ATLANTA — Central Florida (12-0, American Athletic) vs. Auburn (10-3, Southeastern), Jan. 1, 12:30 p.m. EST

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia


UCF: QB McKenzie Milton, 3,795 yards passing with 35 TDs; 497 yards with seven TDs.

Auburn: RB Kerryon Johnson, 1,320 yards rushing with 17 touchdowns.


UCF: The Knights were 0-12 two years ago and have gone 18-6 in the two seasons under coach Scott Frost. UCF won the American Athletic Conference title game over Memphis, 62-55 in double overtime, on Saturday.

Auburn: This is the Tigers sixth trip to the Peach Bowl and first since topping Virginia 43-24 in 2011. Auburn is 4-1 in the Peach Bowl, its lone loss coming in 2001, 16-10, to North Carolina.


Auburn 28, UCF 10 (Nov. 6, 1999).


UCF: First appearance in Peach Bowl; ninth bowl overall.

Auburn: Sixth appearance in Peach Bowl; 42nd bowl overall.

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