The University of Central Florida finished at No. 6 in the final AP Top-25 poll with 4 first-place votes – the only to not go to No. 1 Alabama’s 57 votes.
The Knights finished the 2017 season as the nation’s only undefeated team while proclaiming themselves as national champions. UCF held down Auburn’s offense from start to finish in the 50th Chick-fil-a Peach Bowl while McKenzie Milton and crew outpaced Stidham and the Tigers to claim victory.
Florida Governor Rick Scott proclaimed UCF as national champions in Florida given that Auburn defeated both Alabama and Georgia in the regular season.
After Monday night’s CFP Championship game, Alabama finished at No. 1 with 57 out of 61 AP votes upon victory against Georgia 26-23 in overtime.
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