VIDEO: UCF Knights Conclude Second Full Week of Preseason Practice
By Brian Ormiston, UCFKnights.com // August 19, 2015
fridays practice open to the public
ABOVE VIDEO: Through 14 days of fall camp, safeties coach Andrew Thacker talks about the progress he and cornerbacks coach Travis Fisher have seen with the defensive backs.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (UCFKnights.com) – UCF completed its second full week of preseason camp Tuesday with the 14th practice of the month.
The coaching staff moved Tuesday’s practice to the morning where it continued to work on plays in the red zone as well as drills that reinforces moving the feet when tackling.
During Tuesday’s session, the defense posted several big plays, highlighted by defensive tackle Jamiyus Pittmanpressuring quarterbacks throughout the morning.
One of those pressures enabled linebacker Mark Rucker to haul in a diving interception. Defensive linemen Thomas Niles and Tony Guerad also looked strong against the offense, while cornerback Shaquill Griffin posted a key break-up in the secondary.
Preseason camp is quickly coming to a close. Practice No. 15 is set for Wednesday.
On Friday, practice will be open to the public, and it runs from 3:20-5:30 p.m. (may start and end a few minutes early). Phones and cameras will not be permitted.