With Florida effectively eliminated from contention in the SEC Eastern Division race, the focus of the Southeastern Conference will be on Columbia, Missouri and a former head coach at UF, Steve Spurrier.
The Southeastern Conference eastern division championship used to go through Gainesville or Athens, Georgia, but this year after two big division victories; the road to the SEC Championship goes through Columbia. Not Columbia, South Carolina, but rather Columbia, Missouri.
After another wild weekend of upsets across the college football world, the first Bowl Championship Series standings for 2013 was released Sunday night and the team at the top was once again the Alabama Crimson Tide.
While the Florida Gators will have their hands full against the LSU Tigers on Saturday, Gators fans may want to keep one eye on the game in Athens, Georgia between the Missouri Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs.
While the initial reports on the University of Miami scandal involving Nevin Shapiro painted the convicted Ponzi schemer as a whistleblower first; documents released to CBSMiami.com from the University of Missouri reveal that Shapiro, at least when dealing with former basketball coach Frank Haith, was threatening to bring down Miami if he wasn’t paid by coaches not to talk.
University of Missouri head basketball coach Frank Haith may be charged as early as this week with unethical conduct and failure to promote an atmosphere of compliance for his role in the Nevin Shapiro case, according to CBSSports.com.
Mike Gillislee took a screen pass and went 45 yards for a touchdown, and No. 8 Florida survived a scare to beat Southeastern Conference newcomer Missouri 14-7 on Saturday.
The Florida Gators came out flat and never were able to get going in last weekend’s loss to the Georgia Bulldogs in Jacksonville. That’s left Florida hungry and ready to take out their frustration on someone, which happens to be the Missouri Tigers on Saturday.
Florida head coach Billy Donovan returns seven of nine key contributors to his tenth-ranked Florida Gators team this season and they have one goal, a return trip to the Final Four.
The University of Kentucky Wildcats won the NCAA championship last season and they are the preseason favorite to win the Southeastern Conference championship again this season.