Looking to climb the CFP rankings, UCF routed No. 24 Cincinnati on Saturday, delivering a performance that coach Josh Heupel hopes gave people "a chance to see what our university is all about."
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- Heupel: Win showcased UCF as 'big-time football'
- Knights' tale: AAC wants to talk playoff expansion
- CFP's top 10 unchanged for 1st time in rankings
- Northwestern ranked in AP Top 25 poll after win
McKenzie Milton threw for 268 yards and accounted for four touchdowns to help No. 11 UCF remain unbeaten and extend the nation's longest winning streak to 23 games with a 38-13 rout of No. 19 Cincinnati on Saturday night.
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Even with the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 25 still battling for semifinal and New Year's Six bowl positions, it's never too early to look ahead to next season.
The AAC's Mike Aresco says strength of schedule continues to put non-Power 5 teams such as UCF at a disadvantage, so maybe it's time to again discuss playoff expansion.
The entire top 10 stayed put in this week's CFP committee rankings, but UCF did move up one spot to No. 11 and was joined by three more Group of 5 teams.
The College Football Playoff's top 10 is unchanged from last week -- the first time that has happened in the rankings' history.