UCF football vs. Temple preview

Last year, when UCF football played Temple, running back Otis Anderson rushed for 205 yards, Bentavious Thompson scored two of Central Florida's five scores on the ground and the Knights beat Temple 63-21. Moving forward, UCF now prepares for the final three games of its regular season, which look all in its favor and on a plus side they are all in the state of Florida. UCF will now will play back-to-back home games against Temple and Cincinnati, followed by the regular season finale with the I-4 battle in Tampa against USF at Raymond James Stadium. “For us, not having to leave the state of Florida and to be able to have friends and family travel to a bunch of these games

Clemson football falls to Notre Dame

No. 4 ranked Notre Dame (7-0, 6-0) had a wild game with a 47-40 victory over No. 1 Clemson (7-1, 6-1) Saturday night in South Bend. The Irish achieved their mission in keeping Clemson from earning its first ever win over an AP top-five team on the road. The defeat snapped several winning streaks for the Tigers. The biggest ones were 50 consecutive wins on Saturdays, 36 straight regular season wins, 28 straight ACC wins and 14 consecutive road wins. “That’s an instant classic, that’s for sure,” Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said. “That was an unbelievable college football game, and both teams just displayed incredible competitiveness, incredible hearts, incredible will to win. It was unbelievable to watch.” The Fighting Irish scored in double

Week 9 college football recap

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The biggest news of Week 9 came off the field. Clemson star quarterback Trevor Lawrence had tested positive for COVID-19, and coach Dabo Swinney said following the Tigers' 32-28 comeback win over Boston College on Saturday that Lawrence will unfortunately not be back in time for the trip to Notre Dame next weekend. Freshman quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei passed for 342 yards and played well in filling in for Lawrence, but the Tigers simply aren't the same team without their Heisman Trophy front runner. Clemson was expected to knock off Notre Dame but now that Trevor Lawrence is not playing, anything can happen. Clemson will have to step up in other places and in this one, it’s going to come down to defense. If

AAC Take: Houston vs. Cincinnati Game Day Matchup

In this episode, Antoine breaks down the bye week UCF has, alongside the off-the-field issues lingering around the football team. Greg breaks down Houston's matchup against Cincinnati and debates the question if the Bearcats are overrated. AAC Take is part of the Deceptive Speed University podcast network. Subscribe! Apple | Google | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Amazon | Stitcher | TuneIn WATCH THE REPLAY!

Florida football vs. Georgia preview

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Florida and Georgia are about to play one of their biggest games of the season on Saturday. The No. 5 Bulldogs are facing No. 8 Florida football at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville in a huge SEC battle that will start making conversations for the SEC Championship. The first thing to first look into is that Georgia isn’t coming into this game with a ton of momentum. It suffered its first loss of the season at Alabama on Oct. 17. Then after its bye, it just edged Kentucky 14-3 on the road last week. This is a huge game for Georgia. It only lost to Alabama, and it should have beaten the Crimson Tide. Last week against Kentucky, it played horribly

UCF football: Defense shines in first half against Houston

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The defense for UCF football is down at the bottom of the league, nearly dead last in FBS, allowing 33 points and 482 yards per game. The Knights' defense played well in the first half, allowing 185 yards. Houston scored on a 34-yard scoop and score fumble return by linebacker Grant Stuard off a Dillon Gabriel fumble. Offensively, the Cougars scored their first offensive points midway through the third quarter with a Kyle Porter touchdown to cut the lead to 23-13. The Cougars came up short on a two-point conversion following that play. UCF had 358 yards in the first half, and Gabriel became the eighth quarterback in school history to throw for 6,000 career passing yards, yet he is only in

UCF football defeats Tulane 51-34

UCF football beat Tulane 51-34 this past Saturday at the bounce house in Central Florida. Quarterback Dillon Gabriel completed 26 of his 40 passes for 422 yards with five touchdowns and zero interceptions as UCF snapped its two-game drought in what looked like a chaotic past three weeks. Back-to-back losses to Tulsa and Memphis had the Knights experiencing their first losing streak since the 2016 season. “We can’t take winning for granted. It’s hard,” said UCF quarterback Dillon Gabriel, who leads the nation in passing with 2,178 yards and 19 touchdowns. “Everyone in the country prepares to win, and in one game there is only one winner.” UCF running back Greg McCrae, who rushed for 162 yards, said after the game, “As Coach

Tough Loss for UCF football vs. Memphis

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UCF football and Memphis played a wild game Saturday night in which the Knights fell short 50-49. Memphis came back by scoring 21 fourth-quarter points to make a comeback. UCF has not lost two consecutive games since the end of the 2016 season, and this is Memphis’ first win over the UCF since Sept. 22, 1990. This game had 1,503 yards of total offense. UCF quarterback Dillon Gabriel set a school record with 601 passing yards, five touchdowns, adding two long plays of 85 and 93 yards. Memphis QB Brady White went 34 of 50 for 486 yards with six touchdowns. UCF had three 100-yard receivers. Marlon Williams, Jaylon Robinson and Ryan O’Keefe all passing the 100-yard mark. Marlon Williams finished with

UCF football moves forward after bye week

UCF football has been working hard this week to correct its mistakes that cost the Knights their first loss of the season last week against Tulsa in the 34-26 loss. Need to fix mistakes Penalties and turnovers killed UCF in this matchup. In three games, UCF is the most penalized team in the country with 45 penalties, 18 in one game including 19 false starts in the last two games. The Knights' offense committed 25 false start penalties so far this campaign and 11 in the loss to Tulsa. With this bye week, players were able to get some time off to heal up any nagging injuries and give an opportunity to some to gain more practice time heading into the weekend. On Friday,