Josh Heupel Named UCF Football Head Coach

Josh Heupel Named UCF Football Head Coach

UCF officially announced Josh Heupel (pronounced “hype-ul”) as the new head coach of UCF Football on December 5. A former quarterback who led the Oklahoma Sooners to the 2000 BCS National Championship, Heupel served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at the University of Missouri for two seasons. Under his direction, in 2017, the Missouri Tigers ranked No. 7 in the nation for total offense. UCF Football enters its next chapter September 1.

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“I’m going to make the most of this opportunity, and make [UCF] and this state very proud of the product that we put out there on the football field.”
Josh Heupel, head coach


7,456
Yards passed by Heupel during his two seasons as quarterback at Oklahoma


92%
Graduation success rate for UCF Football student-athletes


39.3
Average points scored per game by Heupel’s Missouri Tigers offense during the 2017 season


13
Years of coaching experience by Heupel


11

Head coaches in the history of UCF Football, including Josh Heupel