Wednesday night football: CFB team moves game for second time due to Hurricane Ian
Hurricane Ian continued its trek, bringing more rain and flooding to many parts of Florida.
As it continued its path north, another game has moved to try and avoid Ian’s impact. It was announced on Friday that the UCF game vs. SMU was officially moved to Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET due to conditions created by Hurricane Ian.
🚨 Wednesday Knight AACtion 🚨
Due to conditions created by Hurricane Ian, our game vs SMU has officially been moved to Wednesday at 7PM
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— UCF Football (@UCF_Football) September 30, 2022
This is the second time the matchup was moved in as many days. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon, but was then postponed to Sunday before the storm rolled through Florida. The game has since been moved to Wednesday due to flooding and other environmental impacts in UCF’s home in Orlando.
Both UCF and SMU have byes in Week 6, allowing for the extension of the Week 5 game to Wednesday. The Knights and Mustangs will kick off at 7 p.m. ET and will be televised on ESPN2.