Governor Rick Scott today visited the University of Central Florida’s football team to congratulate them on their undefeated season. Governor Scott awarded each player with the Governor’s Sports Award and a copy of the proclamation the Governor issued this month proclaiming the UCF Knights as national champions in Florida. To view the proclamation, click HERE.
Governor Rick Scott issued a proclamation declaring the University of Central Florida Knights football team as national champions in Florida after their undefeated, 13-0 season. The UCF Knights beat the Auburn Tigers 34-27 in the Peach Bowl on New Years Day. This season, the Auburn Tigers beat both the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide, who are playing in the last game of the College Football Playoff. To view the proclamation, click HERE.
Governor Rick Scott said, “Florida is home to the country’s best college football, and this season, UCF proved to the world that they can beat any team. By having a perfect season and beating the only team that defeated both Alabama and Georgia this season, the UCF Knights are clearly champions. I wish both teams good luck tonight in Atlanta. Charge On.”
State Senator Linda Stewart (D-Orlando) today expressed her heartfelt congratulations to the student athletes at the University of Central Florida who opened the New Year with an undefeated season and the Peach Bowl championship title.
“UCF has demonstrated to the entire nation that our undefeated hometown team is number one with a 13-0 perfect season. I am proud of the incredible performance by our true national champions, the undefeated UCF Knights. Charge on!” said Stewart.