UCF 48, Marshall 25: 5 Thoughts On The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

UCF 48, Marshall 25: 5 Thoughts On The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

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UCF 48, Marshall 25: 5 Thoughts On The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

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1. UCF is still amazing

It wasn’t for the national title, and it wasn’t to make a big statement on a national scale while carrying the flag for all Group of Five programs.

It was UCF in a regular old bowl game, and it didn’t blink.

Fans always get mad at the idea of a team playing hard in a bowl game as a positive – football players are always supposed to play hard – but it would’ve been easy to mail this one in. After what this program has achieved over the last two years, focus and intensity might have been a problem.

Credit head coach Josh Heupel and the staff for the right game plan, credit the UCF veterans for obviously setting a tone for this game, and credit UCF for coming up with a third straight ten-win season.

How good has UCF been? 35-4 over the last three seasons with the four losses by a grand total of 15 points.

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