Wednesday. Smallwood is on the first team, Stephen the second team. UCF quarterback Blake Bortles and Louisville defensive end...
  • UCF President John Hitt issues call for fans to buy Fiesta Bowl tickets

    UCF President John Hitt issues call for fans to buy Fiesta Bowl tickets
    UCF President John Hitt issued a call to fans to buy tickets to the Knights' Fiesta Bowl through an open letter on the team's athletic site. The American Athletic Conference champions could be facing a significant debt if they are unable to meet certain...
  • Wall Street Journal calls UCF-Baylor game the 'Sharknado' Bowl

    Wall Street Journal calls UCF-Baylor game the 'Sharknado' Bowl
    It's UCF vs. Baylor in ... the Sharknado Bowl? That's what the Wall Street Journal is calling the Fiesta Bowl matchup between the No. 15 Knights and the No. 6 Bears. It's from the business newspaper's  "Hollywood Guide to the Bowls." The WSJ explains,...
  • Who made the grade in recent college football coaching hires?

    Who made the grade in recent college football coaching hires?
    It didn’t take long for several high-profile college football jobs to secure new head coaches. How did these programs do? We grade the recent hires: Chris Petersen, Washington The Buzz: One of the hottest coaching commodities over the past...
  • Average ticket price for BCS national championship game down

    Average ticket price for BCS national championship game down
    Fans looking to hit the road to watch their favorite teams in bowl games this season had better bring their check books. As expected, the top BCS bowl games are some of the highest priced games to get into with the BCS National Championship Game between...
  • Take out a loan to see UCF in Fiesta Bowl? No way

    Take out a loan to see UCF in Fiesta Bowl? No way
    Here's to hoping this doesn't give any local banks any ideas. A credit union in Michigan is offering cash-poor students a special loan to get to the Rose Bowl. What a horrible idea. Take students who already struggle to make ends meet and can't afford...
  • UCF coach George O'Leary named Eddie Robinson Coach of Year finalist

    UCF coach George O'Leary named Eddie Robinson Coach of Year finalist
    UCF coach George O'Leary was named one of eight finalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. O'Leary has guided the Knights to an 11-1 record, the American Athletic Conference championship and the program's first-ever BCS berth. No. 16...
  • Fiesta Bowl vs. Sugar Bowl: Breaking down the cost to travel to Arizona and New Orleans

    Fiesta Bowl vs. Sugar Bowl: Breaking down the cost to travel to Arizona and New Orleans
    Last week, many UCF fans had all but booked their trips to the Big Easy to watch the Knights play in the Sugar Bowl. Then a Bowling Green University upset of Northern Illinois University ruined those plans, making it so No. 15 ranked UCF will now travel...
  • UCF Fiesta Bowl: First BCS game "big deal" for Baylor, Knights

    UCF Fiesta Bowl: First BCS game "big deal" for Baylor, Knights
    Both UCF and Baylor will be making their first-ever appearance in a Bowl Championship Series game. During a teleconference on Sunday night, Knights' coach George O'Leary and Bears' coach Art Briles both touched on what the Fiesta Bowl berth means to...
  • UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl

    UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl
    It appears sportsbooks have little respect for UCF. Many casinos and offshore sportsbooks haven’t yet announced betting lines for bowl games, but at least one has established UCF as a 17.5-point underdog against Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl....
  • UCF Fiesta Bowl: ESPN analysts Mark May, David Pollack trash UCF

    UCF Fiesta Bowl: ESPN analysts Mark May, David Pollack trash UCF
    UCF learned Sunday night it would play No. 6 Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1. The ESPN talking heads debated the game, and it seemed the consensus was that the Knights' defense would struggle against Baylor.  There was some interesting...
  • UCF Fiesta Bowl: George O'Leary meets with QB Blake Bortles about NFL draft

    UCF Fiesta Bowl: George O'Leary meets with QB Blake Bortles about NFL draft
    During the Fiesta Bowl teleconference on Sunday night, UCF coach George O'Leary was asked if speculation surrounding junior quarterback Blake Bortles' draft status would be a distraction for the team. Bortles has been discussed as a possible first-round...