Aug. 30, at AKRON, 7 p.m., ESPN3.com
SEPT. 8, at OHIO STATE, noon,
The Buzz: UCF aims for the biggest win in school history. Former UF coach
SEPT. 15, vs. FIU, 4 p.m.; CSS
The Buzz: The Knights aim to avenge last season's embarrassing 17-10 loss at FIU. The Panthers return an experienced lineup and are looking to build on an 8-5 finish in 2011.
SEPT. 29, vs. MISSOURI, TBA,
The Buzz: UCF scored a home game against
OCT. 4, vs. EAST CAROLINA, 8 p.m.,
The Buzz: UCF hosts one of its top conference rivals to open its final slate of
OCT. 13, vs. SOUTHERN MISS, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network
The Buzz: UCF has not defeated
OCT. 20, at MEMPHIS, 8 p.m., CSS
The Buzz: First-year head coach Justin Fuente has a tall task ahead of him. The Tigers have managed just five combined wins during the past three seasons and are 1-7 all-time vs. UCF.
OCT. 27, at MARSHALL, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network
NOV. 3, vs.
The Buzz: UCF begins a tough November stretch with an SMU squad that is favored by many publications to win the C-USA's Western Division with QB Garrett Gilbert.
NOV. 10, at
The Buzz: The Knights ended last year's disappointing 5-7 campaign on a high note by defeating UTEP 31-14 in the season finale. The Miners also went 5-7 last season.
NOV. 17, at TULSA, TBA, Fox Sports Net
The Buzz: The
NOV. 24, vs. UAB, TBA, Fox Sports Net
The Buzz: The Knights were stunned by UAB last season, falling 26-24. First-year head coach Garrick McGee is aiming to inject energy into a program that has been in just one bowl game.