GAINESVILLE, Fla. This game has been on the schedule for months, but still, all of it does seem a little strange.
Florida at Texas A&M. The Southeastern Conference opener for both schools. The Gators first trip to Kyle Field and their first game in the Lone Star State in 30 years.
You can understand some of the confusion surrounding Texas A&Ms SEC debut, such as when Aggies linebacker Sean Porter was asked this week about Gators running back Mack Brown.
Excuse me, Porter replied, wondering why a TV reporter would care what he thought about the Texas coach with Florida coming to town.
The reporter clarified the question.
Oh, thats the backup running back, right? Porter said. I really havent watched much film on him. I guess hes pretty solid.
The Gators and Aggies dont know each other well, but come Saturday afternoon, they will get to know each other up close and personal in a game that has College Station jacked up more than normal. Texas A&M is selling commemorat...