The UCF Knights football team represents the University of Central Florida in the sport of American football.

Athletic Association and the American Athletic Conference. Their head coach is Gus Malzahn.

The Knights compete in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision of the National Collegiate

Now, four years after their inaugural year, the super-senior group will begin their hunt for a third consecutive regular season this Thursday.

This time, the Rattlers will witness a very different football team from the UCF Knights.

Kicking off the 2019 season, the Knights faced the Florida A&M Rattlers for the second time in history Thursday night.

The last and only time the schools met was in 1987, the Rattlers clinched a narrow 19-14 victory over the Knights.

During their first season at UCF, the trio went through a 0-12 season before undergoing two coaching changes that revolutionized UCF's football programme.

The last five years of UCF football have been a whirlwind; specifically for the three redshirt seniors sitting