Posts Tagged ‘UCF’

Prospect Review: UCF QB Blake Bortles

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Is Blake Bortles a dark horse candidate to go in Round 1? (Photo: US Presswire)

By Marc Sluis, Staff Writer

The quarterback position is not just the most influential position as far as affecting wins and losses likely in all of sports. It’s also one of the toughest positions to evaluate, scout and project to the next level. Blake Bortles of UCF has everything one would look for in a quarterback prospect, but like all young signal callers has flaws as well. Let’s take a closer look at a few of his games this year and then wrap up with his overall strengths and weaknesses. (more…)

2013 NFL Draft: Potential Patriots in the Beef O’Brady’s Bowl

Friday, December 21st, 2012

UCF free safety Kemal Ishmael could earn a spot in the 2013 NFL Draft. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Staff Writer: Matthew Jones

The 9-3 Ball State Cardinals and the 9-4 Central Florida Knights match up tonight in what should be a relatively high-scoring affair; Ball State is currently ranked 30th in the NCAA with 35.0 points per game, while Central Florida ranks 27th with 35.2.

Although both teams are fairly light on top prospects, there are still a few draft-eligible players worth keeping an eye on. Read on for profiles of some of the game’s top options.


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