Gov. Rick Scott: University of Central Florida football national champs in Florida

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No. 12 UCF officially invited to Peach Bowl to face No. 7 Auburn

"There certainly are challenges in the bowl structure", the commissioner added. If UCF had a signature win over a team from say, the ACC or the SEC, no one would be having this conversation.

After Central Florida shocked the world, no longer can the committee ignore teams outside of the Group of 5. In 1869, Rutgers beat the College of New Jersey - now Princeton - 6-4 in the first American football game, then Princeton won a rematch the next week.

"It was a trying two months for us as a football team and for me emotionally".

PICTURE GALLery: See photos from the AAC Championship between UCF and Memphis at Spectrum Stadium in Orlando on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Players get a slight physical break this week as most are preparing for college finals. Featuring Alabama's leading political consultants, grassroots leaders and influencers Context Alabama will provide commentary on the hottest topics. "I'd like to see those things become standardized so that it's an even playing field".

"It happens to a lot of programs, it happened to Nebraska", Frost said of Alabama's dip in success for the decade before Saban's arrival.

Walters said he expects everyone to return. At this point, who wouldn't want to see that matchup happen?

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During the parade, quarterback McKenzie Milton and linebacker Shaquem Griffin stood atop a parade float and waved at the fans. And anyone who saw the Peach Bowl knows deep, deep down, that UCF could have held its own against the Dawgs or the Crimson Tide.

The Colley Matrix is one of more than 40 polls, rankings and formulas recognized by the NCAA in its list of "national champion major selections".

Alabama Today is also the host of Context Alabama where voices of experience and influence statewide will regularly be published. Auburn would have been in it.

The Knights beat the Auburn Tigers, 34-27, in the Peach Bowl on New Year's Day. Heck, six teams claimed the title in 1981.

UCF national championship merchandise will be available for sale during the event.

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