UCF offensive line coach, <STRONG>Dave DeGuglielmo</STRONG>, remembered the name
<STRONG>Brandon Middleton</STRONG> immediately after he received a phone call
from Orangeburg, South Carolina. Coach Guge told Middleton that he
remembered Middleton for his aggressiveness on the field. Coach Guge likes
his offensive linemen who are aggressive and competitive on the field, all of
which are Middleton's qualities.
6-6, 335 offensive
lineman, Middleton, went to South
camp last year while coach Guge was the assistant coach there. Middleton met coach Guge at USC and they got along pretty well. "He knew a lot about me when he was at
USC," said Middleton. "When I found
out that he got the job at UCF, I email him and then he called me back and I was
happy about that," added Middleton.
Middleton said he's a big fan of coach Guge which was the main reason for
him to look into the UCF program.
How much Middleton knows about UCF?
"I didn't know much about UCF before coach Guge took a job there," said
Middleton. "Coach Guge is a great
coach. I was really shock when USC
let him go," added Middleton.
Guge asked Middleton to send him the film.
Coach Guge is looking at Middleton's statistics and film but the decision
is out of his hand. Head coach George O'Leary will make the ultimate decision
whether or not to offer Middleton.
will contact Middleton sometime this week.
If UCF offer, he would love to take an official visit. Middleton plans to visit UCF this
is Middleton ready to be a Knight if UCF offer? "If UCF offer me, I think I'll commit,"
has a lot of respect for head coach George O'Leary. Middleton remembered coach O'Leary's
when he was the head coach at
Georgia Tech. "I'm a fan of the ACC and I remembered
when he coach at Georgia Tech. He is a great coach. The things that he did at Georgia Tech
with the team they had were great.
When he signed with UCF I though he would definitely make UCF better,"
called Middleton. USC also called,
but they're on and off which Middleton isn't sure of what their decision
is. Currently, Middleton doesn't
have any offer from a D-IA school.
Middleton has many high profile D-IAA offers, but he's waiting for an
offer from school like UCF.