UCF’s Senior Class: Recipients of a Wishy-Washy Football Program

Posted by Jessica Reuter on August-13-2009 Add Comments

In 2006, the year in which the 2009 University of Central Florida senior class first set foot on the Orlando campus, the Knights football team was still playing games at the city of Orlando's Citrus Bowl, a 20-30 minute ride from where the players hit the books.

The season began with a sprightly 35-16 win against Villanova at home, but after a 42-0 loss at University of Florida, the black and gold fell apart.

The Knights struggled through what should have been a fair schedule to navigate, losing to South Florida, Southern Miss, Pittsburgh, Rice, Houston, East Carolina, and Tulane.

Most of the team's losses were C-USA matchups, eliminating the chance for domination quite early. Mid-season, the 2006 UCF squad lost four...

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