Florida football enters final week of spring camp, more commits & March Madness
Gators Breakdown host David Waters takes a look at the second spring scrimmage and how the Florida defense is trending up going into the final week of spring camp. 🌟 Defense shines again in 2nd spring scrimmageFor the second scrimmage in a row, Florida’s defense came away as the most impressive side of the ball. Hawkins also drew offers from the likes of Alabama, Georgia, Miami, Florida State and Texas, just to name a few. 📝 Notes from media availabilityThere was also media availability with linebacker Amari Burney and running backs Malik Davis and Nay’Quan Wright this week. He said: “Exciting.”AdDavis also had praise for the Florida defense.
No. 10 Florida will be rested, could be rusty against Mizzou
Nonetheless, coach Dan Mullen expects his team to be rested and rusty when it hosts Missouri on Saturday night in the Swamp. It begins against the Tigers (2-2), who have won two straight in varying fashion, and continues against rival and No. “We’re itching to prove ourselves that we’re still the same Florida Gators. The Southeastern Conference rescheduled two games because Florida would not have had at least 53 scholarship players available to play. SWAMP SUCCESSThe Gators have won nine straight at Florida Field, celebrating every game at the Swamp since Mizzou thumped them two years ago.
Florida defense can’t stop Texas A&M in 41-38 shootout loss
Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) pass down field during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Jimbo Fisher got his first win against a top-five opponent since taking over at Texas A&M. 21 Texas A&M beat fourth-ranked Florida 41-38 on Seth Small’s 26-yard field goal as time expired Saturday. Texas A&M grinded it out on its next drive, passing just once on a 10-play possession capped by a 3-yard TD from Spiller. Florida led 28-24 early in the fourth when Spiller struck again, running 19 yards for a touchdown on a fourth-and-2 play.
No. 5 Florida settles into normal routine, braces for chaos
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida coach Dan Mullen is finally settling into a somewhat normal routine. Nonetheless, Mullen is still wary of what lies ahead as Florida prepares to open the season at Ole Miss on Saturday. “Obviously, all the COVID stuff makes you anxious,” Mullen said. That’s something Coach Mullen emphasizes at practice: everybody being ready. For now, though, the Gators are just happy to be getting ready to play.
No. 5 Florida counting on early help from several newcomers
This much is clear: Florida will rely on a number of newcomers — some transfers, some freshmen — as it tries to dethrone rival Georgia in the Southeastern Conference’s East Division. The NCAA denied his waiver request to play right away, so he ended up sitting out last season under transfer rules. “He hasn’t played in live game situations or live football situations where people are coming, running at you to try to block the kick,” Mullen said. Dexter visited only one school — Florida — before signing day. DEREK WINGOAfter losing leading tackler David Reese, who led the team with 94 stops last season, the Gators have concerns at linebacker.