WATCH: Recap: Spring Football (3-21-18)

UCF defensive coordinator Randy Shannon, Adrian Killins Jr. and Tre Neal spoke to the media following the Knights' second practice of Spring Ball.

WATCH: Recap: Spring Football (3-20-18)

UCF Head Coach Josh Heupel, McKenzie Milton and Brandon Moore recap the first practice of Spring Ball for the Knights.

WATCH: Love and 3

Knights Head Baseball Coach Greg Lovelady faced his former coach for the final time Wednesday night.

Shaquem Griffin’s dad created an adaptive home gym at an early age

Former UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin put on a show at the Scouting Combine, turning in one of the best performances of any player in Indianapolis. Griffin ran the fastest 40-yard dash for a linebacker, but what drew the most attention was the way Griffin cranked out 20 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press, [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
15 days ago

Florida bill that includes UCF ‘National Champions’ license plate unanimously passes

The state of Florida isn’t going to let this go any time soon, it it? As you likely know, the UCF Knights finished their 2017 college football season undefeated but were brutally snubbed by the College Football Playoff selection committee, which ranked them No. 8 at the end of the season.The school has hung a National Championship banner in protest, and Florida Governor Rick Scott...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Griffin Shines at NFL Scouting Combine

You think 20 reps on the bench press with a prosthetic arm stole the show Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis? UCF alumnus Shaquem Griffin one-upped himself Sunday by running a blazing 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds that turned the world of NFL media on its ear. Griffin’s time — identical to that of his identical twin brother Shaquill at last year’s Combine — was the...
Via UCF Today
17 days ago

WATCH: Recap: UCF MBB vs. Tulane

UCF head coach Johnny Dawkins, B.J. Taylor and A.J. Davis speak to the media following the Knights' win over Tulane.

Ryan Shazier has great reaction to Shaquem Griffin’s 40-yard dash

Shaquem Griffin has been turning heads at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, and he had another great moment on Sunday when he posted the fastest 40-yard dash time for any linebacker since 2003. In fact, it was so fast that it inspired Ryan Shazier.Griffin, a former UCF star, showed scouts some blazing speed: Shazier, who also ran a sub-4.40 40-yard dash at the combine back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Shaquem Griffin roasting track on 40-yard dash

Shaquem Griffin put on a show Saturday when he posted an absurd 20 reps on the 225-pound bench press, despite having just one hand. People went nuts watching this young man do what most would think was impossible.Then on Sunday, he did it again by posting the fastest 40 time by a linebacker since 2003 (watch here). Twitter went nuts, and for good reason. This young man is truly inspirational...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaquem Griffin blazes through 40 in 4.38 seconds

Already the best story from this weekend in Indianapolis, Shaquem Griffin continued his assault on the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine Sunday with an insanely fast 40 time.Just watch him blaze through this run in an unofficial 4.38 seconds. @ShaquemGriffin just ran a 4.38u 40-yard dash!The fastest LB at the #NFLCombine since 2003. : @Nflnetwork pic.twitter.com/TKHXVZri4n— NFL (@NFL) March...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

One-armed prospect Shaquem Griffin dominates combine

A lot was made of former Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin not initially being invited to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Here’s a dude that racked up 33.5 tackles for loss and 18.5 sacks over the past two seasons. He’s a legitimate prospect to play multiple positions at the next level.There’s one caveat here. Griffin has only one arm. It makes him a difficult...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bo Scarbrough: UCF should have reached College Football Playoff

The UCF Knights football team completed an undefeated season but didn’t even get a chance in the College Football Playoff.Bo Scarbrough, the running back for the eventual National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide, feels that UCF should have had a chance.“I think they should have had an opportunity in the playoff because they didn’t lose a game just like any of these teams that had one...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

16 most intriguing prospects attending the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

The 2018 NFL Scouting Combine features tantalizing prospects who have unbelievable talent, but many players will have some huge question marks, too.It’s hard to get people to agree about what we should expect from these types of players going forward at the NFL level, though some are more of a sure thing than others. Two Heisman Trophy winners fit this mold in 2018, along with some...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UCF football player suing school over YouTube videos

A former football player at UCF is suing the university over YouTube videos he made while a student athlete at the school.Last July, kicker Donald De La Haye was ruled ineligible as a result of not complying with a request made by the NCAA to stop monetizing his popular YouTube account. De La Haye’s YouTube channel has over half a million subscribers. Among the videos he posted was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 01, 2018  |  Discuss

Shaquem Griffin gets NFL Combine invite after complaining of snub

UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin was one of the most productive players on the only undefeated team in college football this past season, which is why it was so surprising to hear that he had not been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine as of earlier in the month. Roughly four weeks later, that has changed.On Tuesday, Griffin shared a video on Instagram revealing that he has received...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 30, 2018  |  Discuss

Shaquem Griffin finally invited to NFL combine

Another round of invitations to the NFL Scouting Combine have been sent, and one-handed Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin has finally received a deserved place at the important draft event.Griffin himself reported the news that he has officially been invited to the combine, which will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium home of the Indianapolis Colts from Feb. 27 to March 5. While...
Via Sportsnaut
January 30, 2018  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Damien Harris trolls UCF over championship claims

After becoming the only team to go through the 2018 NCAA football season unbeaten, the UCF Knights have more or less claimed the mantle of national champions. That is particularly amusing to at least one member of the team that will be officially recognized as such.With the Pro Bowl in Orlando, UCF’s football team was recognized during Sunday’s game — with a caveat. That didn’t stop...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2018  |  Discuss

Mother Nature literally rained on UCF's championship parade

The UCF Knights were honored during Sunday’s NFL Pro Bowl, held in their hometown of Orlando. But the ceremony didn’t exactly go off as planned for college football’s only undefeated team.The ceremony took place during the middle of a driving rain storm. Other videos taken from the Pro Bowl show just how much it was raining at Camping World Stadium. Despite going undefeated, UCF...
Via Sportsnaut
January 28, 2018  |  Discuss

John Lynch: Shaquem Griffin has earned combine invite

Shaquem Griffin is a high-energy, productive linebacker who starred at Central Florida for two seasons, yet he hasn’t received an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine. San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch believes that should change.Per Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Lynch said the one-handed Griffin deserves to join the other draft participants headed...
Via Sportsnaut
January 25, 2018  |  Discuss

Central Florida's Shaquem Griffin not invited to NFL Scouting Combine

Despite having only one hand, Central Florida’s Shaquem Griffin has been one of college football’s best pass rushers over the last two seasons, totaling 18.5 sacks with four forced fumbles. But as of right now, he has not been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine. It’s worth noting that Griffin can still be invited. In fact, we’d say it’s likely that he will be. But given how good...
Via Sportsnaut
January 23, 2018  |  Discuss

NFL to honor Central Florida at Pro Bowl, won’t call team ‘national champions’

With the Pro Bowl being held in Orlando this year, the NFL has decided to honor UCF football for its incredible undefeated season in 2017. However, the Knights may not get the exact recognition they have been forcing people to give them since they defeated Auburn in the Peach Bowl.On Monday, UCF announced that its football team will be honored by the NFL on Jan. 28 at the Pro Bowl...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2018  |  Discuss

One-handed NFL prospect shared amazing message about disabilities

In his last two seasons in college, pass rusher Shaquem Griffin was a consistent force for the UCF defense. He did all of this despite having only one hand. Speaking at the Senior Bowl on Monday, he made it clear that he doesn’t view that as a disability. Griffen also noted how he plans to get the attention of the scouts. That plan certainly worked in college. Over the 2016 and 2017...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Undefeated UCF team will be honored at Pro Bowl

UCF finished the 2017 season as college football’s only undefeated team. During the NFL Pro Bowl — which will emanate from the Knights’ hometown of Orlando — the team will be honored.“When we thought about UCF and the amazing season they had going undefeated and their bowl game win, we thought there was really no better way, especially in the city of Orlando, to do something for...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Scott Frost admitted he thought UCF would lose to Auburn

Outgoing UCF coach Scott Frost told his players after their Peach Bowl win that he didn’t quite expect their success.The school released a video of Frost’s postgame speech to his players following the 34-27 win over Auburn, and he admitted to his players that, given the distraction and awkwardness surrounding his impending departure for Nebraska, he hadn’t expected them to win the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2018  |  Discuss

UCF fans put up billboard in Tuscaloosa challenging Alabama to home-and-home series

Alabama emerged victorious over Georgia in the College Football Playoff National Championship game, and the UCF Knights finished the season undefeated, so the only way to decide which squad is better would be for the two teams to square off on the field, right?Knights fans appear to feel that way, judging by the billboard they recently put up in Tuscaloosa. It displayed a message...
Via The Sports Daily
January 10, 2018  |  Discuss
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