UCF in CFP? It’s all about per­fec­tion

Orlando Sentinel - - SPORTS WEDNESDAY -

The most in­sane propo­si­tions have be­come plau­si­ble this col­lege foot­ball sea­son. Lane Kif­fin has more wins than the com­bined to­tal of FSU’s Jimbo Fisher and UF’s two coaches.

Florida has had al­most as many head coaches as wins.

And for the truly nutso, con­sider that UCF could make the Col­lege Foot­ball Play­off. Not a New Year’s Six bowl. We’re talk­ing about the Big Kahuna four-team play­off.

And we’ll pause now to let the CFP Se­lec­tion Com­mit­tee try to find UCF on its map.

It’s ob­vi­ous that the elite Foot­ball Swamp doesn’t want an up­start like UCF to crash its big­gest party.

Sure, it awards an au­to­matic COM­MEN­TARY New Year’s Six bid to the top mid-ma­jor team. That’s ba­si­cally giv­ing it a pat on the head and say­ing, “Now run along to the Peach Bowl and let us big boys tend to se­ri­ous busi­ness.”

Not that UCF would sneer at a New Year’s Six bowl. It’s just that af­ter this past week­end, men­tion­ing the CFP is not

STEPHEN M. DOW­ELL/STAFF PHO­TOG­RA­PHER

Dredrick Snel­son (5), Mar­lon Wil­liams and the UCF Knights are 3 wins away from cap­tur­ing the AAC ti­tle and un­beaten reg­u­lar sea­son.

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