The Knight Way



Dec. 18, 2013

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By Brian Ormiston

ORLANDO, Fla. ( - While UCF was busy tying a school record with 11 victories and claiming a conference championship on the field, the Knights produced even better statistics in the classroom this fall.

UCF Football Fall Academic Highlights
-UCF had a 2.91 overall grade-point average - second-highest fall GPA for the football program, behind only last fall's record-breaking 3.095
-The last three academic terms - fall 2012, spring 2013 and fall 2013 - have been the three highest overall team GPAs in school history (excluding summers)
-A total of 47 student-athletes received a 3.0 or higher in the fall, highlighted by Sean Beckton receiving a perfect 4.0
-UCF ranks second among this year's BCS teams in Graduation Success Rate (83%)
-The Knights also rank 12th among all 2013 bowl teams in GSR

On the gridiron, No. 15 UCF captured its first BCS berth and will battle No. 6 Baylor in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Jan. 1 in Glendale, Ariz. The Knights have reached a bowl game in four of the last five seasons, and have double-digit wins in three of the last four campaigns.

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Ticket Information
-Tickets are on sale for fans looking to sit in great UCF sections at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
-Order Online
-Call the UCF Ticket Office at 407-UCF-1000.
-Visit UCF's Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Ticket Central Page.
-"Be an Early Bird" - 2014 season tickets are on sale now.



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