Up Next: Central Florida


Nickname: Knights

Conference: American Athletic

Series: First meeting

2013 Record: 5-1 overall, 2-1 in the AAC

Last Week: Defeated No. 8 Louisville 38-35

Connecticut Connection: There are no Connecticut players on the UCF roster . Defensive coordinator Jim Flemming was the head coach at Sacred Heart University in 2000 and 2001

Notes & Notations: UCF is ranked No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 football poll and No. 25 in the USA Today Coaches poll. It’s only the second time in program history that the Knights have ever cracked the Top 25 (2010)

Did You Know?: The Knights hold a 2-1 record against teams from Connecticut, defeating Yale (1993) and Southern Connecticut (1988) while falling to New Haven (1988). All three of those games took place in Orlando and before UCF jumped to the FBS level in 1996.