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2016 Schedule
6th in American Athletic - East
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7dDan Murphy

Know your nonconference opponent: UCF

UCF wants to leave Michigan with its dignity intact, but a date with Maryland provides a chance to show the Knights' 2015 season was a fluke.

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The American's 12 most important players in 2016

The American made a splash as Houston and Temple enjoyed successful seasons. Both quarterbacks are back for those squads. Which other players are indispensable in the conference?

Worton's full extension one-handed TD catch (0:29)
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AAC confidential: Coaches unload on league

How do coaches think 2016 will go in the AAC? Opposing coaches dish, anonymously, on why Greg Ward Jr. is dominant, how Temple is dangerous and much more from the American Athletic Conference.

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52dJake Trotter

Big 12 drawing interest from Houston, Memphis

With the Big 12 considering expansion, documents show the conference's composition committee is flirting with Houston, Memphis, UCF and Colorado State.

Discussing the impact of a Big 12 expansion (2:41)
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57dJake Trotter

What the Big 12's expansion wish list should look like

Houston is an up-and-coming Texas-based option. USF-UCF deliver a foothold in Florida. Memphis and BYU have some upside. So if the Big 12 is serious about adding two teams, who's in play?

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Looking back at the Football Power Index

ESPN's FPI and Las Vegas were both dead wrong about UCF. The FPI projected the 0-12 Knights to win 6.4 games. To be fair, they had won at least nine games in each of their past three seasons. Katz: How accurate was FPI?

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

New UCF coach Scott Frost got a five-year deal with a base salary of $1.7 million annually, with incentive bonuses up to $250,000 per year when he hits certain performance goals. The salary pool for assistants is $2.3 million.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

When asked whether he will coach for Oregon in the bowl game, new UCF coach Scott Frost said, "This is my priority." He will make a final decision in the next few days after talking to Oregon coach Mark Helfrich.

Team Stats

Passing Yards187.2102nd
Rushing Yards81.3127th
Points For13.9127th
Points Against37.7118th