SportsIllustrated.com announced Tuesday three UCF student-athletes grabbed Honorable Mention All-American status with juniors Blake Bortles, Terrance Plummer and Shawn Moffitt all representing the Black and Gold.
UCF has now had at least one All-American or Honorable Mention All-American (including freshmen) each season since 2007.
American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year and First Team
Sporting News American Athletic Conference Player of the Year and First Team
Davey O’Brien Award semifinalist
239-for-351, 68.1 completion percentage, 3,280 yards, 22 touchdowns, 5 rushing touchdowns
American Athletic Conference First Team
Sporting News All-American Athletic Conference First Team
FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8
96 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, 6 break-ups, 2 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles
American Athletic Conference Second Team
Lou Groza Award semifinalist
20-for-22 FG, .909 PCT (highest percentage in school history), 42-for-42 PAT, team-high 102 points
The No. 15 Knights are back on the practice fields Tuesday to prepare for the 2014 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl against No. 6 Baylor Jan. 1 in Glendale, Ariz. Both programs sport 11-1 records and won their respective conference championships.