ORLANDO, Florida. – Beginning this season, the University of Central Florida football team will play its home games at FBC Mortgage Stadium.
The school announced Tuesday that the UCF Athletic Association and FBC Mortgage have reached a naming rights agreement for the Knights football stadium, more recently known as Bounce House.
[TRENDING: Police snipers protect Florida divers during water rescue in alligator-infested pond | Odds continue to increase for development of tropical system in Gulf | Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)]
The 10-year, $19.5 million deal means UCF football teams will play their home games at FBC Mortgage Stadium throughout the 2031 football season.
“It’s an exciting day for UCF Athletics and for FBC Mortgage to be able to collaborate on the naming of our football stadium,” said Terry Mohajir, UCF Vice President and Director of Athletics.
The first UCF football game to be played at FBC Mortgage Stadium will be the Knights’ 2022 season opener on Thursday, September 1 against South Carolina State.
“Betrayals have become the norm at UCF. Our gaming experience has been widely recognized – and I believe it is second to none. Knight Nation has established the atmosphere at FBC Mortgage Stadium as one of the best in the country.
UCF went 7-0 at home last season, the team’s first under head coach Gus Malzahn.
UCF Stadium opened in 2007 and was first known as Bright House Networks Stadium. It became Spectrum Stadium in 2017.
Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando – All Rights Reserved.