ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Thursday marks the only morning practice of the preseason currently on the schedule. The Knights will take the field from 9:10-11:30 a.m., as they will conduct their annual media day later during the day.
-UCF kicked off preseason camp Wednesday, as it was the first time the 2012 Knights came together as one on the gridiron.
-If the weather cooperates, Thursday will be UCF's first outdoor practice of camp. Lightning around the UCF campus forced yesterday's session into Nicholson Fieldhouse.
-The Knights will be in helmets, no shoulder pads, for the second-straight day.
-Head Coach George O'Leary is set to appear on Tuck and O'Neill on ESPN 1080 in Orlando Thursday at 5:45 p.m.
-UCFAthletics.com - Sights & Sounds from Day 1
-Bright House Sports Network - Local Players Start UCF Football Camp
-ESPN Buckeye Nation - Ohio State Fullback Zach Boren
Stat of the Day
-Redshirt sophomore quarterback Blake Bortles ranked third in UCF single-season history last year with a 153.88 passer efficiency rating.
What to Look For
-On tap for Friday, UCF is slated to put on the shoulder pads for the first time. Practice has been moved to 6:50 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.
-A reminder that UCF FanFest will take place Saturday, Aug. 18. Tentatively, practice will start at 2:30 with FanFest getting underway at 5 p.m.
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