Postgame Notes: UCF vs Cincinnati

 #11/11 UCF 38 (10-0, 7-0) vs. #19/20 Cincinnati 13 (9-2, 5-2)

Nov. 17, 2018 | Spectrum Stadium | Attendance: 47,795

Weather: Clear | Temp: 64 degrees | Wind: 5 MPH from the north



  • UCF captains: Senior Linebacker Pat Jasinski, Senior Offensive Lineman Wyatt Miller, Senior Placekicker Matthew Wright, Senior Defensive Lineman Titus Davis, Senior Offensive Lineman Tyler Hudanick
  • Coin Toss: UCF won the toss and elected to defer to the second half; Cincinnati chose to receive and defend the south end zone.



  • UCF extended its win streak to 23 games, which leads the nation, and is a program and American Athletic Conference record
  • The Knights also extended their home win streak to 14 games, a program record
  • UCF now has a streak of 23 games of scoring 30 points or more, which leads the nation
  • The all-time series against Cincinnati is now UCF, 3-1
  • The Knights’ opponent has score first in five of their last six games
  • With 10 wins, UCF now has seven 10-win seasons in program history, with six at the Division I FBS level
  • For the second straight season, UCF won the American Athletic Conference East Division and will play for The American Title



  • The Knights lost just their third fumble of the season
  • The Bearcats’ fumble recovery in the end zone was the first defensive score against the Knights this season and the first since the SMU game last season on Nov. 4, 2017
  • Milton moved into third all-time in UCF history for pass completions, now totaling 625
  • He also scored the 20th rushing touchdown of his career, which moves him into a tie for 7th all-time at UCF (Mike Grant, 1995-98; Brynn Harvey, 2008-12)
  • Milton has now thrown a touchdown pass in 23 straight games, passing Daunte Culpepper for the second longest streak in program history (Ryan Schneider, 28)
  • Adrian Killins Jr. caught his third and fourth receiving touchdowns of the season and the 24th and 25th total touchdowns of his career, moving him into a tie for seventh all-time in program history
  • Milton recorded his seventh multi-passing touchdown game of the season when he found Tre Nixon in the end zone in the second quarter
  • It was the fifth time this season he has thrown for three or more touchdowns in a game
  • He has now thrown 71 career touchdowns, the fourth most in program history
  • Tre Nixon caught his fourth touchdown pass of the season
  • Cincinnati came into the game holding opponents to an average of 2.4 points in the second quarter over a 10-game span, and UCF scored 14 in Saturday’s second quarter
  • UCF’s second touchdown drive was just 12 seconds, the Knights’ 13th scoring drive under one-minute
  • For the fourth straight game, Greg McCrae scored a rushing touchdown, his fifth of the season



  • Joey Connors recorded his first sack of the season
  • Connors also recovered a fumble in the third quarter, his first of the season and the second of his career
  • Titus Davis had sacks in back-to-back plays in the second quarter
  • He added a third, the first time a UCF player had three sacks in a game since Errol Clarke on Nov. 22, 2016
  • He leads the team with six sacks on the season
  • Davis also forced a fumble, his second of the season and the fourth of his career
  • Brendon Hayes recovered it, the first of his career
  • The Knights have now forced at least one turnover in all 10 games this season and the last 29 games, dating back to 2016, a streak that leads the nation
  • Pat Jasinski forced a fumble in the third quarter, his second of the season and third of his career
  • Keenan Johnson recovered it, the first of his career
  • The Knights have now shutout their opponent in the third quarter six times this season
  • UCF’s opponents are averaging just 2.3 points per game in the third quarter


Special Teams

  • Joey Connors blocked a field goal attempt in the first quarter, the first of his career
  • It was the Knights’ second field goal block of the season, also blocking one in the game against South Carolina State, Sep. 8.
  • Matthew Wright ties the all-time record for field goals in a career with his 53rd