ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — John Rhys Plumlee threw four touchdown passes, the UCF defense allowed less than 100 yards, and the Knights defeated FCS South Carolina State 56-10 in a season opener. In addition to Plumlee’s TD passes, he ran for a fifth score, Isaiah Bowser ran for two and Quadric Bullard recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for UCF’s eighth touchdown. The Knights outgained the Bulldogs 600 yards to 91. Central Florida had 308 passing yards, 292 rushing yards and 29 first downs. South Carolina State managed 56 passing yards, 35 rushing yards and nine first downs.
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