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KAMAR AIKEN

#81 • SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER • 6-2/219 MIAMI, FLA./CHAMINADE-MADONNA JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Started and had a reception in all 12 games he appeared in • Had season-high in receptions (36), receiving yards (610), and touchdowns (9) • Led team in receiving yards and was third on team in receptions • Recorded four receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Had two catches for 50 yards and a touchdown at East Carolina (Sept. 26) • Scored 36-yard touchdown on only reception of the game at Rice (Oct. 24) • Totaled five receptions for 62 yards and a touchdown vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) • Led team in receiving yards (84) and had first career multi-touchdown (2) game vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) •Recorded four receptions for 65 yards (team-high) and two touchdowns in St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Had a catch in seven of the nine games played • Second on the team in catches (20) and yards (244) • Led team with five receptions for 58 yards and a touchdown vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) • Grabbed an eight-yard reception in win vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • Continued 11-game catch streak with 15-yard reception against Miami (Oct. 11) • Totaled four catches for 29 yards vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) • Recorded his best game of the season with five receptions for 63 yards vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 08) • Had season-long 39-yard reception vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) • Added one reception for 15 yards vs. UAB (Nov. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Set UCF freshman receiving records for catches (33), yards (584) and touchdowns (5) • Started the season-opener at NC State (Sept. 1), becoming the first true freshman to start at wide receiver for the Knights since Rocky Ross in the inaugural C-USA Championship game in 2005 • Had one catch for four yards in the 25-23 victory over the Wolfpack • Led UCF’s receivers with four catches for 49 yards against Texas (Sept. 15) • Caught first touchdown pass, a seven-yard strike from Kyle Israel, that brought UCF to within three points at 35-32 vs. the Longhorns • Against Memphis (Sept. 22), recorded the first 100-yard receiving game of his career and his 131 receiving yards were the most by a UCF freshman since the team moved up to the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision in 1996 • Finished the game vs. the Tigers with four catches, and caught a 72-yard TD pass, which tied for the 10th longest in school history • Corralled a 31-yard pass from Israel that set up a second-quarter touchdown vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29) • Broke out for eight catches and 122 yards at East Carolina (Oct. 6), including hauling in a 21-yard scoring strike from Israel in the first quarter • Against ECU, joined teammate A.J. Guyton as the first true freshmen duo to haul in touchdown passes in the same game since the Knights made the move to the FBS • Pulled in a 10-yard reception in the win against Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Amassed a game-high 55 yards on three receptions at Southern Miss, highlighted by an 8-yard scoring strike in the third quarter • Recorded a 16-yard reception vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • Posted two catches for 16 yards at UAB (Nov. 10) • Amassed 48 yards on four receptions in a win at SMU (Nov. 17), highlighted by a 15-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter • Totaled 60 yards on a pair of receptions in the win over UTEP (Nov. 24) • Had one catch for 32 yards in the C-USA Championship victory over Tulsa (Dec. 1) • Registered a 10-yard reception vs. Mississippi State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl (Dec. 29)

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HIGH SCHOOL • Lettered two years in football for Mark Guandolo at Chaminade-Madonna High School • Earned Class 2A All-State honors as a defensive back by the Florida Sports Writers Association as a senior • Made 60 tackles and five interceptions, including a 95-yard school record return for a touchdown • Also combined for 15 touchdowns and 1,000 yards rushing and receiving on offense • Earned Miami Herald All-Broward County first-team honors as a defensive back as a junior and senior • Had 26 catches for 700-plus yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior along with 68 tackles and three interceptions on defense • Ranked as the 51st best prospect in the state of Florida by the Orlando Sentinel, the 67th best ‘athlete’ in the nation by Rivals.com, the 72nd best wide receiver prospect in the nation by Scout.com and ranked No. 110 nationally on the ESPN 150 • Listed in the Florida Top 100 by Rivals.com in both football and basketball • On the hardwood, also earned all-county and all-state accolades • Also recruited by Florida State, Minnesota, NC State and South Carolina PERSONAL • Aiken is the son of Juliet Wint • Majoring in criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2007 14 2008 9 2009 12 TOTALS 35

REC 33 20 36 89

YDS 584 244 610 1,438

AVG 17.7 12.2 16.9 16.2

TD 5 1 9 15

LG 72 39 40 72

CHAD ALEXANDER

#15 • RS JUNIOR • LINEBACKER • 6-2/220 LAKE WALES, FLA./LAKE WALES SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in five games and recorded four tackles REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Played in six games and recorded two tackles on special teams TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Spent the season working with the scout team offense as a wide receiver HIGH SCHOOL • Earned two letters in football playing for Rod Shafer at Lake Wales High School • His senior season was cut short by an injury that occurred in the fourth game of the season • Led team with 10 catches and two touchdowns in a run-oriented offense his junior season • A standout in track and field as a sprinter, anchored the state qualifying 4x100meter relay team and also reached the finals in the 200-meter dash as a junior • Also received interest from Auburn, Louisville and Mississippi PERSONAL • Alexander is the son of Donald and Gloria Alexander • Majoring in sports and fitness CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2008 6 2 2009 5 4 TOTALS 11 6

AST 0 0 0

TOTAL 2 4 6

SACK 0.0 0.0 0.0

TFL 0.0 0.0 0.0

PBU 0 0 0

INT 0 0 0


EMERY ALLEN

ROBERTSON AUGUSTE

#22 • RS SENIOR • CORNERBACK • 5-9/183 MILTON, FLA./MILTON REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Missed most of the season while recovering from off-season surgery and earned a medical redshirt • Saw limited action against Southern Miss (Sept. 12) and Buffalo (Sept. 19) • Made three solo tackles vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19) REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Played in nine games, racking up 18 tackles, two sacks, a pass break-up and a forced fumble • Recorded three tackles as well as first career sack vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • Had two tackles and a forced fumble vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26) • Recorded three tackles and a sack vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8)

#12 • RS SOPH. • DEFENSIVE BACK • 5-11/188 MIAMI, FLA./ARCHBISHOP CURLEY-NOTRE DAME REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Worked with the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Three sport star while attending Archbishop Curley Notre Dame in Miami • Lettered in football, basketball, and track • Regional champion in long jump • Participated in the 100m, 200m and 4x100 relay • Honorable mention All-Dade County as a senior playing RB and WR • Awarded the Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship. PERSONAL •Majoring in pre-clinical allied health and minoring in fitness training

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Totaled 118 yards on five kickoff returns, and had seven solo tackles from his starting cornerback spot at NC State (Sept. 1) • Accumulated 116 yards on just four kickoff returns vs. Texas (Sept. 15), including a long of 32 yards in the second quarter • Finished the Memphis game (Sept. 22) with one kickoff return for 14 yards and one solo tackle • Added three kickoff returns for 63 yards and had two tackles against Louisiana (Sept. 29) • Saw time against USF (Oct. 13), vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) and at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) • Saw game action as a reserve defensive back vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) at UAB (Nov. 10), at SMU (Nov. 17), vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) and vs. Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) • Posted an assisted tackle in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl (Dec. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • Made two starts at cornerback as a true freshman and appeared in nine games • Finished campaign with 26 total tackles, including 19 solo stops • Registered two tackles and a pass break-up in his first-career start against USF (Sept. 9) • Had six tackles in his other start against Southern Miss (Sept. 26) • Posted seven tackles at Memphis (Nov. 11), including a tackle for a loss • Preserved the win against the Tigers with a pass break-up on a fourth-down play during a potential game-winning drive in the game’s final minutes • Played on several special team units and also returned kicks in the final two games of the season • Had a season long 37-yard return against Tulane (Nov. 18) HIGH SCHOOL • Four-year letterman at Milton High School for head coach Mike McMillion • First team Class 4A all-state performer according to the Florida Sports Writers Association • Three-year starter for Milton and was a captain as a senior • All-around threat who excelled both offensively and defensively • 612 yards of total offense, including 384 on the ground and three touchdowns his senior season • 58 total tackles, including 30 solo stops on defense • Blocked two field goals in a high school all-star game • Lettered three years in track in high school PERSONAL • Allen is the son of Greg and Mary Allen • Father, Greg, was a former standout running back at Florida State • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies and minoring in criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2006 9 19 2007 14 10 2008 9 11 2009 2 3 TOTALS 34 43

AST 7 1 7 0 15

TOTAL 26 11 18 3 58

SACK 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 2.0

TFL 2.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 4.0

PBU 2 1 1 0 4

INT 0 0 0 0 0

Emery Allen

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DARIN BALDWIN

#21 • SENIOR • DEFENSIVE BACK • 5-11/206 HOMESTEAD, FLA./SOUTH DADE

#26 • RS JUNIOR • LINEBACKER • 6-4/234 CLEARWATER, FLA./CENTRAL CATHOLIC

JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Appeared in 11 games and with five starts • Ranked 10th on team in total tackles (32) and second in pass break ups (7) • On special teams, ranked second in kick return yards (218) • Tied for team-high with seven solo tackles and had three pass break ups in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) • Recorded season-high eight tackles at East Carolina (Sept.26) • Had seven tackles at UAB (Nov. 28) which ranked third on the team

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Appeared in eight games, mainly on special teams

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Appeared in all 12 games • Ranked third on the team in kick return average, just under 20 yards a return • Registered three tackles and a 22-yard kick return vs. USF (Sept. 6) • Made three tackles vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) • Had a very busy day vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) assisting in two tackles, creating two pass break-ups, and made three kick returns totaling 53 yards including a career long 29-yard dash • Added four tackles and a pass break-up, as well as a 22-yard kick return, vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • Totaled three tackles vs. Miami (Oct. 11) • Returned three kicks vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26) amassing a season-best 56 all purpose yards

HIGH SCHOOL • Played both wide receiver and defensive back for Central Catholic • As a senior, made 56 tackles with three interceptions and 16 pass break ups • Had a team high 460 receiving yards and five touchdowns as a senior, making 29 receptions • Had five catches in state semifinal game vs. Pahokee as a junior

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • In first collegiate game, registered two tackles and a pass break-up, while returning one kickoff for 42 yards at NC State (Sept. 1) • Racked up 67 yards on three kickoff returns, and also had six tackles and one pass break-up vs. Texas (Sept. 15) • In a win vs. Memphis (Sept. 22), totaled three tackles, including one for a loss of four yards, as well as a pass break-up • Also returned a kick for 20 yards against the Tigers • Added a solo tackle in a win against Louisiana (Sept. 29) • Ran back three kickoffs for 37 yards at East Carolina (Oct. 6) • Became the first Knight since 2004 to return an interception for a touchdown when he ran back a pick in the fourth quarter for 37 yards and six points vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • Also had one tackle in the win over the Herd • Collected four tackles with one sack in a victory at SMU (Nov. 17) • Saw time as a nickel back vs. UTEP (Nov. 24), vs. Tulsa (Dec. 1) and in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters playing football under Don Drinkhahn at South Dade High School • Named first team all-state by the Florida Sports Writers Association after making 40 tackles, picking off five passes and returning three kickoffs for touchdowns as a senior • Earned second-team All-Dade County honors as a junior • Was the 28th ranked cornerback recruit in the nation by Scout.com in the class of 2005 • Did not play organized football in 2006 • Also an all-state and all-county performer in wrestling; finished runner-up at the state championship as a junior and senior • Also recruited by Florida, Florida State, Miami (Fla.) and Arizona State PERSONAL • Baldwin is the son of Darin Baldwin, Sr., and Jackie McCall • Majoring in criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 11 14 2008 12 8 2009 11 20 TOTALS 34 42 44

JORDAN BECKER

AST 3 4 12 19

TOTAL 17 12 32 61

SACK 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

TFL 2.0 0.0 2.0 4.0

PBU 3 4 7 14

INT 1 0 0 1

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Practiced with the scout team and did not see any game action TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Practiced with the scout team and did not see any game action

PERSONAL • Majoring in interpersonal organizational communication

JUSTIN BODDIE

#23 • SENIOR • DEFENSIVE BACK • 6-2/193 ATLANTA, GA./NORTH ATLANTA JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Started all 11 games he played in • Ranked seventh on the team in total tackles (58) • Recorded 10 total tackles in three games (Oct. 17 vs. Miami, Oct. 24 at Rice, and Nov. 28 at UAB) • His 10 total tackles vs. Miami (Oct. 17) was a team-high • Made six total tackles and recorded an interception vs. Houston (Nov. 14) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw first action of the season vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) • Had a season-best four total tackles vs. USF (Sept. 6) • Assisted in a tackle at UTEP (Sept. 27) • Added a tackle in win vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • Made two solo tackles and an assisted tackle vs. Miami (Oct. 11) • Appeared in win vs. Memphis (Nov. 22), accumulating a tackle TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Saw first action of 2007 at USF (Oct. 13) • Appeared in the Tulsa game (Oct. 20) • Hauled in first collegiate interception at Southern Miss (Oct. 28), and also had four total tackles in the win • Became the first true freshmen since 2005 to post an interception in consecutive games when he notched a pick vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • Also had two tackles vs. the Herd • Notched five tackles in the win at UAB (Nov. 10) • Posted three takedowns to help UCF defeat SMU (Nov. 17), then added three more in the win over UTEP (Nov. 24) • Appeared in the victory over Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1)


HIGH SCHOOL • Lettered all four years and served as team captain his senior season for Allen Sitterle at North Atlanta High School • Earned team MVP honors after passing for more than 700 yards and rushing for 682 yards his senior season • Combined for 22 touchdowns his last year, including one kickoff return and two punt returns • As a junior, passed for more than 1,800 yards and 20 touchdowns • Earned three letters in track and field and one in baseball • Also received interest from East Carolina, Miami (Ohio) and Middle Tennessee PERSONAL • Boddie is the son of Derrick and Melissa Boddie • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies and minoring in coaching and hospitality management CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 9 15 2008 9 6 2009 11 43 TOTALS 29 64

AST 5 4 15 24

TOTAL 20 10 58 88

SACK 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0

TFL 0.0 0.0 4.0 4.0

PBU 0 0 4 4

INT 2 0 1 3

DAVID BOHNER

#98 • RS JUNIOR • PUNTER/PK • 6-0/177 MATTHEWS, N.C./SUN VALLEY REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Sat out the season after transferring from Navy • Worked with the scout team PRIOR TO UCF • Spent the 2008 season at the U.S. Naval Academy but did not play for the Midshipmen

BLAKE BORTLES

#5 • FRESHMAN • QUARTERBACK • 6-4/230 OVIEDO, FLA./OVIEDO HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Wes Allen at Oviedo High School • Set Seminole County record with 5,576 career passing yards and 53 touchdowns • Ranked number eight in the Orlando Sentinel Central Florida Top 100 as a senior • A third-team all-state pick in 2008 • Helped team to a 9-2 record senior year • Twice named all-county • Completed 151-of-233 passes for 2,211 yards with 27 touchdowns and seven interceptions as a senior • The MVP of the Central Florida All-Star Game • As a junior, threw for 2,400 yards and 24 touchdowns with nine interceptions while also running for 250 yards • Team was district champions in 2007 and 2009 • Was also recruited by Purdue, Colorado State, Kentucky, Tulane and Western Kentucky PERSONAL • Bortles is the son of Rob and Suzy Bortles • Majoring in sports and fitness

A.J. BOUYE

#19 • SOPH. • DEFENSIVE BACK • 6-0/182 TUCKER, GA./TUCKER

HIGH SCHOOL • Named all-conference as a kicker as a junior and all-conference as a punter as a senior • Also ran track, played soccer and swam for Sun Valley, earning nine varsity letters in all • Spent 2007 at the Naval Academy Prep School where he played football, soccer and ran track

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Appeared in 10 games • Saw first action in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) • Recorded first career tackle vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Most productive game of the year was at Rice (Oct. 24) where he made three total tackles • Made two solo tackles and had one pass break up vs. Tulane (Nov. 21)

PERSONAL • Bohner is the son of Rick and Connie Bohner • Majoring in sports and fitness

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Franklin Stephens at Tucker High School • Helped Tucker to a 14-1 record and the state championship • A first-team all-county pick • Made 35 tackles his senior year with six interceptions • Also scored three times while playing on offense in 2008 and twice on returns • Made 40 tackles and picked off a pass his junior year • Also a member of the school’s merit roll and R.O.T.C. PERSONAL • Bouye is the son of Steve and Karen Bouye • Majoring in criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2009 10 6

AST 4

TOTAL 10

SACK 0.0

TFL 0.0

PBU 1

INT 0

Justin Boddie

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JAMIE BOYLE

#99 • SOPH. • KICKER/PUNTER • 5-10/193 CENTRAL VALLEY, N.Y./MONROE-WOODBURY TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Appeared in five games • Saw first action in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) where he attempted two field goals • Made four extra point attempts and had four kickoffs for 263 yards (65.8 average) vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) • Was 7-for-8 on extra point attempts HIGH SCHOOL • Two-time all-state and all-section pick • As a senior, converted 13-of-15 field goals, and 48-49 extra points • Set state record for most consecutive extra points made • Set state record for most field goals made in a season • Monroe-Woodbury won section and advanced to state championship four consecutive years, winning the title in 2005 PERSONAL • Majoring in political science CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2009 5

FG 0-2

PCT 0.0

LG 0

PAT 7-8

JEFF BRINSON

#11 • RS SOPH. • RUNNING BACK • 5-11/213 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA./NORTHEAST REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Suffered foot injury during preseason practice • Played on special teams against Northern Iowa • Saw action in a win at Iowa State • Had one rush for seven yards at ISU • Did not play in final nine games due to a foot injury TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned redshirt at University of Iowa HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Jay Austin at Northeast • Earned first team all-state and All-Suncoast • Newcomer of the year in the county as a freshman • Tallied 67 touchdowns and 4,900 yards in high school • As team captain, collected 21 tackles, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three interceptions as senior • Was awarded Dean’s List, honor roll and all-city academic team • Also played basketball and ran track PERSONAL •Majoring in interdisciplinary studies

D.J. BROWN

#86 • RS FRESHMAN • TIGHT END • 6-4/230 OCALA, FLA./DUNNELLON TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt and practiced on the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Frank Beasley at Dunnellon High School • An all-conference selection • Made five catches as a senior for 60 yards while piling up 33 tackles on defense with five sacks •As a junior, caught 13 passes for 167 yards and three touchdowns while also picking up 150 more yards rushing • Did not play until his junior year PERSONAL • Brown is the son of Dwayne and Deborah Brown • Majoring in criminal justice

QUENTON BROWN

#93 • FRESHMAN • DEF. END • 6-3/215 TUCKER, GA./TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Franklin Stephens at Tucker High School • Helped Tucker to a 4A state championship at 14-1 • Made 68 tackles, 10 sacks and blocked five kicks as a senior • Recorded 67 tackles as a junior, including nine sacks and eight tackles for loss, while also catching 30 passes as a tight end for 400 yards and four touchdowns • Caught 27 more passes as a sophomore for 490 yards and four scores • Played in the North-South All-Star Game • Member of the National Honor Society • Also recruited by Miami, Ole Miss, Michigan State, West Virginia and Marshall PERSONAL • Brown is the son of Marselles and Mechalle Brown • Major is undecided

BRANDON BRYANT

#44 • RS FRESH. • DEF. LINE • 6-4/275 ATLANTA, GA./BOOKER T. WASHINGTON TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt and practiced on the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Stanley Pritchett at Booker T. Washington High School • Amassed 80 tackles as a senior with four sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries • Named as Booker T. Washington’s best defensive player on the gridiron and on the basketball court • Member of the school’s honor roll PERSONAL • Bryant is the son of Erick Bryant and Stacy Duffey • Major is undecided

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WOODLEY CADET

#36 • FRESHMAN • DEF. BACK • 6-2/200 LOXAHATCHEE, FLA./SEMINOLE RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Matt Dickman at Seminole Ridge High School • Made 45 tackles (37 solo) as a senior with four deflected passes and an interception • Named first-team all-district, all-conference and all-area by both the Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel • Also played at wide receiver • Made 32 tackles as a junior, 24 of them solos, with four interceptions to earn all-conference honors • Named to Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100 list • Also recruited by Illinois, Indiana, Wake Forest and FAU PERSONAL • Cadet is the son of Pierre and Elsie Cadet • Major is undeclared

ROB CALABRESE

#4 • JUNIOR • QUARTERBACK • 6-2/221 ISLIP TERRACE, N.Y./EAST ISLIP SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Appeared in seven games with three starts • Ranked second on the team in passing yards (260), touchdown passes (3) and pass attempts (46) • Came in as a reserve at Rice (Oct. 24) and went 3-for-4 for 71 yards and two touchdowns • Started game at Texas (Nov. 7) and went 10-for-19 for 76 yards • Had a touchdown pass against Tulane (Nov. 21) • Led UCF on a 75-yard touchdown drive against Rutgers in the St. Petersburg Bowl (Dec. 19) • Completed 5-of-7 passes against the Scarlet Knights and ran for 26 yards. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Led the team in passing yards (664), completions (65), touchdown passes (7) and pass attempts (165) • Saw first college action vs. Boston College (Sept. 20), going 4-for-8 passing totaling 37 yards • Started first-career game vs. UTEP (Sept. 27), accounting for 167 yards passing; completed 13 of his 31 pass attempts and threw his first collegiate touchdown, a 7-yard strike to Kamar Aiken • Also led the team in rushing with 86 yards on 11 attempts against the Miners • Started vs SMU (Oct. 4), throwing for 32 yards on five for nine passing • Also had 12 rushing yards on seven runs and scored his first career rushing touchdown vs. the Mustangs • Threw for 74 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 11), and added 25 yards rushing • Completed over 50 percent of his passes vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26), finishing 8-for-15 with 124 yards • Posted his first multi-score game, throwing two touchdowns vs. the Golden Hurricane as well • Connected for 141 yards and one touchdown vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8) • Threw a touchdown vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) • Finished with 54 yards and two scores vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters for head coach Sal Ciampi, Jr., at East Islip • Earned the Boomer Esiason Award as Suffolk County’s top quarterback as a junior and senior

Rob Calabrese

• A three-year starter at quarterback, broke Esiason’s East Islip school records for career passing yardage (3,992) and touchdowns (34) • Earned fourth-team Class AA all-state honors as a senior after leading the school to a perfect 11-0 record and the Long Island Championship • As a senior, passed for 1,332 yards and 14 touchdowns and also rushed for 798 yards and 10 scores • On defense, collected 41 tackles and picked off four passes • As an all-county honoree during his junior season, passed for 1,514 yards and 14 touchdowns and rushed for 444 yards and eight touchdowns • Earned all-league honors as a sophomore after passing for 1,333 yards and 12 touchdowns • Ranked as the No. 6 prospect overall in the state of New York by Rivals.com and the 15th best prospect in the state by Scout.com • Also recruited by Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Syracuse and Temple PERSONAL • Calabrese is the son of Robert and Denise Calabrese • A sports and fitness major CAREER PASSING STATISTICS YEAR G ATT COMP 2008 9 165 65 2009 7 46 25 TOTALS 16 211 90 CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS YEAR G ATT 2008 9 85 2009 7 25 TOTALS 16 110

YDS 108 27 135

INT 5 0 5

PCT 39.4 54.3 42.7

AVG 1.3 1.1 1.2

YDS 664 260 924

TD 1 0 1

TD 7 3 10

LG 62 52 62

LG 30 29 30 47


JACK CARTER

#52 • RS JUNIOR • DEF. END • 6-2/232 MIAMI, FLA./CORAL REEF REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2009) • Appeared in one game and recorded one assisted tackle vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Did not see any game action, practicing with the defensive scout team TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • A scholarship recruit, redshirted while practicing as a linebacker with the scout team defense HIGH SCHOOL • A two-year football team captain and three-time letterwinner for James Bryant at Coral Reef High School • Named honorable mention All-Dade County as a junior and senior by the Miami Herald • Registered 82 tackles, 13 sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a senior • Posted 68 tackles, eight sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries his junior season • Named all-county and played in Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game his senior year • Also earned letters in basketball and track and field PERSONAL • Carter is the son of Jack and Pamela Carter • Majoring in restaurant and food service management

NICK CATTOI

#16 • JUNIOR • KICKER • 6-5/216 TAMPA, FLA./GAITHER SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games • Went 14-for-20 on field goal attempts with a long of 50 yards and was 31-of-33 on extra point attempts • Handled most of the kickoff duties with 63 attempts for 4,108 yards (65.2 average) and recorded 11 touchbacks • Made career-long 50-yard field goal at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Connected on all four field goal attempts and two extra point attempts vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Saw his first action vs. USF (Sept. 6), hitting a 38-yard field goal • Also went 3-for-3 on PATs vs. the Bulls • Went 3-for-4 vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) with a long of 27 yards, as well as knocking in three out of three PAT attempts HIGH SCHOOL • Played for Gaither High School • Notched a 50-yarder during a senior year in which he went 8-for-12 on field-goal attempts and 31-for-33 on extra points • Was a Hillsborough County first-team and All-Florida third-team honoree as a senior • Finished 7-for-11 and 27-for-29 on extra points, earning Hillsborough County first team accolades in 2006 • Helped team to the district title in 2007 • Also lettered in tennis and soccer

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PERSONAL • Cattoi is the son of Terry and Jean Cattoi • Majoring in industrial engineering and minoring in hospitality management CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2008 5 2009 13 TOTALS 18

FG 4-6 14-20 18-26

PCT 66.7 70.0 69.2

LG 38 50 50

PAT 9-10 31-33 40-43

BLAKE CLINGAN

#41 • SENIOR • PUNTER • 6-3/229 CORAL SPRINGS, FLA./CORAL SPRINGS JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Punted in all 13 games, averaging 37.3 yards a punt • Punted five times for a 39.2 average in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5), including two inside the 20-yard line • Averaged 37.0 yards on seven punts at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Landed four of his five punts inside the 20-yard line and had a 35.0 average at Rice (Oct. 24) • Boomed three 50-plus-yard punts including a career-high 70 yarder, and landed four punts inside the 20-yard line at Texas (Nov. 7) • Punted eight times for a 39.2 average in the St. Petersburg Bowl game vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Named Preseason All-Conference USA Third Team • Punted in all 12 games, averaging a shade over 40 yards a punt • Punted three times with an average of 38.3 vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) with two landing inside the 20-yard line • Booted it nine times vs. USF (Sept. 6) averaging 41 yards per punt and placing four nicely within the 20-yard line • Had six punts vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) landing more than 60 percent of them within the 20 • Averaged nearly 43 yards a punt vs. UTEP (Sept. 27), including a career-long 59-yard bomb • Punted seven times for a 42.3 yard average vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • Boomed two 50-plus-yard punts vs. Miami (Oct. 11) • Averaged 40.1 yards on nine punts vs. East Carolina • Landed four punts within the 20 and a posted a season-high average of 43.8 yards a punt vs. Southern Miss • Punted seven times for 293 yards (41.9 ypp) vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) • Posted an impressive 43.2 ypp vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) • Punted six times including a 54-yarder vs. UAB (Nov. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Became the first true freshman to punt in a game for the Knights since the 1998 season, racking up seven punts for 305 yards (43.6 average) at NC State (Sept. 1) • First punt vs. the Wolfpack went for 48 yards in the opening quarter, then added a 52-yarder later in the game • Racked up seven punts for 325 yards, an average of 46.4 yards per attempt, against No. 6 Texas (Sept. 15) • Of his seven punts vs. the Longhorns, two ventured inside the 20 while the longest attempt went for 53 yards • Had just one punt vs. Memphis (Sept. 22), booting his lone kick for 52 yards and inside the 20 • Notched a 40.0 yard average on three kicks at East Carolina (Oct. 6) • Punted 11 times for 463 yards and a 42.1 average at USF (Oct. 13), including belting three punts inside the 20 • Placed three of five punts vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) inside the 20, and finished with a 34.4 yard average per punt • Had a 40.0 yard average on three punts at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) • Posted a 37.0 average on four punts vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • Punted four times for a 33.2 average at UAB (Nov. 10) • Recorded a 33.7 average on three punts, with one inside the 20 at SMU (Nov. 17) • Averaged 41.0 yards on two punts, highlighted by one inside the 20, vs. UTEP (Nov. 24)


• Punted three times for 126 yards (42.0 ypp) in the C-USA Championship Game vs. Tulsa (Dec.1) • Boomed a season-long 55-yard punt in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) • Finished the contest vs. the Bulldogs with six punts for an average of 42.8 yards and landed two punts inside the 20 HIGH SCHOOL • Lettered in two seasons for coach Ray Gould at Coral Springs High School • Signed to punt in college, Clingan also saw time at quarterback, wide receiver and tight end on the prep level • Averaged 41.0 yards a punt as a junior and 47.0 yards as a senior • Had three punts of 70 yards in his last season and also pinned eight punts inside the 20 • Ranked as the No. 3 punting prospect in the nation by Scout.com • Named second team All-Broward County as a punter by the South Florida SunSentinel and honorable mention All-Broward County as a punter by the Miami Herald PERSONAL • Clingan is the son of Rick and Jamie Clingan • Majoring in interpersonal/organizational communication CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2007 13 2008 12 2009 13 TOTALS 38

NO 59 88 65 212

YDS 2,404 3,560 2,422 8,386

AVG 40.7 40.5 37.3 39.6

I20 14 27 24 65

LG 55 59 70 70

L.D. CROW

#17 • RS JUNIOR • QUARTERBACK • 6-3/221 PALM HARBOR, FLA./COUNTRYSIDE REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Sat out the season after transferring from Stanford • Worked with the scout team PRIOR TO UCF • Spent the 2007 and 2008 seasons at Stanford but did not see game action for the Cardinal HIGH SCHOOL •Was one of the nation’s top-rated quarterbacks coming out of Countryside High School in Palm Harbor, Fla • One of the top 100 prospects in the state of Florida as a senior • Passed for over 1,700 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior • First team All-Pinellas County, 5A all-state honorable mention and was a participant in the 2006 Pinellas County All-Star Game • Graduated Summa Cum Laude and was also a member of the National Honor Society PERSONAL •Majoring in political science/pre-law

Blake Clingan

REY CUHNA

#62 • RS FRESH. • OFF. LINE • 6-3/293 MIAMI, FLA./JACKSON TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt and practiced on the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters while playing for Jackson High School in Miami • Played for coach Thomas Balkcom • Recorded 41 pancake blocks as a senior • Named all-county second team as a junior • Honored with a spot on the all-state second team and the all-county first team his final year PERSONAL • Cunha is the son of Carlos Cunha • Majoring in hospitality management

LYLE DANKENBRING

#29 • RS SOPH. • DEF. BACK • 5-10/193 PALM CITY, FLA./MARTIN COUNTY REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009) • Appeared in seven games and made two tackles • Played in his first collegiate game in the season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) • Made his first career tackle vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) • Had one assisted tackle at UAB (Nov. 28) TRUE FRESHMAN (2008) • Earned a redshirt while working with the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Played football, soccer, and track as a senior for Martin County High School • Earned honor roll and AP Scholar with distinction • Outback Steakhouse All-Star Game MVP PERSONAL • Dankenbring is the son of Lyle and Doreen Dankenbring • Majoring in political science/pre-law and minoring in coaching 49


BRANDON DAVIS

JONATHAN DAVIS

#7 • JUNIOR • RUNNING BACK • 5-9/193 SUWANEE, GA./PEACHTREE RIDGE SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Appeared in two games and was sixth on the team in net rushing yards (44) • Rushed three times for 10 yards at Rice (Oct. 24) • Most productive game of the season was vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) where he rushed for 34 yards on eight carries TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Averaged 10-plus all-purpose yards per game • Played in his first collegiate contest as a Knight vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) with two rushes for seven yards • Rushed for five yards and caught his first-career reception vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) • Posted an impressive 41-yard rushing performance vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) including a season-long 37-yard scamper • Ran for 15 yards vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26) • Received 10 rushing carries vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters at Peachtree Ridge High School • Owns the school’s all-time record for rushing yards with more than 5,000 in his career • Distinguished as a preseason All-American by the U.S. Army, Gatorade, CBS College Sports and Max Emfinger prior to his senior season • As a senior, rushed for 1,097 yards and 11 touchdowns and earned all-state honors for the third time in his career • Following his senior campaign, was named to the Gwinett County Super 6 and Super 11 teams as well as the Atlanta Journal Constitution Super 20 team • In helping lead his team to the 5A state title as a junior, rushed for 1,385 yards and 12 touchdowns • Was a first team all-state, all-region and all-county honoree as a junior, when he rushed for a school-record 327 yards in the first round of the state playoffs • Earned second-team all-state honors as a sophomore when he rushed for 1,140 yards • Rushed for a career-high 1,730 yards as a freshman • Ranked as the No. 24 all-purpose back in the country by Rivals.com and as the No. 42 running back prospect by ESPN.com • Received 27 scholarship offers from NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision schools, including the likes of Boston College, California, Clemson, Michigan, Ole Miss, South Carolina and USF PERSONAL • Davis is the son of Adrian and Donna Davis • Has two older brothers currently playing Division I football, including one in Conference USA • Phillip Davis will be entering his junior season as a defensive back at Tulane, while the oldest of the Davis brothers, Jason, will be a redshirt senior defensive back at Georgia Tech this fall • A sports and fitness major CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2008 6 2009 2 TOTALS 8

ATT 24 11 35

YDS 68 44 112

AVG 2.8 4.0 3.2

TD 0 0 0

LG 37 12 37

#27 • SOPH. • RUNNING BACK • 5-9/200 LAWRENCEVILLE, GA./TUCKER TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in 12 games with one start and finished second on the team in net rushing yards (310) • Made his collegiate debut at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) and made two special teams tackles • Totaled seven special teams tackles on the season • Had a 15.2 average (four returns for 61 yards) on punt returns and a long of 23 yards • Returned three kickoffs for 45 yards (15.0 average) with a long of 21 yards • Started at Texas (Nov. 7) and rushed 22 times for 71 yards • Scored his first career touchdown vs. Houston (Nov. 14) and finished the game with 27 rushing yards on eight carries • Rushed for 76 yards on 16 carries and scored a touchdown vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) • Carried the ball seven times for 75 yards and a touchdown at UAB (Nov. 28) • Had a rushing touchdown in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Franklin Stephens at Tucker High School • Helped Tucker to the 2008 state championship • Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 team • Was Georgia’s 4A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior and also named to the North-South All-Star Game and was a DeKalb East-West All-Star • A four-time All-DeKalb County and all-state selection PERSONAL • Davis is the son of Tyrone and Inger Davis • Majoring in sports and fitness CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2009 12

ATT 64

YDS 310

AVG 4.8

TD 4

TROY DAVIS

#58 • SOPH. • DEF. LINE • 6-2/252 LAWRENCEVILLE, GA./BERKMAR TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in 10 games • Played in his first collegiate game at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach John Thompson at Berkmar High School • A first-team all-county linebacker as a senior and an honorable mention pick as a junior at defensive end • Named to the East-West All-Star Game • Recorded 124 tackles in 2008 with 11 tackles for loss, four sacks and an interception • As a junior, made 89 stops with 10 TFLs, three sacks and a forced fumble • Had 35 tackles as a sophomore for a career-total of 248 stops • Team captain • Named the Academic Athlete of the Year in 2007 PERSONAL • Davis is the son of Oneal Murphy and Keisha Davis-Murphy • Majoring in sports and fitness

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LG 45


E.J. DUNSTON

#95 • FRESHMAN • DEF. TACKLE • 6-2/306 EATONVILLE, FLA./EDGEWATER • Enrolled for classes in January at UCF HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach William Gierke at Edgewater High School • Made 75 tackles and five sacks as a senior and was named an all-star • Recorded 100 tackles with 10 sacks as a junior and 50 tackles with five sacks as a sophomore • Helped Edgewater to district and regional titles as a sophomore and senior • Teammate of current Knights Quincy McDuffie and Henry Wright at Edgewater • Was also recruited by Florida State, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Duke PERSONAL • Dunston is the son of Ervin Dunston, Jr. and Emily Pringle • Majoring in sports and fitness

STEVEN FAUCHER

#17 • RS FRESH. • PUNTER • 5-11/175 WESTON, FLA./CYPRESS BAY TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Joined the team as a walk-on HIGH SCHOOL • Named to the Miami Herald’s All-Broward first team as a punter • Helped Cypress Bay to the second round of the state playoffs • Averaged 40 yards per punt PERSONAL • Faucher is the son of Mark and Marilyn Faucher • Majoring in business

NICO FLORES

#10 • RS FRESH. • WIDE RECEIVER • 6-2/208 MIAMI, FLA./NORTH MIAMI BEACH

DONTRAVIUS FLOYD

#13 • RS FRESH. • H-BACK • 6-2/231 HOMESTEAD, FLA./SOUTH DADE TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in three games • Played in his first collegiate game vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19) HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Ivan Chicola at South Dade Senior High School • An honorable mention All-Dade County pick as a senior after catching 16 passes for 354 yards and seven touchdowns • As a junior, caught 22 passes for 329 yards and five touchdowns • Made 21 receptions his sophomore year for 429 yards and six touchdowns • Helped team to the 2007 regional playoffs before losing to eventual champion Miami Northwestern • Member of the honors society PERSONAL • Floyd is the son of Barrin Howard and Cassandra Floyd • Majoring in criminal justice

WILLIE GAETJENS

#85 • RS JUNIOR • TIGHT END • 6-5/245 TITUSVILLE, FLA./TITUSVILLE REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in 10 games REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Competed in 10 games for the Knights TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Played for Titusville High School and coach Bobby Guthrie • Named honorable mention all-state, All-Cape Coast Conference First Team and all-district first team as a senior • Also played baseball PERSONAL • Gaetjens is the son of Matt and Pat Gaetjens • Majoring in mechanical engineering

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt and practiced on the scout team as both a quarterback and a wide receiver HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Jeff Bertani at North Miami Beach High School • An all-state selection • Helped team to the 2006 state semifinals, an undefeated campaign in 2007 and the state playoffs again in 2008 • Twice named All-Miami-Dade County • Completed 135-of-210 passes for 1,517 yards as a senior • Completed 90-of-130 passes for 1,712 yards as a junior • In his career at North Miami Beach, threw for 4,192 yards • Also had 123 career tackles and six interceptions playing in the secondary PERSONAL • Flores is the son of Beverly Dawkins • Major is undeclared 51


KEVIN GARVY

#73 • RS SOPH. • DEF. END • 6-3/224 PALM BEACH, FLA./CARDINAL NEWMAN

JAMES GETSEE

#61 • RS JUNIOR • LONG SNAPPER • 6-2/223 MIAMI, FLA./HIALEAH-MIAMI LAKES

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Was a member of the scout team at practice

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Was a member of the scout team at practice

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt while working with the scout team

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Got into the game at Miami (Oct. 11)

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Dan Dicus at Cardinal Newman • Earned three varsity letters in football and one each in track and lacrosse • Named all-county and all-conference • Had 67 tackles and six sacks in just seven games as a senior • Made 80 tackles with 11 sacks as a junior

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Earned a redshirt

PERSONAL • Garvy is the son of Robert and Carol Garvy • Majoring in business

CLAYTON GEATHERS

#47 • FRESHMAN • DEF. BACK • 6-3/190 HEMINGWAY, S.C./CARVERS BAY HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach James Thompson at Carvers Bay High School • Helped team to Lower State Championship in 2007 and 2008 and a 33-4 overall record from 2007-09 • Named all-state as a defensive back in 2009 and as a running back in 2008 • Was the team’s offensive MVP as a junior, rushing for over 1,500 yards with 23 touchdowns while also making four interceptions on defense • A three-time all-region pick • Played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas PERSONAL • Geathers is the son of Clayton and Odessa Geathers • Majoring in management • Cousin of former UCF defensive end Jarvis Geathers

HIGH SCHOOL • Competed for Hialeah-Miami Lakes High School and coaches Jerry Huges, Alex Armenteros and Alex Plaza • As a tight end, recorded 15 catches for 289 yards and a touchdown as a senior • Racked up nine receptions, 112 yards and five touchdowns during his junior season, and six catches for 96 yards and one TD as a sophomore PERSONAL • Getsee is the son of Dennis and Theresa Getsee • An interpersonal organizational communication major

BILLY GIOVANETTI

#32 • RS SOPH. • FULLBACK • 5-11/230 WINTER PARK, FLA./BISHOP MOORE REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in 10 games and started four • Started his first career game in the season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) • Had one rush for two yards and a five-yard reception at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Registered 23 yards receiving on two receptions after starting vs. Miami (Oct. 17) • Caught three passes for 11 yards and scored his first career receiving touchdown at UAB (Nov. 28) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Joined the Knights as a walk-on and worked with the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Matt Hedrick at Bishop Moore • Named team’s most outstanding running back and most outstanding linebacker as a senior • Ran for 1,300 yards as a senior on 203 carries with 15 touchdowns • Made 88 tackles as a senior, forcing 11 fumbles and making three interceptions • Recorded 78 tackles as a junior with five interceptions PERSONAL • Giovanetti is the son of Bill and Jackie Giovanetti • Father, Bill, played football at UCF and is a member of the school’s athletic Hall of Fame • Brother, Nick, was also a walk on for the Knights from 2008-09 • Majoring in interpersonal organizational communication and minoring in marketing

Billy Giovanetti

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JEFF GODFREY

#2 • FRESHMAN • QUARTERBACK • 5-11/182 MIAMI, FLA./MIAMI CENTRAL • Enrolled for classes in January at UCF HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Telly Lockette at Miami Central High School • Team was 12-2 in 2009, won the county championship and advanced to the FHSAA state semifinals for 6A. • Florida’s 6A Player of the Year • Named “Mr. Dade Football” • Played in the annual Dade-Broward All-Star Game • Named All-Miami-Dade County four times • The leading passer in Miami-Dade County history with 7,251 yards, breaking the mark of Miami Northwestern’s Jacory Harris • Rated as the top quarterback in Florida and amongst the nation’s top 10 dual threat quarterbacks • Threw for 2,758 yards as a senior with 36 touchdowns • Also recruited by Florida State, Miami, Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio State, Oregon, USF and FIU PERSONAL • Godfrey is the son of Jeffrey Godfrey, Jr. and Roshanda Spencer • Major is undeclared

THEO GOINS

#68 • RS SOPH. • OFF. LINE • 6-4/317 HOUSTON, TEXAS/HIGHTOWER REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in six games on the offensive line and started each of the last five games at right guard • Named to the Conference USA all-freshman team TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Earned two letters for head coach Gene Johnson at Hightower High School • Earned all-district honorable mention honors as a junior after leading the team in sacks with 10 and tackles for loss with 15 • Received all-district honors as a senior when he led the team in sacks (12) and tackles for loss (17) for the second consecutive season • Also recruited by Arizona, Houston, Nebraska and Oklahoma State PERSONAL • Goins is the son of Paula Johnson • Given name is Thaophilius • Majoring in interpersonal organizational communication

VICTOR GRAY

#91 • RS FRESH. • DEF. TACKLE • 6-4/263 ORLANDO, FLA./DR. PHILLIPS TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Was a member of the scout team at practice and earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Dale Salapa at Dr. Phillips High School • Named first-team All-Central Florida and all-conference • Made 110 tackles as a senior with eight sacks, three interceptions, two blocked kicks and a pair of fumble recoveries • Team captain • Was also a team captain in basketball and was ranked fifth in the state in rebounding • Won an academic excellence award in mathematics PERSONAL • Gray is the son of Florence Gamble • Majoring in political science

A.J. GUYTON

#3 • RS JUNIOR • WIDE RECEIVER • 5-11/196 HOMESTEAD, FLA./HOMESTEAD REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games with six starts • Had career-high in receptions (44) and receiving yards (572) • Led the team in receptions (44) and was second on the team in receiving yards (572) • Also contributed on special teams, racking up a 10.8-yard average on 13 attempts as a punt returner with a long of 38 • Most productive game came at East Carolina (Sept. 26) when he had a team-high nine receptions for 119 yards • Caught three passes for a team-high 103 yards and a touchdown at Rice (Oct. 24) and also had a 36-yard touchdown pass (the first of his career) • Recorded a team-high 100 yards receiving on five receptions vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) • Was the team-leader in receptions (5) for 35 yards at Texas (Nov. 7) • Led the team in receptions (6) for 56 yards vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) TRUE SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Out for the season with a knee injury TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Set a then-UCF true freshman record with a team-high five catches in the season-opening win over NC State (Sept. 1) • Racked up 21 yards receiving, including a long of 14 yards vs. the Wolfpack • Appeared in the Texas game (Sept. 15) • Pulled in three receptions for 35 yards in a win over Memphis (Sept. 22) • Collected three receptions for 19 yards in a victory vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29) • In his first-career start, finished the East Carolina contest (Oct. 6) with a seasonhigh six receptions for 72 yards, including a 39-yard touchdown catch early in the second quarter from Kyle Israel • Against ECU, joined teammate Kamar Aiken as the first true freshmen duo to haul in touchdown passes in the same game since the Knights made the move to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 1996 • Returned one kickoff for 22 yards at USF (Oct. 13) • Saw time vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) and at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) • Hauled in a 6-yard reception at UAB (Nov. 10), and a 4-yard catch at SMU (Nov. 17) 53


A.J. GUYTON CONTINUED... • Racked up 96 receiving yards on four catches vs. UTEP (Nov. 24), highlighted by a 39-yard scoring play in the first quarter • Saw action in both the C-USA Championship Game vs. Tulsa (Dec. 1) and the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters for coach Bobby McCray at Homestead High School • Named to the 6A all-state second team as an athlete by the Florida Sports Writers Association following his senior year where he played both quarterback and defensive back • Completed 106-of-200 passes for 1,564 yards and 13 touchdowns en route to first team All-Dade County honors • Career totals of 3,100-plus passing yards, 800-plus rushing yards and 40 total touchdowns • Ranked as the 60th best wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com • Also recruited by Miami (Fla.), Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pittsburgh and USF PERSONAL • Guyton has two legal guardians - Clinton Liddell and Tabitha Harris • Majoring in criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2007 14 2008 2009 13 TOTALS 27

REC 23

YDS 253

44 67

572 825

AVG 11.0

TD 2

LG 39

13.0 12.3

1 3

76 76

DNP

DERRICK HALLMAN

#38 • SENIOR • LINEBACKER • 6-0/222 FORT PIERCE, FLA./FORT PIERCE CENTRAL JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played and started in all 13 games as either a linebacker or safety • Started the first five games at strong safety before moving back to linebacker • An honorable mention All-Conference USA selection • Had a career-high 85 tackles which ranked second on the team • Tied for a team-high eight tackles (one for loss), and had a forced fumble and an interception vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19) • Led the team in tackles with 13 at East Carolina (Sept. 26) • Had eight tackles, one for loss, vs. Miami (Oct. 17) • Recovered two fumbles and totaled seven tackles at Rice (Oct. 24) • Forced and recovered a fumble and recorded six tackles vs. Houston (Nov. 14) • Recorded six tackles in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Recorded at least one tackle in all 12 games as a linebacker • Earned All-Conference USA Honorable Mention honors • Fourth on the team in total tackles (58) • Had six tackles and two pass break-ups vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) • Made five total tackles as well as a pass break-up vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) • Filled the stat sheet with seven total tackles including two crushing tackles for losses vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • Also had an interception in the win over the Mustangs, returning it for 24 yards • Totaled five tackles and one for a loss of a yard vs. Miami (Oct. 11) • Posted a stellar stat line with seven tackles, a 2-yard sack and a forced fumble vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26) • Accumulated five tackles and a pass break-up vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) • Led the team by racking up nine tackles vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8), eight of which were solo • Made his presence felt vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) handing out five tackles and denying the quarterback twice with two pass break-ups • Scored his first collegiate points returning an interception 26 yards for a touchdown vs. Memphis (Nov. 22), and also made three tackles in the seven-point win • Delivered three tackles vs. UAB (Nov. 29) 54

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Earned a spot on the Conference USA All-Freshman Team • In collegiate debut at NC State (Sept. 1), had four tackles and UCF’s first sack of the year, which went for a loss of 13 yards • Added a fumble recovery and two solo tackles vs. Texas (Sept. 15) • Had two takedowns vs. Memphis (Sept. 22), including one for a loss of four yards • Made one tackle at USF (Oct. 12) • Collected first career interception vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20), and ran it back 55 yards in the fourth quarter • Also had a pass break-up and five tackles vs. the Golden Hurricane • Delivered seven tackles at Southern Miss (Oct. 28), including half a tackle for a loss, and also had a pass break-up • Registered three tackles, highlighted by one takedown for a loss of five yards, vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • Posted five tackles at UAB (Nov. 10), including two for a loss of seven yards • Notched seven tackles, including a QB sack, at SMU (Nov. 17) • Totaled two tackles, a pass break-up and a quarterback hurry vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) • Equalled his season high with seven tackles, including two tackles for loss and a sack in the victory over Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) • Collected five tackles, including one for a loss in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters in football playing for Chris Hutchings at Fort Pierce Central High School • Collected 5A all-state first team honors as a utility player after seeing action at defensive back, wide receiver and kick returner during his senior year • Also earned all-area honors • Named the Palm Beach Post’s Defensive Player of the Year and the Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers Defensive Player of the Year • Recorded 108 tackles, eight interceptions, three fumble recoveries and scored three defensive touchdowns as a team captain during his senior year • On offense his senior year, caught 16 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns • Collected 60 tackles and three interceptions as a junior and also had 12 catches for 144 yards • Earned four letters in track and field • Also recruited by Arizona State, Colorado State and Mississippi State PERSONAL • Hallman is the son of Derrick Hallman, Sr., and Barbara Crawford • Majoring in health service administration and minor in legal studies CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 12 37 2008 12 42 2009 13 45 TOTALS 37 124

Derrick Hallman

AST 13 16 40 69

TOTAL 50 58 85 193

SACK 3.0 1.0 0.0 4.0

TFL 9.5 8.0 5.5 23.0

PBU 4 6 2 12

INT 1 1 1 3


OMAR HANSBOROUGH

BRYNN HARVEY

#39 • RS JUNIOR • DEF. BACK • 6-2/195 HOMESTEAD, FLA./HOMESTEAD REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Was a member of the scout team at practice REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Worked with the scout team at defensive back TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • An honorable mention All-Dade County pick as a senior • Made 60 solo tackles, 20 pass break ups and returned an interception for a touchdown during his senior year • Was a three-time third team all-county pick in track • A state qualifier in the 110 and 330 meter hurdles PERSONAL • Hansborough is the son of Sandra and Omarr Hansborough • Majoring in criminal justice

JAVEN HARRIS

#45 • RS FRESH. • LINEBACKER • 5-11/229 EUFAULA, ALA./EUFAULA TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Redshirted and was a member of the scout team at practice HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Dan Klages at Eufaula High School • Named first-team all-state at the 5A level in 2008 • Made 87 tackles as a senior with three sacks and a pair of forced fumbles while also running the ball 22 times on offense for 199 yards and two touchdowns and catching the ball six times for 95 yards and two more scores • Made 66 tackles his junior year with four sacks with 79 carries for 645 yards offensively • Team captain and member of the National Honor Society PERSONAL • Harris is the son of James and Wanda Harris • Majoring in computer engineering

#34 • JUNIOR • RUNNING BACK • 6-1/206 LARGO, FLA./LARGO • Named to the preseason All-Conference USA team by the league’s coaches SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Started all 12 games he played in, and led the team in rushing yards each game • An honorable mention All-Conference USA selection • Paced the Knights in rushing attempts (261), rushing yards (1,109) and rushing touchdowns (14) • In season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5), racked up 111 yards rushing on 31 attempts and two touchdowns • Rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19) • Scored a touchdown and had a career-high in carries (42) and rushing yards (219) vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Recorded 139 yards rushing and three touchdowns vs. Houston (Nov. 14) • Had 129 yards rushing and three touchdowns vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) • Compiled 130 yards rushing and a touchdown at UAB (Nov. 28) and had two receptions for 15 yards TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Voted onto the Conference USA All Freshman Team • Led the team in rushing attempts (125), rushing yards (519) and rushing average per game (51.9) • Saw the first action of his Knight career vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) rushing for 34 yards on nine carries • Recorded 19 rushing yards and one reception vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) • Played vs. Miami (Oct. 11) making a 4-yard reception • Pounded Tulsa (Oct. 26) to the tune of 91 yards on 24 rushes • Rushed for 30 yards vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) and also had a 5-yard reception • Had a 28-yard scamper vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8) and ended the game with 34 rushing yards on seven carries • Impressed with a career day, posting 150 yards rushing on 33 carries and firstcareer touchdown on a 50-yard dash vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) • Made a crucial 26-yard run to set up the game’s first touchdown and a momentum swing in the win vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) • Finished the day vs. the Tigers with 71 rushing yards on 11 carries • Moved the chains often vs. UAB (Nov. 29) pushing piles on his way to 90 yards rushing on just 15 carries HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters for head coach Rick Rodriguez at Largo High School • Set the Pinellas County single-season rushing record as a senior with 2,567 yards and 31 touchdowns • Earned first-team Class 5A All-State honors as a senior (Florida Sports Writers Association) and was the St. Pete Times Pinellas County Player of the Year, helping lead Largo to a 13-1 record • Was a member of the Tampa Tribune’s All-Suncoast First Team • Played in the Florida North and South All-Star Game • Rushed for more than 1,700 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior when he was also named the St. Petersburg Times Pinellas County Player of the Year • Ranked No. 32 nationally among running backs and as the 69th best prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals.com • Ranked as the No. 84 overall prospect on the Orlando Sentinel’s Top-100 Sunshine state prospects • Also recruited by Arizona State, Memphis, Middle Tennessee and Ball State PERSONAL • Harvey is the son of Greg Harvey and Tiffany Howard • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies and minoring in criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2008 10 2009 12 TOTALS 22

ATT 125 261 386

YDS 519 1,109 1,628

AVG 4.2 4.2 4.2

TD 1 14 15

LG 50 50 50 55


CHANCE HENDERSON

#54 • RS SENIOR • LINEBACKER • 6-1/236 CONYERS, GA./HERITAGE REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Missed the 2009 season with a knee injury suffered during preseason camp JUNIOR SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games • Named to the Preseason All-Conference USA Second Team • Fifth on the team in tackles (57) and was fourth on the team in sacks (3.5) • Totaled six tackles and one QB hurry in a win vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) • Made six tackles, a tackle for loss and a QB hurry vs. USF (Sept. 6) • An absolute force on the field vs. Boston College (Sept. 20), recording four tackles, two sacks and two tackles for losses totaling 18 yards • Recorded three tackles vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) • Against Miami (Oct. 11), accounted for three tackles and a tackle for a loss of three yards • Caused mayhem in the middle vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26) collecting eight total tackles and assisting on a tackle for loss • Created chaos in the center vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) amassing seven tackles, 1.5 sacks, two solo and one assisted tackles for a loss • Blocked his first career kick on special teams while also making four tackles on defense vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8) • Rang up five tackles and an assisted tackle for a loss in the win vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) • Had six tackles and a tackle for a loss vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) • Posted five solo tackles vs. UAB (Nov. 29) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) • Totaled five tackles, including one for a loss of two yards, vs. Texas (Sept. 15) • Picked up a tackle in the win over Memphis (Sept. 22) • Racked up five tackles and a sack for a loss of five yards in a win vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29) • Led the UCF defense with 10 tackles at East Carolina (Oct. 6), including 1.5 tackles for a loss and a pass break-up • Earned eight tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, at USF (Oct. 13) • Posted first collegiate interception in the fourth quarter vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Also had five tackles and assisted on a sack vs. the Golden Hurricane • Was second on the team with eight tackles in the win at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) • Notched three tackles vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • In the win at UAB (Nov. 10), posted four tackles and 0.5 for a loss • Totaled six takedowns against SMU (Nov. 17) • Racked up six tackles and a one for a loss of five yards vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) • Registered a career-high 11 tackles, including nine solo stops in the victory over Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) • Also had a tackle for loss in the contest with the Golden Hurricane • Had two tackles in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • Appeared mostly on special teams at the beginning of the season before taking over the starting middle linebacker spot at Memphis (Nov. 11) • Saw action in 11 games overall • Started the last three games of the season, making 18 tackles in those contests • Registered a career-high nine stops against East Carolina (Nov. 4) after replacing an injured Cory Hogue at middle linebacker • Had a sack in each of the last two games of the season, recording one against Tulane (Nov. 18) and UAB (Nov. 25) • Also forced the first fumble of his career against the Blazers HIGH SCHOOL • Four-year letterman at middle linebacker for head coach Al Pelligrino at Heritage High School • Named the Atlanta Touchdown Club Player of the Week as a senior • Honorable mention Prep Star All-American • Three-time all-county selection • Rockdale County Defensive Player of the Year in 2005 • Named team defensive MVP as a senior 56

• Set school record for tackles in a single-game with 22 • Set school record for tackles in a season with 152 as a senior • Averaged more than 16 tackles a game as a senior. PERSONAL • Henderson is the son of Gary and Jill Henderson • Earned a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal organizational communication, and is working on a second bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2006 11 21 2007 13 49 2008 12 36 2009 TOTALS 36 106

AST 11 25 21 57

TOTAL 32 74 57 DNP 163

SACK 2.0 1.5 3.5

TFL 2.0 7.0 8.5

PBU 0 1 0

INT 0 1 0

7.0

17.5

1

1

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CHAD HOUNSHELL

#74 • RS SOPH. • OFF. LINE • 6-4/290 MENTOR, OHIO/LAKE CATHOLIC REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in three games with one start • Started at left guard on the offensive line at Texas (Nov. 7) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • As a senior, named to the Division III all-state first team by the Associated Press • Team went to the state semifinals in 2007, while his junior year squad was the regional runner-up and his sophomore team won the district championship • Ranked as the 42nd best prospect in the state of Ohio and the 78th best offensive tackle prospect in the country by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 67 best overall prospect in the state of Ohio by Scout.com • Ranked No. 11 among offensive tackles in the state of Ohio by ESPN.com • Also recruited by Air Force, Boston College, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio State, Pittsburgh and Purdue PERSONAL • Hounshell is the son of Chuck and Cheri Hounshell • Majoring in radio and television and minoring in history


AUSTIN HUDSON

#31 • RS SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER • 6-1/195 GAINESVILLE, FLA./BUCHHOLZ REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in eight games mainly as the holder for placement kicks • Recorded an assisted special teams tackle vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Worked out with the scout team REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Worked out with the scout team after transferring from Air Force PRIOR TO UCF • Attended the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs • Completed basic training and was a member of the football team under Fisher Deberry

KEMAL ISHMAEL

#18 • SOPH. • DEF. BACK • 5-11/206 MIAMI, FLA./NORTH MIAMI BEACH TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games and started nine at free safety • Was fourth on the team in tackles (71) • Played in first collegiate game vs. Samford (Sept. 5) and finished with two tackles • Recorded six solo tackles vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Led the team with 11 tackles at Rice (Oct. 24) • Had seven tackles and a forced fumble vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) • Registered six tackles, recovered a fumble, and had an interception in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19)

HIGH SCHOOL • Lettered four years for coach Jay Godwin at Buchholz High School • Recorded 1,200 passing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns, while posting two interceptions as a safety • Member of the 2004 and 2005 district championship teams • Member of the National Honor Society

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Jeff Bertani at North Miami Beach High School • Helped team to the 2006 state semifinals, an undefeated campaign in 2007 and the state playoffs again in 2008 • A first-team All-Dade County selection in 2008 and an honorable mention pick as a junior • Played both wide receiver and defensive back • Had 45 catches as a senior for 500 yards with three touchdowns while making three interceptions • Had two more interceptions as a junior while making 30 receptions for 500 yards and seven scores

PERSONAL • Hudson is the son of Dave and Barbara Hudson • A pre-clinical allied health sciences major

PERSONAL • Ishmael is the son of Blessed and Darlene Ishmael • Major is undecided

CHARLEY HUGHLETT

#60 • JUNIOR • LONG SNAPPER • 6-4/239 TAMPA, FLA./HILLSBOROUGH SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games as UCF’s long snapper for punts and placement kicks • An honorable mention All-Conference USA selection TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Voted onto the Conference USA All-Freshman Team as a long snapper • Saw action in all 12 games • Recorded three tackles on the year HIGH SCHOOL • Played for Hillsborough High School • Earned four letters as a center and a tight end • Named first team all-conference as a senior and second-team all-conference as a junior • Selected for the National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award • Team claimed the district title in 2005 and 2006 and was the regional champions in 2004 • Picked up varsity letters in track and field and wrestling • Also recruited by The Citadel, USF, Holy Cross and Brown

CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2009 13 49

AST 21

TOTAL 70

SACK 0.0

TFL 1.0

PBU 1

INT 1

TONY JACOB

#79 • FRESHMAN • OFF. LINE • 6-8/310 ATLANTA, GA./WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Gregory Minnis at Westlake High School • Named first-team all-region as a senior • Had 31 pancake blocks in 2009 and graded out at 86-percent • A team co-captain who helped Westlake to the 2009 state playoffs • Earned Westlake basketball’s Rebound and Character Award as a junior on a team ranked in the national top 25 • An honor roll student and perfect attendance award recipient PERSONAL •Jacob is the son of Pruett and Rhea Jacob •Majoring in athletic training

PERSONAL • Hughlett is the son of Jim and Cindi Hughlett • Majoring in biology

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BRENDAN KELLY

RICKY KAY

#24 • RS. SOPH. • RUNNING BACK • 6-3/234 SHOREHAM, N.Y./SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER

#43 • SENIOR • H-BACK • 6-3/243 DELTONA, FLA./DELAND JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in 12 games and started two • Had four receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Scored on a 13-yard touchdown reception at Rice (Oct. 24) • Started game at Texas (Nov. 7) and had two receptions for 22 yards • Finished the season with one solo tackle vs. Miami (Oct. 17) and vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw action in 11 games, primarily as the blocking fullback • Made catches in four games • The first reception came vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) • Had a season-best three catches for 16 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 11) • Posted a four-yard reception for his first-career touchdown vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) • Finished with two receptions for 13 yards vs. UAB (Nov. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • The walk-on appeared in all 14 games both on special teams and as the team’s primary blocking fullback • Had season highs for catches (4) and yards (35) in the victory over Memphis (Sept. 20) • Also had catches vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) for 19 yards and vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) for six yards HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters in football for head coach Lloyd Sisco at Deltona High School PERSONAL • Kay is the son of Rick and Kim Kay • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2007 14 2008 11 2009 12 TOTALS 37

Ricky Kay

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ATT 6 7 15 28

YDS 60 37 171 268

AVG 10.0 5.3 11.4 9.6

TD 0 1 2 3

LG 19 9 19 19

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in 10 games • Finished the season fifth on the team in rushing yards (47) • Caught four passes for 46 yards and a touchdown • Carried the ball once for 18 yards in his first collegiate game at East Carolina (Sept. 26) • Had four rushes for nine yards vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Recorded a career-high five carries for 16 yards at Rice (Oct. 24) • Scored first career touchdown vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) • Had one rush for four yards in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Received a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters under coach Bill Ashton at Shoreham-Wading River High School • Became Suffolk County’s third all-time leading rusher following his senior season when he rushed for 1,458 yards and 17 touchdowns • For his career, finished with 4,936 yards and 52 touchdowns • Named All-Long Island second team in 2006 and 2007 by Newsday and was an all-county honoree as a senior, junior and sophomore • First player in Suffolk County to earn a player of the week award in three-straight seasons • As a junior, broke the school’s single-season rushing mark with 1,668 rushing yards and added 21 touchdowns • Ranked as the No. 6 fullback prospect in the country by ESPN.com • Also a standout on defense, where he posted 248 career tackles and 34 tackles for loss • Ranked as the 46th best strong side linebacker in the country by Scout.com and as the No. 10 overall prospect in New York by Scout.com • Also received interest from Boston College, Connecticut, Penn State, Rutgers and Syracuse PERSONAL • Kelly is the son of Regina Kelly • Majoring in business administration

Brendan Kelly


ABRE LEGGINS

CHRIS MARTIN

#66 • RS SENIOR • OFF. LINE • 6-4/313 ORLANDO, FLA./EVANS

#70 • RS FRESH. • OFF. LINE • 6-5/290 FORT WALTON BEACH, FLA./CHOCTAWHATCHEE

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in 11 games with six starts on the offensive line

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt

PRIOR TO UCF • Spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons at Michigan State • Was named a Mississippi JuCo All-Star and all-region at Copiah-Lincoln in 2008

HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters for head coach Bobby Moore at Choctawhatchee High School • Spent his first two prep seasons at offensive tackle before making the transition to defensive tackle for his junior and senior seasons • As a senior, posted 92 tackles, 21 sacks, 27 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery • Earned All-Northwest Florida honors as a junior and senior • Named to the Junior All-America second team in 2006 after registering 86 tackles, 12 sacks and 14 tackles for loss • Also lettered in track and field and weightlifting • Ranked No. 41 among defensive tackles nationally and as the 70th best prospect overall in the Sunshine State by Rivals.com • Ranked as the No. 53 defensive tackle prospect nationally by Scout.com • Ranked No. 91 on the top-100 high school football prospects 2007 list by the Orlando Sentinel • Also recruited by Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida State, LSU, Ole Miss, Rutgers, Southern Miss and USF

HIGH SCHOOL • Played both offensive and defensive line for Evans High School • Recorded 40 tackles as a senior with six sacks and two forced fumbles and was named all-region • Was an All-Orange County pick at Evans where he played for Max Purcell, and a North-South All-Star Game participant PERSONAL • Leggins is the son of Curtis Spivey and Sonya McIntyre Spivey • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in coaching

JOSH LINAM

PERSONAL • Martin is the son of Kevin and Jennifer Chambers • Majoring in sports and fitness

#50 • JUNIOR • LINEBACKER • 6-3/237 TAVARES, FLA./TAVARES

VINCENT MAZZURCO

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games • Recorded 10 solo tackles and four assisted tackles on the season • Had two solo tackles vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Registered a solo tackle and two assisted tackles at Rice (Oct. 24) • Produced two solo tackles vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) • Finished with two solo tackles and an assisted tackle vs. Houston (Nov. 14)

#55 • RS JUNIOR • LINEBACKER • 6-1/227 OCALA, FLA./TRINITY CATHOLIC REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Redshirted while working with the scout team

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Saw limited action in 11 games • Recorded his first career tackle vs. USF (Sept.6), posting seven in all HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters in football for coach George Sneed at Tavares High School • Named to the Class 3A All-State Second Team by the Florida Sports Writers Association in 2006 as a senior • Awarded Class 3A-District 8 Player of the Year honors after registering 110 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, three forced fumbles and one interception • Named to the All-Lake County First Team and All-Central Florida Second Team defense by the Orlando Sentinel • Two-time all-area honoree and area defensive player of the year as a junior when he posted 146 tackles (91 solo) and had four tackles for a loss • Rated the 34th best inside linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com and the 71st best strong side linebacker in the nation by Scout.com • Lettered in basketball for three seasons

PRIOR TO UCF • Transferred to UCF from Lambuth • Played in 10 games in 2008 and was sixth on the team with 46 tackles, including 2.5 TFLs • Did not see any game action in 2007 HIGH SCHOOL • Helped Trinity Catholic to a state title in 2005 and runner-up spot in 2006 • Played defensive line • Served as defensive captain as both a junior and senior • Was also on the varsity weightlifting team PERSONAL • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in coaching

PERSONAL • Linam is the son of Kevin and Dana Linam • Majoring in sports and fitness CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2008 11 2 2009 13 10 TOTALS 24 12

AST 5 4 9

TOTAL 7 14 21

SACK 0.0 0.0 0.0

TFL 0.0 1.0 1.0

PBU 0 0 0

INT 0 0 0 59


J.T. MCARTHUR

#87 • RS JUNIOR • WIDE RECEIVER • 5-10/189 LAURENS, S.C./LAURENS REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in five games REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Saw time in seven games TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Picked up three letters at Laurens High School • Also racked up four letters in track and field and played basketball PERSONAL • McArthur is the son of James T. and Tina McArthur • Majoring in civil engineering

JAMAR MCCLAIN

#33 • FRESHMAN • DEF. BACK • 5-10/175 MIAMI, FLA./MIAMI CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Telly Lockette at Miami Central High School • Team was 12-2 in 2009, won the county championship and advanced to the FHSAA state semifinals for 6A • Named to the Miami Herald All-Dade County team • Had 46 solo tackles and five interceptions as a senior • As a junior, intercepted a pair of passes and had 430 receiving yards • Also made three interceptions as a sophomore PERSONAL • McClain is the son of Carlton Brooks and Joyce McClain • Major is undeclared

CLIFF MCCRAY

#65 • RS JUNIOR • OFF. LINE • 6-2/315 MIAMI, FLA./SOUTHRIDGE • Granted a two-year extension of his eligibility this summer due to hardships REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Started 12 out of 13 games for the Knights at either left guard or right guard 2008 SEASON • Was not with the team for personal reasons THIRD YEAR AT UCF (2007) • Saw time in the Memphis game (Sept. 22), as well as the Louisiana contest (Sept. 29) • Got into the game at USF (Oct. 13) and vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Earned the start at left guard at Southern Miss (Oct. 28), vs. Marshall (Nov. 3), at UAB (Nov. 10), at SMU (Nov. 17) and vs. UTEP (Nov. 24) 60

FIRST TWO YEARS AT UCF (2005-06) • Practiced but did not compete for the Knights HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters for head coach Stu Rogers at Miami Southridge High School • Named All-Dade County offensive lineman as a junior • Earned Scholar Athlete of the Year following his senior season, which was cut short due to medical issues PERSONAL • McCray is the son of Cliff, Sr., and Debra McCray • Earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and working on a master’s in mass communication • Brother of teammates Jordan and Justin McCray

JORDAN MCCRAY

#63 • FRESHMAN • OFF. LINE • 6-4/290 MIAMI, FLA./SOUTHRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Patrick Burrows at Southridge High School • Team went undefeated in the 2009 regular season, winning the district championship, before losing in the state playoffs • Named All-Dade County as a senior by the Miami Herald after making 67 pancake blocks and not allowing a sack • Started 10 games as both a sophomore and a junior • Also qualified for the 6A state wrestling tournament as a sophomore • Member of the National Honor Society PERSONAL • McCray is the son of Cliff, Sr., and Debra McCray • Major is undeclared • Brother of teammates Cliff and Justin McCray

JUSTIN MCCRAY

#64 • FRESHMAN • OFF. LINE • 6-4/290 MIAMI, FLA./SOUTHRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Patrick Burrows at Southridge High School • Team went undefeated in the 2009 regular season, winning the district championship, before losing in the state playoffs • Named to the Miami Herald All-Dade County team as a senior for making 63 pancake blocks and not allowing a sack • Was district champion in wrestling as both a sophomore and as a junior • Member of the National Honor Society PERSONAL • McCray is the son of Cliff, Sr., and Debra McCray • Major is undeclared • Brother of teammates Cliff and Jordan McCray


QUINCY MCDUFFIE

#14 • SOPH. • WIDE RECEIVER • 5-10/177 ORLANDO, FLA./EDGEWATER TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games with two starts • Ranked fourth on the team in rushing yards (55) and seventh in receiving yards (126) • Also returned kickoffs on special teams and had a 24.2-yard average per return • Played first collegiate game in the season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) and returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown • Started vs. Miami (Oct. 17) and had three rushes for 21 yards • Scored first receiving touchdown vs. Houston (Nov. 14) and finished game with four receptions for 77 yards • Had one catch for 22 yards in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach William Gierke at Edgewater High School • Saw action as both a defensive back and wide receiver, helping Edgewater to a pair of 6A district titles • Earned two varsity letters in football and three in track • Set the metro record in the 200 meters with a time of 20.98 • Was the district and regional champion in the 200 meters in 2008 PERSONAL •Majoring in business CAREER STATISTICS RECEIVING YEAR G 2009 13

REC 8

YDS 126

AVG 15.8

TD 1

LG 27

RUSHING YEAR G 2009 13

ATT 11

YDS 55

AVG 5.0

TD 0

LG 14

KICKOFF RETURNS YEAR G 2009 13

KR 39

YDS 944

AVG 24.2

TD 1

LG 95

PERRY MEIKLEJOHN

#67 • FRESHMAN • OFF. LINE • 6-3/292 MIAMI, FLA./WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN • Enrolled for classes in January at UCF HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Joe Mira at Westminster Christian • Twice named All-Dade County • Team went 10-0 as a senior during the regular season and won the district championship PERSONAL • Meiklejohn is the son of Todd Meiklejohn and Tiaunee Broadway • Majoring in history

BRUCE MILLER

#49 • RS SENIOR • DEF. LINE • 6-2/248 CANTON, GA./WOODSTOCK • A 2010 preseason All-American • Named to the preseason watch lists for the Lombardi and Nagurski Awards • Preseason Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year • Leads all active players nationally with his 27 career sacks and 44 career TFLs • The 27 sacks tie Florida’s Alonzo Johnson for the ninth-most ever by an FBS player from Florida, a record held by Miami’s Daniel Stubbs at 39.5 • The 27 career sacks also tie for eighth in Conference USA history JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Named the 2009 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year and voted onto the All-C-USA first team by the coaches • Ranked fifth in the nation in sacks and 18th in tackles for loss, topping C-USA in both categories • Played in all 13 games and started 12 (11 at right defensive end, one at left defensive tackle) • Led the team in sacks (13) and tackles for loss (18) and was sixth on the team in total tackles (61) • Registered two sacks and nine tackles (four solo) at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Dominated the line of scrimmage vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) and recorded two and a half sacks and five tackles (three and a half for loss) • Most productive game came vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) where he led the team in total tackles with 10 (three for loss), had two and a half sacks, forced a fumble and registered a pass break up • Recorded five tackles (two and a half for loss), two sacks and a pass break up at UAB (Nov. 28) • Had eight tackles (one and a half for loss) and one sack vs. Rutgers in the St. Petersburg Bowl (Dec. 19) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Named to the Preseason All-Conference USA First Team and voted onto the AllC-USA Second Team by the coaches • Led the team in sacks (7.0), tackles for loss (17.0), QB hurries (11) and forced fumbles (2) while seeing action in all 12 games • Recorded a tackle and a forced fumble vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) • Made a crucial tackle during a goal-line stand as well as a game saving interception at the time vs. USF (Sept. 6) • Also accounted for two total tackles and a tackle for loss vs. the Bulls • Amassed four tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) • Fueled the front line vs. UTEP (Sept. 27), making six tackles, assisting on a tackle for loss and adding two QB hurries as well as a pass break-up • Posted three tackles, his first sack of the season, and a pass break-up vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • A disruption in the backfield all day vs. Miami (Oct. 11), finishing with three sacks and four tackles, all for losses • Collected four tackles, four QB hurries and a pass break-up vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) • A regular in the backfield in the win vs. Marshall (Nov. 15) making nine tackles, one sack, three and a half tackles for a loss, four QB hurries and a forced fumble • Made eight total tackles vs. Memphis (Nov. 22) as well as blocking his first career kick • Carried the defensive line finishing with six tackles, four going for a loss and added a sack vs. UAB (Nov. 29) REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team by the league’s media and also earned a spot on the media’s and coaches’ All-Freshman Team • Named an honorable mention Freshman All-American by The Sporting News • Recorded the first sack of his career in the first quarter at NC State (Sept. 1) and it also went for a safety • The safety was the first for the Knights since 2001 vs. Akron • Finished the game vs. the Wolfpack with six tackles, including two for a loss, and a quarterback hurry • Had a pass break-up and three tackles vs. No. 6 Texas (Sept. 15) 61


BRUCE MILLER CONTINUED... • Posted a solo tackle in the win against Memphis (Sept. 22) • Assisted with Joe Burnett on a tackle for loss vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29) • Notched a tackle at East Carolina (Oct. 6) • Named the C-USA Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performance vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Collected a team-high nine tackles vs. the Golden Hurricane, and also posted two sacks for a loss of 12 yards, a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry • Posted two tackles at Southern Miss (Oct. 28), highlighted by a sack for a loss of five yards in the win • Notched two takedowns vs. Marshall (Nov. 3), including a sack for a loss of eight yards • Picked up three tackles, including assisting on one for a loss, at UAB (Nov. 10) • Recorded four tackles in the win at SMU (Nov. 17) • Lone tackle was a sack for five yards to help UCF defeat UTEP (Nov. 24) • Notched two tackles, a sack for a loss of 13 yards and a season-high four quarterback hurries in the win over Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) • Made three tackles in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • A scholarship recruit, redshirted while practicing as a defensive end for the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year letterwinner at Woodstock High School for head coach Mike O’Brien • Cherokee County Gridiron Club Linebacker of the Year • All-county and all-region selection at linebacker • Finished senior season with 134 tackles, one sack, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries • Three interceptions, two returned for touchdowns • Totaled 14 receptions for 357 yards and five touchdowns at tight end • Defensive captain as a senior • Led team to regional co-championship and an appearance in the state playoffs • Also lettered two years in basketball and one season in baseball PERSONAL • Miller is the son of Bruce and Lisa Miller • Earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and working on a second bachelor’s in sports and fitness CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 14 26 2008 12 27 2009 13 30 TOTALS 39 83

AST 12 25 31 68

TOTAL 38 52 61 151

SACK 7.0 7.0 13.0 27.0

STATE OF FLORIDA FBS SACK RECORDS NO. PLAYER SACKS YEARS 1 Daniel Stubbs 39.5 1984-87 2 Reinard Wilson 35.5 1993-96 3 Greg Mark 34.5 1986-89 4 Peter Boulware 34 1994-96 5 Alex Brown 33 1998-01 6 Elton Patterson 30.5 1999-02 7 Kenny Holmes 30 1993-96 8 George Selvie 29 2006-09 T9 Alonzo Johnson 27 1981-85 T9 Bruce Miller 27 2007-09

TFL 9.0 17.0 18.0 44.0

SCHOOL Miami FSU Miami FSU UF UCF Miami USF UF UCF

PBU 1 3 3 7

INT 0 1 0 1

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MATT MORRISON

#59 • RS FRESH. • LONG SNAPPER • 6-0/236 ORLANDO, FLA./TIMBER CREEK TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Played offensive line at Timber Creek • Helped team to its first-ever district championship as a senior in 2008 • Three-year starter at center and long snapper • Played in the Orange County Metro Conference All Star Game PERSONAL • Morrison is the son of Alan and Debbie Morrison • Majoring in criminal justice

LATAVIUS MURRAY

#28 • RS SOPH. • H-BACK • 6-3/221 NEDROW, N.Y./ONANDAGA CENTRAL REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Sat out the season while recovering from knee surgery TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Played in eight games • Carried the ball 46 times for 132 yards and three touchdowns • Also had one catch for four yards • Three rushing touchdowns led the team • Had 11 carries for 43 yards and both of UCF’s touchdowns in the season-opening win over South Carolina State (Aug. 30) • Ran the ball 15 times for 46 yards in the win at Marshall (Nov. 15) • Also had 10 carries and a score in the win at Memphis (Nov. 22) HIGH SCHOOL ` • Earned three letters under head coach Jason Ryan at Onandaga Central High School • Named the 2007 Gatorade Football Player of the Year in the state of the New York by Rise Magazine • Also named Class D Player of the Year and first-team All-State by the New York State Sportswriters Association after rushing 175 times for 2,194 yards and 28 touchdowns • On defense as a senior, recorded 78 tackles, forced three fumbles and returned two interceptions for touchdowns, giving him 35 total scores • Also garnered first-team all-state honors as a junior when he carried the ball 193 times for 2,030 yards and 30 touchdowns • As a sophomore, earned third-team all-state honors after rushing 212 times for 1,609 yards and 14 touchdowns • Was an all-league and All-Central New York performer all three seasons • Ranked as the fifth-best prospect overall in the state of New York by Rivals.com • Ranked as the No. 6 overall prospect in the state of New York by Scout.com • Also recruited by Boston College, Connecticut, Maryland and Syracuse PERSONAL • Murray is the son of Paul Murray and Tawanna Wright • Majoring in interpersonal and organizational communication

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DARIUS NALL

JAMAR NEWSOME

#53 • RS JUNIOR • DEF. LINE • 6-3/246 DOUGLASVILLE, GA./CHAPEL HILL

#9 • RS SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER • 6-2/202 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA./BOCA CIEGA

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games and started at left defensive end vs. Houston (Nov. 14) • Registered 12 total tackles, four sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery on the season • Had one assisted tackle and a half sack at East Carolina (Sept. 26) • Recorded three solo tackles (one for loss) and a sack vs. Miami (Oct. 17) • Made two tackles and a half sack at Rice (Oct. 24) • Posted an assisted tackle and a half sack vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) • Forced a fumble vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) and recorded two solo tackles (both for loss) and two sacks SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Sat out the season while undergoing cancer treatment, earning a redshirt TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Earned a spot on the coaches’ Conference USA All-Freshman Team • Made his debut for the Knights in the NC State game (Sept. 1) • Posted a solo tackle vs. No. 6 Texas (Sept. 15) • Finished the Memphis game (Sept. 22) with two tackles • Totaled six tackles vs. Louisiana (Sept. 29), including two for a loss of eight yards, and added a quarterback hurry • Collected six takedowns at East Carolina (Oct. 6) • Made four tackles, including one for a loss, and forced a fumble at USF (Oct. 13) • Had a tackle in the win vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Saw time at Southern Miss (Oct. 28), vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) and at UAB (Nov. 10) • Posted a pair of solo tackles at SMU (Nov. 17), highlighted by a QB sack of nine yards in the victory • Appeared in the win over UTEP (Nov. 24) • Appeared at defensive end in both the C-USA Championship Game vs. Tulsa (Dec. 1) and the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) HIGH SCHOOL • Served as team captain his senior season for coach Michael Bedosky at Chapel Hill High School • Earned three letters at the school and was named All-Douglas County as a junior and a senior • Awarded Douglas County Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior after posting 68 tackles (47 solos) and a new school record 10.5 sacks • Also blocked three kicks and earned the team’s defensive MVP honor • On offense, gained 182 yards rushing, 91 receiving and scored two touchdowns • Selected to play in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North/South All-Star Football Game • Lettered two years in basketball and four in track and field • Also recruited by Indiana, Louisville, Southern Miss and Tulane

JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in 10 games • Ranked fourth on the team in receptions (24) and receiving yards (289) • Finished with two receptions for 19 yards and a touchdown in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) • Led the team in receiving with five receptions for 58 yards and a touchdown vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Had a 52-yard touchdown reception at Rice (Oct. 24) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games • Completed the year with four receptions for 81 yards and one touchdown • Had a season-best two receptions for 60 yards, including a 54-yard explosion for a touchdown vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Did not see any game action, but was a key contributer on the scout team TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • A scholarship recruit, redshirted while practicing at wide receiver for the scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year letterman at Boca Ciega High School for head coach Jean Gordon • All-conference and All-Suncoast selection • Team MVP as a senior • Track standout who lettered two years in the sport • Third in the state of Florida in the long jump and triple jump • Finished senior season with 29 receptions for 660 yards and eight touchdowns • Returned three kickoffs for touchdowns on special teams • Ran a timed 4.43 40-yard dash PERSONAL • Newsome is the son of James and Beverly Newsome • Earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and working on a second bachelor’s in legal studies CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2008 12 2009 10 TOTALS 22

REC 4 24 28

YDS 81 289 370

AVG 20.2 12.0 13.2

TD 1 3 4

LG 54 52 54

PERSONAL • Nall is the son of Alexander and Wanda Willis • Majoring in hospitality management CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 13 15 2008 2009 13 7 TOTALS 26 22

AST 7 5 12

TOTAL 22 DNP 12 34

SACK 1.0

TFL 4.0

PBU 1

INT 0

4.0 5.0

4.5 8.5

1 2

0 0

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ADAM NISSLEY

#88 • RS JUNIOR • TIGHT END • 6-6/266 CUMMING, GA./SOUTH FORSYTH

ZAC NORRIS

#69 • RS JUNIOR • OFF. LINE • 6-3/282 PORT ST. JOE, FLA./PORT ST. JOE

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played and started all 13 games at tight end • Finished the season with 10 receptions for 159 yards • Had career-long 34-yard reception vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Recorded three receptions for 46 yards vs. Marshall (Nov. 1)

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Saw action at Rice (Oct. 24) and vs. Tulane (Nov. 21)

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games at right tackle as well as at tight end • Posted a 12-yard reception at Boston College (Sept. 20)

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Joined the Knights as a walk-on and worked with the scout team

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Practiced with the scout team and did not see any game action

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • A scholarship recruit, redshirted while practicing at tight end for the offensive scout team • Named the team’s most improved offensive player following 2008 spring drills HIGH SCHOOL • Lettered three seasons at tight end for coach Greg Slattery at South Forsyth High School • Named Class 5A all-state honorable mention as a senior • Earned All-Region 7-5A first team as a senior after finishing the campaign with 24 catches and a touchdown • Named All-Forsyth County as a junior and a senior • Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Northside first team and AJC Northside Super 11 • Had 10 catches and two touchdowns as a junior • Rated as the 77th best tight end prospect in the nation by Scout.com • Only player from Forsyth County to sign with a Division I school in 2007 • Also recruited by Southern Miss and Wake Forest PERSONAL • Nissley is the son of Hal and Joan Nissley • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2008 12 2009 13 TOTALS 25

REC 1 10 11

YDS 12 159 171

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach John Palmer at Port St. Joe • Named all-state as a senior • Helped Port St. Joe to the 2005 1A state championship • Won the state championship in the discus throw as a senior • Earned four varsity letters apiece in football, track and weightlifting PERSONAL • Norris is the son of Stephen and Rebecca Norris • Majoring in civil engineering with a minor in business administration

JORDAN OZERITIES

#30 • FRESHMAN • DEF. BACK • 5-10/191 MOUNT DORA, FLA./MOUNT DORA • Enrolled for classes in January at UCF

AVG 12.0 15.9 15.5

TD 0 0 0

LG 12 34 34

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Chad Grabowski at Mount Dora High School • Named first-team All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel • A four-time all-area and all-county pick • Named honorable mention all-state as a sophomore • Played in the Central Florida All-Star Game • Was also recruited by Kentucky, South Carolina, Georgia Tech, Stanford and Tulsa PERSONAL • Ozerities is the son of Ernest Hatter and Kathy Ozerities • Major is psychology

JOE PERNO

#78 • RS FRESH. • OFF. LINE • 6-5/291 PALM BAY, FLA./MELBOURNE CENTRAL CATHOLIC TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Joined the team as a walk-on and earned a redshirt

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HIGH SCHOOL • A second-team all-state selection • Named first team All-Space Coast as a senior • A four-year starter on the offensive line and also started briefly on defense • Team went 7-3 senior year • Also played two years of basketball and was a thrower for the track team


PERSONAL • Majoring in health services administration

NICK PIESCHEL

#77 • RS JUNIOR • OFF. LINE • 6-7/301 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA./ST. THOMAS AQUINAS REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in 12 games and started 11 at left tackle on the offensive line REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games, earning starts in the final seven outings TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • A scholarship recruit, redshirted while practicing with the offensive scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters at St. Thomas Aquinas playing four of the five spots on the offensive line for coach George Smith • Served as the team captain his senior season and was named honorable mention All-Broward County by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel • Also lettered two years in wrestling and one year in track and field as a shot putter • Football team was the Class 5A runner-up three times during his prep career PERSONAL • Pieschel is son of David Pieschel and Kathy Burris • Major is interdisciplinary studies

Nick Pieschel

JORDAN RAE

#73 • RS SOPH. • OFF. LINE • 6-2/271 WESTON, FLA./CYPRESS BAY REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Practiced with the scout team on defense and did not see any game action TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt

ROBERT PRITCHARD

#97 • RS SOPH. • DEF. LINE • 6-4/229 SUWANEE, GA./NORTH GWINNETT REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Did not see any game action, but was a key contributor on the scout team TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Earned four letters at North Gwinnett High School under the direction of head coach Bob Sphire • Named to the Gwinnett All-County team and All-Region 7-5A team as a senior • Participated in the 2007 Gwinnett County All-Star Game • Collected 61 tackles, including 12 for loss and seven sacks in final prep season • Recorded 51 tackles, six sacks and two forced fumbles as a junior and 52 tackles and six sacks as a sophomore • Ranked as the 54th best strong side linebacker prospect in the country by Scout. com • Considered the No. 9 defensive end prospect in the state of Georgia by ESPN. com • Also recruited by Memphis, Ole Miss and Virginia PERSONAL • Pritchard is the son of Ural Wrothty and Natilie Pritchard • Majoring in criminal justice

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Mark Guandolo at Cypress Bay • Played both offensive and defensive line • Named second team all-state as a senior • A two-time all-county pick and was all-county honorable mention as a sophomore PERSONAL • Rae is the son of John and Dayle Rae • Majoring in business

CODY RALSTON

#56 • FRESHMAN • LINEBACKER • 6-2/196 CALHOUN, GA./CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Hal Lamb at Calhoun High School • Was an honorable mention all-state pick for all classifications and a second-team all-state 2A pick • Missed much of 2009 due to injury but had 27 tackles, including two TFLs • Made 42 tackles as a junior with four tackles for loss, three sacks, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries and a pair of touchdowns • Earned the team’s Captain’s Award in 2009 and the Iron Man Award in 2008 • Calhoun was the four-time regional champion and was twice the state runner-up • Was also recruited by Vanderbilt, Purdue and Middle Tennessee PERSONAL • Ralston is the son of Terry and Susan Ralston • Major is undeclared 65


JOSHUA REESE

ANDREW RICE

#80 • FRESHMAN • WIDE RECEIVER • 6-1/182 MIAMI, FLA./MIAMI CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Telly Lockette at Miami Central High School • Team was 12-2 in 2009, won the county championship and advanced to the FHSAA state semifinals for 6A • A two-time all-state pick who has been ranked amongst the top 25 recruits in Florida and the top 150 recruits in the nation • Named to the Miami Herald All-Dade County team in 2008 and 2009 • The top receiver in Miami-Dade County, had 43 catches as a senior for 820 yards and eight touchdowns and 40 grabs as a junior for 793 yards and 10 touchdowns • Played in the Dade-Broward All-Star Game and the U.S.A. vs. the World All-Star Game • Also recruited by Florida, Florida State, Nebraska, USF, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia PERSONAL • Reese is the son of Karen Smith • Major is undeclared

#96 • FRESHMAN • DEF. LINE • 6-2/280 LAKE MARY, FLA./LAKE MARY HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Scott Perry at Lake Mary High School • Ranked amongst the top 20 players in Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel • Named all-conference in 2008 and 2009 • Named Lake Mary’s best defensive lineman • Made 59 tackles as a senior with 12 tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles and two recovered fumbles • Had 42 tackles and four sacks as a junior • Conference champion in wrestling • Named to the honor roll and won the citizenship award • Was also recruited by Purdue, Wake Forest, Iowa State, Colorado State, New Mexico, FIU, FAU and Troy PERSONAL • Rice is the son of Yvonne Rice • Majoring in criminal justice

JAH REID

#76 • RS SENIOR • OFF. LINE • 6-7/324 HAINES CITY, FLA./HAINES CITY • Named to the preseason All-Conference USA team by the league’s coaches REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Named to the coaches’ All-Conference USA First Team • Played and started all 13 games at right tackle on the offensive line REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games at right tackle, making 10 starts REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Named to the coaches’ All-Conference USA Freshman Team • Saw action in all 14 games on the place-kicking special teams units • Earned his first-career start vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • The start vs. the Golden Hurricane was the first of four in a row at right tackle for the Knights TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • Redshirted while practicing as a tackle for the offensive scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Two-year letterwinner at Haines City High School for head coach Bill Buldini • First-team All-Polk County honoree • Second-team all-state selection • Participated in the Central-South Florida All-Star Game PERSONAL • Reid is the son of Lucinda Stratton • Earned a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal organizational communication and is working on a second bachelor’s in psychology

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LEBRANDEN RICHARDSON

#59 • FRESHMAN • LINEBACKER • 6-2/223 MIAMI, FLA./MIAMI CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Telly Lockette at Miami Central High School • Team was 12-2 in 2009, won the county championship and advanced to the FHSAA state semifinals for 6A • Led Miami-Dade County in sacks and was named to the Miami Herald’s All-Dade team • Played in the annual Dade-Broward All-Star Game • Played in the U.S.A. vs. the World game • Had 92 tackles with 28 tackles, 30 tackles for loss, and nine forced fumbles • Was honorable mention all-conference at Hialeah High School in 2007 and 2008 • Was also recruited by North Carolina PERSONAL • Richardson is the son of Mark and Daphine Richardson • Major is undeclared

JOSH ROBINSON

LOREN ROBINSON

#42 • RS SOPH. • LINEBACKER • 6-3/220 LONGWOOD FLA./LYNAM REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Saw action at Rice (Oct. 24), vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) and at UAB (Nov. 28) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year letterman under head coach Bill Caughell at Lyman High School • Earned second team all-conference honors as a senior after posting 120 tackles, 18 for loss and four sacks and leading his team to a district title • Also had six pass break-ups and an interception • Named honorable mention all-conference as a junior when he totaled 102 tackles, including 10 for loss and seven sacks • Switched to linebacker after his sophomore season, when he played defensive end and had 65 tackles, seven for loss and three sacks • Ranked as the 52nd best strong side linebacker prospect in the country by Scout. com • Member of the National Honor Society and MAC Scholars • Also lettered in basketball and track and field • Also recruited by Auburn, South Carolina and Florida Atlantic PERSONAL • Robinson is the son of Mark and Kimberle Robinson • An electrical engineering major

#20 • SOPH. • CORNER BACK • 5-10/197 SUNRISE, FLA./PLANTATION • Named to the preseason All-Conference USA team by the league’s coaches TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games and started 11 at cornerback • A unanimous Freshman All-American • Led all true freshmen nationally in interceptions (six) and passes defended (14) • Named to the 2009 All-Conference USA second team and all-freshman team • Led the team with six interceptions and was fifth on the team in total tackles (69) • Registered 11 tackles (10 solo) at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • First-career start came vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19) where he recorded six tackles (five solo) • Recorded nine solo tackles and a pass break up at East Carolina (Sept. 26) • Had first-career interception vs. Memphis (Oct. 3) • Returned an interception 24 yards for first-career touchdown at Rice (Oct. 24) • Finished the game at Texas (Nov. 7) with six tackles (five solo) and an interception • Posted six tackles (five solo) and an interception at UAB (Nov. 28) HIGH SCHOOL • Played for Plantation High School and coach Steve Davis • Recorded 18 receptions for 364 yards during an injury-filled senior year • Posted 15 catches for 286 yards and two touchdowns as a junior, while also rushing for 136 yards and amassing three touchdowns on kick returns • Selected for the Dade-Broward All-Star Game • Ran track as well • Also recruited by Michigan, Auburn, Clemson and USF

RAY SHIPMAN

#46 • RS SOPH. • DEF. BACK • 6-5/226 MIRAMAR, FLA./MONSIGNOR PACE PRIOR TO UCF • Played two years of basketball at Florida as a guard • Appeared in 68 games with one start, averaging 3.3 points and 1.8 rebounds per game as a Gator HIGH SCHOOL • Played one season at safety and wide receiver in 2005 for Miami’s Monsignor Pace High School • Named the 2008 Florida Dairy Farmers “Mr. Basketball” Player of the Year • Also named the 2008 Florida Gatorade Player of the Year • Helped team to 2007 and 2008 4A state championships • Named MVP of both state championship games • A three-time all-state selection PERSONAL • Majoring in interdisciplinary studies

PERSONAL • Robinson is the son of Johnny and Shirley Robinson • Major is criminal justice CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2009 13 59

AST 10

TOTAL 69

SACK 0.0

TFL 1.0

PBU 8

INT 6

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BARRY SNIDER

#92 • JUNIOR • DEF. LINE • 6-3/270 TUCSON, ARIZ./SAHUARITA PRIOR TO UCF • Attended Scottsdale Community College • Played in eight games in 2009, totaling 24 tackles with nine tackles for loss, three sacks and a forced fumble • Spent the 2008 season playing on the offensive line HIGH SCHOOL • Played varsity football and wrestling at Sahuarita High School PERSONAL • Majoring in interdiscipinary studies with a minor in business administration

JARRETT SWABY

#25 • RS FRESH. • DEF. BACK • 6-1/193 BELLE GLADE, FLA./GLADES DAY TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Played for Glades Day School and coach Pete Walker • Recorded 77 tackles, nine pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries on defense as a senior • Also recorded 133 yards and three touchdowns as a running back and posted 79 receiving yards • As a junior, collected 103 tackles and five interceptions, while notching three sacks during his sophomore campaign • Used mainly as a special teams player but saw time in the secondary as a freshman • Team was the 2006 Class 1A state champion • A 2008 first-team all-area and all-state selection, and was honorable mention all-state in 2007 • Ran track as well and qualified for the state meet in the 400m event PERSONAL • Swaby is the son of Denny Swaby and Bonita Thomas • Majoring in criminal justice

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WES TUNUUFI SAUVAO

#94 • RS SENIOR • DEF. LINE • 6-3/290 LEESVILLE, LA./LEESVILLE REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in 10 games and started at left defensive tackle at Texas (Nov. 7) • Recorded two tackles, a sack and forced a fumble at Rice (Oct. 24) • Had two solo tackles vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw action in nine games on the offensive line

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Made his debut at defensive tackle in the 56-20 victory over Memphis (Sept. 22) • Also saw action in wins vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) and at SMU (Nov. 17) • Credited with his first-career tackle in the Homecoming victory over the Thundering Herd • Made the switch to offensive guard following the AutoZone Liberty Bowl TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • A scholarship recruit, Tunuufi Sauvao redshirted while practicing as a tackle for the defensive scout team HIGH SCHOOL • Four-year letterwinner at Leesville High School for head coach Kevin Magee • Rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com • Listed as the 58th-best defensive lineman in the nation according to Rivals.com • Two-time all-state honoree • Three-time all-district and all-conference selection • All-state academic honoree • Also lettered four years in track, soccer and power lifting • 56 tackles and three sacks as a senior • 22 tackles for loss, 11 pass break-ups and seven quarterback hurries in 2005 • 78 total tackles, 11 sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a junior • Selected as a defensive captain as a senior PERSONAL • Tunuufi Sauvao is the son of Eneriko and Alofaaga Sauvao • Earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and working on a second bachelor’s in legal studies CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 3 1 2008 9 1 2009 10 3 TOTALS 22 5

AST 0 1 1 2

TOTAL 1 2 4 7

SACK 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0

TFL 0.0 0.5 2.0 2.5

PBU 0 0 0 0

INT 0 0 0 0


REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Made contributions both on special teams and as a reserve wide receiver • Ranked second on the team with three touchdown receptions • Recorded a solo tackle in collegiate debut at NC State (Sept. 1) • Saw action in the Texas game (Sept. 15) • Had a tackle in the Memphis win (Sept. 22) and the Louisiana victory (Sept. 29) • Registered a takedown at East Carolina (Oct. 6) • Recorded first career reception, a nine-yard strike from Greco, at USF (Oct. 13), and finished the game with two catches for 22 yards • Had three tackles on special teams vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Recorded first touchdown reception on an 8-yard play late in the second quarter at Southern Miss (Oct. 28) • Finished the win over the Golden Eagles with two catches for 16 yards • Led UCF with six receptions for 88 yards vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • Also had two touchdown catches in the win over the Thundering Herd, the first on a 23-yard reception late in the second quarter and the second on a 30-yard effort early in the fourth quarter • Hauled in a 14-yard reception at UAB (Nov. 10) • Posted an 8-yard catch in the win over SMU (Nov. 17) • Made his first-career start vs. Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) • Made two catches for 13 yards in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • A scholarship recruit, Watters redshirted while practicing at wide receiver for the scout team

Wes Tunuufi Sauvao

BRIAN WATTERS

#6 • RS SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER • 6-2/197 ROME, GA./ROME REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in 10 games and started at wide receiver vs. Houston (Nov. 14) • Recorded 12 receptions for 99 yards on the season • Caught a pass in each of his first five games • Had two catches for 24 yards at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Caught four passes for 20 yards vs. Houston (Nov. 14) • Made two catches for 18 yards at UAB (Nov. 28) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Led the team in receptions (42) and receiving yards (594), and tied for first in touchdowns (3) • Hauled in three receptions for 35 yards vs. USF (Sept. 6) • Led the team with six catches for 59 yards vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) • Continued his string of steady performances at UTEP (Sept. 27), catching three for 51 yards • Posted his first touchdown score of the season on a 56-yard beauty from Michael Greco vs. SMU (Oct. 4), ending the day with 83 receiving yards on just three receptions • Had five catches for 37 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 11) • Showed his explosive yards-after-catch (YAC) skills vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26), turning a short routine reception into a career-long 62-yard sprint to the end zone • Also scored a second touchdown on a seven-yard reception on the way to a career-best seven-reception, 121-yard performance vs. the Golden Hurricane • Caught two for 48 yards vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) • Just another day at the office vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 8), hoarding in five balls for a total of 71 yards • Made a reception in the win at Marshall (Nov. 15) and another two grabs at Memphis (Nov. 22) • Snagged five receptions vs. UAB (Nov. 29)

HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year letterwinner at Rome High School for head coach Sid Fritts • Second-team all-state selection as a senior • First-team all-region and all-area • Team captain who was selected to play in the North/South Georgia All-Star Game • Elected Homecoming King at Rome High School • Earned team’s Iron Man Award • Spent time both at quarterback and wide receiver in high school • 58 rushes for 506 yards and seven touchdowns • 31-of-46 passing for 428 yards and three touchdowns at quarterback • Caught 22 passes for 572 yards and five touchdowns at wide receiver • Totaled seven interceptions on defense and returned two for touchdowns • Also scored two touchdowns on punt returns PERSONAL • Watters is the son of Michael and Michelle Watters • Earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and is working on a second degree in legal studies CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2007 14 2008 12 2009 11 TOTALS 37

REC 14 42 12 68

YDS 161 594 99 854

AVG 11.5 14.1 8.2 12.5

TD 3 3 0 6

LG 30 62 20 62

Brian Watters

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REGGIE WEAMS

RONNIE WEAVER

#40 • SENIOR • DEF. BACK • 6-0/196 BATON ROUGE, LA./REDEMPTORIST

#35 • RS JUNIOR • RUNNING BACK • 6-0/209 WABASSO, FLA./VERO BEACH

JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in 11 games with four starts at strong safety • Registered three solo tackles in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) • Had six tackles (three solo) and a fumble recovery at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Posted seven tackles (two solo) at East Carolina (Sept. 26) • Credited with three stops at Rice (Oct. 24) • Recorded first-career interception and made four tackles (one solo) vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • As a reserve safety, saw action in all 12 games, mostly on special teams • Finished with 11 tackles on the season • Made three tackles and recovered a fumble in the win at Marshall (Nov. 15) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Saw action in all 14 games as a key special teams contributor and a reserve in the defensive backfield • In his UCF debut at NC State (Sept. 1), notched a solo tackle vs. the Wolfpack • Appeared in the game vs. Texas (Sept. 15) • Had one tackle in a win vs. Memphis (Sept. 22) • Returned one kickoff for nine yards at USF (Oct. 13) • Earned a tackle vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Notched a takedown vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) • Posted two tackles at UAB (Nov. 10) and at SMU (Nov. 17) • Posted two solo tackles in the victory over Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) • Saw action on special teams in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29) HIGH SCHOOL • Lettered three years for coach Guy Mistretta at Redemptorist High School • Named first team Class 3A All-State by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association after recording 80 tackles (51 solo), seven interceptions and two fumble recoveries for touchdowns • Shared District 8-3A Defensive MVP honors as well as earning All-Metro honors • Ranked as the 40th best player in the state of the Louisiana by Rivals.com • Helped lead team to Class 3A state title during his junior season • Had 110 tackles, seven interceptions and eight pass break-ups during that campaign • Lettered two years in track where he earned all-region and all-district honors and was the 300-meter hurdles state runner-up as a junior • Also recruited by Grambling, Louisiana-Monroe, New Mexico State, Northwestern State and Southeastern Louisiana

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Played in 11 games • Ranked third on the team in rushing attempts (19) and rushing yards (86) • Had five rushes for 58 yards and a touchdown at Rice (Oct. 24) • Recorded 13 yards on four carries vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games • Second on the team in rushing attempts (102) and rushing yards (348) • Got his first-career start vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30), finishing with 84 yards on 23 attempts • Had 28 yards rushing vs. USF (Sept. 6) and 48 yards at Boston College (Sept. 20) • Scored his first-career touchdown at UTEP (Sept. 27) and also had 51 yards rushing • Had his best game vs. SMU (Oct. 4), amassing 123 yards on just 25 rushes, a touchdown and a career-long 48-yard dash • Ran for 20 yards at Miami (Oct. 11) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Earned a scholarship after a strong fall camp upon arriving on campus as a walkon • Practiced with the offensive scout team as a running back during the season HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters for head coach Gary Coggins at Vero Beach High School • As a senior, rushed for 1,110 yards and 12 TDs en route to earning Treasure Coast All-Area first team honors • Collected 85 tackles, picked off four passes, forced and recovered two fumbles from his safety position as a junior • Also had 32 tackles as a sophomore • Earned two letters in track and field as well during his prep career PERSONAL • Weaver is the son of Ronnie Weaver, Sr., and Patricia Bradley-Stinson • Majoring in health services administration CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G 2008 12 2009 11 TOTALS 23

PERSONAL • Weams is the son of Reginald, Sr., and Brenda Weams • Majoring in hospitality management CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 14 7 2008 12 7 2009 11 10 TOTALS 37 24

AST 3 4 14 21

TOTAL 10 11 24 45

SACK 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

TFL 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

PBU 0 0 0 0

INT 0 0 1 1

Reggie Weams

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ATT 102 19 121

YDS 348 86 434

AVG 3.4 4.5 3.6

TD 2 1 3

LG 48 27 48


ASH WEEKLEY

#90 • RS SOPH. • DEF. LINE • 6-4/234 JACKSONVILLE, FLA./BOLLES SCHOOL

D.J. WILLIAMS

#51 • RS SOPH. • LINEBACKER • 6-1/215 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA./CARDINAL GIBBONS

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Worked with the scout team and did not see any game action

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Did not see any game action, but was a key contributor on the scout team

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) • Earned a redshirt

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Corky Rogers at The Bolles School • Helped team to 2004 3A state championship and 2006 2A state championship • Named all-county • Made 85 tackles as a senior, including 11 for a loss • Recorded 90 tackles with 13 TFLs as a junior

HIGH SCHOOL • Earned three letters in football for head coach Mike Morrill at Cardinal Gibbons High School • Named Class 3A Honorable Mention All-State by the Florida Sports Writers Association • Earned First Team All-Broward County 3A-1A by the Miami Herald and South Florida Sun-Sentinel • Finished final prep season with 81 tackles, two sacks and returned lone interception for a touchdown • Participated in the 2008 Broward All-Star Game • As a junior, collected 89 tackles, four sacks and had one interception • Also had two receiving scores as a tight end and ran a kickoff back for a touchdown • Ranked as the No. 43 outside linebacker prospect in the country by ESPN.com • Had more than a dozen offers, but chose UCF over Arkansas and Cincinnati

PERSONAL • Weekley is the son of Chuck and Nancy Weekley • Majoring in business

CORNELIUS WHITEHEAD

#31 • FRESHMAN • DEF. BACK • 6-1/187 MOUNT DORA, FLA./MOUNT DORA • Enrolled for classes in January at UCF HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Chad Grabowski at Mount Dora High School • Named all-state as a senior • Ranked amongst the top 50 players in Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel • Scored 21 touchdowns as a junior with over 900 combined receiving and rushing yards • Was also recruited by Florida, Florida State, Georgia and South Carolina PERSONAL • Whitehead is the son of Russell Anderson and Audra Whitehead • Major is undeclared

PERSONAL • Williams is the son D.J. Williams and Alesra Fuller • Majoring in sports and fitness

DAVID WILLIAMS

#48 • RS SENIOR • DEF. LINE • 6-2/241 LEXINGTON, S.C./WHITE KNOLL REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played in all 13 games with 12 starts at left defensive end • Made 27 tackles on the year (15 solo), including six tackles for a loss and a sack • Had five tackles (four solo) in season-opener vs. Samford (Sept. 5) • Recorded five tackles (four solo) vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19) • Posted three tackles (two solo) and a sack vs. Miami (Oct. 17) • Registered five tackles (one solo) in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games on the defensive line, amassing 20 tackles • Had a five-tackle game at UTEP (Sept. 27) • Posted three tackles and a tackle for a loss vs. SMU (Oct. 4) REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Appeared in all 14 games as a special teams starter on kickoff coverage • Notched a tackle vs. Marshall (Nov. 3) playing on the defensive line • Named the most improved defensive player following the 2008 spring practices TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) • A scholarship recruit, Williams worked with the defensive linemen while taking a redshirt year

David Williams

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DAVID WILLIAMS CONTINUED... HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year letterman for head coach Mark Cagle at White Knoll High School • Holds four career school records at White Knoll, including the most sacks (11.5) and tackles for loss (28) in school history • First player from his high school to play in the South Carolina Shrine Bowl • Ended his senior season with 100 tackles, 19 for loss, with four sacks and 10 quarterback pressures • Rated as the No. 2 defensive line prospect in the state of South Carolina according to the Spartanburg Herald-Journal • Rated as the newspaper’s No. 20 prospect in the state among all positions • Holds school records for max bench press (400 pounds) and max squat (550 pounds) • All-region and all-area selection • Named team’s most outstanding defensive lineman and given the team’s captain award PERSONAL • Williams is the son of David and Barbara Williams • Earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and working on a degree in sports and fitness CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 14 0 2008 12 13 2009 13 15 TOTALS 39 28

AST 1 7 12 20

TOTAL 1 20 27 48

SACK 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0

TFL 0.0 1.5 6.0 7.5

KERLON WILLIAMS

PBU 0 0 0 0

INT 0 0 0 0

#33 • RS JUNIOR • RUNNING BACK • 6-0/200 CRESCENT CITY, FLA./CRESCENT CITY REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Worked with the scout team on defense and redshirted PRIOR TO UCF • Spent two years at Norfolk State where he played defensive back • Played in 11 games in 2008, recording nine tackles • Redshirted in 2007 HIGH SCHOOL • Named first-team all-state as a senior and second-team as a junior • Named district player of the year as a senior • A two-time all-county selection • Tallied 122 tackles and six sacks as a senior • Had 102 tackles and 15 sacks as a junior • Also wrestled and ran track PERSONAL • Williams is the son of Rupert Williams and Marykay Ferdinand • Older brother, Sherron, played football at Norfolk State • Majoring in management

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KHYMEST WILLIAMS

#82 • RS JUNIOR • WIDE RECEIVER • 5-10/174 LUTCHER, LA/LUTCHER REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009) • Missed the season with a knee injury suffered during preseason camp SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games at wide receiver and as kick returner • Racked up 114 yards on 17 receptions, and also hauled in three touchdowns • Led the team with five receptions for 32 yards vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) • Notched a catch vs. USF (Sept. 6) and at UTEP (Sept 27) • Caught his first receiving touchdown vs. SMU (Oct. 4) on a 15-yard reception • Made two receptions in each of the last four games including two touchdown scores TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Appeared in all 14 games as either a reserve wide receiver or a kick return specialist • Returned two kickoffs for 31 yards vs. Tulsa (Oct. 20) • Ran back two kickoffs for 77 yards, highlighted by a 63-yard gallop to open the game • Made a huge impact in the win at SMU (Nov. 17), taking the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown, which tied for the fourth-longest kickoff return in school history and was his first-career touchdown • The performance earned him C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week honors • Also posted first-collegiate reception on a 7-yard pickup vs. the Mustangs • Returned two kickoffs for 58 yards against UTEP (Nov. 24) • Had one kick return for 22 yards in the victory over Tulsa in the C-USA Championship Game (Dec. 1) HIGH SCHOOL • A standout athlete who earned four letters in football, basketball and baseball during his high school years • A two-year offensive team captain for football coach Tim Detillier • Helped lead Lutcher to the Class 3A Louisiana state titles in 2003 and 2006 • Neared the 1,000-yard rushing mark as a senior and added more than 700 yards receiving • Combined for 22 touchdowns (17 rushing, five receiving) and was named honorable mention Class 3A All-State by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association • Earned All-River Parrish All-Star accolades as well as all-metro and all-conference honors • Also recruited by Louisville, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech, Southeastern Louisiana and TCU PERSONAL • Williams is the son of Shelton and Della Marie Williams • Majoring in radio and television and minor in film-cinema studies CAREER STATISTICS RECEIVING YEAR G 2007 14 2008 12 2009 TOTALS 26 KICK RETURNING YEAR G 2007 14 2008 12 2009 TOTALS 26

REC 1 17

YDS 7 114

AVG 7.0 6.7

TD 0 3

LG 7 19

18

121

6.7

3

19

NO 8 10

YDS 287 243

AVG 35.9 24.3

TD 1 0

LG 99 37

18

530

29.4

1

99

DNP

DNP


MARQUEE WILLIAMS

JOSH WOFFORD

#12 • RS FRESH. • WIDE RECEIVER • 6-0/205 OCALA, FLA./VANGUARD

#58 • RS FRESH. • OFF. LINE • 6-1/299 MELBOURNE, FLA./PALM BAY

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt while working out with the scout team

HIGH SCHOOL • Played for Vanguard High School • Racked up 1,900 all-purpose yards, nine touchdowns and 26 tackles as a senior • Combined for 12 touchdowns passing and rushing • Earned all-area awards as a junior and a senior • Also recruited by Vanderbilt, FIU, FAU and Buffalo

HIGH SCHOOL • Named third-team 5A all-state as a defensive lineman as a senior • Played both offensive and defensive line at Palm Bay • Helped team to regional finals in 2007 as a junior • Also competed in wrestling and track and field

PERSONAL • Williams is the son of Willie Williams III and Pamela Victoria Luke • Major is criminal justice

TORRIAN WILSON

#72 • FRESHMAN • OFF. LINE • 6-4/315 MIAMI, FLA./MIAMI NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach Billy Rolle at Miami Northwestern High School • Rated as the eighth best offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com • Was selected for the Under Armor All-American Game • A first-team all-state pick and an All-Miami-Dade County selection as well • Made 120 pancake blocks as a junior alone and recorded four sacks on defense • Was also recruited by Stanford, Louisville, Alabama, LSU, Tennessee, Michigan and USF PERSONAL • Major is undeclared

PERSONAL • Major is business

HENRY WRIGHT

#37 • RS FRESH. • DEF. BACK • 6-1/217 ORLANDO, FLA./EDGEWATER TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2009) • Earned a redshirt HIGH SCHOOL • Played for coach William Gierke at Edgewater High School • Played both quarterback and safety in high school • Helped Edgewater to three 6A district championships • Had 62 tackles as a senior with an interception and two sacks • Recorded 82 tackles as a junior, two of them sacks, and ran back one of his three interceptions for a touchdown PERSONAL • Wright is the son of Henry and Gayle Wright • Majoring in sports and fitness

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LAWRENCE YOUNG

CAREER STATISTICS YEAR G TKL 2007 12 22 2008 12 46 2009 12 46 TOTALS 36 114

#57 • SENIOR • LINEBACKER • 6-0/223 PENSACOLA, FLA./WOODHAM JUNIOR SEASON (2009) • Played and started 12 games at outside linebacker • An honorable mention All-Conference USA selection • Ranked third on the team in total tackles (78) and fourth in tackles for loss (11) • Recorded 11 tackles (six solo) and a sack at Southern Miss (Sept. 12) • Had nine tackles (two solo) and an interception at East Carolina (Sept. 26) • Totaled eight tackles (seven solo) vs. Miami (Oct. 17) • Finished the game vs. Marshall (Nov. 1) with eight tackles (seven solo) and a pass break up • Posted six tackles (two solo) vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) • Notched five tackles (three solo) in the St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Rutgers (Dec. 19) SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) • Saw action in all 12 games, making 11 starts • Earned All-Conference USA Honorable Mention honors • Tied for second on the team in tackles (72) • Notched five tackles and a tackle for loss in the win vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) • Led team with eight total tackles including three and a half tackles for a loss, as well as an 8-yard sack vs. USF (Sept. 6) • Totaled three tackles at Boston College (Sept. 20) and also had an interception • Made six tackles at UTEP (Sept. 27), followed by a five-tackle performance vs. SMU (Oct. 4) • Led the team with 11 tackles vs. Miami (Oct. 11) and two and a half for a loss • Aided on a sack while notching five solo tackles, eight total, vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2) and also had 2.5 tackles for a loss • Had seven tackles in a win at Memphis (Nov. 22) • Posted six tackles vs. UAB (Nov. 29) TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) • Appeared in 12 games, including two starts at linebacker • Started the season-opener at outside linebacker at NC State (Sept. 1) • Notched an interception in the first quarter and was credited with a six-yard INT return on a pass that was deflected • Also recorded the first tackle of the season for the Knights and finished with nine stops against the Wolfpack • Tied a school record with two forced fumbles against No. 6 Texas (Sept. 15) • Also had five tackles and a pass break-up vs. the Longhorns • Collected three solo tackles against Memphis (Sept. 22) • Earned two tackles at East Carolina (Oct. 6) • Posted a tackle in the win over Marshall (Nov. 3) • Notched four tackles and assisted on a sack with Travis Timmons at SMU (Nov. 17) • Earned a tackle against UTEP (Nov. 24) • Made six tackles in the C-USA Championship Game vs. Tulsa (Dec. 1) • Appeared in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 29)

Lawrence Young HIGH SCHOOL • A four-year letter winner for coach Mike Smith at Woodham High School • Served as the team captain his senior year when he led the Pensacola Bay Area with 130 tackles • Earned all-area honors as a senior and All-Northwest Florida accolades as a junior • Had 91 tackles and five sacks his junior season • Ranked as the 53rd best outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com and 91st best prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals.com • Also earned three letters in baseball, playing first base and left field • Also recruited by Clemson, Mississippi and USF PERSONAL • Young is the son of Larry and Felisha Young • Majoring in sports and fitness

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AST 9 26 32 67

TOTAL 31 72 78 181

SACK 1.5 1.5 1.0 4.0

TFL 2.5 10.5 11.0 24.0

PBU 3 5 3 11

INT 1 1 1 3


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