Richardson shines in Napier’s debut as Gators upset No. 7 Utah 29-26
Since 1978, Florida had never been an underdog in their football home opener. Until Saturday. The oddsmakers may want to take a closer look next time. Florida used 104 yards rushing and three touchdowns from quarterback Anthony Richardson and a game-sealing interception by Amari Burney to give Billy Napier a win in Gators' debut, 29-26 over No. 7 Utah.
Gators Breakdown: Offense rebounds in second scrimmage | Florida schedule analysis
Florida head coach Billy Napier said he was pleased with what the Gators put “on tape” in the second scrimmage. Part of that progression is the offense taking better care of the ball two weeks before the season opener vs Utah.
Gators open first camp under Napier, who promises ‘this will be difficult’
There is always a lot of anticipation for the start of training camp at any level — high school, college or pro. But when there is a new coaching staff, the anticipation is heightened. On Tuesday, the Gators players reported to the first Billy Napier-led training camp.