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Governor Scott proclaims undefeated UCF Knights football team as National Champions in Florida

Posted: 1:55 PM, Jan 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-08 18:55:02Z
Gov. Scott: UCF Knights National Champs in FL
Gov. Scott: UCF Knights National Champs in FL

On Monday, Governor Scott issued a proclamation declaring the University of Central Florida Knights football team as national champions in Florida after their undefeated, 13-0 season. 

The UCF Knights beat the Auburn Tigers 34-27 in the Peach Bowl on New Years Day. 

Click here to view the official proclamation .

“Florida is home to the country’s best college football, and this season, UCF proved to the world that they can beat any team. By having a perfect season and beating the only team that defeated both Alabama and Georgia this season, the UCF Knights are clearly champions. I wish both teams good luck tonight in Atlanta. Charge On" said Governor Rick Scott. 

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