GAMEDAY College Football

Central Florida 56, South Carolina State 10

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. - 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 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.

Plumlee completed 20 of 31 passes for 308 yards. He was the game's leading rusher with 99 yards on 13 carries and Bowser had 21 carries for 80 yards.

South Carolina State's touchdown came on a 26-yard pass from Corey Fields to Shaquan Davis.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter SCStUCF
UCF TD 11:10 Javon Baker 12 yard TD pass from John Rhys Plumlee (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 0 7
UCF TD 7:17 Kemore Gamble 25 yard TD pass from John Rhys Plumlee (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 0 14
UCF TD 3:10 John Rhys Plumlee 17 yard TD run (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 0 21
Second Quarter SCStUCF
UCF TD 11:02 Isaiah Bowser 1 yard TD run (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 0 28
SCSt FG 3:24 Gavyn Zimmerman 23 yard field goal 3 28
Third Quarter SCStUCF
SCSt TD 8:14 Shaquan Davis 26 yard TD pass from Corey Fields (Gavyn Zimmerman Extra Point) 10 28
UCF TD 5:23 Johnny Richardson 18 yard TD pass from John Rhys Plumlee (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 10 35
UCF TD 0:46 Isaiah Bowser 1 yard TD run (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 10 42
Fourth Quarter SCStUCF
UCF TD 13:15 Zach Marsh Wojan 21 yard TD pass from John Rhys Plumlee (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 10 49
UCF TD 12:18 Quadric Bullard 0 yard blocked punt return for TD (Daniel Obarski Extra Point) 10 56
Team Stats
  South Carolina State UCF
First downs 9 28
  Rushing 4 16
  Passing 2 12
  Penalty 3 0
3rd Down Efficiency 2-16, 13% 9-15, 60%
4th down efficiency 2-3, 67% 1-1, 100%
Rushes-Yards 33-35 48-301
Passing Yards 56 304
Return Yards 5 109
Completions-Attempts-Int 7-23-1 22-34-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 2-19 2-13
Punts 8 3
Fumbles Lost 0-0 1-1
Penalties - Yards 7-45 10-85
South Carolina State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Fields 5 17 42 1 1
T. Nick 2 3 14 0 0
P. Franklin II 0 3 0 0 0
UCF Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Plumlee 22 33 304 4 0
T. Castellanos 0 1 0 0 0
South Carolina State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
T. Nick 6 28 4.7 0
D. Roberts 1 6 6.0 0
T. Walker 3 4 1.3 0
K. Flowers 8 3 0.4 0
P. Franklin II 2 1 0.5 0
J. Benson 4 1 0.3 0
A. James 4 1 0.3 0
J. Shaw 2 -2 -1.0 0
C. Fields 3 -7 -2.3 0
UCF Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Plumlee 16 103 6.4 1
I. Bowser 22 84 3.8 2
J. Richardson 4 50 12.5 0
R. O'Keefe 2 33 16.5 0
T. Castellanos 2 32 16.0 0
J. McDonald 2 -1 -0.5 0
South Carolina State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
S. Davis 2 35 17.5 1
R. White 1 13 13.0 0
R. Bailey 1 7 7.0 0
J. Benson 1 1 1.0 0
K. Flowers 1 1 1.0 0
A. James 1 -1 -1.0 0
UCF Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Baker 5 84 16.8 1
K. Gamble 3 77 25.7 1
R. O'Keefe 3 48 16.0 0
J. Richardson 3 28 9.3 1
I. Bowser 4 25 6.3 0
J. Griffin 3 21 7.0 0
Z. Marsh Wojan 1 21 21.0 1
South Carolina State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
UCF Interceptions
Player Int Yards
D. Wilson 1 0
South Carolina State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
D. Roberts 7 339 48.4
UCF Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
A. Osteen 2 93 46.5
South Carolina State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Moody 1 5 5.0
UCF Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Wilson 2 21 10.5
X. Townsend 1 19 19.0
South Carolina State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
UCF Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
R. O'Keefe 2 50 25.0
South Carolina State Missed FG
Player Length
UCF Missed FG
Player Length
D. Obarski 43




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