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2017 Schedule
10-0, 1st in American Athletic - East
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18hAndrea Adelson

How the UCF-USF rivalry became the hottest ticket in Florida

Forget about Florida State vs. Florida, at least for this season. Friday's game between unbeaten UCF and 9-1 South Florida is the hottest ticket in the state this weekend, with implications for the Group of 5 spot in a New Year's Six bowl.

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1dHeather Dinich

AAC commish: UCF, USF owed more CFP love

AAC commissioner Mike Aresco is unhappy that unbeaten UCF finds itself ranked behind three-loss Mississippi State in this week's College Football Playoff rankings.

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Miami moves up to No. 2 in latest CFP rankings

Despite rolling to a victory, Clemson fell to No. 3 in this week's CFP rankings, switching spots with No. 2 Miami. Oklahoma remains at No. 4, while top-ranked Alabama readies for the Iron Bowl against No. 6 Auburn.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Big week in Orlando. The USF-UCF winner goes to the American Athletic Conference championship game.

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UCF's Frost calls Nebraska rumors 'totally false'

UCF coach Scott Frost shot down a Friday report that he was "close" to a seven-year deal worth $35 million with his alma mater, Nebraska, telling reporters after Saturday's win over Temple, "I can promise you that no decision has been made."

Frost breaks down the overall quality play of his Golden Knights (2:56)
UCF's Milton dumps it off to Anderson for TD (0:36)
UCF's Smith comes down with the impressive one-handed grab (0:38)
UCF's Milton runs in for TD (0:27)
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FPI: Knights hold edge over Owls

UCF is one of four remaining unbeaten FBS teams (Alabama, Miami, Wisconsin) and, according to FPI, has the best chance among those teams to enter the bowl season undefeated (49 percent). The Knights' nine-game winning streak is tied for their longest since joining the FBS in 1996.

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9dDavid M. Hale

Signature moment so far: UCF

The Knights' dominant 40-13 win over Memphis served notice that UCF is a team to reckon with in the American.

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Miami, OU join Bama, Clemson in CFP top four

The U is back in the national title conversation, as Miami moved up to No. 3 in the CFP rankings, checking in ahead of No. 4 Oklahoma but behind Alabama and Clemson.

UCF drops Connecticut to improve to 9-0 (0:33)
Frost: Central Florida didn't play best game (2:09)
Central Florida's Anderson scampers for 65-yard TD (0:33)
Central Florida's Smith scores 41-yard TD (0:36)
Central Florida scores third first-quarter TD of game (0:25)
Central Florida's Killins runs up the gut for TD run (0:26)
Service came before college football for UCF's Coleman (5:01)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

UCF is undefeated but No. 18 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. Coach Scott Frost was asked Thursday whether he thought the committee had even watched UCF play. "I'm not going to say much about that," Frost said. "We just have to take care of our business. Any time it becomes people's opinions, I think it gets a little dangerous. I wouldn't complain for us. The teams I feel bad for are the Wisconsins and Miamis. As a football player, all you can do is beat the people they put in front of you. If you're undefeated, that's undefeated and that means a lot. I hate to see people's opinions have more emphasis put on them than the record on the field. But from our standpoint, we just have to take care of business and a lot of good things are headed our way."

15dAndrea Adelson

The search for the Civil ConFLiCT trophy

The last time anyone saw college football's least-loved trophy, it was sitting by itself, in the rain, at UConn, abandoned by its "winners" at UCF. Since then, the creator of the trophy, Bob Diaco, has been fired by UConn and the trophy is still missing.

Team Stats

Passing Yards320.411th
Rushing Yards202.232nd
Points For47.51st
Points Against20.527th