UCF and Brigham Young University to Face Off in the Boca Bowl

The UCF Knights and BYU Cougars will play in the RoofClaim.com Seventh Annual Boca Raton Bowl on December 22

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The University of Central Florida (UCF) and Brigham Young University (BYU)’s football teams will play in the Seventh Annual RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday, December 22. Kick off is at 7 p.m. ET, at Florida Atlantic University Stadium. The game will air on ESPN and ESPN Radio, as well as locally on ESPN 106.3 FM.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have BYU play in the RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl,” said executive director Doug Mosley. “This matchup against UCF will be one of the premiere games played in the early bowl season. We can’t wait to welcome both teams to Boca Raton and Palm Beach County and kickoff the bowl next Tuesday.”

UCF is 6-3 and completed their regular season schedule on Nov. 27 with a victory against USF in their I-4 rivalry game. The Knights were ranked as high as eleventh in the nation earlier in the season. They are ninth in the nation in scoring offense at 44.3 points per game and sophomore quarterback Dillon Gabriel led the nation in passing yards with 3,353.

BYU was ranked in the Top 25 and College Football Playoff Top 25 during the entirety of the season. The Cougars will enter the game as the highest-ranked team to play in the RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl. Like their opponent, UCF, they boast a potent offense, averaging 43.0 points per game. Junior quarterback Zach Wilson is second in the nation with 30 passing touchdowns.

Tickets to the bowl game are not currently on sale to the public. Pandemic protocols will be in place and any tickets that may be made available will be very limited.

The RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl debuted in 2014 and has been well received in the community through its first six years. It has twice held the distinction of matching up two conference champions – Marshall University vs. Northern Illinois University (2014), and UAB vs. Northern Illinois (2018). In all, six conference champions and another three conference division champions have played in the game. Among the bowl’s alumni who have moved on to the NFL are current Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary (FAU, 2017) and Philadelphia Eagles kicker Jake Elliott (Memphis, 2016).

For more information about the RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl visit RoofClaimBocaRatonBowl.com.

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