UCF Football Postgame Notebook

Nov. 5, 2010

Recap | Final Stats

UCF 40, Houston 33
Houston, Texas
Nov. 5, 2010

- With the win, UCF extends its C-USA winning streak to 11 games. Only Boise State (19) and TCU (14) have longer winning streaks in conference play.
- The 11-straight C-USA wins is the third-longest such streak in league history behind streaks of 14 and 13 games by Southern Miss from 1998-00 and 2002-04 respectively.
- The Knights are now 5-0 in C-USA play. UCF had never previously started better than 2-0.
- UCF's 7-2 record ties the 1998 and 1987 teams for the best start in school history.
- The Knights improve to 3-1 all-time against the Cougars.
- Known more for defense than offense, UCF is averaging 41.4 points per game in C-USA play.
- The Knights set season highs tonight in total offense and passing offense.
- UCF has now punted just twice in its last eight quarters of action.
- The 44-yard touchdown from Jeff Godfrey to A.J. Guyton was the longest scoring play for the Knights this year.
- UCF's four interception returns for a touchdown tie the Conference USA seasonal record shared by Rice (2008), Southern Miss (2006 and 2000) and Cincinnati (2002).
- Bruce Miller's interception return for a touchdown was UCF's fifth defensive score of the season (four interceptions and one fumble).
- UCF has now scored first in eight of its nine games this year with the lone exception being NC State.

- Jeff Godfrey had the second-ever 100-yard rushing game by a UCF quarterback joining Vic Penn's 122 against Middle Tennessee on Nov. 13, 1999.
- Jeff Godfrey's passing efficiency of 243.66 tonight is second in school history behind Daunte Culpepper's 245.98 vs. Samford on Oct. 7, 1995.
- Eleven of Godfrey's 15 completions were for double-digit yards.
- With his sixth rushing TD on the year, Godfrey surpassed Daunte Culpepper's UCF true freshman record total of five.
- Josh Linam made by-far a career-high 17 tackles. The high by any Knight prior to tonight was 11 by Josh Robinson last week vs. ECU.
- David Williams made his first career interception.
- Jamar Newsome had his first career 100-yard receiving game.
- Jeff Godfrey had a career high in passing yards before halftime with 201.
- Brian Watters' 41-yard catch was his season-long.
- Josh Robinson's 35-yard punt return was UCF's longest of the season.
- Bruce Miller's interception return for a touchdown was his second of the season, joining a 30-yard "pick six" at Buffalo on Sept. 18. He is the first Knight to ever have two interception returns for a touchdown in the same season. He also ties Johnell Neal's career record of two set from 2005-08.
- Jamar Newsome's 49-yard catch was a season-long.
- Sophomore A.J. Bouye made his first career start tonight at safety.
- Senior Zac Norris made his first career start tonight at center.
- Senior Emery Allen made just his second start of the season tonight at cornerback with the other coming against NC State on Sept. 11.