Cold Weather Leads to Extremely Small Crowd at UCF-SMU Game

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistDecember 7, 2013

via The Big Lead

Most of the nation has been affected by a huge winter storm this week, and the Central Florida-Southern Methodist game was no different.

Check out the small crowd, via Jim Slaughter:

The scoreboard showed logs in a fireplace, via Paul Tenorio of the Orlando Sentinel:

The temperature in Dallas at the start of the game was 25 degrees, via

As Bill Nichols of The Dallas Morning News wrote, fans received free admission to the game because of the weather conditions.

There is a lot of intrigue in this game. UCF is headed to a BCS bowl, and SMU needs a win in order to be eligible for a bowl game.

Hat tip to The Big Lead's Michael Shamburger for the find.