Posted September 02, 2012 on
The Gators came away victorious from the season-opener against Bowling Green Saturday in a game that was interesting, to say the least. Cornerback Marcus Roberson had the lone Gator interception and returned it 30 yards before the offense took over and eventually scored. Frankie Hammond Jr. lead the Gators in receiving with 62 yards and one touchdown.

Driskel, Gillislee lead Gators to opening win

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- You knew Saturday at The Swamp was going to be interesting as soon as sophomore quarterbacks Jeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett both ran onto the field for Florida's first offensive play of the game. Brissett lined up at quarterback and Driskel at receiver. That's one way to solve a quarterback battle. Move one guy to a new position. "It was a little...

2013 Football Recruiting: Alvin Bailey Commits To Florida; Gators Add 4-Star Wide Receiver

While basking in the glory (?) of the Florida Gators season opening win, good news was delivered to Gainesville. 2013 Seffner, FL (Armwood) wide receiver Alvin Bailey has made his choice and it’s the orange and blue. The 5’10″, 170-pound four-star WR committed to the Gators over UCF and Notre Dame. Bailey joins a Gators class that now has four wide receivers and they couldn’t...

No. 23 Florida names Jeff Driskel starting QB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- No. 23 Florida is going with Jeff Driskel at quarterback. Coach Will Muschamp says Driskel will start Saturday's game at Texas A&M and could keep the job for the remainder of the season. Muschamp picked Driskel over fellow sophomore Jacoby Brissett, saying Driskel's mobility was the key to the decision. Muschamp says "it will be Jeff...

Could the Florida Gators Expect More Empty Seats This Season and Beyond?

Picture taken Saturday in the 3rd quarter. The Florida Gators have had their fair share of being the most successful college football teams in the SEC and in the entire nation. The University of Florida faithful have packed Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville for decades. But could the empty seats against Bowling Green this past Saturday show an attendance issue...

Gillislee carries Gators past Bowling Green

The performance was far from perfect for the Gators, who struggled part of the game on offense and failed to generate much pressure on defense. Still, it was enough for Florida to win its 23rd consecutive opener. The streak is the second longest in the nation behind Nebraska (27). The Gators can thank Mike Gillislee, Frankie Hammond and two missed field goals for the latest one.

Alvin Bailey Talks Gators

Alvin Bailey is about to live his dream. The 2013 wide receiver gave his verbal pledge to the Florida Gators, the team he’s spent his whole life cheering for. Not only that, but Bailey will share a Florida locker room with several of his closest friends. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound athlete of Armwood HS (Seffner, FL) says his decision came down to three schools, but he couldn’t...

Video Recap: Gators Defeat Bowling Green

The Gators emerged victorious from their season opener, but the 27-14 victory was far from pretty. Although Jeff Driskel took most of the snaps, the quarterback mystery remains. Florida continued to struggle on an area of emphasis: penalties; racking up 14 penalties for 106 yards. The run-game seemed to be the saving grace of the offense & running back Mike Gillislee was the...

Gallery: Gators Win Over Bowling Green 27-14

The Florida Gators had a much tougher time than they wanted or anyone expected with the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday. A 14-7 half time contest was tied early in the third quarter 14-14, before Florida pulled away to win 27-14. Regardless, football in the fall is back in Gainesville and we have a photo gallery here for you.

ESPN GameDay Coming to College Station

The ESPN GameDay crew will take its weekly traveling college show to College Station for the Aggies' SEC opener against the Florida Gators, marking the show's third trip to College Station.

Brown's thinking about Florida

Trenton Brown is a Georgia commitment, but he spent the weekend at Florida. The Gators are making a run at Trenton Brown and they have given him some things to think about.
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