Central Florida linebacker Pat Jasinski (56) signals a safety against Florida International after running back Alex Gardner was stopped in the end zone by the Central Florida defense during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thurs., Aug. 31, 2017, in Orlando, Fla.
Central Florida linebacker Pat Jasinski (56) signals a safety against Florida International after running back Alex Gardner was stopped in the end zone by the Central Florida defense during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thurs., Aug. 31, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. John Raoux AP
Central Florida linebacker Pat Jasinski (56) signals a safety against Florida International after running back Alex Gardner was stopped in the end zone by the Central Florida defense during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thurs., Aug. 31, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. John Raoux AP

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