The SEC released its 2023 football schedule for all 14 member institutions, with the Florida Gators playing in multiple marquee games.
The Gators’ schedule starts off with a trip to Salt Lake City to face Utah in the return leg of their two-game series. Florida beat Utah 29-26 to open the 2022 season in Billy Napier’s first game as the Gators’ head coach.
The 2023 non-conference schedule also includes games against McNeese (September 9, Home), Charlotte (September 23, Home), and the annual in-state rivalry against Florida State (November 25, Home). The Sunshine State Showdown makes its return to Saturday after the game will take a detour and be played on Friday night in 2022.
Florida’s SEC schedule consists of six games against SEC East division opponents and two games against teams from the SEC West. LSU is the Gators’ permanent crossover game, with that game being played in Baton Rouge on November 11.
The Gators’ rotating crossover opponent in 2023 will be the Arkansas Razorbacks. The November 4 matchup will be the fourth time since 2010 that the two teams have played. It will be the first time the Razorbacks come to Gainesville since Florida’s 63-35 victory in Sam Pittman’s first season as the Razorbacks’ head coach.
With Texas and Oklahoma expected to join the SEC by 2026 at the latest, the 2023 season has the potential to be the last season before the SEC changes its scheduling format. Conversations took place in the offseason to discuss changes to the schedule, with reports stating that a nine-game conference schedule and the elimination of divisions are possible. No official word has been released from the SEC office or the member institutions.
The 2022 Florida Gators will take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT at Neyland Stadium. The game will be broadcast on CBS. College…
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Author : Gators Wire
Publish date : 2022-09-21 18:56:16
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