Ken Caldwell, one of the men whose actions landed UCF in the NCAA's hot water, took to YouTube to explain himself. Though he almost certainly knows he's wrong, that didn't stop him from saying he was right.
Jones decided to take a different approach, vowing not to treat this as another recruiting process. He was tempted, but he didn't ask any of his players whether they had an initial feeling whether they might stay or go.
The most interesting part about the ruling involving Central Florida has nothing to do with the news today that the NCAA was handing down a one-year postseason ban for hoops. Well, that’s not completely accurate.
The guest list today featured former UCF star running back and current Detroit Lion Kevin Smith. Also joining the show was the voice of Orlando City Soccer Jeff Radcliffe, UCF men’s basketball director of operations and the NFL Network’s Anthony Herron. Below are the four interviews along with the show in its entirety.
The NCAA's Committee of Infractions handed down hefty penalties to UCF's football and basketball program. But UCF believes the NCAA's penalty of a bowl ban on their football program is worth fighting. The school may appeal the bowl ban. Michael Buckner is one of the very few attorneys to successfully fight the NCAA and win an appeal. He shares his thoughts on the NCAA's ruling and UCF's chances if they appeal the bowl ban.
There are still a lot of unanswered questions following the announcement of NCAA sanctions this week stemming from major recruiting violations by the University of Central Florida’s football and basketball programs.
The whole world fell apart a bit in terms of college football's postseason on Tuesday when the NCAA hit UCF with the one-year ban. That brings to four the number of teams unable to go to a bowl in 2012 – Central Florida, Ohio State, North Carolina and Penn State.