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Champions play at UCF.

Knights athletic teams have earned landmark victories on state and national stages — from back-to-back American Athletic Conference titleschina野外18:19,commitincest性china to BCS bowl wins. But some of our student-athletes’ most important triumphs have been in the classroom. They’ve achieved an average GPA of 3.0 or higher for 25 consecutive semesters. Success isn’t as sweet without the cheers of fans in the stands, so every student has access to free admission to sporting events on campus. Being a part of the action is an important part of our lifestyle — because we’re never as strong alone as we are together.

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Athletics Teams

UCF Fight Song

UCF charge onto the field
With our spirit, we’ll never yield
Black and Gold
Charge right through the line
Victory is our cry … V-I-C-T-O-R-Y
Tonight our Knights will shine!

Listen Now:

Football fan

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Up Next

Looking Ahead

We Determine Our Own Destiny.

From the first kickoff on a converted cow pasture to buzzer-beater shots, grand slams and championship cheer routines, UCF Knights have been building momentum on the field and the court since our athletics debut in 1969. And whether we were underdogs or the overwhelming favorites, you’ve been cheering us on every step of the way. With your continued support, the best is yet to come.

UCF Basketball Player

To reach the next level, UCF Athletics aims to:

  • Become a perennial top-25 college athletics program
  • Empower our student-athletes to earn degrees and attain exceptional personal and professional lives
  • Support UCF in achieving its goals through impactful, positive exposure
  • Energize all of Knight Nation, including alumni, students and the entire Orlando community

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Shaquem Griffin

“I loved wearing the Black & Gold and representing this great school. I learned a lot since stepping foot on the UCF campus. Each experience taught me something of great value. Thank you to all of the people who support our program and help provide scholarships for student-athletes.”

Shaquem Griffin ’16, former UCF student-athlete and current NFL linebacker
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The Facilities

World-class facilities have never been more important to attract recruits and win scholarships.