George O’Leary may no longer coach football for the Knights, but the University of Central Florida is making sure his legacy will always be remembered.

UCF will be honoring O’Leary with a statue, according to the Orlando Sentinel.


A source with knowledge of the project told the Orlando Sentinel the statue should be presented in 2017 and will be near the Bright House Networks Stadium.

The statue will be funded by private donors and approved by the UCF Athletic Association, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

Knight News asked on Facebook Monday night if Knight fans thought O’Leary deserved a statue:

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