ORLANDO (UCFKnights.com) – UCF led the way in the American Athletic Conference football awards and honors for 2018. The American announced its all-conference awards Wednesday at Noon. With 17 selections, the Knights had the most of any AAC squad and a record number in the history of the conference.
The No. 7-ranked Knights had seven first-team selections, including quarterback McKenzie Milton, who was honored as the league’s Offensive Player of the Year. Milton was also the AAC Offensive Player of the Year in 2017, marking the first time a student-athlete has ever won that award in consecutive seasons.
UCF’s seven All-AAC First Team selections:
Quarterback McKenzie Milton
Offensive Tackle Jake Brown
Offensive Guard Cole Schneider
Center Jordan Johnson
Linebacker Nate Evans
Cornerback Nevelle Clarke
Safety Richie Grant
UCF landed eight selections (seven student-athletes) on the All-AAC Second Team:
Wide Receiver Gabriel Davis
Offensive Tackle Wyatt Miller
Running Back Adrian Killins
Defensive Lineman Titus Davis
Defensive Lineman Brendon Hayes
Linebacker Pat Jasinski
Kicker Matthew Wright
Return Specialist Adrian Killins
Two more Knights were named to the All-AAC Honorable Mention list:
Tight End Michael Colubiale
Cornerback Brandon Moore
UCF, the American Athletic Conference East Division Champion, is currently preparing for the American Athletic Conference Championship Game, which will take place at 3:30 p.m. Saturday vs. Memphis at Spectrum Stadium.
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