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Central Florida gains respect after 12-win season

...Florida and Miami."I tell you, we had every big win in the school history this year," Central Florida coach George O'Leary said. "I think they had resiliency about them. Something you really can't coach. You can coach playing hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-02/central-florida-gains-respect
Central Florida seeks signature win against South Carolina

ORLANDO, Fla. - There's a standard response Central Florida coach George O'Leary gives when he's asked about the opportunity that comes with playing opponents from college football's top-rated conferences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-09-25/central-florida-seeks-sig
Baylor gets shot at Fiesta Bowl vs. Central Florida

...Methodist 17-13 in an ice storm Saturday."It's something everyone at UCF is excited about," Knights coach George O'Leary said. "Anytime you have a first in anything, people get very excited, but especially when you're invited to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-09/baylor-gets-shot-fiesta-b
Backup enters game, leads Mississippi State past Mississippi in Egg Bowl

...title outright, but their first BCS berth.The Knights are heavily favored this time around, but Knights coach George O'Leary understands why his players are shying away from the rivalry aspect this week. After all, there isn't a single player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-28/backup-enters-game-leads-
Gamecocks want to take offensive 'show' on the road to Central Florida

...I'm taking what the defense is giving me."UCF's defense is giving just 12.7 points per game and Knights coach George O'Leary said slippage this week isn't an option against a Spurrier offense and quarterback that's clicking like that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-09-27/gamecocks-want-take-offen
Central Florida exits Conference USA with bowl victory over Ball State

...close to home for the postseason. Instead of heading to the Liberty Bowl for the second time in three years, coach George O'Leary and his players settled for a 100-mile trek west from Orlando to Tropicana Field, the home of major league baseball's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-12-21/central-florida-exits-conference-
Ex-Yellow Jacket Ted Roof returns as defensive coordinator

...likely occur next week.Roof is a Georgia native who also served as defensive coordinator for the Yellow Jackets under George O'Leary for three seasons starting in 1999. GEORGIA: Hired Mississippi State defensive coordinator Chris Wilson to coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-01-09/ex-yellow-jacket-ted-roof
Man who allegedly concocted Te'o hoax to appear on Dr. Phil

...statement about the hoax.The episode put Notre Dame athletics on the defensive, a spot it has occupied before.George O'Leary resigned in December 2001 after five days as the football coach, admitting he lied on his resume. In 2010, a student-athlete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-01-25/man-who-allegedly-concoct
Former Georgia star Jarvis Jones denies questions about his health

...and three touchdowns. CENTRAL FLORIDA: Is working on a two-year contract extension for former Georgia Tech coach George O'Leary that would keep him under contract through the 2017 season.Athletic director Todd Stansbury confirmed the deal is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-03-03/former-georgia-star-jarvi
Will Yellow Jackets befuddle prognosticators again?

...if it actually played decent defense. It's been a major issue since ... well, pretty much since Roof left as George O'Leary's defensive coordinator after 2001.Roof has reinstalled a 4-3 defensive scheme, allowing the Yellow Jackets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-08-24/will-yellow-jackets-befud