Football: Sports Illustrated's Knights
SportsIllustrated.com announced Tuesday three UCF student-athletes grabbed Honorable Mention All-American status with juniors Blake Bortles, Terrance Plummer and Shawn Moffitt all representing the Black and Gold.
UCF has now had at least one All-American or Honorable Mention All-American (including freshmen) each season since 2007.
- American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year and First Team
- Sporting News American Athletic Conference Player of the Year and First Team
- Davey O’Brien Award semifinalist
- 239-for-351, 68.1 completion percentage, 3,280 yards, 22 touchdowns, 5 rushing touchdowns
- American Athletic Conference First Team
- Sporting News All-American Athletic Conference First Team
- FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8
- 96 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, 6 break-ups, 2 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles
- American Athletic Conference Second Team
- Lou Groza Award semifinalist
- 20-for-22 FG, .909 PCT (highest percentage in school history), 42-for-42 PAT, team-high 102 points
The No. 15 Knights are back on the practice fields Tuesday to prepare for the 2014 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl against No. 6 Baylor Jan. 1 in Glendale, Ariz. Both programs sport 11-1 records and won their respective conference championships.