UCF should never accept a 2-for-1 series offer from Florida or any other college football program, says former Knights' punter Mac Loudermilk.
"UF isn’t in the market for home-and-home or a neutral site games against non-Autonomy 5 opponents,” Florida athletics director Scott Stricklin wrote last year in an e-mail to UCF athletics director Danny White. “However, we would be open to a series similar to what we’ve agreed to with USF … two games in Gainesville and one in Orlando. We are in need of a home opener for the 2022 season, so the 9/3/2022 date you mention would be a perfect date to begin the series, and we can fill in the remaining games from there.”
Stricklin's proposal — and White's "we're not a typical 'non-autonomy 5' opponent' rejection — earned national headlines as UCF prepared to play LSU in the Fiesta Bowl in search of a second straight undefeated season.
This week on the High Motor podcast, Loudermilk talked about his former AD's response, Scott Frost's departure, why UCF was deserving of a playoff bid and more: