The time for talk is over.
The UCF Knights (8-4, 6-3 AAC) take on the Florida Gators (6-6, 2-6 SEC) in the 2021 Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET and the game will be televised on ESPN.
Let’s get ready:
Game Day Guide
When: 7 p.m. ET
Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Weather: Courtesy of Black & Gold Banneret’s unofficial meteorologist and UCF alum Eric Burris:
It's 'Gus'parilla Bowl day friends, and that means many many fellow Knight fans will be spending the evening outside;— Eric Burris (@EricBurrisWESH) December 23, 2021
Heading over to Tampa today, just know it's going to be a nice and cool bowl game forecast. Jackets on friends! Go Knights! CHARGE ON! pic.twitter.com/D3NzFxo75U
Line: UCF +7, Over/under 55.5 per DraftKings
How to Watch
Broadcast Crew: Wes Durham and Roddy Jones
Florida leads 2-0
- First Meeting: 1999 — Florida 58, UCF 27
- Last Meeting: 2006 — Florida 42, UCF 0
Note: This is the first meeting between the two schools outside of Gainesville.
- UCF is 2-2 all-time in the Gasparilla Bowl.
The Knights beat Marshall 48-25 in the 2019 game, which was also the most recent Gasparilla Bowl (the 2020 game was canceled due to COVID).
- Florida has never played in the Gasparilla Bowl.
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