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Hear the latest goings on in the world of UCF Athletics, for fans of the UCF Knights. Hosted by Jeff Sharon, Eric Lopez, and the crew from Black and Gold Banneret. Formerly known as the Black and Gold Banneret Podcast.

The KnightShift Podcast Jeff Sharon

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    • 4.3 • 43 Ratings

Hear the latest goings on in the world of UCF Athletics, for fans of the UCF Knights. Hosted by Jeff Sharon, Eric Lopez, and the crew from Black and Gold Banneret. Formerly known as the Black and Gold Banneret Podcast.

    Show #386 - SPECIAL EDITION: Brian Murphy on the Greg Lovelady Era

    Show #386 - SPECIAL EDITION: Brian Murphy on the Greg Lovelady Era

    In the wake of Greg Lovelady's firing as head coach of the UCF Knights baseball team, Eric Lopez and former Black & Gold Banneret Editor and current MLB.com writer Brian Murphy break down the Lovelady Era from the start in 2017 to winning AAC Regular season title and NCAA Tournament appearance to the end. What went right and what went wrong?


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    • 57 min
    Show #385 - Last Ride in Clearwater

    Show #385 - Last Ride in Clearwater

    On this edition of KnightShift, we start with Jeff, Eric and Bryson breaking down UCF Baseball's opening win in the AAC Tournament in Clearwater, as well as the path ahead for the Knights as they try to fight their way into the NCAA Tournament. Then it's over to Softball where Eric recaps the UCF Knights' season coming to an end in Tallahassee and what comes next for the program.

    Drew joins the show to talk about UCF Football's new gold helmets, and we also talk about four new additions to Men's Basketball via the Transfer Portal, and UCF Volleyball naming Jenny Maurer the new head coach.

    At last, it's over to Tennis as we check in on how UCF's Men's Doubles team is doing in the NCAAs, and we preview Track & Field in the NCAA East Regionals.


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Show #384 - Tampa Title Takeover

    Show #384 - Tampa Title Takeover

    On the latest KnightShift Podcast, we begin by celebrating UCF Softball winning its second straight AAC title, and Eric Lopez breaks down the Knights' path in the Tallahassee Regional. Bryson Turner also breaks down Track and Field also winning The American at South Florida's campus. We also catch up on Baseball heading into the final weekend of the regular season.

    Then, Jeff and Kyle talk about the latest news about the ACC and Florida State's AD whining about UCF now making more media money than his school.

    Finally, we talk about Rowing in the AACs, Men's Golf at the NCAAs, and shout-outs to Rannell Hall and Johnny Dawkins for their latest achievements.


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Show #383 - Football Transfers, Softball and Track AAC Preview

    Show #383 - Football Transfers, Softball and Track AAC Preview

    On this edition of Knight Shift, we start with Jeff and Drew discussing news of Charlotte QB Xavier Williams joining the UCF Knights and what this indicates for how Darin Hinshaw is changing the UCF Knights' offensive strategy. Then we hear from former UCF WR Rannell Hall as he talks with Kyle Nash before his Arlington Renegades play in Saturday's XFL Championship Game.

    After that, it's over to Eric Lopez, who previews the AAC Softball Championship in Tampa with Bryson Turner, as well as UCF Golf and Tennis in NCAA action.

    Finally, Jeff and Bryson wrap up with some UCF Baseball talk and a preview of the AAC Track and Field Championships with UCF head coach Dana Boone and athletes Rayniah Jones and Jasmine Scott-Kilgo.


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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Show #382 - Todd Dagenais Leaves UCF

    Show #382 - Todd Dagenais Leaves UCF

    On this edition of the Knight Shift Podcast, we open with the news of Todd Dagenais, the winningest coach in UCF Knights Volleyball history, announcing he is retiring from college coaching and transitioning to professional volleyball. We give our reaction to the news, and then we are joined by Coach Dagenais on the show to reflect on his career and what his next step will be. Jeff and Eric then discuss what UCF will do in choosing its next head coach.

    Then we discuss Tommy Castellanos' transfer to Boston College with Kyle Nash as well as UCF's undrafted NFL free agents and which former Knights will latch on in the league. We then talk Softball with Eric, Baseball posting a record-setting evening vs. UNF with Nick Porcelli, and Bryson updates us on Women's Tennis and Golf going to the NCAAs, as well as Track and Field on the eve of the AAC Outdoor Championships.


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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Show #381 - QB Portal News, plus The War on I-4 Debate

    Show #381 - QB Portal News, plus The War on I-4 Debate

    On this edition of the Knight Shift Podcast, the whole crew talks first about the Transfer Portal, and Tommy Castellanos announcing he's leaving UCF, where the QB situation stands, and Destiny Thomas also leaving UCF Women's Hoops. Then we update you on UCF Baseball winning six of eight and Softball coming down the stretch with a sweep of USF.

    We segue to the War on I-4 and debate which UCF Knights sports should and should not continue playing USF and why.

    Then it's over to Golf and Tennis for updates on their postseasons, Track and Field, Sean Johnson and Gino Vivi, and UCF alumni in the XFL and USFL.


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    • 1 hr 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Citronaut Propaganda ,

Great work

Great show with good insight, particularly from E. Lo. Keep it up.

BrandoKnightro ,

Great coverage of all UCF athletics programs

Love learning about all the athletic programs, especially in the football offseason. Great knowledge and analysis and love the coach interviews!

jayletz ,

@TheSoTG on Twitter is an idiot

He sounds like a uswf fan

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