Postgame Notes: UCF at ECU

#9/10 UCF 37 (7-0, 4-0) at ECU 1-0 (2-5, 0-4)

Oct. 20, 2018 | Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium | Attendance: 31,159

Weather: Clear | Temp: 64 degrees | Wind: 10 MPH from West



  • UCF captains: Senior Linebacker Pat Jasinski, Sophomore Wide Receiver Gabriel Davis, Sophomore Defensive Back Richie Grant, Senior Tight End Michael Colubiale and Senior Punter Mac Loudermilk
  • Coin Toss: ECU won the toss and deferred to the second half. UCF chose to receive from the east end zone.


  • UCF extended its win streak to 20 games, which leads the nation, and is a program and American Athletic Conference record
  • The Knights also extended their program record road game win streak to eight games
  • UCF now has a streak of 20 games of scoring 30 points or more, which also leads the nation
  • ECU still leads the all-time series 10-7


  • McKenzie Milton did not start at quarterback for the first time since Oct. 1, 2016, the last time UCF visited ECU.
  • Darriel Mack Jr. earned his first collegiate start at quarterback.
  • The Knights failed to score in the first quarter, marking just the second quarter all season UCF didn’t score, the other being the fourth quarter against South Carolina State.
  • Quadry Jones threw his first career touchdown in his first career game on his first career attempt when he hit Adrian Killins Jr. for a score in the second quarter
  • It marked Killins’ 24th total touchdown, which ties him for eighth all-time in UCF history
  • Mack rushed for his second career touchdown when he gave the Knights a 20-3 lead in the second quarter, his first being in the opener at UConn
  • Mack rushed for a career high 120 yards
  • Greg McCrae’s 74-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter was a career long and gave the Knights a 37-10 lead
  • McCrae’s 99 total rushing yards were also a career best


  • For the third straight game, UCF’s opponent scored first.
  • Nevelle Clarke recorded his first interception of the season and the second of his career
  • The Knights have now forced at least one turnover in all seven games this season and the last 26 games, dating back to 2016
  • Pat Jasinski forced his first fumble of the season and the second of his career
  • Antwan Collier recovered it, the first fumble recovery of his career
  • ECU’s seven points in the third quarter were the most scored against UCF in the third quarter all season
  • Rashard Causey forced a recovered a fumble in the third quarter, his third forced fumble of the season, but just his first career recovery
  • Kyle Gibson forced his second fumble of the season and Nate Evans recovered it, returning it 95 yards for the touchdown
  • It marked UCF’s second defensive score of the season (Shawn Burgess-Becker, Interception vs. FAU)

 Special Teams

  • Matthew Wright connected on a 39-yard field goal, a 41-yarder and a season long 46-yard field goal, the 49th, 50th and 51st of his career, needing just three more to be UCF’s all-time leader in field goals made.