Gabriel leads potent UCF offense past Houston 44-21

No. 24 Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Dillon Gabriel passed for 328 yards and two touchdowns, UCF rushed for another 300-plus and the balanced, high-octane offense swamped Houston 44-21. Gabriel, who leads the nation in yards passing per game, was 19 of 33 for 328 yards and a pair of TDs to Ryan O’Keefe. Otis Anderson (170 rushing yards), Greg McCrae (107) and Ben Thompson (87) each scored rushing touchdowns as the Knights piled up 681 yards of offense. Houston’s Clayton Tune was intercepted twice, resulting in 14 UCF points.