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A 31-7 run by the Knights and Blake Bortles' 11-play, 75-yard drive put his team up 38-35 with 23 seconds left gave Teddy Bridgewater little chance to do anything other than a Hail Mary to resurrect their season.
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"I said, 'Let's get some 2-minute calls ready,'" Bortles said after the game. "We knew we were going to have to go 2-minute. ... Our offensive line did a great job, and our receivers did a great job of getting yards after the catch."
Bortles finished 21-of-32 passing for 250 yards and two touchdowns while Storm Johnson rushed for 109 yards and a TD on 18 carries...
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Teddy Bridgewater is known as the best quaterback in the NFL Draft, but tonight the star of the gmae was the UCF defense. Louisville were up by 21 points in the third quarter and UCF rallied and beat the Cardinals, 38-35. Storm Johnson and the Knights deserve to be ranked. Wow, what a huge upset. […]
Stop calling them Central Florida, this is UCF. The Knights put together in what should be the most memorable come from behind victory in college football this season. The underdog team, coached by George O’Leary, fought their way back from…Read more →
The University of Central Florida Knights did the unexpected Friday night when they mounted an incredible second half comeback to beat the No. 8 team in the nation, the Louisville Cardinals. Quarterback Blake Bortles had an awesome game throwing for 250 yards and two touchdowns.
With his performance in mind it seems like a great time to bring up the fact that he has one smoking...
Many people have been penciling in Louisville for 12 regular season wins in 2013 — it has been well-documented that the Cardinals’ schedule isn’t the most difficult. With Teddy Bridgewater at the helm, Louisville has been favored in every game his year, and that should continue down the stretch. But UCF wasn’t listening to any of the talk, and last night refused to lose in...
Blake Bortles and Central Florida had one last rally left, and it was enough to topple Teddy Bridgewater and No. 8 Louisville.
Bortles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Jeff Godfrey with 23 seconds left and the Knights stunned the Cardinals with a 38-35 victory on Friday night, ending Louisville's perfect start.
Down 28-7 midway through the third quarter, the Knights (5-1, 2...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Blake Bortles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Jeff Godfrey with 23 seconds left and Central Florida stunned No. 8 Louisville by rallying for a 38-35 victory on Friday night, ending the Cardinals' perfect start.
Down 28-7 midway through the third quarter, the Knights (5-2, 2-0 American Athletic Conference) scored three touchdowns in a 7:22 span to tie...
Florida State and Miami both climbed up the polls, and Central Florida joined
them in the top 25 on Sunday afternoon.
The Knights are ranked No. 21 in the Associated Press poll and No. 25 in the
coaches' poll following Friday night's stunning 38-35 win at Louisville in which
Blake Bortles found Jeff Godfrey for the game-winning touchdown with 23 seconds
Eighth-ranked Louisville couldn't believe how it let Central Florida slip from its grasp.
Credit UCF quarterback Blake Bortles and the Knights for not giving up after falling behind, resolve that toppled Teddy Bridgewater and the Cardinals.
Bortles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Jeff Godfrey with 23 seconds remaining and the Knights stunned the Cardinals with a 38...
Central Florida has replaced eighth-ranked Louisville as the team to beat in the American Athletic Conference and now looks toward earning the BCS bid that comes with the league crown.
The Knights quickly changed the landscape in the upstart conference by rallying to upset the favored Cardinals 38-35 on Friday night. With the win, UCF (5-1, 2-0) quashed Louisville's hopes of...