helmetUCF resumes its Conference USA schedule when it will meet Rice in Houston Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Knights will be looking for their first road win of the year this weekend after tough losses at Southern Miss and East Carolina.

Fast Facts:

  1. The Knights hope to improve to 4-3 for the third time in five years
  2. UCF ranks 10th in the nation for fewest penalties and 16th for fewest penalty yards
  3. UCF has the best rushing defense in C-USA and ranks 10th in the nation
  4. The Knights also rank second in C-USA in scoring defense and third in total defense
  5. UCF’s defensive line has helped the team rank 10th nationally in tackles for loss and 11th in sacks
  6. UCF’s six sacks vs. Miami were one shy of the O’Leary era high
  7. Brynn Harvey ranks 26th in the nation in rushing at 93.50 ypg
  8. The Knights have 16 pass plays of 20 yards or more this year after having 12 all of last year
  9. UCF has had four scoring drives of 80 yards or longer in its last three games
  10. The Knights stand at 3-3 despite never leading at the half
  11. UCF ranks fourth nationally in kickoff coverage and 13th in punt coverage
  12. The Knights are 10-8 in C-USA road games and 2-2 in Texas
  13. UCF starts a stretch where three of its next four games are against teams from Texas
  14. Rice Stadium is one of five where UCF has played that has also hosted a Super Bowl