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)
– 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 UCFSports.com’s Brandon Helwig on David Baumann Show from 9/28/12 previewing the game.
-UCF Fullback Billy Giovanetti appeared this week on David Baumann Show on 9/27/12.