The Florida Gators were knocked out last year by Alabama. What will happen Saturday?
“We’re just trying to get over that hump,” edge rusher Brenton Cox said. Here’s their chance.
Also: Why two UF linemen are our locals of the week ,and the cool coaching connections between USF and Florida A&M.
Also in our gameday guide, FSU fans will be interested in Jacksonville State-Louisiana Monroe. Seriously.
Don’t miss Florida-Alabama (duh), but there’s a nostalgic pull of Nebraska-Oklahoma.


  1. The Florida Gators were knocked out last year by Alabama. What will happen Saturday?
  2. The last backup quarterback to dazzle the way Anthony Richardson has? Tim Tebow in 2006.
  3. Jacob Copeland and the Florida Gators couldn't get past Alabama in last year's SEC title game.
  4. The Florida Gators got to Cade Fortin last week. Can they rattle Alabama's Bryce Young on Saturday?
  5. Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson has been dynamic through two games, but UF isn't ready to make him the starter yet.
  6. Florida Gators coach Dan Mullen said Alabama's lines were the difference in the SEC title game. How will things be different this weekend?
  7. The Florida Gators' game against LSU in 2006 was one of the biggest contests at The Swamp this century.
  8. Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson has had big plays but has also missed some reads, Gators coach Dan Mullen said.
  9. Oregon Ducks wide receiver Kris Hutson (14) celebrates a reception during Saturday's victory over Ohio State at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.
  10. Oregon's win over Ohio State put the Ducks into our AP voter's top five.
  11. Emory Jones remains the Florida Gators' starting quarterback, according to Dan Mullen.
  12. This was sort of the theme of the day for the USF Bulls. Running back Kelley Joiner just missed holding on to a flea flicker pass that could have gone for a touchdown during the first half of Saturday's 42-30 loss to the Florida Gators.
  13. Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson (15) blocks a tackle by USF defensive end Ryan Thaxton on Saturday afternoon at Raymond James Stadium.
  14. Florida Gators running back Malik Davis is one of almost a dozen players from the Tampa Bay area on UF's roster. He starred at Jesuit High.
  15. Florida State's Jordan Travis and McKenzie Milton are among the interesting two-quarterback plans going on in the state this week.
  16. Florida Gators coach Dan Mullen is seeking his 100th career victory Saturday at USF.
  17. Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer walks off the field after a preseason game against the New Orleans Saints last month in New Orleans.
  18. Saturday will be the first time since 2010 that the Florida Gators have played USF. How many more matchups will there be?
  19. Did Alabama move up to No. 1 on Matt Baker's AP top 25 ballot after blowing out Miami?
  20. Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson is not UF's starter because Dan Mullen still believes in Emory Jones.
  21. The Florida Gators will be in Raymond James Stadium on Saturday for the first time since their Outback Bowl win over Iowa.
  22. Florida Gators quarterback Emory Jones had a mixed night in his first start Saturday against Florida Atlantic.
  23. Mississippi football coach Lane Kiffin speaks to reporters during a Southeastern Conference Media Days news conference in July.