Seven former UCF Knights head to NFL playoffs




The National Football League playoffs begin Saturday, Jan. 5 with Wild-Card weekend, and seven former UCF Knights stand among the top players vying for a spot in the Super Bowl, including six whose teams won division titles.

Here’s a rundown of the players who’ll be representing Central Florida in this year’s playoffs, as well as the complete NFL playoffs schedule.










Kamar Aiken #16

Wide Receiver

New England Patriots











Bruce Miller #49


San Francisco 49ers










Matt Prater #5


Denver Broncos










Jah Reid #76

Offensive Guard

Baltimore Ravens










Josh Robinson #21


Minnesota Vikings










Asante Samuel #22


Atlanta Falcons










Josh Sitton #71

Offensive Guard

Green Bay Packers


2012 NFL Playoffs

Wild-Card Weekend

Jan. 5 – 4:30 p.m. – Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans

Jan. 5 – 8 p.m. – Minnesota Vikings (Josh Robinson) at Green Bay Packers (Josh Sitton)

Jan. 6 – 1 p.m. – Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens (Jah Reid)

Jan. 6 – 4:30 p.m. – Seattle Seahawks at Washington Redskins

Divisional Playoffs

Jan. 12 – 4:30 p.m. – TBA at Denver Broncos (Matt Prater)

Jan. 12 – 8 p.m. – TBA at Atlanta Falcons (Asante Samuel)

Jan. 13 – 1 p.m. – TBA at San Francisco 49ers (Bruce Miller)

Jan. 13 – 4:30 p.m. – TBA at New England Patriots (Kamar Aiken)

Jan. 20 ­– Conference Championships

Feb. 3 – Super Bowl XLVII

Also representing UCF this year in the NFL is reigning Pro Bowl MVP and current Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who will play in his fourth Pro Bowl this year in Hawaii on Jan. 27.

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