GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It's no secret the Gators are planning something big for 2014, something like turning a 4-8 team into a contender for the SEC East. To do that Florida needs several players to step forward.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- One of the obvious silver linings of a subpar season is having the opportunity to get young players on the field. Florida burned 11 redshirts last season. That's a lot of precious experience for players who will be counted on to step up even further in 2014.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- By now the benefits of enrolling early are well known both to players and the football programs that typically put such valuable freshmen right to work. Not only do these select prospects get a significant head start in terms of strength, conditioning, learning the playbook and participating in the all-important spring practice session, they also have extra time to settle into college life.
Here are five matchups to watch when Florida has the ball in Saturday's game in Jacksonville: Florida's running game vs. Georgia's front seven: This is perhaps the most important matchup on this side of the ball.
about 294 days ago | David Ching | Georgia Bulldogs
ATHENS, Ga. -- For most of his time at Georgia, this was the time of year where Mark Richt started having to answer "the question." Fortunately for Richt, a two-game winning streak against rival Florida has made for a refreshing change in that department - but that nuisance has only been replaced by a different set of bothersome questions.
about 301 days ago | David Ching | Georgia Bulldogs
The injury bug has been sucking the life out of teams in the SEC this season. The SEC East has been hit especially hard this season, and here are the three teams in the league that have been affected the most: 1.
about 301 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Georgia Bulldogs
West Virginia is in dire need of a victory to help both team morale and its recruiting efforts after a 3-3 start to the season, including 1-2 in conference play. The Mountaineers have the perfect opportunity to garner a marquee victory against undefeated Texas Tech in Morgantown at 11 a.
about 307 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail