UCF-Cincinnati Postgame Notes


  • UCF captains: Chavis Dickey, Kyle Gibson, Adrian Killins, Jr., Matthew Wright
  • Coin Toss: Cincinnati wins toss, defers. UCF will receive and defend the north end zone.
  • The Knights have not won the coin toss yet this season.
  • This was just the third game between UCF and Cincinnati and the second at Nippert Stadium.
  • The series is now 2-1 in favor of UCF.
  • Tonight's game marks the 11th contest for the Knights in the State of Ohio. UCF is now 4-7 in the Buckeye State.


  • McKenze Milton's five touchdown passes represent a single-game career best.
  • Milton has now passed for 13 touchdowns this season in four games. He threw for 10 TDs all of last season.
  • Tre'Quan Smith's four total touchdowns in the game are a career-high. His three receiving TDs match a career-best mark, while he added a rushing touchdown.
  • Dredrick Snelson's 54-yard touchdown reception was his first score of the season. He now has three touchdowns in his career, after scoring twice last season. Snelson also caught a touchdown pass against the Bearcats in Orlando last season.
  • Smith's 79-yard touchdown reception from Milton in the first quarter was a career-long reception and pass for each, respectively.
  • Milton has now passed for multiple touchdowns in three of his four games this season. He has six multi-TD games in 14 career appearances.
  • Taj McGowan scored his fifth rushing TD of the season in the first quarter on a 1-yard plunge.
  • McGowan's first-quarter TD came out of UCF's Tank Formation, with DLs Trysten Hill, Jamiyus Pittman and Tony Guerad in as lead blockers. It's the third TD in three appearances for the formation.
  • UCF's 20-point first quarter was its largest first-period scoring output so far this season.
  • Marlon Williams' first career rush went for 47 yards in the second quarter.
  • Michael Colubiale's second-quarter TD reception was his first career score.
  • Smith now has four multiple-touchdown games in his career, with three in four games this year.
  • Smith's third TD of the game came on a 5-yard run early in the third quarter. It was his first career rushing touchdown.


  • Seyvon Lowry's interception early in the second quarter was his second in as many games. It was the third of his career.
  • Lowry's INT was the seventh of the season for the Knights.
  • Pat Jasinski's second-quarter sack was his first of the season and the second of his career.
  • Jasinski led the defense with eight tackles, 1 sack and 1.5 tackles for-loss.

Special Teams

  • Matthew Wright's 47-yard field goal in the second quarter was his longest of the season.