Louisville stuns UCF with late game-winning pick-6

Louisville’s Jaylin Alderman stunned the home crowd by returning an interception 66 yards for the game-winning score in the closing seconds Friday night, lifting the Cardinals to a 42-35 win over the UCF Knights in Louisville, Kentucky.UCF’s Tre’mon Morris-Brash batted a pass and intercepted it inside the last minute, but on a rare blitz by Louisville, Gabriel’s pass on the next play bounced off receiver Amari Johnson and right to Alderman, who took it the distance for the win with 13 seconds left.Playing injured most of the fourth quarter, Louisville’s Malik Cunningham was 23-of-38 for 265 yards and one touchdown. He rushed for 99 yards and two touchdowns.Jalen Mitchell rushed for one, and Marshon Ford (career-high eight catches, 100 yards) and Trevion Cooley caught scores for the Cardinals (2-1).UCF (2-1) saw Dillon Gabriel go 21-of-28 for 188 yards, with TD passes to Ryan O’Keefe, Jaylon Robinson and Brandon Johnson. O’Keefe also tossed a scoring pass to Gabriel.Gabriel connected with O’Keefe for a 41-yard strike on the Knights’ second play from scrimmage at 12:22, but Cunningham tied it with a 7-yard scramble with 1:47 remaining.However, on a fourth-down play early less than a minute into the second quarter, Gabriel tossed a pass 15 yards in the end zone to Robinson, who made a spectacular one-handed grab.Mitchell plunged in from two yards to knot it at 14 at 9:38, and Cunningham guided the Cardinals 56 yards in six plays, flipping a 1-yard TD pass to Ford for a 21-14 halftime lead.