UCF scores 31 unanswered points, beats SMU in AAC opener


              Central Florida quarterback John Rhys Plumlee (10) breaks an SMU tackle during an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Central Florida running back Johnny Richardson (0) breaks away on a long run as SMU players, including Junior Aho (33), defend during an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Central Florida tight end Alec Holler (82) catches a pass and is tackled by an SMU player during an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Central Florida quarterback John Rhys Plumlee (10) gets a pass off over SMU defensive tackle Elijah Chatman (40) during an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Central Florida running back Isaiah Bowser runs down field during an NCAA college football game against SMU in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Attendance is sparse at an NCAA college football game between Central Florida and SMU on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. The game had been postponed because of Hurricane Ian. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Orlando Sentinel via AP)
            
              Central Florida coach Gus Malzahn, left, and SMU coach Rhett Lashlee talk before an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Orlando Sentinel via AP)
UCF scores 31 unanswered points, beats SMU in AAC opener