ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Checking in with the Knights during week one of preseason. UCF will return to the practice field Friday from 3:20-5:30 p.m.
-The Knights' first head coach and UCF Athletics Hall of Fame member Don Jonas attended practice Thursday, and spoke to the team as well. Jonas coached the Knights from 1979-81. For more with Jonas, CLICK HERE .
-Former UCF wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker attended practice for the second straight day Thursday.
-Thursday marked the only morning practice of the preseason.
-In the afternoon, UCF held its annual media day and conducted the team photo right before the daily Florida summer rain came.
-UCF received a pair of votes in the USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll.
-Friday will mark the Knights' first session in shoulder pads as they have been donning just the helmets the last two days.