McKenzie Milton announces transfer from UCF to FSU
Central Florida quarterback McKenzie Milton has decided to transfer to Florida State University. Milton decided to enter the transfer portal and attempt a comeback elsewhere after a serious right leg injury two years ago. [READ MORE: Star quarterback McKenzie Milton announces transfer from UCF]Both Milton and Florida State head coach Mike Norvell shared the news on social media. Milton announced the transfer by posting a picture of him in his new uniform with the caption “Committed.”Star quarterback McKenzie Milton announces transfer“I have one shot to chase a dream, a lifelong dream to go play in the NFL,” said Milton, adding that he and UCF head coach Josh Heupel were very emotional while discussing the transfer. Milton said he gave UCF everything he had and wouldn’t change a thing about his time at the school.
Star quarterback McKenzie Milton announces transfer from UCF
ORLANDO, Fla. – UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton is transferring to another school, the star player announced in a video released Thursday. “I will be entering the transfer portal and playing my last year of college football elsewhere,” Milton said in an Instagram post. “I may be suiting up in different colors, but I’ll always bleed Black and Gold.”It’s not known where Milton will play next. In the video, Milton said leaving UCF is “one the hardest things for me to do.”“I’m trying to think of it more logically than emotionally,” he said. Milton thanked UCF Nation in his farewell video.
After much speculation, UCF Knight’s McKenzie Milton won’t play against USF
UCF came out on top 58-46 marking the Knight’s fourth straight win against the Bulls and evening the I-4 rivalry to 6-6. McKenzie Milton throwing long balls in early warmups #WarOnI4 pic.twitter.com/0FklMIgQ9m — Nathaniel Rivas (@nathanielrivas9) November 27, 2020“I definitely knew something was bad right away,” Milton told News 6 in 2019, a few months after the injury. However, Milton told News 6 he was confident he would return to play at the Bounce House again. “When that moment comes, and I definitely think it will, I’m going to soak it in,” Milton said in May. Milton could have another year to play for UCF if he chooses.
McKenzie Milton takes snaps with UCF scout team, according to report
ORLANDO, Fla. – University of Central Florida quarterback McKenzie Milton is playing with the scout team, according to a report from ESPN. This is a big step for Milton as he continues to recover from the leg injury he sustained in 2018. The UCF quarterback also told ESPN he can make throws on the move. [RELATED: Faith plays pivotal role in McKenzie Milton’s recovery]Back in August, Milton told ESPN his surgeon in Minneapolis said he would be able to play football again. He went from almost losing his right leg to hitting the leg press machine six weeks later.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Huskers get tough draw; UCF rising star
Most notable on the Big Ten's schedule was how Nebraska will start the season: at Ohio State and home for Wisconsin. Nebraska had both Ohio State and Penn State on its original nine-game, pre-pandemic conference schedule, along with Rutgers. Nebraska has lost five straight against Ohio State, which has became a yearly rivalry since the Big Ten went to an East-West division structure. It might not have been the plan to cut Ohio State, the league's clear favorite and defending champ, some slack. When the SEC redid its schedule to make it 10 conference games, the league ended up feeding its weaker teams to its powerhouses.
UCF football players call for controversial professor to be fired
Charles Negy, an associate professor of psychology at UCF, shared an opinion editorial post from a blog called Takis Magazine. Greg McCrae (@NikeheadGreg) July 1, 2020Responses to Negys tweet from UCF students and alumnus also called for Negy to step down and UCF to take action. In the meantime, the university has opened up a second section of Dr. Negys current summer course with a different instructor. News 6 recently spoke to UCF professor of sociology, Dr. Jonathan Cox, who specializes in race studies. According to Cox, Negy has tenure at UCF and may not be fired for his actions.
UCF shares video of McKenzie Milton participating in non-contact drills
ORLANDO, Fla. – University of Central Florida quarterback McKenzie Milton hit another milestone this offseason. UCF shared a video of Milton participating in non-contact drills. The five-second video shows Milton throwing a pass to a receiver. In the 2018 season, Milton was carted off the field with a dislocated right knee in the game against South Florida. In his career with UCF, Milton has thrown for 8,863 yards and 72 touchdowns.
Video shows UCF and USF players get into skirmish before War-On-I4 game
ORLANDO, Fla. – News 6 captured footage of players from the University of Central Florida and the University of South Florida getting into a skirmish before the War-On-I4 game. Sports Director Jamie Seh said this happened 85 minutes before the 8 p.m. kick. She said a USF player walked over to the Knights side of the field. #WarOnI4 pic.twitter.com/pQMgRbyUMp — Jamie Seh (@jamieseh) November 29, 2019The Knights are 9-3 on the year and South Florida is 4-8 on the season. UCF will now wait to see who they will play in a bowl game.
The Weekly Newsletter: McKenzie Milton talks about future on football field
Good Sunday morning,Are you in need of a recap of last week's headlines? UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton talks with News 6 on knee recoveryIn this week's edition of "The Weekly," - anchor Justin Warmoth recaps his recent interview with McKenzie Milton. His recovery has been a journey so far, but Milton said he's focused on returning to the football field. The FWC is investigating; to help get results, click here. So to provide some relief, Cooper the Comfort K-9 is getting results in our schools.