1984 UCF Knights football team

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1984 UCF Knights football
Conference Independent
1984 record 2–9
Head coach Lou Saban/Jerry Anderson (Interim) (2nd season)
Home stadium Citrus Bowl
← 1983
1985 →

The 1984 UCF Knights football season was Lou Saban's second and last as the head coach of the Knights. After a disappointing 1–6 start to the season, Saban stepped away from the program, and was replaced by assistant coach Jerry Anderson. The Knights finished the year with a 2–9 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 1 Bethune–Cookman* Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida L 22–43   7,421
September 8 at Louisiana–Monroe* Malone StadiumMonroe, Louisiana L 21–49   19,329
September 15 Georgia Southern* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 28–42   7,124
September 22 at Western Kentucky* Houchens Industries–L. T. Smith StadiumBowling Green, Kentucky W 35–34   8,500
September 29 at Texas State* Bobcat StadiumSan Marcos, Texas L 13–39   10,337
October 6 Akron* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 21–26   6,814
October 13 at Eastern Kentucky* Roy Kidd StadiumRichmond, Kentucky L 14–37   18,300
October 20 Illinois State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 28–24   11,648
October 27 Austin Peay State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 21–24   12,225
November 3 at Indiana State* Memorial StadiumTerre Haute, Indiana L 0–38   8,367
November 10 at Furman* Paladin StadiumGreenville, South Carolina L 6–42   10,162
*Non-conference game. 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.