• UCF Knights Week 11

    UCF Knights vs UConn Huskies Observations

    In typical Florida weather fashion, between sun and rain, the 18th ranked UCF Knights move to 9-0 with a 49-24 win over UConn. Here are some observations from the game: Pregame This was a unique game for me. I attended UCF games as a student from 2001-05 and was a ...
  • Turnovers Lead South Florida Bulls past Temple

    A suffocating defense rendered the Temple Owls useless as the South Florida Bulls overcame another slow first quarter start en route to a lopsided 43-7 win to open their conference schedule. Temple’s offense was completely shut down a fast and opportunistic Bulls defense. Temple gave up 6 turnovers and 5 ...
  • South Florida Bulls vs Temple Owls Observations

    Here are observations from watching the South Florida Bulls run past the Temple Owls 43-7 in the Bulls’ conference opener. First quarter offensive woes….again This is a recurring theme. The offense is flat out stagnant in the first quarter. Temple is not a good team. They struggled against FBS bottom-feeder ...
  • South Florida Bulls vs Illinois Observations

    Here are some observations on South Florida’s 47-23 win over Illinois. Hurricane Irma created a mess. No one can doubt the impact hurricane Irma had on the whole state of Florida. Almost all games involving Florida schools were canceled last week, including South Florida at UConn in an American Athletic ...
  • South Florida Bulls Roll Past Illinois

    In a game mired by penalties and miscues, the South Florida Bulls settled down and defeated the Illinois Fighting Illini 47-23. Just a few days after one of the biggest hurricanes on record rolled through the state of Florida, the South Florida Bulls and the neighboring Tampa Bay community looked ...
  • Mid-American Conference: What to watch for in Week 2

    The Mid-American Conference largely struggled in week 1, going 4-8, missing out on numerous winnable opportunities against Power 5 opponents. All 12 teams are in action this week, starting with a Friday nationally televised game. Most games will be online with ESPN3. Friday, September 8 Ohio at Purdue 8 pm ...
  • South Florida Bulls football: Observations vs Stony Brook

    The South Florida Bulls avoided the upset bug for an ugly 31-17 win over the Stony Brook Seawolves. Here are some observations from the game. The need for an on-campus stadium This is a hot topic in Tampa. Speaking from experience, there is something special about having a football stadium ...
  • South Florida Bulls Win Ugly Home Opener

    On a gray day, loaded with rain in the first half and a pregame lightning delay, the 19th ranked South Florida Bulls needed to pull out some big play magic in order to defeat the Stony Brook Seawolves 31-17 and improve to 2-0. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. ...
  • UCF Runs Over FIU to Spoil Davis Debut

    UCF head coach Scott Frost’s second season started with a bang as his Knights spoiled the debut of Florida International’s new coach, Butch Davis, with a resounding 61-17 win. UCF was led by sophomore quarterback McKenzie Milton, who had an outstanding night. Outside of a couple of errant passes, in ...
  • Through Sports, We Heal From Tragedy

    In the arena of sports, a funny thing happens. People from different walks of life come together under a common banner. It could be for a school, city, region, or even a country. For that short time, we become one. In modern history, we have had to endure a number ...