Lane Kiffin has very high praise for UCF
Florida Atlantic will face one of its toughest opponents of the season on Friday night, and Lane Kiffin believes it will be as difficult of a task as facing any team in the country.
With his team preparing to take on No. 16-ranked UCF this week, Kiffin seemed to indicate he agrees that the Knights could have been in the College Football Playoff last season. As far as Kiffin is concerned, facing UCF is like matching up against an SEC team.
Lane Kiffin on playing UCF:
“Height, weight, speed, the players, the size of the guys; it’s like playing an SEC opponent.” pic.twitter.com/asl1QSnfjZ
— UCFSportsInfo (@UCFSportsInfo) September 17, 2018
Coming from a guy who was both a head coach and an offensive coordinator in the SEC, that is a noteworthy compliment.
If you subscribe to what one FAU player said about the Owls prior to the season, Friday night’s game might as well be a showdown between SEC powerhouse teams. UCF may not be quite as strong as a year ago under Scott Frost, but the Knights have not lost a game since 2016. Kiffin’s team was dismantled by Oklahoma to start off the season, and he knows they will have to be much better to hang with UCF.