UCF vs. Buffalo Game Balls

UCF's 23-17 victory over Buffalo at Bright House Networks Stadium should give the Knights some momentum going into Saturday's game against ECU. Who were some of the players that got hot and helped UCF get the win this past weekend?

Jarvis Geathers- Three sacks and two forced fumbles; that's not a bad stat line. UCF's pass-rush specialist came up huge for the Knights, as he regularly pressured Zach Maynard's blind side. His two forced fumbles, both of which UCF recovered as he came in the second half and allowed the Knights to complete their comeback.

Brett Hodges- His numbers were not eye-popping, but Hodges' efficiency was certainly outstanding. With a completion percentage of 75, the senior quarterback made all the right throws to keep UCF on the field and put the team in a position to score. He also displayed some surprising athleticism, as he ran for 71 yards on several scrambles and option reads.

Brynn Harvey- The tailback still hasn't had a breakout performance but he ran well against the Bulls and did a nice job of finding the end zone. Harvey finished with 98 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

UCF's offensive line- The group collectively had its best performance of the season. They looked powerful during run blocking and were cohesive in pass protection. They weren't dominant but the right side of the line looked significantly better than it did in the season's first two games.

Nick Cattoi- After an inconsistent performance against Southern Miss, Cattoi went 3-of-3 versus the Bulls, hitting two field goals from beyond 40 yards.

Derrick Hallman- After what could be called as a sluggish start, Hallman came alive late for the Knights. He forced a fumble while Buffalo was driving and also came away with an interception that sealed the game. Combine that with eight total tackles and you have one hell of a performance from UCF's emotional leader.

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