Located just 85 miles apart, South Florida and UCF have on paper always seemed like natural rivals.
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 and Central Florida had one last rally left, and it was enough to topple Teddy Bridgewater and No. 8 Louisville.
The University of Central Florida has a chance to cement a bid to the Liberty Bowl if it can capture the Conference USA championship on Saturday.
When Florida International University and the University of Central Florida met last year, FIU pounded the UCF offensive line for six sacks and escaped with a 17-10 victory. This year, UCF is looking for revenge.
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.
The NCAA is not in a good mood lately and the latest school to feel its wrath is the University of Central Florida.
On the verge of cracking the Top 25 for the first time ever, Central Florida stumbled some Saturday. Keith Clanton helped beat the Miami Hurricanes 84-78 in the one-day Orange Bowl Classic.