Richie Grant and Tre'mon Morris-Brash had first-quarter defensive touchdowns, Dillon Gabriel led three third-quarter scoring drives and UCF beat Marshall 48-25 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Monday.
UCF head coach Josh Heupel reeled in a 16-player class on early-signing day, highlighted by Sanford's own Jordan Davis (brother of UCF WR Gabe Davis) and German OL Paul Rubelt.
The UCF Knights are headed to Tampa for the Gasparilla Bowl.
Darriel Mack Jr.
McKenzie Milton is not giving up.
Jacob Rainey kicked a 23-yard game-winning field goal late in the fourth quarter and Tulsa rallied past UCF, knocking off the two-time defending American Athletic Conference champs 34-31 Friday night.
Dillon Gabriel passed for 298 yards and three touchdowns, including two to Tre Nixon, and ran for a score as Central Florida dominated the second half and beat Houston 44-29 on Saturday.
Otis Anderson rushed for a career-high 205 yards, Bentavious Thompson scored two of Central Florida's five rushing touchdowns and the Knights ran away from Temple in the second half of a 63-21 victory on Saturday night.
Ahmad Gardner returned an interception for a go-ahead touchdown and Cincinnati clamped down on freshman quarterback Dillon Gabriel and No. 18 UCF's high-scoring offense Friday night for a 27-24 victory that ended the Knights' streak of 19 conference wins.
The University of Central Florida (UCF) Vice President and Athletics Director Danny White announced on Tuesday that the Cougars of Brigham Young University (BYU) and the Broncos of Boise State will face off against the University of Central Florida (UCF) at UCF's Spectrum Stadium.
Wide receiver Aaron Matthews hit quarterback Kenny Pickett on a 3-yard, fourth-down touchdown pass with 56 seconds remaining and Pittsburgh stunned No. 15 UCF 35-34 on Saturday.
Students are showing up in big numbers to support the UCF Knights during football season.
Freshman Dillon Gabriel threw for 347 yards and four touchdowns in his second college start, leading No. 17 UCF to a 45-27 rout of Stanford on Saturday.