Central Florida 62, Connecticut 17

Date - Saturday, October 26, 2013 12:00 PM
Location - Bright House Networks Stadium
Attendance - 37924

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Connecticut 3 7 0 7 17
Central Florida 21 24 10 7 62

Recap


No. 25 Central Florida 62, Connecticut 17:
Blake Bortles completed 20-of-24 passes for 286 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as the host Knights annihilated the Huskies.

Bortles, Rannell Hall and Storm Johnson all scored rushing touchdowns for Central Florida (6-1, 3-0 American Athletic Conference), which totaled 527 yards. J.J. Worton added six receptions for a career-high 119 yards and a touchdown, while Jeff Godfrey caught three scores, two from Bortles.

Freshman Tim Boyle managed just 7-of-21 completions for 47 yards and two interceptions for Connecticut (0-7, 0-3) before being replaced by classmate Casey Cochran midway through the third quarter. Cochran was 7-for-11 for 95 yards and a score, while Lyle McCombs paced the Huskies with 14 carries for 88 yards and a score.

Johnson and Bortles logged 10-yard scores early in the first quarter before hooking up on a 7-yard connection to push the Knights' lead to 21-3 with 13 seconds left in the frame. After McCombs scored from 9 yards out with 12:03 left in the first half, Shawn Moffitt made a 50-yarder and Hall scored from 17 yards to make it 31-10.

Bortles then hit Godfrey on 10- and 9-yard scoring strikes in the final 1:29 of the half to make it 45-10 at halftime. Bortles found Worton for a 61-yard score three minutes into the fourth quarter before ultimately giving way to freshman Justin Holman.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: Holman finished 6-of-11 for 65 yards and a 5-yard touchdown to Godfrey that finished the scoring with 2:50 left. ... Connecticut WR Brian Lemelle caught three balls for a team-high 81 yards. ... Central Florida's 62 points are the most it has scored since its 62-0 season-opening win against Charleston Southern in 2011.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:37
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 7 - Connecticut 0
1st Quarter - 10:27
Connecticut   FG  Central Florida 7 - Connecticut 3
1st Quarter - 7:39
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 14 - Connecticut 3
1st Quarter - 0:13
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 21 - Connecticut 3
2nd Quarter - 12:03
Connecticut   TD  Central Florida 21 - Connecticut 10
2nd Quarter - 7:53
Central Florida   FG  Central Florida 24 - Connecticut 10
2nd Quarter - 4:17
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 31 - Connecticut 10
2nd Quarter - 1:29
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 38 - Connecticut 10
2nd Quarter - 0:27
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 45 - Connecticut 10
3rd Quarter - 12:09
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 52 - Connecticut 10
3rd Quarter - 10:07
Central Florida   FG  Central Florida 55 - Connecticut 10
4th Quarter - 10:11
Connecticut   TD  Central Florida 55 - Connecticut 17
4th Quarter - 2:50
Central Florida   TD  Central Florida 62 - Connecticut 17
TEAMS

Team Records

  Connecticut Central Florida
W/L 0 - 7 - 0 6 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 3 - 0 3 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Connecticut Central Florida
Score 17 62
First Downs 15 24
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-12
17%
8-for-13
62%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-3
33%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 233 527
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-91 38-176
Average/Rush 3.0 4.6
Passing
Comp-Att 14-32 26-35
Passing Yards 142 351
Average/Pass Play 4.2 10.0
Penalties-Yards 5-55 8-72
Fumbles-Lost 5-2 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 2 1
Time of Possession 23:46 36:14

PLAYER STATS

Connecticut (0 - 7)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Cochran 7/11 95 1 0
T. Boyle 7/21 47 0 2
Central Florida (6 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Bortles 20/24 286 4 0
J. Holman 6/11 65 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. McCombs 14 88 6.3 1
M. DeLorenzo 7 13 1.9 0
M. Hyppolite 3 7 2.3 0
B. Lemelle 1 7 7.0 0
C. Cochran 1 -5 -5.0 0
D. Foxx 1 -6 -6.0 0
T. Boyle 3 -13 -4.3 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
R. Hall 5 45 9.0 1
J. Holman 3 29 9.7 0
S. Johnson 9 28 3.1 1
B. Bortles 2 26 13.0 1
W. Stanback 5 21 4.2 0
M. Reed 5 18 3.6 0
D. Wilson 7 9 1.3 0
J. Godfrey 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Lemelle 3 81 27.0 1
S. Phillips 4 21 5.2 0
G. Davis 2 16 8.0 0
D. Foxx 1 10 10.0 0
K. Abrams 1 5 5.0 0
D. Bradley 1 4 4.0 0
J. Green 1 4 4.0 0
L. McCombs 1 1 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Worton 6 119 19.8 1
B. Perriman 2 72 36.0 0
J. Godfrey 6 54 9.0 3
R. Hall 4 38 9.5 0
J. Reese 3 28 9.3 0
J. Tukes 2 24 12.0 0
S. Johnson 3 16 5.3 1