ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Daily update on the UCF football team for Thursday, Aug. 9. Today's practice is slated to go from 3:15-5:30 p.m.
-UCF kicked off the second week of preseason drills outside Wednesday and got into individual drills before heading inside Nicholson Fieldhouse due to an approaching weather system.
-Wednesday was the third night practice of the preseason.
-The Knights decided to go with just shoulder pads instead of full pads.
-Sophomore safety Clayton Geathers notched an interception for the second-straight day, sophomore cornerback Bruce Dukes also pulled down an interception as did A.J. Bouye which came on a 7v7 drill.
-The best catch of the day was on a Rob Calabrese pass to Jacques Mackeroy as he made a leaping grab to end segment 15, causing the offense to erupt.
-UCF's defense forced a pair of fumbles Wednesday, but running back Latavius Murray displayed impressive footwork throughout the session.
-Orlando Sentinel - Jordan Ozerities
-KTSM - UTEP Preseason Update
-Kaleidoscope - UAB Preseason Update
-Reflector - East Carolina QB Battle
Stat of the Day
-UCF quarterbacks threw just eight interceptions in 2011, which was one shy of the school record of seven set in 1998 when Daunte Culpepper was an All-American and finished sixth in the Heisman Trophy balloting.
What to Look For
-Friday's practice will be in the evening and take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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