UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton, a Heisman hopeful, surpassed alumnus Blake Bortles in career passing TDs and touchdowns responsible for at 60 and 76 Saturday afternoon.

The Knights dismantled Pittsburgh 45-14 at home where Milton was responsible for all six touchdowns: QB keeps, chip-in passes, and an explosive 71-yard TD pass from Killins. The Panthers offensive nor defense stood a chance at stopping the Knights from claiming a victory.

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Bortles led UCF to its first New Year’s Six bowl as an underdog with only Baylor in the way of history. The 2013 squad (12-1, 8-0) stunned the college football world with a record-setting 52-42 win over the Bears in the Fiesta Bowl. Bortles set multiple career and UCF records that season and went on to lead the Jacksonville Jaguars – the Jaguars would all but make it to the Super Bowl in 2017.

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Both Bortles and Milton set the records in three years; Blake would move on to the NFL and Milton began as a freshman in 2016. Daunte Culpepper holds the first place record at 84 touchdowns from his 1995-98 collegiate career.

Milton tied his single-game touchdown record set against Memphis in 2017 with Florida Atlantic in week 4 – three rushing and three passing touchdowns – and with Pitt in week 5: two rushing and four passing touchdowns. In his 11th game over 300 yards, the Heisman hopeful kept pace with his high-scoring offense at 48.75 average points per game this season.

It would be hard not to send an invite, if not the trophy, for Milton to go to New York.

No. 13 UCF Dismantles the ACC’s Pitt 45-14 in the Sunshine State