MIAMI - The UCF football team will head into its highly anticipated matchup with Penn State fresh off another dominant non-conference win.
Facing instate rival FIU on the road Friday night, the Knights controlled play from beginning to end, winning 38-0.
UCF broke away from FIU in the 2nd quarter behind two Storm Johnson rushing touchdowns, building a 24-0 lead by halftime. Johnson added a third touchdown to his collection in the 3rd quarter.
UCF quarterback Blake Bortles finished with 214 yards passing, threw for a touchdown and ran for one as well.
The defense posted its first shutout since 2011, holding FIU to less than 200 yards of total offense.
The Knights improve to 2 and 0 and will now prepare for their toughest challenge to date: A September 14th road game Penn State. Kick off is scheduled for 6 p.m.
After UCF's win over FIU, Local 6 Sports Director David Pingalore was the first reporter to talk with Knights Head Coach George O'Leary. Watch highlights and hear from the coach above.
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