John Hitt

Central Florida is college football's true national champion, according to Central Florida

Central Florida is college football's true national champion, according to Central Florida

Apparently there’s no need to play the College Football Playoff championship on Monday night. It seems college football already has a national champion, and it’s neither of the teams playing in the big game.

At least that’s what the University of Central Florida thinks.

The Knights may have entered bowl season ranked No. 12 in the nation by the CFP committee and played only two Power 5 teams all year, but they were the only undefeated team in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

And UCF’s 13-0 record includes a 34-27 victory over Auburn in the Peach Bowl on Monday — that’s the same Auburn team that beat Alabama and Georgia, the two participants in the FBS championship...

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