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UCF beats Marshall 48-25 in Gasparilla Bowl

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TAMPA, Fla. – Richie Grant and Tre’mon Morris-Brash had first-quarter defensive touchdowns, Dillon Gabriel led three third-quarter scoring drives and Central Florida beat Marshall 48-25 in the Gasparilla Bowl.

Grant had a 39-yard interception return on Marshall’s third play from scrimmage 56 seconds into the game, and Morris-Brash recovered a fumble and ran it 55 yards for a score that helped UCF go up 21-0.

Isaiah Green went 9 of 23 for 173 yards with one TD and had a rushing touchdown for Marshall. Conference USA MVP Brenden Knox had 103 yards on 26 carries for Marshall.