The University of Central Florida Golden Knights team didn’t step foot on a football field Thursday night, but was still able to clinch the school’s first and last Bowl Championship Series Bid.
Located just 85 miles apart, South Florida and UCF have on paper always seemed like natural rivals.
With a touch more than two minutes to play, Temple looked as if it was going to pull off one of the biggest upsets of the season. And then it all fell apart.
Moving the ball has not been a problem for Houston this season.
The legendary comedy “Blazing Saddles” featured the line, “What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here.” While that line was uttered in the 1970’s, it perfectly fits the state of college and pro football in Florida.
A Palm Beach Gardens man is dead after falling at a football game last Saturday.
Connecticut interim coach T.J. Weist said this week that he expected the Huskies’ matchup with UCF would be their toughest challenge of the 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 and Central Florida had one last rally left, and it was enough to topple Teddy Bridgewater and No. 8 Louisville.
Mike Davis rushed 26 times for 167 yards and three touchdowns as No. 12South Carolina overcame an injury to its starting quarterback, four turnovers and a 10-0 halftime deficit to beat UCF 28-25 on Saturday.