White's 6th TD pass caps record comeback over UCF, 50-49

Brady White’s 6th landing go with simply over a minute final finished a school-record 21-point comeback and the Tigers beat UCF 50-49 on Saturday to snap a 13-game dropping streak to the Knights.

After White discovered Calvin Austin for a Four-yard rating and a two-point check out failed, the Knights (2-2, 1-2 American Athletic) drove to the Memphis 22 earlier than Daniel Obarski pulled a 40-yard field-goal strive left with 19 seconds final.

At the Tigers’ profitable force, a shovel go to Tahj Washington on fourth down went for 52 yards to the UCF five. 3 performs later White tossed the game-winner to a diving Austin at the left facet of the top zone.

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UCF led 27-14 at halftime, had a 21-point lead early within the 3rd quarter and led 35-29 getting into the overall quarter all through which the groups mixed for 5 touchdowns. The Tigers’ comeback surpassed the varsity list of 17 issues towards Houston in 2017.

White completed 34-of-50 passing for a school-record 486 yards in a duel with UCF’s Dillon Gabriel. Gabriel become the primary UCF quarterback to throw for over 500 yards and blew previous that mark with 601 yards on 35-of-49 passing with 5 ratings. There have been no interceptions.

UCF outgained Memphis 798-703 for 1,501 yards offense mixed, eclipsing the convention list of one,479 set via the similar groups in a 2017 sport. The groups mixed for 191 performs.

Austin completed with 151 yards receiving and two ratings and Washington added 131 yards. Rodrigues Clark rushed for 112 yards.

UCF’s Marlon Williams had 191 yards receiving with a rating, Jaylon Robinson 173 yards and two touchdowns and Ryan O’Keefe 175 yards, together with a school-record 93-yard rating off a receiver display.

Memphis (2-1, 1-1) offered out the 10,554 seats made to be had within the 58,325-capacity Liberty Bowl. It was once the Tigers’ first house sport in six weeks.

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