For the second yr in a row, UCF will pit its undefeated season in opposition to a popular SEC West staff, this time the LSU Tigers.
No. eight UCF (12-0) and No. 11 LSU (9-3) will face off within the Fiesta Bowl with totally completely different stakes on the road. The Knights will look to increase their nation-leading 25-game win streak and additional the purpose that Group of 5 groups deserve inclusion into the School Soccer Playoff. LSU is on the lookout for its first 10-win season since 2013 to springboard into 2019.
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Each groups are with out a few of their finest playmakers. For UCF, that begins foremost with quarterback McKenzie Milton, who suffered a grotesque leg harm within the remaining sport of the common season. His backup, Darriel Mack Jr., stuffed in admirably within the AAC championship sport in opposition to Memphis, finishing 19 of 27 passes for 348 yards and two touchdowns.
For LSU, most of its losses are on the defensive facet of the ball. Cornerback Grasping Williams and nostril sort out Ed Alexander are voluntarily sitting out to organize for the NFL. Cornerback Kelvin Joseph didn’t make the journey for a violation of staff guidelines, whereas Kristian Fulton is out because of an harm. That mentioned, linebacker Devin White, the 2018 Butkus Award winner, might be on the sphere for the Tigers.
Observe alongside as Sporting Information gives stay updates and highlights from the Fiesta Bowl:
LSU vs. UCF: Scores, highlights
(Kickoff is at 1 p.m. ET)
11:37 a.m.: It is a good feeling.
That GAMEDAY feeling… pic.twitter.com/MJbznhDLyl
— Blake Ferguson (@bferguson50) January 1, 2019
11:38 p.m.: McKenzie Milton is in the home.
— UCF Soccer (@UCF_Football) January 1, 2019