1981 UCF Knights football team

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1981 UCF Knights football
Conference Independent
1981 record 4–6
Head coach Don Jonas (3rd season)
Home stadium Orlando Stadium
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The 1981 UCF Knights football season was Don Jonas's third and final year as the head coach of the Knights. Jonas led the team to an overall record of 4–6.[1] The Knights competed as an NCAA Division III Independent. This would be the final year the school competed at the Division III level.

The team played their home games at Orlando Stadium, now known as the Citrus Bowl, in Downtown Orlando.

Schedule and results[edit]

Orlando Stadium, the Knights home field.
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 12 Presbyterian* Orlando StadiumOrlando, Florida L 0–3   8,347
September 19 Elizabeth City State* Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 9–14   4,833
September 26 at Millsaps* Harper Davis Field • Jackson, Mississippi W 13–6   800
October 3 Miles* Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida W 6–0   6,320
October 10 Savannah State* Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida W 47–13   6,493
October 17 at Alabama A&M* Normal, Alabama L 15–23   8,700
October 31 at West Georgia* Grisham StadiumCarrollton, Georgia L 6–20   6,200
November 7 Hampden-Sydney* Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida W 17–0   8,391
November 14 Millersville* Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 9–27   4,365
November 21 Bethune–Cookman* Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 20–24   8,354
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern Time.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Finally, Gametime Arrives: Part 2 of 8 - The History of UCF Football". University of Central Florida Athletics Association. 2007-06-22. Retrieved 2011-12-24.