Posted October 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
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 running the table toward another BCS appearance and possibly earning an outside shot at the national championship. Though tied atop the AAC with Houston and South Florida, UCF's league title prospects got a big boost with the win that quarterback Blake Bortles called ''giant'' for the program and the school. The Knights want to continue the momentum and claim the rewards that Louisville was expected to reap. ''Obviously, it's a big win, there's no question about that,'' said UCF coach George O'Leary, adding that it was the biggest in his 10-year tenure at th...
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