The South Carolina Gamecocks defense couldn’t muster enough strength to keep the LSU Tigers down last week, but in the SEC, there’s no time to lick your wounds. The Gamecocks now have to travel to The Swamp to try and take out their frustration on second ranked Florida.
Fresh off a defensive struggle that saw the Florida Gators knock off the LSU Tigers and ascend to fourth in the national rankings, the Gators now travel to Nashville to take on a Vanderbilt team that almost beat UF last year in Gainesville.
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.
When the Florida Gators take the field at Neyland Stadium Saturday, for the first time in a long time, the game between the Gators and Tennessee Volunteers actually carries some relevance on the national stage.
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.
While it’s still a year away, starting next season the Missouri Tigers will begin playing in the Southeastern Conference’s eastern division. That means the Tigers could be making a trip to the Swamp to take on the Gators as early as next year.
For weeks, the University of Missouri has been rumored to become the newest member of the Southeastern Conference. Those rumors were accidentally confirmed by the SEC’s website.
The once mighty Florida Gators team has fallen into disarray after three straight SEC losses. Still, even with a 2-3 record, the Gators are not completely out of the race for the SEC East championship.
After the Urban Meyer-era at the University of Florida ended with an unceremonious thud, the school had to start over. So the school has tuned to first-year head coach Will Muschamp and new offensive coordinator Charlie Weis.