1986 UCF Knights football team

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1986 UCF Knights football
Conference Independent
1986 record 6–5
Head coach Gene McDowell (2nd year)
Home stadium Citrus Bowl
Seasons
« 1985 1987 »

The 1986 UCF Knights football season was Gene McDowell's second as the head coach of the Knights. McDowell's 1986 team compiled a 6–5 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 6 Bethune–Cookman* Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida W 26–14   23,041
September 13 West Georgia* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 34–21   10,125
September 20 Valdosta State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 10–7   12,056
September 27 at Akron* Rubber BowlAkron, Ohio L 17–20   12,186
October 4 Murray State* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 38–25   13,086
October 11 at Wichita State* Cessna StadiumWichita, Kansas L 6–9   4,167
October 18 at Eastern Kentucky* Roy Kidd StadiumRichmond, Kentucky L 24–51   12,200
October 25 Wofford* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 28–31   23,760
November 1 at Virginia Military Institute* Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, Virginia W 38–9   3,200
November 8 Georgia Southern* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida L 23–33   11,137
November 15 Samford* Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida W 66–7   6,176
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "UCF Develops Winning Ways: Part 4 of 8 - The History of UCF Football". University of Central Florida Athletics Association. 2007-07-10. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 

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