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Check Out Our 2021 UCF Football Season Predictions

The Black & Gold Banneret Staff give their full game-by-game season predictions

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We are just hours from kickoff at the Bounce House of the 2021 UCF Knights Football season.

We’ve had all summer to mull over our predictions for the Knights’ first season under Gus Malzahn, and now it’s time to put those predictions on the record for you.

So now, without further adieu, here are (almost) the entire Black & Gold Banneret staff’s season predictions for the 2021 Knights:

2021 UCF Knights Football Season Predictions

Game Jeff Drew Bryson Jeremy Derek Anthony Luke
Game Jeff Drew Bryson Jeremy Derek Anthony Luke
Boise State W W W W W W W
Bethune-Cookman W W W W W W W
@Louisville L W W W L L W
@Navy W W W W W W W
ECU W W W W W W W
@Cincy L L L L W L W
Memphis W W W W W W W
@Temple W W W W W W W
Tulane W W W W W W W
@SMU W L W W L W W
UConn W W W W W W W
So. Fla. W W W W W W W
AAC Championship UCF vs. CIN SMU vs. CIN UCF vs. CIN UCF vs. CIN UCF v CIN UCF vs. CIN SMU vs. UCF
AAC Winner UCF CIN UCF CIN UCF CIN UCF
Bowl Birmingham Military Peach Hawaii Peach Military Peach
Opponent Florida Florida State Florida State Fresno State Indiana FSU Georgia
Result W W W W W L W
Record 12-2 11-2 13-1 12-2 12-2 11-3 14-0

Observations

Toughest games (number of picks in parentheses):

  1. at Cincinnati (5)
  2. at Louisville (3)
  3. at SMU (2)

AAC Champions:

  1. UCF (4)
  2. Cincinnati (3)

AAC Title Game Match-up:

  1. UCF vs. Cincinnati (5)
  2. SMU vs. Cincinnati/SMU vs. UCF (1 each)

UCF’s Bowl Game

  1. Non-NY6 (4)
  2. New Year’s Six (3)

Bowl Opponents

  1. Florida State (3)
  2. Florida/Fresno State/Indiana/Georgia (1 each)

UCF’s Final Record

  1. 12-2 (3)
  2. 14-0/13-1/11-3/11-2 (1 each)

So there we have it: We are now on the record before the season with our picks for UCF’s season.

What say you? Let us know in the comments below or at @UCF_Banneret on Twitter.