One of the newest members of the Knights enjoying his time in Orlando.
SOPHOMORE (2015) -Selected as Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Houston and USF games -Switched to wide receiver at the start of the year before moving back to quarterback midway through the season
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014) -Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team -At Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State 8/30: DiNovo became the first UCF freshman quarterback since 2010 (Jeff Godfrey) to start a game, and the first since 1996 (Daunte Culpepper) to start a season-opener -Named an Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Bethune-Cookman and SMU contests
TRUE FRESHMAN (2013) -Member of the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team -Selected as the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Penn State and SMU games -Received the Kodak Award at UCF's awards banquet, which is given to the Knights Scout Team Player of the Year
HIGH SCHOOL -Enrolled at UCF in spring 2013 -Coached by Bob Hudson at East Lake, which advanced to the 8A regional finals twice during his career -Lettered three years while serving as a three-year captain and the team's offensive MVP his final three seasons -Pro-style quarterback earned a three-star rating from Rivals and ESPN -Ranked as the No. 66 quarterback (pocket passer) in the nation by ESPN -Selected to the 2012 class 8A all-state first team and the all-county first team -Participated in the 2012 Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game -Tampa Bay Times 2012 Suncoast Player of the Year and All-Pinellas Offensive Player of the Year -Left holding the Pinellas County career passing records with 6,733 yards and 59 touchdowns, breaking Shaun King's previous record of 5,736 yards -Set the county's single-season passing record with 2,980 yards in 2012, while he also threw for 25 touchdowns -In the 2012 regional finals against nationally-ranked Dr. Phillips, threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns, highlighted by completing his first 15 passes of the game on the first two drives -Picked up 2011 first-team all-county and third-team all-state status thanks to more than 2,300 passing yards and 24 touchdowns -Also as a junior, was the MVP in the National Underclassmen Combine and the Big County Preps Combine, and was the quarterback for the 7-on-7 Team Tampa national championship squad -Threw for 20 touchdowns as well during his sophomore campaign -Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and was a youth volunteer in high school -Chose UCF over Cornell, Duke, Florida State, Indiana, Marshall, Minnesota, NC State, Northwestern, Purdue and USF
PERSONAL -Born in Albany, N.Y. -Parents are Pete and Tina DiNovo