Best UCF Knights Fan Gear

UCF hat

The UCF Knights are no secret in college football anymore. The boys from Orlando have been terrorizing the rest of the American Athletic Conference season after season. And beginning in July 2002, the university will transition over to the Big 12 Conference, where traditional powerhouses of all sports await. Get ready for the action with the right fan gear. Here are some items we love.

ucf plate

Hit the streets

No matter where you live or drive, leave no doubt as to your allegiance. Amazon

With more than 70,000 students, UCF is the largest university by enrollment in Florida. That’s a lot of potential license plate frames. Serious fans also can be found with an official UCF license plate, one of the dozens approved by the state. This zinc alloy frame leaves all four corners of the license plate visible.

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UCF stickers

Place them anywhere

The high-quality, outdoor-grade vinyl is designed to last and preserve the black and gold coloring. Amazon

The Knights’ main rivals are the South Florida Bulls, located down Interstate 4 in Tampa Bay. Their annual battle on the gridiron is often dubbed the War on I-4, and it’s always a day of hard hits and high spirits. These vinyl decals are a great way to stoke fandom for the rivalry. They’re great for cars, laptops, water bottles and more. Just don’t stick one on a classroom window at USF – bad karma, right?

Buy Now: University of Central Florida Knights UCF Stickers


It’s happy hour

It’s made with plant-based inks and powder-coated with BPA-free materials – perfect for any tailgate party on campus. Amazon

Though the university began classes in 1968, it didn’t field its first varsity football team until 1979. The Knights began as an NCAA Division III and – in 1996 – became the first program in NCAA history to have played in all four divisions of college football. Celebrate the milestone with this triple-insulated tumbler, which holds drinks hot or cold for up to 24 hours. A quick tip: These are better to hand-wash for longevity.

Buy Now: Tervis Triple Walled University of Central Florida Knights Insulated Tumbler Cup

UCF hat

Head’s up

The distressed look of this trucker-style camp is timeless Amazon

More than 168,000 of UCF’s 335,500-plus alumni live in Orlando and the Central Florida region – that’s why you see so many of these hats when you’re visiting Disney World. It’s made from 50 percent cotton and 50 percent polyester. It features a snap closure and is recommended for dry cleaning only.

Buy Now: Top of the World Relaxed Fit Adjustable Mesh Offroad Team Color Icon Hat

ucf tee shirt

For men or women

We love the outline of the Sunshine State on this stylish top. Amazon

Did you know UCF began in the ’60s as Florida Technological University? It was the university’s second president, Dr. Trevor Colbourn, who pushed for a new name in 1979 that better represented the school’s since-expanded scope. This shirt celebrates the school of today. It’s unisex sized, 100 percent cotton and machine washable. Wear it on game day with pride.

Buy Now: University of Central Florida UCF Knights Official Unisex Adult T Shirt Collection

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