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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida wants to finish its postponed season opener against Georgetown.
Coach Billy Donovan said Tuesday night that the No. 7 Gators have reached out to the Hoyas about completing the game in nearby Jacksonville.
"Our school has reached out to Georgetown about completing and finishing the game," Donovan said. "There are some dates and some possibilities of that happening. I think our school's waiting to hear back from Georgetown about the possibility of that happening. Our school's in favor of making that happen."
The teams played a half aboard the USS Bataan, an active amphibious assault ship stationed in Virginia that temporarily docked at Mayport Naval Station. The game was called when condensation created dangerous playing conditions before the second half.
Florida led 27-23.
Donovan said the second half would be played at Veterans Memorial Arena, probably Jan. 2. Florida is off between Dec. 29 and Jan. 6. Georgetown is ...
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Florida believes it will benefit from facing a physical opponent in its most recent game, but it might have to battle some fatigue in its next one.
The seventh-ranked Gators will have a short turnaround before Tuesday night's matchup with a visiting Savannah State team that's been competitive in each of its games.
Florida didn't get quite the challenge it might have...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will start Saturday's game at rival Florida State. Coach Will Muschamp announced Driskel's status Wednesday on the Southeastern Conference coaches teleconference. Muschamp says Driskel "looked very good in practice" Tuesday and will be "ready to go" when the sixth-ranked Gators (10-1) travel to...
The number 4 Florida Gators weren’t sure they would have their starting quarterback in time for the trip to face number 10 Florida State this weekend, but according to coach Will Muschamp, Jeff Driskel will play in the game for the Gators.
“Jeff Driskel will play in the game,” Muschamp said. “What will be his percentage I don’t know right now. We will not practice him...
I recently attended scout day for the University of Florida and while the Gators still have a lot of talent on campus, they lost some major talent in the 2012 draft. Between departing upperclassmen and recruits that signed out of high school, the Gators lost 11 players in the top three rounds of the draft (Michael Zunino, Lance McCullers, Lewis Brinson, Brian Johnson, Nolan Fontana...
Billy Donovan noticed it early in practice. His team would be able to play elite defense is they committed to it and bought into his vision for the group. It didn’t take long for that to happen. The Gators moved to 4-0 this season on Tuesday night with a 58-40 win over Savannah State as the defense did it again. The strength of the Florida team hasn’t taken long to hit its stride.
No. 6 Florida will have quarterback Jeff Driskel back against rival and 10th-ranked Florida State.
Driskel sat out Saturday's 23-0 win over Jacksonville State because of a sprained right ankle. Jacoby Brissett completed 14 of 22 passes for 154 yards.
Driskel was on the sideline without a walking boot, a good sign for Florida (10-1). Coach Will Muschamp says Driskel worked out...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- No. 6 Florida will have its starting quarterback back in the starting lineup against one of its biggest rivals.
Coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday that sophomore Jeff Driskel will return to the starting lineup for Saturday's game at No. 10 Florida State (10-1).
Jeff Driskel looked very good at practice (Tuesday) and he'll be ready to go,"...
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is expected to play in this Saturday's Florida-FSU game. This according to Gators' head football coach Will Muschamp. He was sidelined during last Saturday's win over Jacksonville State.
"How Driskel performs in practice will determine how much he plays,
Muschamp said. “I just know, based on yesterday, he's going to...
The Gators allowed 95 total yards to Florida State last year with just 30 of those coming on the ground. However, they still lost. The defensive performance was dominant, as the Seminoles returned an interception for a touchdown and started two drives inside the Florida 20-yard line because of other interceptions. The Florida defense is hoping to replicate its strong performance on Saturday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will start Saturday's game at rival Florida State.
Coach Will Muschamp announced Driskel's status Wednesday on the Southeastern Conference coaches teleconference.
Muschamp says Driskel "looked very good in practice" Tuesday and will be "ready to go" when the sixth-ranked Gators (10-1) travel...
You hear that sound? That’s the sound of a deep sigh of relief coming from Blue Raider fans. After two very sloppy road outings against MEAC favorite Savannah State and the 10th ranked Florida Gators, Tuesday night, Kermit Davis’ team played the way we expected to see them perform this season.
The second of Florida State's big recruiting weekends is here with the no. 4 Florida Gators coming to town. Prospects from across the country will head to Tallahassee to see the game of the week in college football. Who's coming? We start our visitor thread on Monday.
Florida head coach Will Muschamp was part of the weekly SEC teleconference again on Wednesday. the second year head coach started off with the injury report which looks quite good for the Gators as they head to Tallahassee for the showdown with FSU. Here is a transcript of the questions and answers of today's teleconference including big news on quarterback Jeff Driskel and receiver...
Preparation was forced to begin early Monday morning. With one day of preparation between a win over Middle Tennessee State and a game against Savannah State, No. 7 Florida was forced to rush through preparation while still giving the players a rest. It’s a tough line to walk for head coach Billy Donovan as Florida heads into Tuesday’s game.
The Florida Gators are used to playing tough competition. They have played and beaten more teams in the BCS top twelve than any other in the country. So, when they are on the road this Saturday against Florida State, don’t expect them to treat this game any different than all the rest. Senior Omar Hunter says there is no pressure, they just want to compete again.