No 14 UCF took down UCONN on Saturday Night
Behind 519 yards of total offense, the UCF football team improved to 9-0 on the season with a 49-24 victory over UConn on Saturday at Spectrum Stadium. The No. 12/14 Knights topped 500 yards of total offense for the sixth time this season.
The Knights flew out of the gates with touchdowns on four of their first five drives. Otis Anderson strolled into end zone on a three-yard run to open the scoring. Adrian Killins Jr. notched his eighth rushing touchdown of the season with a four-yard scamper on UCF’s second drive. Quarterback McKenzie Milton found Marlon Williams with a four-yard touchdown toss to make it 21-3. Milton then hit Tre’Quan Smith with a 41-yard touchdown strike midway through the second quarter.
The UCF defense forced a pair of UConn turnovers. With the Knights leading 14-3 in the first, Tony Guerad jumped on a loose ball at the Huskies’ 13-yard line to set up the Black and Gold’s third touchdown. Mike Hughes picked off his third pass of the year with a diving effort to halt a Husky drive late in the second quarter. The Knights were in the UConn backfield throughout the afternoon with a trio of sacks, four quarterback hurries and five tackles for-loss.
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