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FIU's Hilton draws attention to matchup with UCF

Florida International receiver T.Y. Hilton is one of the hottest players in the country and has landed firmly on the national map.

That makes the FIU-Central Florida game Saturday appealing, even with the marquee Oklahoma-Florida State and Ohio State-Miami matchups this weekend in this football-laden state.

Four years after choosing FIU over West Virginia and a chance to play in the Big East, Hilton is garnering attention as a potential Heisman Trophy candidate after one of the top early season performances in an upset over Louisville last week.

Both UCF and FIU are unbeaten, making it a pivotal contest for programs looking to stay relevant.

But Hilton is the main attraction.

FIU's Mario Cristoba has said anyone would be fortunate to "coach a guy like that in your lifetime."