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In this 1980 file photo, Charley Pell celebrates his first victory as Florida Gators' coach, against Cal at Tampa Stadium. [UNKNOWN  |  St. Petersburg Times]
In honor of the just-announced home-and-home football series, we looked back at the 1980 Florida-Cal game at Tampa Stadium. It’s awesome.
Feb. 10• Gators
UF once again trails big early and can’t mount much of a comeback as Mississippi wins just its third SEC game.
Feb. 9• Gators
UF looks to avoid being a victim of a revenge game for Mississippi.
Feb. 8• Gators
Mullen’s spring speaking tour includes a stop at Armature Works.
Feb. 7• Gators

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  1. Florida State quarterback James Blackman (1) throws during the first half of the 2019 season opener against Boise State in Tallahassee. [MONICA HERNDON  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  2. Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of the Orange Bowl against Virginia on Dec. 30 in Miami Gardens. [LYNNE SLADKY  |  AP]
  3. In this 1980 file photo, Charley Pell celebrates his first victory as Florida Gators' coach, against Cal at Tampa Stadium. [UNKNOWN  |  St. Petersburg Times]
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  5. Florida basketball coach Mike White, shown here against Baylor on Jan. 25, 2020, continues to be frustrated by his team falling behind by large deficits early in games. [MATT STAMEY  |  AP]
  6. Florida guard Andrew Nembhard shoots over Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler during a game Jan. 14, 2020, in Gainesville. [BRAD MCCLENNY  |  AP]
  7. South Florida Bulls tight end Mitchell Wilcox (89) makes a key reception with Temple Owls safety Amir Tyler (25) and Temple Owls linebacker Audley Isaacs (30) defending during the third quarter of the game between USF and Temple on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  8. MONICA HERNDON   |   Times Florida Gators wide receiver Brandon Powell (4) walks in Gator Walk before the Florida Gators game against Texas A&M, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, in Gainesville, Fla. [MONICA HERNDON  |  Times]
  9. Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen will be in Tampa for part of his spring speaking tour. [ALLIE GOULDING  |  Times]
  10. Florida coach Mike White, shown here against Baylor on Jan. 25, 2020, saw his team come back from 22 points down in the second half on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, to beat Georgia and equal the biggest comeback win in program history. [MATT STAMEY  |  AP]
  11. Penn State wide receiver Justin Shorter (6) attempts to catch a pass as Pittsburgh defensive back Jazzee Stocker (7) defends this past season. [BARRY REEGER  |  AP]
  12. Former five-star receiver Justin Shorter might be the biggest addition for the Florida Gators today. He has officially signed with UF as a transfer from Penn State. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano) [STEVE LUCIANO  |  AP]
  13. Mike White and the Gators get a road win over Vanderbilt and return home to face Georgia on Wednesday. [MATT STAMEY  |  AP]
  14. Mike White is pleased with an improved offense, but calls the Gators the worst defensive team he has coached in nine years. [MATT STAMEY  |  AP]
  15. Former USF offensive coordinator Kerwin Bell is headed back to the University of Florida, where he's enshrined in the Gators' athletics hall of fame. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  16. Former Florida Gator Antonio Callaway is looking for a fresh start in the XFL with the Tampa Bay Vipers. (Courtesy of the Tampa Bay Vipers) [Tampa Bay Vipers]
  17. Tampa Bay Vipers wide receiver Antonio Callaway (5) runs through drills during practice at Plant City Stadium on Wednesday. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  18. Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry, shown in action Saturday against Oklahoma City, goes into Gainesville on Tuesday and has a career game against the Gators. [KYLE PHILLIPS   |  AP]
  19. Former Florida Gator Antonio Callaway is looking for a fresh start in the XFL with the Tampa Bay Vipers. [Tampa Bay Vipers]
  20. Tampa has hosted the Women's Final Four three previous times, including last season. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  21. Former USF quarterback Quinton Flowers is on the opening-day 52-man roster for the XFL's Tampa Bay Vipers. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  22. Florida freshman Scottie Lewis tries to slow down Baylor guard Davion Mitchell during UF's 72-61 loss Saturday night. Gators coach Mike White would later describe the team's defensive effort as "soft'' and "immature." [MATT STAMEY  |  AP]
  23. As Florida forward Keyontae Johnson helps defend, forward Kerry Blackshear steals the ball from Baylor guard Matthew Mayer during the first half, when the No. 1-ranked Bears took a 40-29 lead in Gainesville. [MATT STAMEY  |  AP]
  24. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow holds the national championship trophy as safety Grant Delpit looks on after the Tigers beat Clemson 42-25 on Jan. 13 in New Orleans. [GERALD HERBERT  |  AP]
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