St. Petersburg Times Online: Sports
Place an Ad Calendars Classified Forums Sports Weather

printer version

UCF at a glance


© St. Petersburg Times, published August 25, 2000

WHERE: Orlando.


CONFERENCE: Independent.

COLORS: Black and gold.

STADIUM: Florida Citrus Bowl (70,188, natural grass).

HEAD COACH: Mike Kruczek (third season, 13-9).


KEY RETURNEES: P/K Javier Beorlegui (40.3-yards-per-punt; 10-of-20 FG, 9-of-12 inside 40); OL John Beauchamp; DB Davin Bush (39 tackles, six blocked passes); WR Kenny Clark (54 catches, 655 yds, 6 TDs); DB Damian Demps (72 tackles, 2 INTs, 1 blocked FG); LB Tony Hardman (47 tackles, 5 sacks); DL Fred Harley (30 tackles, blocked PAT); WR Tyson Hinshaw (57 catches, 731 yds, 3 TDs); OL Brian Huff; DB Ricot Joseph (35 tackles, 3 punt blocks); OL Chris Lorenti; TB Edward Mack (86 rushes, 461 yds, 5 TDs); OL Garrett McCray; DL Josh McKibben (70 tackles); QB Vic Penn (262-of-455, 2,078 yds, 16 TDs, 11 INTs).

KEY LOSSES: LB Deaubrey Devine; LB Edwin Ferguson; DB Jeff Frye; TE Joey Hubbard; WR Charles Lee; DL Justin Moore; DL Marv Richardson; FB Page Sessoms; OL David Wilson.

ADDITIONS: LB John Andrews (Douglass High School, Ga.); WR Tavaris Capers (Miami Jackson); DL Derrick Crawford (Trinity Valley Community College, Texas); OL Steve Edwards (West Hills Community College, Calif.); RB Alex Haynes (Orlando Evans); OL Alex Hernandez (East Los Angeles Community College); WR Luther Huggins (Miami Jackson); RB Gerald Jackson (Palm Bay); QB Jon Rivera (Perth Amboy, N.J.)

Back to College Football 2000
Back to Top

© 2006 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
Contact the Times | Privacy Policy
Standard of Accuracy | Terms, Conditions & Copyright

From the Times sports desk
  • FSU's the leader, but the pack's not far behind
  • Our Top 25 teams for 2000
  • Kiper's critics fueled by jealousy, not facts
  • Confusing, but the darned thing works
  • Odds appear to be against an Irish revival
  • Return to greatness
  • Outback Bowl at a glance
  • 2000 bowl schedule
  • UF game by game
  • UF: For the fans
  • UF: What's new
  • UF: Looking back
  • Season of redemption
  • USF game by game
  • USF: Looking ahead
  • USF: Looking back
  • USF: For the fans
  • USF: What's new
  • Growth plans
  • FSU game by game
  • FSU: Looking back
  • FSU: Looking ahead
  • FSU: For the fans
  • FSU: What's new
  • Repeat performers
  • UM: game by game
  • UM: Looking ahead
  • UM: Looking back
  • UM: For the fans
  • UM: What's new
  • Cautious confidence
  • Choices galore, but is it too much?
  • Jacksonville at a glance
  • Bethune-Cookman at a glance
  • Florida A&M at a glance
  • UCF at a glance
  • Rebuilt Wildcats surge toward top
  • Dolphins step into the big time
  • Knights itch to start throwing
  • Rattlers hope to use year for reloading
  • ACC predictions
  • Conference previews
  • SEC West predictions
  • SEC East predictions
  • Big East predictions
  • UF: Looking ahead
  • Nervous Bucs fans should watch these 10 things
  • Chemical reactions will be monitored
  • Saunders breaks arm again
  • Lawsuit names Winters, Griffin
  • Cybersquatters get NFL eviction notice
  • Floridians enjoy a rare game by ABC's Jackson
  • Sports briefs
  • Golf briefs
  • Pro basketball briefs
  • Assistant AD Green's job eliminated
  • Seminole optimism continues to grow
  • Olympics briefs
  • New look, lineup for the Gators
  • After a long wait, Wilson gets a shot
  • McCracken AWOL after his demotion
  • Ripken says his return could be 'very close''
  • Baseball briefs
  • Tampa defeats Jupiter 4-3
  • Coaches feeling the heat
  • Extra points
  • College football around the state
  • College football briefs
  • Trainer: Gruber to start training
  • Around the AFC
  • Around the NFC
  • NFL briefs
  • Citrus earns win over Ridgewood
  • Ground game lifts Leopards
  • Hillsborough gets challenge it wanted
  • Cougar star verbally commits to Tulane
  • Marauders outslug Warhawks by seven
  • With time on its side, Dunedin gathers win

  • From the wire

    From the state sports wire
  • Jacksonville's Spicer placed on IR after leg surgery
  • FIU-Western Kentucky game postponed because of Jeanne
  • Brown anxious to face old team for first time
  • Dolphins' desperate defense readies for Roethlisberger
  • Former Sarasota lineman sheds tough-guy image with Michigan
  • Rothstein rejoins Heat as assistant
  • No. 16 Florida has history on its side against Kentucky
  • FSU and Clemson QBs both off to slow starts