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Central Florida beats S Carolina Upstate, 76-69

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) B.J. Taylor scored 25 points, dished out seven assists, and had three steals to lead Central Florida to a 76-69 victory over South Carolina Upstate on Sunday night. Central Florida shot the ball well for much of the night, hitting 53 percent of its field goal attempts, won the rebounding battle 41-32, and had 22 total assists as a team. Staphon Blair and Brandon...
Via AP on Fox
3 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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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

Blake Bortles to throw at NFL Combine

Blake Bortles will throw at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Lately top level quarterbacks have not been throwing at the Combine but Bortles will break that trend. Perhaps Bortles feels a strong showing at the Combine will help his draft stock. Of course if he struggles be prepared for people to unload with questions about his skill set. Central Florida QB Blake Bortles says...
Via Tireball.com
February 18, 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 Walterfootball.com, 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…
Via COED
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

Source: UCF RB Storm Johnson to enter 2014 NFL Draft

According to a source close to the school, Central Florida RS junior RB Storm Johnson is expected to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL Draft. An official announcement should come after UCF finishes up their season, possibly in the BCS. Although I’m told the move has been no secret within the program. The […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCF RB William Stanback viciously trucks Rutgers CB

Move over J.J. Worton — your insane one-handed touchdown grab from last week is now old news for Central Florida. This week, it’s running back William Stanback who is stealing the show for UCF — in tonight’s game vs. Rutgers, he viciously trucked Rutgers cornerback Anthony Cioffi. Seriously, it looked painful — here’s video, via ESPN:
Via College Spun
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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