One last look back.
Central Florida, it turns out, had an ally in its recruitment of Ware: Kenneth Caldwell, a Chicago man with a substantial criminal record and apparent ties to a prominent sports agency. Ware said Caldwell called him repeatedly to talk up Central Florida, traveled to Atlanta to meet with his family and even arranged joint phone conversations with the university’s basketball coach, Donnie Jones, and his staff — contact prohibited by the N.C.A.A.
To follow up on the challenge of dealing with Collaros, what do you need to do better to defend that kind of quarterback?
We didn't contain. Even when they did contain, when they brought [Jeff Godfrey] in, he was fresh legged and we were tired legged. We got a little sloppy. We let him out of the pocket on two or three different occasions, where all we had to do was contain him. The rush was coming from the back side and we could have gotten him down and gotten him off the football field.