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2015 NFL Draft: St. Petersburg Bowl – Central Florida vs. NC State

Both Central Florida (9-3) and N.C. State (7-5) enter Friday’s St. Petersburg Bowl on winning streaks, with the Knights winning their last four games by a combined 88 points and N.C. State emerging victorious in their last two by 57 points. UCF is coming off an exciting 32-30 victory over East Carolina that earned them a share of the AAC title, while N.C. State rolled in-state...
Via Optimum Scouting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

St. Petersburg Bowl: UCF relishing opportunity against NC State

At this time last year, Central Florida was preparing for its first appearance in a major bowl game with a quarterback who eventually would be taken with one of the first few picks in the NFL draft. The St. Petersburg Bowl doesn't quite provide the same national stage as the Fiesta Bowl - and Justin Holman isn't Blake Bortles - but the Knights are relishing the opportunity to face...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hail Mary Propels Central Florida to In-State Bowl Game

By A.J. Jackson | UCF Columnist Email the author | Follow on Twitter It’s amazing how much one play changed the fate of Central Florida’s (9-3, 7-1) mystic season. Breshad Perriman’s game winning touchdown catch with time expiring forbade the Knights from leaving the comfort of their own backyard this bowl season. If Central Florida had […] The post Hail Mary Propels Central...
Via AAC Football Fever
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Florida beat East Carolina on last second Hail Mary (VIDEO)

Vine Central Florida’s Justin Holman threw up a prayer and it was answered as Breshad Perriman hauled in the last-second Hail Mary to beat East Carolina Thursday night.  UCF was down 30-26 when the pair connected on the 51-yard score with no time left on the clock. Notice two East Carolina defensive backs totally whiffing on the play… AND THEN NOTICE #39 UNDOING HIS CHIN...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

UCF Beats East Carolina On Last-Second Hail Mary, Earns Share Of AAC (Video)

In one play, Central Florida earned two key wins. The Knights cashed in on one of the most exciting plays of the college football season when they used a last-second Hail Mary to beat East Carolina on  Thursday night. The play not only earned UCF a 32-30 win, but it also earned the club a share of the American Athletic Conference season title. The miracle play also saved a potentially...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCF wins on hail mary

Trailing East Carolina 30-26 with five seconds left in the game on Thursday night, Central Florida quarterback Justin Holman threw a moon-ball pass to WR Breshad Perriman. Three Pirates defenders were in a spot to make a play and they absolutely froze. One defender came off the goal-line in a boneheaded play. UCF ended up winning 32-30 and won a share of the AAC. Sports-Kings Down...
Via Down and Distance
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Central Florida beats winless SMU 53-7

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Justin Holman threw two touchdown passes and Dontravious Wilson scored twice, all in the first quarter, as the University of Central Florida routed winless SMU 53-7. Holman completed 15 of 22 passes for 228 yards as UCF (7-3, 5-1) kept alive its hopes for another American Athletic Conference championship. Wilson had 80 yards on 15 carries. His backup, sophomore...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UCF Knights Need a Huge Performance from Justin Holman vs. SMU

It’s been a day and night difference between Central Florida’s offensive and defensive performance this season. The defense ranks top 15 in the country in points allowed, surrendering only 19.8 per game. The offense: not so dominant. UCF’s rushing attack has been mediocre, a result from returning only one starter on the offensive line from […] The post UCF Knights Need a...
Via AAC Football Fever
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Gate Crashers: Central Florida Knights

Central Florida had a hell of a 2013 season that no one really saw coming. No one thought that the Knights were going to win the AAC. Yet, they went to Louisville, came from behind and won in a dramatic manner. People thought that the Knights were going to get roughed up by Baylor. Yet, it was UCF that put up points all night long. 2014 rolls around with UCF in the position of not...
Via The Student Section
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Duke and Blake Bortles are headed to Jacksonville

The first quarterback off the board in the NFL Draft was not Johnny Manziel nor was it Teddy Bridgewater. It was none other than Central Florida junior Blake Bortles, who really blossomed last season while leading the Knights to a 12-1 year including a bowl victory over Baylor. Bortles completed 67.8 percent of his passes […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Blake Bortles’ Girlfriend, Lindsey Duke, Wishes Quarterback Luck In Throwback Thursday Photo

In a couple of hours, Blake Bortles will likely learn what NFL team he will be playing for come fall. The former Central Florida quarterback is projected by many to be a first round pick in the NFL Draft, which begins tonight at 8 p.m. E.T. from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.  Bortles is one of two prospects whose girlfriend is just as–if not, more–famous than the player...
Via College Spun
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles Signs With Nike

It looks like Blake Bortles has no problem playing second fiddle to Johnny Manziel off the field.  Bortles, the former Central Florida star, has signed with Nike. Nike of course won the heated competition to sign Manziel last month with a contract that reportedly ensured Manziel’s endorsement deal would be the richest one signed by a rookie this year. That means Bortles will...
Via Thacover2
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles NFL Mock Draft Projection, Profile

Central Florida Player: Blake Bortles   School: UCFPosition: QuarterbackHeight: 6-foot-5Weight: 232 poundsCollege stats: 7598 yards passing, 56 TDs, 19 INTs, 561 yards rushing 15 TDs Analysis: Bortles has prototypical size and is extremely comfortable in the pocket. His arm strength, vision, and accuracy are all above average. His footwork needs work, though, and he has...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles turns in solid pro day performance

After Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater turned in a forgettable performance at his pro day, all eyes turned to Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles and his chance to shine for scouts. Luckily for Bortles, he was much better than Bridgewater and impressed those in attendance. Reports out of Orlando suggest Bortles was everywhere from solid to really good during his workout...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Blake Bortles the top-rated QB in this year's draft?

With the NFL Scouting Combine coming up this week, it has officially become smokescreen season. One of the biggest questions going into the combine will be, if Johnny Manziel doesn't go No. 1, who will? Although most draft experts are projecting Manziel to be the first QB selected, there is no clear-cut top choice quarterback. But according to a report, one...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles College Coach Says He’s Not A Franchise QB

Blake Bortles is a good quarterback, and his head coach at Central Florida, George O’Leary, thinks scouts and pundits should be able to accept just that. O’Leary has seen his share of of great quarterbacks in his day, and he’s in no rush to over-hype or oversell his pupils skill set.  O’Leary told Houston area radio show MaD Radio that he doesn’t see Bortles or any...
Via Thacover2
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Naked Selfies Of Lindsey Duke Have Been Leaked

University of Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles got the nation’s attention after his impressive performanc…
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WAG Watch: 100 Hottest Pics Of Blake Bortles’ Girlfriend Lindsey Duke

Blake Bortles helped University of Central Florida quarterback pull off the surprising upset of Baylor at the Fiesta Bowl. The UCF quarterback went 20-of-31 for 301 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions and added 93 rushing yards. However despite leading his team with the huge win in the spotlight, he isn’t as popular as his beautiful girlfriend Lindsey Duke. Before...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles, UCF shock Baylor to capture Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Blake Bortles threw for 301 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, Storm Johnson ran for three more scores, and No. 15 Central Florida pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the bowl season by outlasting No. 6 Baylor 52-42 in the Fiesta Bowl on Wednesday night. A 17-point underdog, Central Florida (12-1) didn't back down from the big, bad Bears, racing...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Duke receiving Katherine Webb-like attention

While the NFL scouts are heading to the Fiesta Bowl to watch Blake Bortles, the eyes of everyone else will be on Lindsey Duke, who is the girlfriend of the Central Florida quarterback. Duke, who turned 22 in November, has received plenty of notoriety throughout the college football season. She began receiving attention around the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UCF rolls to 86-58 win over NAIA Rio Grande

Kasey Wilson scored 19 points and had nine rebounds as Central Florida rolled past Rio Grande 86-58 in the first round of the Jackson Hewitt UCF Holiday Classic on Saturday. Daiquan Walker added 11 points for the Knights (7-3), who won their fourth straight game. Tristan Spurlock, Eugene McCroy and Matt Williams had nine points apiece for UCF. Josh Reagan led Rio Grande (7-5) with...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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