1982 UCF Knights football team

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1982 UCF Knights football
Conference Independent
1982 record 0–10
Head coach Sam Weir (1st season)
Home stadium Orlando Stadium
← 1981
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The 1982 UCF Knights football season was the first and only for Sam Weir as the head coach of the Knights. The season marked the Knights first in Division II. Weir's 1982 team posted 0–10 overall record.[1]

The Knights competed as an NCAA Division II Independent. The Knights 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 11 vs. Georgia Southern Jacksonville, Florida L 9–16   2,350
September 18 Southeastern Louisiana Orlando StadiumOrlando, Florida L 14–24   8,196
September 25 at Virginia Military Institute Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, Virginia L 0–69   6,100
October 2 at Valdosta State Bazemore–Hyder StadiumValdosta, Georgia L 7–13   9,500
October 9 Bethune–Cookman Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 21–40   9,127
October 16 Alabama A&M Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 10–31   6,654
October 23 at Nicholls State John L. Guidry StadiumThibodaux, Louisiana L 10–60   8,500
October 30 West Georgia Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 7–41   9,257
November 6 Carson–Newman Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 17–36   3,818
November 13 Eastern Kentucky Orlando Stadium • Orlando, Florida L 14–26   4,822
All times are in Eastern Time.

See also[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.