Bortles Leads UCF Knights

Knights_Blake_Bortles_2013When it comes to thriving in the shadows, Blake Bortles has plenty of experience.

UCF’s junior quarterback is moving into a conference where nine of the 10 schools return their starter from last year, headlined by Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater, thought by many as a top Heisman Trophy candidate.

Bortles’ numbers from last year, his first as a full-time starter, speak for themselves: 3,059 passing yards, 25 passing touchdowns and just seven interceptions. He went the last six games without a single pick, entering 2013 with a run of 174 pass attempts without an interception, matching the longest such active run in I-A football.

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