Located just 85 miles apart, South Florida and UCF have on paper always seemed like natural rivals.
Moving the ball has not been a problem for Houston this season.
UCF came into this season used to being overlooked nationally as it chased meaningful attention in a football landscape that includes three more tradition-rich in-state programs.
Blake Bortles passed for 288 and three touchdowns and UCF stunned Penn State 34-31 on Saturday night.
The University of Central Florida is about to step up in competition big time Saturday when they travel to the Horseshoe in Columbus, Ohio to face Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes.
College athletics has become a multi-billion dollar operation and the biggest winners aren’t the players, but the coaches who lead the football teams.