ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Tuesday's update on the UCF football team. The Knights are scheduled to have a closed practice today which will include a tag-off scrimmage.
-UCF went with shoulder pads for the first day of the fall semester, and the entire team got reps Monday.
-The best catch of the day came when running back Storm Johnson pulled in a ball from Blake Bortles while diving in the back of the endzone.
-The first edition of the George O'Leary Radio Show will take place Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings on University Blvd. If you cannot make it out to be a part of the live audience, the show airs on WYGM 740-AM The Game in Orlando, and is hosted by Marc Daniels. Buffalo Wild Wings will be offering food and drink specials, while prizes will be given away weekly for both callers and members of the audience.
-All practices are closed to the public.
-Orlando Sentinel - Billy Giovanetti
-Orlando Sentinel - Multiple ACL Injuries Don't Stop Athletes
-WKMG - UCF Returns to Practice
-Akron Zips - Akron Depth Chart
-Central Florida Future - Info on UCF Students Declaring a Major
Stat of the Day
-Quincy McDuffie and Rannell Hall have a combined 2,633 kickoff return yards entering 2012. In UCF single-season history, McDuffie ranks second (944 in 2009) and third (869 in 2010) while Hall ranks sixth (714 in 2011). The record was set by Ted Wilson with 952 return yards in 1984.
What to Look For
-The Black and Gold is not scheduled to practice Wednesday, but will then be on the practice fields every day leading up to the opener at Akron Aug. 30.
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