Some of that was tied in to its rivalry with USF, yes, but Aresco also called UCF a “sleeping giant,” pointing to its enrollment, rapid growth and positive results on the field.
“We’re excited about a lot of things with UCF,” Aresco told the Sentinel this summer. “The university, it’s one of the foremost universities. People don’t realize how large and influential it is, and I really applaud the things they are doing on the athletic front.”
After two weeks of the college football season, only three undefeated teams remain in The American: No. 7 Louisville, Houston and the Knights.