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UCF football preps for road test, crowd noise at Louisville

UCF hits the road for the first time under coach Gus Malzahn as the Knights travel to face Louisville on Friday night. The opposing crowd noise is something Malzahn is worried about, he said Monday. “Everybody’s on top of you at that place,” Malzahn said. “It’s usually really loud, so we’re going to have to handle the crowd noise first and we’ll do that this week.” Malzahn noted that the team ...
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Will Gus Malzahn and UCF Football Make a Great First Impression to Move the Program Forward?

It’s year one for Head Coach Gus Malzahn as the new Head Coach of the Knights. As time passes and the season quickly comes into view, there’s an incredible opportunity for immediate on-field success. More importantly, it's a one-shot season to utilize fantastic talent like Dillon Gabriel, Cole Schneider, Kalia Davis and Eriq Gilyard among several big-time players.

Before It Joins Power 5, Can Cincinnati Lift the Group of 5 to New Heights?

Earlier this month, the Big 12 and four striver athletic programs hooked up on a Hail Mary of an idea. Hemorrhaging clout with Texas and Oklahoma on their way to the Southeastern Conference in a few years, the conference launched a prayer for continued viability by expanding. BYU, UCF, Cincinnati and Houston answered said prayer, fulfilling their quests to upgrade into the Power 5 cartel.

The Florida High School Football Transfer Disaster, How to Fix it

ORLANDO - This has been something that’s needed to be said more often during the past few years. It’s time for people to make public statements about it, too. The vast number of Florida high school coaches that consistently recruit players from other high school programs is embarrassing. It’s a daily event -- across the state of Florida -- that’s not really even hidden that much.

What You Need to Know for 2021 UCF Football Season

Whether you’ll be attending your first Knights game or have been a longtime season ticket holder, this game day guide will provide important information you should know before arriving to the Bounce House and help you live your best fan life. Should you still have questions after reading this article,...

UCF Just Missed Being Ranked in the AP Poll

ORLANDO - UCF did receive 111 votes to be ranked, most of all the remaining unranked teams. Although the rankings at this point in the year mean little to nothing, it’s still exciting as a fan to see a ranking placed before your team’s name, and it’s good for the program.

Watch: UCF Football Now — Season Preview

The Orlando Sentinel’s UCF Football Now is back for the 2021 college football season with columnist Mike Bianchi and new Knights beat reporter Jason Beede kicking things off with the inaugural episode. Bianchi and Beede discuss a variety of topics including the season-opener versus Boise State, Gus Malzahn’s offense, players UCF fans need to know about and more. Plus, Bianchi and Beede take a ...
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UCF Football Begins "Game Prep for Boise"

Fall camp is great, but college football players across the country are ready to lay into the shoulder pads of players wearing a different colored uniform. With Boise State coming to UCF one week from Thursday, the Knights are now in what UCF Head Coach Gus Malzahn called “Game prep for Boise” during his Tuesday press conference.