2017 UCF Knights football schedule: Games and dates

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The UCF Knights have had their full 2017 football schedule released.

The Knights will open the season Sept. 2 at FIU at Spectrum Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

UCF will play Memphis in its AAC opener on Sept. 9. After three straight non-conference games against Georgia Tech, Maryland and Main, the Knights will play Cincinnati in their AAC road opener on Oct. 7.

UCF will have its bye week Oct. 28 between the at Navy (Oct. 21) and at SMU (Nov. 4) games. The Knights will close out the regular season against USF on Nov. 24.

The AAC championship game will be held Dec. 2 and hosted by either the East or West division winner.

The Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl will serve as the two College Football Playoff semifinal locations and the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta will serve as the national championship game location.

2017 UCF Knights football schedule

Sept. 2: FIU

Sept. 9: Memphis

Sept. 16: Georgia Tech

Sept. 23: at Maryland

Sept. 30: Maine

Oct. 7: at Cincinnati

Oct. 14: East Carolina

Oct. 21: at Navy

Oct. 28: OPEN DATE

Nov. 4: at SMU

Nov. 11: UConn

Nov. 18: at Temple

Nov. 24: USF

Dec. 2: The American Championship Game (Hosted by East or West division winner)

Jan. 1: College Football Playoff semifinal (Rose Bowl or Sugar Bowl)

Jan. 8: College Football Playoff national championship (Atlanta)

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