2004 UCF Golden Knights football team

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2004 UCF Golden Knights football
UCF Golden Knights logo.png
Conference Mid-American Conference East
2004 record 0–11 (0–8 MAC)
Head coach George O'Leary (1st year)
Home stadium Citrus Bowl
(Capacity: 65,438)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Miami x   7 1         8 5  
Akron   6 2         6 5  
Marshall   6 2         6 6  
Kent State   4 4         5 6  
Ohio   2 6         4 7  
Buffalo   2 6         2 9  
UCF   0 8         0 11  
West
Toledo xy   7 1         9 4  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         9 3  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         4 7  
Central Michigan   3 5         4 7  
Ball State   2 6         2 9  
Western Michigan   0 8         1 10  
Championship: Toledo 35, Miami 27
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 UCF Golden Knights football team represented the University of Central Florida in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Their head coach was George O'Leary, in his first season with the team. It was their last year in the Mid-American Conference, in the East Division. The Golden Knights would join Conference USA for the 2005 season.

The Golden Knights went 0-11, their worst season in program history. With four losses to end the 2003 season, the UCF finished the season sitting on a 15-game losing streak.

Season schedule[edit]

The Citrus Bowl, the Knights home field.
Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 12:00pm at #22 Wisconsin* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN L 6–34   82,116
September 11 6:00pm #10 West Virigina* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL L 20–45   32,224
September 18 1:00pm at Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ESPN L 13–37   101,715
October 2 1:00pm at Buffalo UB StadiumBuffalo, NY L 20–48   12,173
October 9 6:00pm Northern Illinois Citrus Bowl • Orlando, FL L 28–30   16,555
October 16 6:00pm Akron Citrus Bowl • Orlando, FL L 21–26   18,401
October 23 7:00pm at Miami (OH) Yager StadiumOxford, OH ESPN+ L 7–43   8,012
October 30 2:30pm at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV SUN L 3–20   23,122
November 6 4:00pm Ohiodagger Citrus Bowl • Orlando, FL L 16–17 OT  20,498
November 13 4:00pm at Ball State Ball State StadiumMuncie, IN L 17–21   5,309
November 23 7:00pm Kent State Citrus Bowl • Orlando, FL L 24–41   12,083
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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