MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The University of Central Florida’s football team will be playing before sold-out home crowd when the South Carolina Gamecocks come to Orlando on Saturday.
UCF announced Monday that the nationally televised game was sold out. It’s the first sell-out of Bright House Networks Stadium since September 10, 2011 in a game against Boston College.READ MORE: February Trial Scheduled In Florida 'Don't Say Gay' Law Fight
UCF’s last home game against a ranked team came in 2009 when it upset then 12th ranked Houston.READ MORE: Davie Man Claims Million Dollar Prize In Florida Lottery Scratch Off Game
The Golden Knights have played three games thus far this year and haven’t lost haven beat Akron, FIU, and Penn State at Happy Valley.
But the step up in competition will come Saturday when South Carolina comes to town. The last time an SEC team played UCF was last year when Missouri beat the Knights in Orlando.MORE NEWS: There's No Business Like Shoe Business & The High End Sneaker Business Is Booming
UCF has a tough three weeks ahead of it with the game on Saturday against South Carolina, a game the following week against Memphis and then a showdown against seventh-ranked Louisville on the road on October 18.