#BuiltByUCF - Knights in the Pros: Sept. 11

ORLANDO –  While the current UCF football team was winning its second straight game to start the 2019 season – a 48-14 road triumph over FAU – 13 former Knights began the 2019 NFL season with week one action all across the country.
Four different Knights played starting roles, two scored touchdowns, and Matt Prater – now in his 13th season in the NFL – continued to cement his legacy, going 2-for-2 on field goals, including a 55-yarder in the Detroit Lions' tie with the Arizona Cardinals.

Monday Night Football was more like Monday Knight Football as Jordan Akins and the Houston Texans squared off with Tre'Quan Smith, Latavius Murray and the New Orleans Saints.
Both Smith and Murray scored touchdowns in the game with the latter pulling the Saints to within four points, at 14-10, with a 30-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Smith, meanwhile, hauled in a 14-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees at the start of the fourth to give the Saints a 24-21 advantage.
The Saints eventually won 30-28 on a field goal in the final minute of the game.

NFL Week 1 Knights
Jordan Akins (Texans) – Played at tight end, 1 catch for 17 yards vs. Saints
Blake Bortles (Rams) – Did not play vs. Panthers
AJ Bouye (Jags) – Started at cornerback, 3 tackles vs. Chiefs
Jeremy Boykins (Seahawks) – On Reserves
Jordan Franks (Bengals) – Practice Squad
Clayton Geathers (Colts) – Started, 5 tackles vs. Chargers
Shaquem Griffin (Seahawks) – Played on special teams, 1 tackle vs. Bengals
Shaquill Griffin (Seahawks) – Started at cornerback, 3 tackles, 2 passes defended vs. Bengals
Trysten Hill (Cowboys) – Inactive vs. Giants
Mike Hughes (Vikings) – Inactive vs. Falcons
Charley Hughlett (Browns) – Played as long snapper vs. Titans
Kemal Ishmael (Falcons) – Played at linebacker and on special teams vs. Vikings
DJ Killings (Raiders) – On Reserves
Justin McCray (Browns) – Played on offensive line vs. Titans
Taj McGowan (Jags) – On Reserves
Latavius Murray (Saints) – Played at running back, 6 rushes for 43 yards, 1 touchdown; 2 catches for 4 yards vs. Texans
Breshad Perriman (Bucs) – Played at wide receiver, 2 catches for 10 yards vs. 49ers
Jamiyus Pittman (Dolphins) – Practice Squad
Matt Prater (Lions) – Played at kicker, went 2-for-2 on field goals of 55 and 33 yards
Josh Robinson (Jags) – Played on special teams, 1 tackle vs. Chiefs
Tre'Quan Smith (Saints) – Started at wide receiver, 2 catches for 26 yards, 1 touchdown vs. Texans

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