Louisiana Lafayette (5-3) at No. 6 Florida (8-1) Saturday, 12:21 p.m. ET Florida Field, Gainesville, Fla. SEC Network Gators to watch RB Omarius Hines: With WR/KR Andre Debose out with a knee injury, Hines will have to take over the role as the Gators' primary ball carrier on the jet sweeps and the kick returner.
about 1353 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida moved a step closer to an SEC East championship by routing South Carolina and former coach Steve Spurrier on Saturday. The Gators didn't look impressive on offense but -- as usual -- made some adjustments at halftime and were better in the second half.
about 1372 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Will Muschamp knows that 21 passes aren't going to get it done against Texas A&M on Saturday. The Gators will need to be a little more equitable than they were against the Aggies, running the ball on 67 percent of their offensive snaps.
about 1421 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The request came out of nowhere. Would you be willing to move to running back? Chris Johnson came to Florida in 2011 as a safety but had been playing linebacker when Gators coach Will Muschamp came to him in the spring and asked him that question.
about 1434 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Sunday will be a big day for the Florida football team. The players will have their first day off after 18 consecutive days of practice, but the coaching staff will be hunkered in the football facility trying to figure out which players need to be on the field and in what roles before game-planning for the season opener against Bowling Green begins.
about 1436 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
ESPN's GatorNation is previewing each position leading up to the start of the season with a short video. Each Friday until the season kicks off, Michael DiRocco and Jeff Barlis will analyze a position group, tell you who is starting and why, and provide a breakdown of the depth at the position.
about 1437 days ago | Michael DiRocco and Jeff Barlis | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has lost a pair of reserve defensive linemen to knee injuries this week, and at least one is definitely out for the season. UF coach Will Muschamp said Friday that senior defensive tackle Nick Alajajian suffered a fractured right knee and will miss the 2012 season and redshirt junior defensive end Kedric Johnson suffered a dislocated left knee and will miss a significant period of time.
about 1444 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators