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2017 Schedule
12-0, 1st in American Athletic - East
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Malzahn acknowledges UCF's momentum ahead of Peach Bowl (1:12)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

The hiring of Troy Walters, Sean Beckton and Zach Duval complete a full move to Nebraska for the UCF coaching staff under Scott Frost.

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Mayfield opens, closes awards night with wins

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won three awards and Alabama safety Minkah Fitzpatrick took home two as college football's best were recognized for their talents Thursday at the 2017 Home Depot College Football Awards.

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Best bowl matchups: What to watch for (3:49)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Frost has been named the national coach of the year and will be presented with the award at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show in Atlanta. Watch Thursday night at 7 ET on ESPN.

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UCF has hired Josh Heupel as its head coach, who turned an underwhelming Missouri offense into one of the finest in the SEC.

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Heupel on UCF: 'A fulfillment of a lifelong dream' (1:38)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Josh Heupel's hiring at UCF should serve as inspiration to promising coaches who need to revive their careers. After being dumped by Oklahoma, his alma mater, Heupel got back on track at Utah State for a year before coming to Missouri and completely turning around the Tigers offense. Now he has one of the better head-coaching jobs in the country. Impressive.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Not only did UCF athletic director Danny White hire new coach Josh Heupel, he also hired new defensive coordinator Randy Shannon. That's a big deal because Shannon is a good coach, but maybe more importantly, has recruiting ties across the state.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

UCF follows the Frost Formula in plucking Josh Heupel from Mizzou. Should make for a smooth transition after bowl season. Interested to learn what this means for Troy Walters. No matter, the next four weeks will be an odd time in those coaching offices. The players deserve for it to be handled gracefully. Likely that Danny White will manage the situation well.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Missouri offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel, a former Oklahoma quarterback, has been named UCF's new head coach, according to an announcement from the school. He replaces Scott Frost, who left for Nebraska, his alma mater, on Saturday.

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Finebaum thinks Frost coaching in bowl game is 'a very bad idea' (0:36)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Hearing that UCF could fill its coaching vacancy later today, and that the pick likely will be someone a bit off the radar. There have been a lot of good candidates mentioned for this job, regarded by coaches as better than some Power 5 gigs.

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Source: UCF moves on after Sumlin talks stall

After talks with Kevin Sumlin didn't pan out, UCF will continue interviewing candidates to replace Scott Frost for its head-coaching vacancy, sources told ESPN.

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10dGerry Hamilton and Tom VanHaaren

Recruiting Insiders: Week 14 news

The season is over and the top-10 teams are gearing up for the early signing period. Here's who they're targeting.

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Getting to know No. 7 Auburn's bowl opponent (3:17)
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SEC bowl season overview (4:51)
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UCF will be motivated in Peach Bowl matchup against Auburn (1:22)
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Undefeated UCF faces Auburn in Peach Bowl (0:59)

Team Stats

Passing Yards339.3
Rushing Yards201.2
Points For48.7
Points Against25.253rd