Kyle Israel

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Kyle Israel (born August 25, 1985 in Orlando, Florida) was the starting college football quarterback for the UCF Knights football team at the University of Central Florida. He majored at UCF in radio/television.[1] He is a graduate of University High School.


Israel started for the team as a junior in 2006; he played in 9 games[2] and threw for 1,420 yards.[2][3]


Israel completed 12 of 24 passing attempts[4] as he led the 2007 UCF Knights football team to a season-opening upset of North Carolina State; the victory was the program's second victory over a BCS opponent and the first time for the Knights to beat a BCS school since 2000.[5]

On September 15, 2007, he started for the first football game ever held on the UCF campus in the brand new Bright House Networks Stadium. The game was against the number-six ranked 2007 Texas Longhorns, the highest ranked team ever faced by the Knights.[6] Israel completed 35% of his passes for a total of 133 yards and the Knights lost a back-and-forth game by the score of 35–32.[7][8]

His new team is the Dresden Monarchs. A team of the German Football League. [9]


  1. ^ "Kyle Israel". University of Central Florida. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  2. ^ a b "7, Kyle Israel, QB, UCF Golden Knights". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  3. ^ "#7 Kyle Israel". The Disney Company. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  4. ^ "#7 Kyle Israel". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  5. ^ Hightower, Kyle (September 3, 2007). "UCF upbeat as date with Texas looms". Tribune Company. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  6. ^ "UCF: Trap Door, or Mickey Mouse Game?". College Sporting News. September 13, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  7. ^ "(6) Texas 35, UCF 32 Box Score". The Disney Company. September 15, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  8. ^ "McCoy, Charles help Texas two-step UCF's upset bid". CBS. September 14, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
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