Video: Shirreffs, Newsome Lead UConn Football Past UCF 40-13

The pregame focus of Saturday’s UConn football game versus the UCF Knights was all about “The conFLiCT” and how made up it was. The real focus should have been on both teams needing wins.

Behind Bryant Shirreffs and Arkeel Newsome, it was the UConn football team who got the win as they beat UCF 40-13 in front of 26,669 at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando, FL.

The UConn football team moves to 3-3 (1-1 American) while UCF falls to (0-5, 0-2).

UConn Huskies @ UCF Knights 10/10/15 box score

Here are the postgame quotes from UConn Huskies head coach Bob Diaco.

Here are the postgame quotes from UCF Knights head coach George O’Leary and select players.

True Blue UConn offensive player of the game: Arkeel Newsome (UConn) – 84 yards rushing with two touchdowns, 67 yards receiving

True Blue UConn defensive player of the game: Obi Melifonwu (UConn) – 5 tackles, one interception