Chris Novak: I think this team can win the SEC East, so I do believe that they can keep this upward trajectory going. Georgia is obviously talented in lots of ways, but theirQB situation is a bit murky with Jamie Newman’s departure. Given that UF has the clear advantage at that position, and given how important the QB position is, I sense that that’s going to be the big benefactor.
Matt Corral with John Rhys Plumlee not far behind. I’ve heard from people inside and outside the program that Plumlee has improved as a passer. However, nothing that Lane Kiffin shared regarding camp ever seemed to have Plumlee in the lead at QB1.
As Florida prepares to kick off the 2020 season on the road at Ole Miss on Saturday, the Gators hope they will have a more productive season than 1918 when the Spanish flu ravaged the world. According to the CDC, the pandemic, which arrived in multiple waves, killed more than 50 million people globally, including 675,000 in the United States. It also came as World War I was coming to a close and many student athletes were still fighting on the front lines.