UCF Knights Flex Championship Muscle, Chase Down Memphis for 56-41 Win

This game could not have started any worse for the Knights; a huge Darrell Henderson run which resulted in a score from 62 yards out. Ok, now you might think "not great, but not awful". But then it gets awful. UCF QB Darriel Mack Jr. fumbled on the ensuing UCF drive, giving the Tigers the … Continue reading UCF Knights Flex Championship Muscle, Chase Down Memphis for 56-41 Win

Appalachian State Is Not Going to a New Year’s Six Bowl

Soon-to-be-former Sun Belt Conference commissioner Karl Benson mentioned in a recent interview that in a universe where UCF is toppled by Memphis - a result we don't see happening, mind you-you might find Appalachian State winning the Sun Belt title and advancing not to the New Orleans Bowl, but to the Peach or Fiesta Bowl as … Continue reading Appalachian State Is Not Going to a New Year’s Six Bowl

AAC Championship Game Preview, TV, Betting and More

Memphis Tigers (8-4) at #8 UCF Knights (11-0) Start Time: 3:30 PM EST Location: Spectrum Stadium, Orlando, Fl TV: ABC Line: UCF -3, O/U 65 FPI: UCF 76.6% Series: UCF 12-1, UCF 31-30 this season Memphis The Tigers are back in Orlando for the third time in less than two years and facing the Knights for the fourth … Continue reading AAC Championship Game Preview, TV, Betting and More

Forgotten5 Group of Five Top 10 Poll, Week Thirteen

Well that was a, uh, fun week huh? UCF absolutely dominated the Bearcats of Cincinnati, and everyone else... uh... made sure to show up and play. Not an insane amount of shakeup in the rankings, since so many teams lost, but quality of win/loss definitely played a factor in some shifts in exactly where each … Continue reading Forgotten5 Group of Five Top 10 Poll, Week Thirteen

How to Rank Group of Five Teams in the AP Poll: a Chat with Jim Alexander from the Press-Enterprise

You may or may not be aware of College Poll Tracker, a delightful site that helps you visualize any and every individual ballot in the AP Poll for both football and basketball. But during football season, I couldn't help but take note of this ballot, which I personally and unbiasedly feel is a thing of beauty. This is Jim Alexander, a man who has … Continue reading How to Rank Group of Five Teams in the AP Poll: a Chat with Jim Alexander from the Press-Enterprise

Forgotten 5 Game of the Year? Cincinnati Bearcats vs. UCF Knights-Preview, Betting, and More

#24 Cincinnati Bearcats vs. #11 UCF Knights Start Time: ESPN College Gameday 9am-noon, 8:00 PM EST Location: Spectrum Stadium, Orlando, Fl TV: ABC Line: UCF -7 FPI: UCF 70.1% O/U: 60.5 Series: UCF 2-1, UCF 51-23 in 2017 #24 Cincinnati This defense is legit they ranked fifth in defensive success rate and only give up 14.9 points per game. Cortez Broughton leads the defensive effort … Continue reading Forgotten 5 Game of the Year? Cincinnati Bearcats vs. UCF Knights-Preview, Betting, and More

Best Uniforms from Week 11

Over the weekend we had Veterans Day, which led to some military themed and camouflage accented uniforms. Always hit or miss on these, but there were quite a few that were a solid hit. We also saw a few throwbacks being rocked, so lets see who wore what. Air Force Yeah, this one hurts as … Continue reading Best Uniforms from Week 11

Can UCF Make the College Football Playoff?

Short answer: probably not. But, I will break down all the possible scenarios that UCF could find themselves in. The Knights find themselves ranked 12th by the College Football Committee. I personally have them at 7th but clearly, the committee doesn't share the same sentiment. That being said, 12th is better than I expected; I … Continue reading Can UCF Make the College Football Playoff?