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Florida Gators’ 2023 football schedule released by SEC

Week 1 games include Florida at Utah and Florida State facing LSU on a Sunday in Orlando.
Florida Gators coach Billy Napier learned UF's 2023 football schedule Tuesday.
Florida Gators coach Billy Napier learned UF's 2023 football schedule Tuesday. [ JEFFEREE WOO | Times ]
Published Sep. 20|Updated Sep. 20

The Florida Gators will open the 2023 SEC schedule with a home game against Tennessee in Week 3 and close with a brutal November, the conference announced Tuesday night.

UF’s final stretch includes the annual Jacksonville meeting against Georgia followed by games against Arkansas, LSU, Missouri and Florida State.

The Gators’ first conference road trip is to Kentucky at the end of September.

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Most non-conference matchups have previously been announced. UF opens the season at Utah on Sept. 2 and also has games against McNeese and Charlotte. The regular season ends against rival Florida State, back on Saturday after this year’s move to Black Friday.

Florida State’s opener against LSU in Orlando will be on Sunday, Sept. 3. It’s the second game of their two-game series, after they opened this year in New Orleans.

Miami will host Texas A&M on Sept. 9 (Week 2). Alabama travels to USF on Sept. 16 (Week 3).

Kickoff times and TV information will be announced in the coming months.

Gators 2023 football schedule

Sept. 2: at Utah

Sept. 9: vs. McNeese

Sept. 16: vs. Tennessee

Sept. 23: vs. Charlotte

Sept. 30: at Kentucky

Oct. 7: vs. Vanderbilt

Oct. 14: at South Carolina

Oct. 21: Off

Oct. 28: vs. Georgia (Jacksonville)

Nov. 4: vs. Arkansas

Nov. 11: at LSU

Nov. 18: at Missouri

Nov. 25: vs. Florida State

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