ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 01: McKenzie Milton #10 of the UCF Knights looks to pass in the second half against the Auburn Tigers during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)The road to recovery has been long for UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton who suffered a horrific knee injury during the season. Milton has already undergone numerous surgeries on his leg and has another scheduled for early this year.The star UCF quarterback led his team to an incredible winning-streak before suffering the freak injury. Now, he’ll have to watch from the sidelines as his undefeated Knights take on LSU in the Fiesta Bowl this afternoon.ESPN gave an update on the health and status of the star QB. The Knights reportedly remain hopeful that Milton will play in 2019.“The Knights remain hopeful that Milton will return to play football in the 2019 season or beyond after he suffered a serious right knee injury in November against USF,” ESPN’s Mitch Sherman said.Injured UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton huddles with teammates ahead of the Fiesta Bowl kickoff. The Knights remain hopeful that Milton will return to play football in the 2019 season or beyond after he suffered a serious right… https://t.co/IUBGd8YXpM pic.twitter.com/6aksTnGqgz— Mitch Sherman (@mitchsherman) January 1, 2019For now, Milton will watch from the sideline and hope to will his team to victory over yet another SEC program in a huge bowl game.UCF and LSU kick off at 1:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.