UCF Knights 2019 Football Schedule Announced, Features Home Game vs. Stanford in September
By UCF Knights // February 8, 2019
Knights open up 2019 vs. Florida A&M
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (UCF Knights) – The UCF football team, coming off of back-to-back perfect regular seasons, has announced its complete schedule for 2019, which includes six home games at Spectrum Stadium.
After starting last year on the road, the Knights will open up 2019 at the comforts of home, hosting Florida A&M on either Thursday, Aug. 29 or Saturday, Aug. 31 (Television TBD). It will mark the fourth time in the last five seasons that UCF has opened up at Spectrum Stadium.
UCF will hit the road for its first road game on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Florida Atlantic. At 2-0 all-time against the Owls after winning 56-36 in 2018, it will mark the Knights’ first game against FAU in Boca Raton.
The following Saturday, Sept. 14, UCF will return home to host Stanford, which makes a return trip to Orlando after hosting the Knights out in California in 2015.
UCF will close out non-conference action on Saturday, Sept. 21, as the Knights will head up to Pittsburgh to take on the Panthers. Last season the Black and Gold took care of Pitt, which made it to the ACC Championship Game, by a score of 45-14.
The Knights begin their quest for a third straight conference championship when they open up play in The American on Saturday, Sept. 28 against UConn on Family Weekend. UCF then hits the road to challenge Cincinnati on Friday, Oct. 4. The Bearcats finished 23rd in the Amway Coaches Poll in 2018.
Following a bye week, the Knights will host ECU on Saturday, Oct. 19 for Homecoming and then travel to Philadelphia on Saturday, Oct. 26 to take on Temple.
UCF will then take on three opponents out of The American’s West Division that the Knights haven’t seen since 2016. They’ll host Houston on Saturday, Nov. 2 for the UCF in Space Game, before traveling to Tulsa for a game on Friday, Nov. 8. Following a bye, UCF will play at Tulane on Saturday, Nov. 23.
The annual War On I-4, which the Knights have won each of the last two, will once again take place on Black Friday. UCF and South Florida will square off on Friday, Nov. 29 at Spectrum Stadium.
The American Athletic Conference Championship Game is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7.
Date Opponent TV
Thu./Sat., Aug. 29/31 Florida A&M TBD
Sat., Sept. 7 at Florida Atlantic
Sat., Sept. 14 Stanford
Sat., Sept. 21 at Pittsburgh
Sat., Sept. 28 UConn *
Fri., Oct. 4 at Cincinnati * ESPN Networks
Sat., Oct. 19 ECU *
Sat., Oct. 26 at Temple *
Sat., Nov. 2 Houston *
Fri., Nov. 8 at Tulsa * ESPN Networks
Sat., Nov. 23 at Tulane *
Fri., Nov. 29 South Florida * ESPN Networks
Sat., Dec. 7 AAC Championship
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