South Carolina Football First Look: Florida

South Carolina First-look-Florida

South Carolina football visits Florida on Saturday in Gainesville. Here is your first look at the Florida Gators.

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Florida Season So Far

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/3 vs. Utah 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 29-26
9/10 vs. Kentucky 7:00 PM ET ESPN L 16-26
9/17 vs. South Florida 7:30 PM ET SECN W 31-28
9/24 at Tennessee 3:30 PM ET CBS L 33-38
10/2 vs. Eastern Washington 12:00 PM ET ESP+ W 52-17
10/8 vs. Missouri 12:00 PM ET ESPNU W 24-17
10/15 vs. LSU 7:00 PM ET ESPN L 35-45
10/29 vs. Georgia* 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+ L 20-42
11/5 at Texas A&M 12:00 PM ET ESPN W 41-24
11/12 vs. South Carolina 4:00 PM ET SECN
11/19 at Vanderbilt TBA
11/25 at Florida State 7:30 PM ET ABC

Key Stats (per game)

Stat South Carolina Florida
Scoring Offense 31.1 31.2
Scoring Defense 24.9 29.2
Total Offense 368.3 430.0
Rushing Offense 136.4 208.8
Passing Offense 231.9 221.2
Team Passing Eff. 136.1 130.6
Total Defense 371.7 441.4
Rushing Defense 171.8 185.3
Pass Yards Allowed 199.9 256.1
Team Pass Eff. Def. 121.6 133.0
Turnover Margin -0.56 0.89

Florida Injuries and Suspensions

[CB] Devin Moore (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[WR] Justin Shorter (Hamstring) – Questionable
[TE] Keon Zipperer (Knee) – Out
[TE] Arlis Boardingham (Upper Body) – Out
[OL] David Conner (Redshirt) – Out
[QB] Jack Miller III (Thumb) – Out


Challenges for South Carolina

South Carolina looks to win its second straight game when it visits Florida in Gainesville. The Gamecocks handled Vandy 38-27 in their most recent game. Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson is a Heisman candidate but he is a solid, dual-threat quarterback. So far this season Richardson has 131 completions in 235 attempts for 1,839 yards, nine touchdowns and seven interceptions. Richardson is built like a fullback and he exploits that fact. He has 488 yards rushing this season for eight touchdowns. If South Carolina can limit Richardson’s production they have a shot at winning this game.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 3:00 PM CT (4:00 PM ET). Watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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