The University of Central Florida is not letting go of the idea it won college football’s national championship during the 2017 season.
The school’s police department now has a car with a wrap commemorating the Knights’ undefeated season and mythical national title. While UCF finished the season as the only undefeated team at college football’s top level but was not a part of the College Football Playoff, won by Alabama.
— UCF Police Dept. (@UCFPolice) April 18, 2018
The cop car joins a banner, parade, commemorative license plates and numerous other things to recognize something of UCF’s that doesn’t actually exist.
“I wanted to play them so bad,” Fitzpatrick said to the site. I was all busted up after this season. But I said, ‘I’ll play another game if UCF wants to play another game.’ I would have definitely done it for sure. I’m competitive. I don’t want anybody else claiming that they’re the champions when we’re the real champions. So I would have went out there all busted up, beat up, strapped up, whatever I had to do, to go out there and show them who the real champions are.
“Man, we would have whooped up on them boys. It wouldn’t have been close.”
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Nick Bromberg is a writer for Yahoo Sports.
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