It’s once again game day in the Swamp, and the Florida Gators are expected to put a hurting on the USF Bulls after falling to Kentucky a week ago.
The loss left a bad taste in the mouth of everyone involved on the Gators’ side and that’s what has fans and experts thinking that the score might be very, very lopsided tonight. The Bulls gave up 50 to BYU in the season opener and 20 to Howard in Week 2, so it’s reasonable to expect Florida’s offense to rebound nicely this week.
Anthony Richardson struggled in particular against UK, so this should be good for his confidence. Last year, he threw a pair of touchdowns on just three pass attempts against USF as the backup, and he also added another score on the ground while rushing for over 100 yards. If he can come close to replicating that sort of efficiency as the starter this time around, we may get to see the debut of Jalen Kitna or Kyle Engel at quarterback in the fourth quarter.
It’s almost game time, so let’s go over some of the last-minute buzz on Florida’s Week 3 matchup with USF.
It's game day!
🗣 GAME DAY
— Florida Gators Football (@GatorsFB) September 17, 2022
Attack or be attacked.
🎥 Game 3 Trailer pic.twitter.com/IOMsmfaxvr
— Florida Gators Football (@GatorsFB) September 16, 2022
One of Florida's top recruiting targets in the class of 2025 is in town
About to be my first gators game ever today 🐊 #GoGators
— Armondo Blount (@ArmondoBlount) September 17, 2022
Another priority target confirming his plans to visit
— Solomon Thomas (@SolomonThomas2x) September 17, 2022
A good crowd showed up for the Gator Walk
— Cam Parker (@camparker25) September 17, 2022
Is Florida about whoop USF?
Call it serious, business like, somber, whatever you want to call it, but the Gator Walk was a lot more direct and shorter than previous weeks. Saw less high fives, even to recruits, than the first few weeks. May not want to be USF tonight.
— Gator Truth Florida Football Podcast (@GatorPodcast) September 17, 2022
Judge for yourself
— Zack Weiss (@ZackaryWeiss_) September 17, 2022
Pro scouts were spotted in Gainesville
— Zach Goodall (@zach_goodall) September 17, 2022
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