VIDEO: University Of Central Florida Knights Rested, Ready After Unexpected Bye Week

By  //  October 11, 2016

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ABOVE VIDEO: Head coach Scott Frost and players Wyatt Miller and Jamiyus Pittman talk about the Knights upcoming game against the Temple Owls.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – After an unexpected bye week, the UCF football team returns to action on Saturday, hosting Temple for Homecoming at 7:30 p.m. on ESPNU.

Head coach Scott Frost noted that the team responded well to having a few days off by showing enthusiasm at Monday’s practice.

“I felt like our team was on a roll a little bit, coming off of two road wins and having a game back at home,” Frost said Monday’s weekly press conference.

“I felt really good about our mojo. Now with a little bit of time off, we’ve got to re-capture that. We’re still going to play the same teams we were before, just in a little different order, so it shouldn’t change the outcome at the end. I felt really good about our momentum, and it’s up to us to attack this preparation this week to make sure that we continue that momentum.”

After almost a month away, the Knights return to Bright House Networks Stadium on Saturday.

For redshirt freshman Wyatt Miller, the team is eager for the Knights to take the field.

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“I’m excited to get back in front of these fans,” Miller said. “It’s been awhile; I’m ready to get back in the Bounce House.

“We haven’t seen them since we beat ECU and got a couple more wins under our belt. We’re ready to get back home.”