Insider : Missouri at UCF Preview

Here below  is what you need to know to get you ready  for the Missouri-UCF Game  with kickoff scheduled for Noon  to be televised on Fox Sports Florida.

Missouri Tigers (2-2) Leaders

Passing: James Franklin – 49-80, 492 yds, 3 tds

Rushing:   Kendial Lawrence – 45 car, 291 yds, 4 tds

Receiving: Marcus  Lucas – 21 rec, 222 yds, 2 tds

Rankings in the Nation

Passing  –  96th   (199.5)

Rushing- 77th  (149.5)

Pts For -58th  (29.0)

Pts Against- 70th (25.5)


UCF (2-1)  Leaders

Passing:  Blake Bortles – 58-87, 668 yds, 7 tds

Rushing: Storm  Johnson – 42 car, 187 yds, 2 tds

Receiving:  Rannell Hall – 11 rec, 197 yds, 3 tds

Rankings in Nation

Passing Yards- 60th (230.0)

Rushing Yards- 68th (159.7)

Pts For-  37th    (35.0)

Pts Against- 46th (21.7)

Knights  Notes

– Missouri is traveling to the state of Florida for the first time since 1988.

– UCF is  all-time  2-13  vs SEC. Two wins coming in at 2000 at Alabama  and 2010 Liberty Bowl vs Georgia.

– While the head coach at Toledo, Gary Pinkel lost both games of a home-and-home with UCF in 1997-98.

– Knights running back, Latavius Murray  will be back on the field after missing Ohio State and FIU  games with a shoulder injury suffered in the win over Akron to open the season.

– Here’s Brandon Helwig on David Baumann Show from 9/28/12 previewing the game.

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-UCF Fullback Billy Giovanetti  appeared this week on David Baumann Show on 9/27/12.

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