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UCF RB Adrian Killins: Auburn In For "Rude Awakening"

UCF Football players holding a UCF football sign in the air.

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 2: Members of the UCF Knights football team hoist up the school logo after winning the ACC Championship 62-55 against the Memphis Tigers at Spectrum Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

He made a few bold claims about the SEC as well.

"We want Bama" - what every team's fans say when they think they're a contender. We've heard this phrase more than we care to admit, and it usually ends up poorly for the team that called them out.

Now, we're not talking about Alabama here, but we are talking about a program that knocked off the Tide a mere two weeks after destroying another No. 1 team. Auburn tackled Georgia and Alabama in a span of three weeks to become the hottest team in the country.

However, the Tigers cooled down quite a bit after getting blown out in the 2017 SEC title game. With the loss, Auburn still retained a spot in the New Years Six, with a game against the only undefeated team in Division I football this season.

An undefeated season breeds confidence, and UCF running back Adrian Killins put that confidence on full display.

Killins doesn't believe Auburn has seen speed like UCF has.

Confidence is key in most settings, but calling out a top SEC program for their lack of speed might just be pure stupidity. One thing going for UCF is the fact that current Nebraska head coach Scott Frost is staying on to coach the Knights against Auburn. The team will need him.

Although UCF is the highest-scoring offense in college football, the Knights have never faced a defense like Auburn. The Tigers boast a top-10 defense in terms of points allowed.

We'll find out who takes the cake, or rather, the Chick-Fil-A, on New Year's Day at 12:30 p.m. ET.