Central Florida Rumors & News

  • The price of glory: UCF says unbeaten season worth $200 million

    ESPN "An undefeated football season was worth more than $200 million to the University of Central Florida in equivalent advertising exposure. So says a report commissioned by the university, which the school released Friday. The school worked in conjunction with media evaluation firm Joyce Julius &..." March 20

  • Shaquem Griffin invited to combine after initial snub

    ESPN "Brady HendersonESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Shaquem Griffin is heading to the NFL scouting combine after all. The star linebacker from the University of Central Florida has received an invitation to the..." January 30

  • All-American Shaquem Griffin not invited to combine

    Sportsnaut "Despite having only one hand, UCF’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..." January 23

  • Scott Frost: UCF 'insulted' by CFP, claims 'concerted effort' to keep Knights out

    CBS Sports "Former UCF coach Scott Frost said Saturday that his team was "insulted" by its final No. 12 ranking from the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. In what was at times a blistering attack on the system that left UCF out of the playoff, Nebraska's new coach said there was a "concerted..." January 07

  • UCF is backing up its national title claims by paying its coaches' incentives clauses

    CBS Sports "UCF is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to its imaginary national title. If you missed it, following its 34-27 win over Auburn in the Peach Bowl, UCF is going all-in on claiming that it's a national champion seeing as it's the only undefeated FBS team remaining. It's going to..." January 03

  • Scott Frost: Process that kept undefeated UCF out of CFP 'unfair'

    ESPN "Outgoing UCF coach Scott Frost believes his team deserved a shot at the College Football Playoff and that it took a "conscious effort" by the committee to keep it lower in its rankings. After beating Auburn 34-27 in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Monday to finish the season a perfect 13-0, Frost..." January 01

  • UCF taps Missouri OC Josh Heupel as new coach, Randy Shannon as DC

    CBS Sports "UCF has named its successor to Scott Frost, introducing Missouri offensive coordinator and former Oklahoma quarterback Josh Heupel as the Knights' next head football coach on Tuesday morning. "I'm thrilled to welcome Josh and his family to UCF," athletics director Danny White said Tuesday...." December 05

  • Kevin Sumlin out of contention for UCF job

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Central Florida isn't considering former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin as a candidate for its open position, Rivals.com reported Monday. Apparently Sumlin was waiting to see what would happen at Florida State. If Oregon's Willie Taggart — who was scheduled to meet Monday with FSU officials,..." December 04

  • UCF targeting Kevin Sumlin to replace Scott Frost

    Yardbarker "UCF is aiming high as it looks to replace Scott Frost as its next head coach. The UCF Knights are 12-0 after their win over Memphis in the AAC championship game on Saturday. Unfortunately for them, star coach Frost is leaving to become the next head coach at Nebraska, which has created a..." December 03

  • Scott Frost and his staff commit to coaching UCF through bowl game

    Yardbarker "You don’t see stuff like this every day. After being announced as the next head coach of Nebraska’s football program, Scott Frost and his staff will remain at UCF to coach the Knights in their bowl game. Based on the way his players responded to him after Saturday’s double-overtime win over..." December 02

  • UCF's Scott Frost agrees to seven-year deal to become Nebraska's next coach

    ESPN "Scott Frost is coming home. Frost, a former quarterback who led the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a share of the 1997 national championship, has been hired as the school's next football coach, it was announced Saturday. "It is a great honor and privilege to have the opportunity to return to..." December 02

  • Nebraska calling recruits to inform them of pending Scott Frost hire

    CBS Sports "With all the attention on Tennessee's awful coaching search this week, one thing that's flown under the radar is how quiet things have been out of Nebraska. Usually, that's for a reason and a good thing at that. Barring a surprise, it would appear the Cornhuskers are closing in on naming UCF's..." December 02

  • Tom Osborne working to recruit Scott Frost to Nebraska

    Larry Brown Sports "Legendary Nebraska coach Tom Osborne is doing his best to recruit Scott Frost to the school for a second time. The three-time national champion reached out to Frost, his former quarterback and current UCF head coach, according to Scott Roussel of FootballScoop. In a phone call, Osborne told..." November 26

  • Reps for UCF's Scott Frost to meet with Florida about job opening

    ESPN "Florida officials are scheduled to meet with UCF coach Scott Frost's representatives in Orlando this weekend as the Gators are preparing to move on in case former Oregon coach Chip Kelly chooses the UCLA job, sources told ESPN's Mark Schlabach and Edward Aschoff. Sources said that Kelly has not..." November 24

  • UCF coach Scott Frost disputes report he is close to Nebraska deal

    ESPN "UCF football coach Scott Frost on Saturday shot down a report that he was nearing a seven-year, $35 million deal with his alma mater, Nebraska. "That's just totally false," Frost said following No. 15 UCF's 45-19 win over Temple. "I haven't paid any attention to all of these whirlwind rumors..." November 19

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