Jeff Godfrey

Jeff Godfrey


Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Wide Receiver


UCF-Temple Postgame Notes

No. 15/19 UCF 39, Temple 36


UCF Stops Houston for Homecoming Win

Knights remain unbeaten in American Athletic Conference play.


10 Tweetable Tidbits for #UCONNvsUCF

Tweetable Tidbits


Louisville Slugged; Knights Knock Off No. 6/8 Cardinals 38-35

Biggest comeback in UCF history in victory over Louisville.


UCF-Louisville Postgame Notes

Knights win first game over top-10 opponent.


UCF @ Temple

UCF @ Temple


Houston @ UCF

Houston @ UCF


UCF vs. UConn (USATSI)

UCF takes on UConn (USATSI)


UCF vs. Memphis (USATSI Gallery)

UCF vs. Memphis (USATSI Gallery)


South Carolina @ UCF

USATSI Gallery

-Named UCF's Most Improved Offensive Player at the team's awards banquet
-Voted as one of three team captains by his teammates
-In 13 games, including four starts, posted 43 receptions for 406 yards and four touchdowns
-Also had six rushes for 64 yards, and three punt returns for 26 yards
-Akron 8/29: Caught two passes for 13 yards
-At FIU 9/6: Hauled in four catches for 33 yards in his first career-start at wide receiver
-At Penn State 9/14: Caught one ball for 28 yards and ran for a long of 49 yards out of the Wild Knight formation
-South Carolina 9/28: Recorded three catches for 18 yards
-At Memphis 10/5: Hauled in three passes for 11 yards
-At Louisville 10/18: Caught three balls for 20 yards, including the game-winning touchdown
-UConn 10/26: Became the first Knight since former wide receiver Brandon Marshall in 2005 to score three times in a game via the air with three touchdown catches on six receptions and 54 yards
-Houston 11/9: Caught five passes for 67 yards
-Rutgers 11/21: Caught three balls for 40 yards
-SMU 12/7: Tallied five catches for 62 yards
-Tostitos Fiesta Bowl 1/1: Posted five catches for 60 yards

-Switched to wide receiver for 2012, and was one of just two players (Rannell Hall) who had at least one reception in all 14 games
-Used his impressive athleticism to rank second on the team with 39 receptions for 429 yards and three touchdowns
-Also rushed 12 times for 70 yards and was 2-for-3 in the passing game for 38 yards and a pair of touchdowns
-At Akron 8/30: Caught two passes for 13 yards and rushed once for eight yards
-At Ohio State 9/8: Hauled in two balls for 17 yards
-FIU 9/15: Did a little of everything for the Knights, throwing a 10-yard touchdown pass, rushing twice for 19 yards while adding three catches for another 26 yards
-Missouri 9/29: Caught four passes for 40 yards and his first career touchdown reception, a career-long 18-yard reception. Godfrey rushed the ball three times for 19 yards
-ECU 10/4: Had a career-high five receptions for 49 yards
-Southern Miss 10/13: Made two receptions for nine yards and rushed once for 11 yards
-At Memphis 10/20: Caught one pass for 16 yards
-At Marshall 10/27: Had a career-high 71 yards receiving on five catches with a touchdown
-SMU 11/3: Threw a 28-yard touchdown pass and caught two balls for seven yards
-At UTEP 11/10: Hauled in three balls for 67 yards and a touchdown
-At Tulsa 11/17: Had 31 yards receiving on two catches with eight yards on the ground
-UAB 11/24: Recorded four catches for 46 yards
-At C-USA Championship 12/1: Had an 8-yard reception
-Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl 12/21: Delivered three receptions for 29 yards and had a six-yard rush

-Started all 12 games at QB and finished with a passer efficiency rating of 140.49 after going 160-of-232 (69.0 percent) passing for 1,898 yards and five touchdowns through the air while rushing for 405 yards and nine touchdowns off of 111 carries on the ground
-Tied the UCF single-game record with three rushing touchdowns by a quarterback against Charleston Southern on 9/3
-Charleston Southern 9/3: Completed 6-of-10 passes for 100 yards and rushed seven times for 53 yards and three touchdowns
-Boston College 9/10: Completed 20-of-25 passes for 187 yards and rushed 13 times for 69 yards and two touchdowns
-At FIU 9/17: Went 17-of-27 for 181 yards and rushed 19 times for 41 yards and one touchdown
-At BYU 9/23: Completed 17-of-25 passes for 272 yards and rushed 11 times for 7 yards and two touchdowns
-Marshall 10/8: Was 13-of-22 for 147 yards with one touchdown and rushed five times for 15 yards
-At SMU 10/15: Completed 23-of-32 passes for 231 yards with one touchdown and rushed 12 times for 46 yards
-At UAB 10/20: Completed 13-of-22 passes for 133 yards and rushed three times for 13 yards
-Memphis 10/29: Completed 14-of-17 passes for 200 yards with one touchdown and rushed 10 times for 97 yards and one touchdown
-Tulsa 11/3: Completed 16-of-23 passes for 226 yards with one touchdown and rushed 14 times for 46 yards
-At East Carolina 11/19: Added 100 yards in the air on a 9-for-13 day with a touchdown.

-Conference USA Freshman of the Year
-C-USA All-Freshman Team
-Phil Steele Publications Freshman All-America Second Team
-CollegeFootballNews.com honorable mention Freshman All-America award
-Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week for 11/8/10 at Houston
-Appeared in all 14 games with 12 games started and ended the season with a passer efficiency rating of 154.31 after going 159-of-238 (66.8%) passing for 2159 yards with 13 touchdowns and 8 interceptions through the air while rushing for 566 yards and 10 scores off of 152 carries on the ground
-Set the UCF single-season record for rushing yards by a quarterback, rushing touchdowns by a freshman quarterback and passing yards by a true freshman quarterback
-Led all true and redshirt freshmen in the FBS with a 66.8 completion percentage, placed second in efficiency, second in rushing touchdowns, third in rushing yards and fourth in total offense (2,725)
-Ranked fourth among true freshmen in passing yards and fifth in completions
-Joined Notre Dame's Tommy Rees and BYU's Jake Heaps as the only true freshman quarterbacks to lead his team to a bowl win
-Became the first true freshman quarterback in FBS history to guide his team to a victory in a conference championship game
-Set the C-USA Championship Game record with a 78.9 completion percentage (15-for-19) against SMU, and that also was the second-best percentage of any conference championship game (trailing only Texas' Vince Young's 82.4 percentage in the 2005 Big 12 title game)
-South Dakota 9/4: In his first collegiate game, completed 6-of-7 passes for 65 yards and one touchdown and rushed three times for seven yards
-NC State 9/11: Completed 7-of-10 passes for 106 yards and rushed 10 times for 53 yards and two touchdowns
-At Buffalo 9/18: In his first collegiate start, completed 15-of-24 passes for 130 yards rushed 13 times for 44 yards
-At Kansas State 9/25: Completed 8-of-18 passes for 92 yards and rushed 17 times for 99 yards
-UAB 10/6: Completed 9-of-11 passes for 137 yards and rushed nine times for 80 yards
-At Marshall 10/13: Completed 11-of-21 passes for 138 yards and rushed six times for 27 yards and two touchdowns
-Rice 10/23: Completed 13-of-18 passes for 178 yards and one touchdown and rushed ten times for 41 yards and one touchdown
-ECU 10/30: Completed 8-of-12 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and rushed eight times for 43 yards
-At Houston 11/5: Completed 15-of-19 passes for a career-high 294 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 20 times for a career-high 105 yards and a touchdown
-Southern Miss 11/13: Completed 16-of-25 passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 12 times for six yards and a touchdown
-At Tulane 11/20: Completed 6-of-8 passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns and rushed six times for two touchdowns
-At Memphis 11/27: Completed 14-of-17 passes for 252 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 13 times for 34 yards and one touchdown
-SMU 12/4: Completed 15-of-19 passes for 167 yards and one touchdown and rushed 15 times for 17 yards
-Georgia 12/31: Completed 16-of-29 passes for 117 yards and rushed 10 times for 20 yards

-Played for coach Telly Lockette at Miami Central High School
-Team was 12-2 in 2009, won the county championship and advanced to the FHSAA state semifinals for 6A
-Enrolled for classes at UCF in January 2010
-Florida's 6A Player of the Year
-Named "Mr. Dade Football"
-Played in the annual Dade-Broward All-Star Game
-All-Dade four times
-The leading passer in Miami-Dade County history with 7,251 yards, breaking the mark of Miami Northwestern's Jacory Harris
-Rated as the top quarterback in Florida and amongst the nation's top-10 dual-threat quarterbacks
-Threw for 2,758 yards as a senior with 36 touchdowns
-Also recruited by Florida State, Miami, Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio State, Oregon, USF and FIU

-Son of Jeffrey Godfrey, Jr., and Roshanda Spencer
-Majoring in sports and fitness


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