1985 UCF Knights football team

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1985 UCF Knights football
Conference Independent
1985 record 4–7
Head coach Gene McDowell (1st year)
Home stadium Citrus Bowl
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »

The 1985 UCF Knights football season was the first for Gene McDowell as the head coach of the Knights. The team finished with a 4–7 overall record.[1]

The Knights competed as an NCAA Division II Independent. The team played their home games at the Citrus Bowl in Downtown Orlando

Schedule and results[edit]

The Citrus Bowl, the Knights home field.
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 7 Bethune–Cookman* Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida W 39–37   21,222
September 14 Southeastern Louisiana* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 27–21   7,142
September 28 at Illinois State* Hancock StadiumNormal, Illinois L 21–48   12,786
October 5 Texas State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 12–48   7,850
October 12 Western Kentucky* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 17–47   9,153
October 19 Eastern Kentucky* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 21–28   8,223
October 26 Stephen F. Austin* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 24–59   11,263
November 2 at Louisville* Cardinal StadiumLouisville, Kentucky L 21–42   21,391
November 9 at Georgia Southern* Paulson StadiumStatesboro, Georgia L 18–35   7,759
November 23 Savannah State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 31–7   3,478
November 30 Samford* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 35–14   3,022
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern Time.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Knights Move Up to D-II: Part 3 of 8 - The History of UCF Football". University of Central Florida Athletics Association. 2007-06-29. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 

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