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2018 Schedule
10-0, 1st in American Athletic - East
UCF finally getting credit, Washington State still doesn't (0:38)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The 2018 Broyles Award semifinalists (nation's top assistant coach): UAB defensive coordinator David Reeves, Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, Army DC Jay Bateman, Cal DC Tim DeRuyter, UCF O-line coach Glen Elarbee, Clemson co-OC Jeff Scott, Georgia OL coach Sam Pittman, LSU D-coordinator Dave Aranda, Michigan DC Don Brown, Mississippi State DC Bob Shoop, Notre Dame OC Chip Long, Oklahoma co-OC/OL coach Bill Bedenbaugh, Utah State OC David Yost, Washington State DC Tracy Claeys, West Virginia OC Jake Spavital.

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22hHeather Dinich

Ranking the rivalry games by playoff impact

The stakes are always high in season-ending rivalry games, but this year, rivals are standing in the way of three Power 5 teams looking to go undefeated.

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3dAndrea Adelson

Heupel: Win showcased UCF as 'big-time football'

Looking to climb the CFP rankings, UCF routed No. 24 Cincinnati on Saturday, delivering a performance that coach Josh Heupel hopes gave people "a chance to see what our university is all about."

Milton leads UCF past Cincinnati, clinches AAC East (2:12)
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Milton shines, No. 11 UCF routs No. 19 Cincinnati 38-13

McKenzie Milton threw for 268 yards and accounted for four touchdowns to help No. 11 UCF remain unbeaten and extend the nation's longest winning streak to 23 games with a 38-13 rout of No. 19 Cincinnati on Saturday night.

Milton says UCF shows why they belong every week (0:58)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

UCF made a convincing case to move up from No. 11 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings, with its dominant performance against Cincinnati. But what is the ceiling on the Knights' ranking? They are playing better than Ohio State -- is the eye test, plus a win over a ranked opponent enough to get UCF higher than No. 10?

McCrae finds his way in for the TD (0:22)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

One of the most obvious advantages UCF has in its game over Cincinnati is its team speed. Need proof? Turn on Adrian Killins Jr.'s 42-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter. Killins, known for his top-level speed, easily raced past everyone on the Cincinnati defense for the score. It's the type of play that has come to symbolize the "fast" in the team's UCFast motto.

Milton's quick shovel pass turns into TD (0:43)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

UCF defensive tackle Joey Connors is having a career day, with a sack, fumble recovery and field goal block, leading an inspired performance among the defensive line. Titus Davis has two sacks and three tackles for loss, and Randy Charlton just made a huge fourth-down stop.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

The UCF defense has taken its share of criticism this season. But in the first half against Cincinnati, the Knights clearly came out with something to prove. They were aggressive, and dominant up front, with three sacks, five tackles for loss and a strip-sack fumble to end the first half.

Milton drops perfect TD pass to Nixon (0:30)
Killins makes diving TD grab (0:28)
Milton keeps it himself for the TD (0:25)
Bearcats force sack fumble for TD (0:43)
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Most important takeaway for each Top 25 team

Notre Dame closes in on the CFP, while West Virginia goes down and Ohio State and Michigan prepare for a B1G showdown. What else have we learned?

Corso's Pick: Cincinnati vs. UCF (1:02)
UCF's Loudermilk is the most interesting punter in football (1:27)
Heupel has UCF talking about crashing CFP (1:59)

Team Stats

Passing Yards271.2
Rushing Yards257.7
Points For43.635th
Points Against20.4