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Sports -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Craig Linton, Jr. FTU Blanket

 Collection
Identifier: UA23G
Abstract

The early foundations of the Florida Technological University tennis team finds its roots in four key players recruited by Dr. Alexander Wood. One of these players, Craig Linton, Jr. had a successful career in the sport. He received the blanket for his strong record.

Dates: Created: undated

Ed Gantner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA23E
Abstract

The collection houses items that belonged to Edward J. Gantner, Jr., a starter in the University of Central Florida Fighting Knights football team from 1979 to 1981, a professional football player in United States Football League and played for the Tampa Bay Bandits as Defensive Tackle and Jacksonville Bulls as an Offensive Lineman, and became a professional wrestler in 1985 until 1987.

Dates: Created: 1979-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1979

Michael O'Shaughnessy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA23H
Abstract

The collection holds footage of primarily the UCF Knights Football team in various media formats, photographs, newspaper articles, journal articles, posters, ephemera, as well as those relating to Michael O'Shaughnessy.

Dates: Created: 1973-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1979-1998

University of Central Florida Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA06A
Abstract The University of Central Florida Athletics Collection documents the history and operation of FTU and UCF sports and how University athletics have been chronicled in the media. The creation of several FTU and UCF sports teams are highlighted here, including the UCF football team in 1979. A large portion of this collection contains publications from most FTU and UCF sporting teams including yearly media guides used by local and national media outlets to aid in reporting on University...
Dates: Created: 1968-2009