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Preview: Toledo At Florida

Posted By Blake Bass On August 28, 2013 @ 9:40 AM In College,Florida News | No Comments

Florida_Jeff_Driskel_2013 [1]For this season opener, No. 10 Florida hosts a Toledo team that has never—I mean, never—faced an SEC football opponent.

The Rockets’ first stab at the conference in the hot, sticky Swamp certainly won’t be a gentle welcome either.

The Gators capped last season’s 11-2 showing with a stinging loss versus the Louisville Cardinals in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. It was a letdown that has been motivating UF players throughout this offseason.

Florida enters 2013-14 play with junior quarterback Jeff Driskel, who is expected to lead a more experienced offense after getting into his groove as the starter all last season. While Driskel returns to the QB spot, the Gators will not return seven of last year’s starters from their No. 5 nationally ranked defense.

Read more on Bleacher Report [2].


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