1992 UCF Knights football team
|1992 UCF Knights football|
|Head coach||Gene McDowell (8th year)|
|Home stadium||Citrus Bowl|
The 1992 UCF Knights football season was the eighth for Gene McDowell as the head coach of the Knights. McDowell's 1992 team posted 7–4 overall record. During the 1992 season, Dr. John Hitt, UCF's fourth president, announced that the program would make the move to Division I-A (FBS) in 1996.
On October 3, the school made history by becoming the first team to play a team from Russia on American soil. The Knights played an exhibition game against the Moscow Bears of the Russian League of American Football. The Knights prevailed by the score of 42-6 in front of 5,412 at the Citrus Bowl.
Schedule and results
|September 5||Gardner–Webb*||Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida||W 71–21||10,286|
|September 12||Bethune–Cookman*||Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida||W 28–3||12,075|
|September 19||Troy*||Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida||L 16–20||7,755|
|September 26||at Western Illinois*||Hanson Field • Macomb, Illinois||W 35–22||9,764|
|October 3||Moscow (Russia)*||Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida (Exhibition Game)||W 43–6||5,412|
|October 17||Nicholls State*||Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida||W 42–18||8,087|
|October 24||at Western Kentucky*||L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, Kentucky||L 36–50||10,589|
|October 31||at Liberty*||Williams Stadium • Lynchburg, Virginia||L 28–31||8,100|
|November 7||Buffalo*||Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida||W 63–21||9,067|
|November 14||James Madison*||Citrus Bowl • Orlando, Florida||W 41–37||6,681|
|November 21||at Samford*||Seibert Stadium • Birmingham, Alabama||L 13–20||4,987|
|*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern Time.|
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- College Football Data Warehouse, UCF Yearly Results: 1990–1994. Retrieved June 5, 2012.