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The highest-graded players from the AAC Championship

Dec 1, 2018; Orlando, FL, USA; UCF Knights quarterback Darriel Mack Jr. (8) celebrates after a touchdown during the second half against the Memphis Tigers at Spectrum Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

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[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 overall

UCF offense

Darriel Mack Jr., QB – 79.9 overall grade
Greg McCrae, RB – 79.9 overall grade
Adrian Killins Jr., RB – 75.2 overall grade
Jordan Johnson, C – 69.0 overall grade
Gabriel Davis, WR – 65.9 overall grade

UCF defense

Trysten Hill, DI – 76.8 overall grade
Joey Connors, DI – 75.4 overall grade
Rashard Causey, S – 75.1 overall grade
Kyle Gibson, S – 67.2 overall grade
Richie Grant, S – 66.6 overall grade

Memphis offense

Sean Dykes, TE – 72.1 overall grade
Trevon Tate, OT – 71.1 overall grade
Drew Kyser, C – 68.5 overall grade
Darrell Henderson, RB – 68.1 overall grade
Patrick Taylor Jr., RB – 67.1 overall grade

Memphis defense

Tim Hart, LB – 79.0 overall grade
Curtis Akins, LB – 74.8 overall grade
Jj Russell, LB – 73.2 overall grade
Joseph Dorceus, Edge – 71.9 overall grade
Austin Hall, LB – 70.9 overall grade

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