10 Tweetable Tidbits for #AKRONvsUCF


Aug 28, 2013

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By Andrew Jennette
UCFKnights.com

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) - The 35th season of UCF football kicks off tomorrow against Akron at 7 p.m. at Bright House Networks Stadium. The Knights are entering their 18th year at the FBS level, and the first as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UCFKnights.com has you covered for Thursday's season opener with 10 Tweetable Tidbits to tweet out to all of your followers.

@UCF_Football (0-0 Overall, 0-0 @American_FB) vs. @ZipsFB (0-0 Overall, 0-0 @MACSports)

Bright House Networks Stadium (45,323) – @CityBeautiful – 7 p.m. EST

Watch it live on @ESPN3 – You can also listen on WYGM @740thegame

Follow the action all game long with updates from @UCF_Football and @UCFKnights on Twitter. Don’t forget to “Like” the Knights on Facebook as well. For the stat buffs out there, follow all the action on Gametracker

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• For the second-straight season, #UCF and Akron are kicking off a new football campaign on a Thursday evening. #Rematch
• The 2012 meeting between #UCF and Akron was the first since 2004 when the two programs were members of the MAC. #OldFoes
• #UCF quarterback Blake Bortles made his first-career start at UA and went 13-of-16 for 168 yards and 3 TDs #WhereItAllStarted
• #UCF kicks off its 35th season and its first as a member of the American Athletic Conference on Thursday. #WelcomeToTheParty
• This is the 9th time in program history that #UCF opens a season on a day other than Saturday. First time at home since 1996. #MidweekFun
• #UCF is 22-12 all-time in season-openers, including winning their last seven. #LuckyNumberSeven
• August 29th ties for the earliest season start in UCF history (1996). #EarlyDoesIt
• Did you know: #UCF scored 28 points in the 2nd quarter & forced 4 turnovers at Akron last season #KeyTakeaways
• On This Day 1996: #UCF defeated William and Mary, 39-33, at the Citrus Bowl. #ToppledTheTribe
• Record Watch: Blake Bortles holds the #UCF school record in interception to attempt ratio with just 10 INT in 509 attempts. #BortlesKombat


 

 

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