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The Knightly Newsletter - June 25, 2021

The Knightly Newsletter - June 25, 2021
By Black & Gold Banneret • Issue #84 • View online
We’re heading into June’s final weekend. How is 2021 halfway over already?
Anyway, we’ve got some throwbacks and news and notes for you as we march into the weekend. Let’s get after it:

#Throwback Friday
UCF Throwback Classics Episode 4: The 2012 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl
Let us bask this weekend in Andrew Gluchov’s recap of the tail-kicking UCF gave Miami (OH) in the 2012 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Pete Bowl, when Blake Bortles gave everyone a glimpse of things to come.
Off the Feed
Turf Show Times on Otis Anderson Signing with the Rams
Check out our SB Nation sister site Turf Show Times’ take on Otis landing in LA:
Rams sign RB Otis Anderson Jr. - Turf Show Times
News and Notes
The Beast is Back!
Chad Brown is back in pro basketball, signing on to play for the Guelph Nighthawks of the relatively new Canadian Elite Basketball League:
Guelph Nighthawks

We’ve signed 🇺🇸 centre @chadthebeast_21. The @UCFKnights product signed with the @dallasmavs in 2019, later allocated to the @nbagleague affiliate @TexasLegends. Brown is coming off back-to-back seasons in 🇬🇷 & 🇩🇪


Chad is an early-season acquisition, so he can start playing right now. Guelph’s first game is Monday against the Ottawa Blackjacks.
Another Knight Aims for Tokyo
Jasmine Scottt-Kilgo, a junior long jumper for UCF from Windsor, Ontario, will try for a spot on Team Canada in her key event.
Jasmine Scott-Kilgo to Compete at Canadian Olympic Trials - UCF Athletics
Jasmine made the NCAA Regionals with a 6.22 meter (20 feet, 5 inches) effort in the AAC Championships. The Olympic qualification standard is 6.82 meters.
Tweet(s) of the Day
Newly-minted Los Angeles Ram Otis Anderson has himself a big-time advocate in long-time NFL veteran and Super Bowl XXV MVP Ottis Anderson (no relation, hut him calling him “Jr” is freaking awesome):
Ottis OJ Anderson
@Gumby_football Amazing feeling isn’t it Jr?? Go tear ‘em up! Bring back our name to the nfl! God is good!!
On TV This Weekend
1 p.m.: U.S. Olympic Trials: Women’s 10k Final
UCF alum Anne-Marie Blaney goes for Tokyo.
That’s all for this week - Enjoy your weekend! #ChargeOn
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