Just four weeks after suffering its first loss of the season, No. 6 Florida suddenly finds itself back in the national title hunt.
The Florida Gators will be without starting quarterback Jeff Driskel when they take the field at the Swamp against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks Saturday.
The Florida Gators are coming off two heart-stopping victories over Missouri and Louisiana-Lafayette in consecutive weeks. The Gators get a bit of a reprieve this week against Jacksonville State, but may be without their starting quarterback against the Gamecocks.
Jelani Jenkins returned a blocked punt 36 yards for a touchdown with two seconds remaining and No. 7 Florida rallied in the closing minutes to beat Louisiana-Lafayette 27-20 on Saturday.
Frankie Hammond, Jr. is listed as a starter at wide receiver for the team’s opener Saturday against Bowling Green.
Anyone who watched the Florida Gators play last season knows that the biggest question coming into the 2012 season is who is the team’s quarterback. Unfortunately, the question still hasn’t been answered after fall camp.
The calendar hasn’t even flipped to August yet, but football season is definitely in the air across the Sunshine State.
Quarterback Connor Shaw ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns to lead South Carolina to a 17-12 win over Florida on Saturday.
Fresh off a second straight stomping at the hands of an SEC West foe, the University of Florida will try to right the ship against Auburn. But they’ll do so without their starting quarterback.