As it turns out, a play during which two Florida players blocked each other wasn’t the only humiliating moment from the Gators’ upset loss to FCS Georgia Southern on Saturday.
After stopping Eagles FB William Banks for no gain on 4th-and-2 in the third quarter, DB Marcus Maye was caught on camera gouging the eyes of a de-helmeted Banks. It goes without saying that Maye lucked...
This is a photo sequence of Florida DB Marcus Maye gouging the eyes of a Georgia Southern player after tackling him.
The Florida players hear about it from head coach Will Muschamp all the time. The Gators want to win the state. This is a rare year for Florida, having the chance to play Florida State and Miami during the regular season for the first time since 2008. The Miami rivalry is different since it doesn’t happen every year, but safety Marcus Maye said this week still has the feel of an important game.
Florida head coach Will Muschamp didn’t need to wait until game week to end the battle at safety. Redshirt freshman Marcus Maye did enough in the first few weeks of camp to squash any doubts and earn the safety spot opposite of Cody Riggs. It might not have even taken that long. Now healthy after a meniscus injury last year, Maye has turned himself into the talk of fall camp.
During Monday’s media availability session head coach Will Muschamp announced that redshirt freshman Marcus Maye would be one of the starter’s at safety to start the season, alongside redshirt junior Cody Riggs.
Maye and Riggs will have some big shoes to fill as they try and replace former Gators Matt Elam and Josh Evans, both of whom are now playing in the NFL.
Cody Riggs (pictured...