Each season, at least one team will get decimated by the injury bug. This year it’s Florida and if there’s one thing the Gators have proven this year it’s that the backups are not anywhere near ready to be playing in the Southeastern Conference.
Things are heading downhill in a hurry in Gainesville after the Florida Gators lost again to arch-rival Georgia, 23-20 Saturday evening. The loss dropped the Gators to 4-4 on the season and puts their backs against the wall to find two more victories to become bowl eligible for the 23rd consecutive year.
Two coaches on parallel paths with national college football powers will finally cross paths on Saturday at Sun Life Stadium.
The University of Florida football team has set the standard for football excellence in the last several years. But as the murder case against former UF and New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez moves forward, it’s bringing another aspect of UF’s history into the light.
The Florida Gators have lived on the edge for the past two weeks. Two strong second-half performances have the Gators at 3-0 (2-0 in Southeastern Conference), but the Gators may not break a sweat on Saturday against Kentucky.
Someone always has to be first and for the Texas A&M Aggies, the first SEC opponent they will face will be the Florida Gators on Saturday. It will mark the debut of the Aggies in the SEC against one of the most successful teams in the league.
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 University of Florida used to be about competing for national championships, but now, a 7-6 record is good enough to earn you a contract extension.
The once mighty Florida Gators will be looking to run their record to 6-4 on the season when they travel to Columbia to take on the 7-2 South Carolina Gamecocks.
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.