The Central Florida football team opened the season with a 63-17 rout of Florida International. That was Aug. 31. The Knights' second game will be against Maryland. That's on Sept. 23.
Call it a season reopener. Early Friday, the threat of Hurricane Irma forced the cancellation of UCF's home game that night against Memphis, already moved up a day in anticipation of inclement weather.
Now the storm has claimed this Saturday's home game against Georgia Tech as well. According to the Orlando Sentinel, "the inability to gather Knights for meaningful practice after some players were released to be with their families limited UCF's ability to host the game."
Apparently many of the UCF football players are stuck away from campus and that is part of the cancellation along with them not come to ATL