Blake Bortles threw for 242 yards and ran for two touchdowns as No. 15 UCF celebrated a BCS bid already in hand by rallying to beat SMU 17-13 Saturday in front of just a few hundred fans who braved a brutal ice storm.
No. 15 UCF has already secured the school’s first BCS bid. So the Knights will move on to other things when they finish the regular season Saturday at SMU.
South Florida coach Willie Taggart had a simple message for his seniors after a tough loss in their final home game. “I apologized to those guys,” Taggart said after the Bulls were beat 16-6 by SMU on Saturday night.
Powered by former Northwestern High School quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, the Louisville Cardinals are the overwhelming pick to win the American Athletic Conference, formerly known as the Big East Conference, in 2013.
The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
The NCAA leveled the most serious charge it has in its arsenal, lack of institutional control, against the University of Miami for the school’s part in the Nevin Shapiro scandal. The term, institutional control may be foreign to fans, but something schools dread seeing from the NCAA.
When Latavius Murray has played well this season, it has usually meant good things have happened for Central Florida’s football team.
Florida International University will leave the Sun Belt Conference and join Conference USA next year, according to CBSSports.com.
If you like to travel, it might be time to look for a job with the University of Central Florida. UCF was one of five schools that have accepted a bid to join the Big East Conference starting in 2013, according to cbssports.com.
The former conference home of the Miami Hurricanes, the Big East Conference, has voted to extend invitations to a number of schools to join the fledgling conference.