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Florida’s bowl possibilities. Da’ latest.

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by thekentuckygator, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. EbSaxman

    EbSaxman VIP Member

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    I don’t think that’s a fair review. The Florida Georgia game was tight. And Florida was in it until the end. We hung with LSU until the bitter end while Georgia was absolutely dominated.

    In fairness, Georgia had some significant injuries during that game, but also in fairness we were missing our top two defensive linemen against both LSU and Georgia.
     
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  2. AustinGator1

    AustinGator1 GC Hall of Fame

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    Agreed that UGA should be ahead of us. They beat us. However, our game with LSU was far more competitive. We actually led the game in the 3rd qtr and LSU didn't take a lead until just prior to the end of the 3rd qtr. LSU dominated UGA from start to finish. We got beat by UGA due to Fromm having his best game of the season. I would love to line up against them again but it won't happen. Not sure what 3rd downs have to do with it but whatever. Let's enjoy the Orange Bowl and look forward to continuing to build our momentum towards more championships.
     
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  3. merinker

    merinker All American

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    3rd downs had everything to do with that game. UF couldn’t get off the field or sustain drives when they had ball.
     
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  4. 96Gatorcise

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    I'm sticking to my prediction

    I also think they jump
    7 Oregon (Rose)
    8 Baylor (Sugar)
    9 PSU (Rose)
    10 Wisky (Cotton)
     
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  5. murphree_hall

    murphree_hall Senior

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    It is close, actually. Records are even and we have common opponents. UGa has a bad loss, and UF does not. A 4-8 USCe team beat UGa at home. LSU dominated them top to bottom. UF wasn't dominated by any team this year, and defended the Swamp. On neutral ground or at the Swamp, the Gators have more than a fighting chance of beating LSU. Georgia got destroyed. So, while I won't be upset if/when UGa is ranked higher than UF, I do think it's a very close argument that could go either way.
     
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  6. TrueGator

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    Well, we'll all know in 35 minutes. We'll fall somewhere in the 7-10 range and play VA at the Orange Bowl. My guess is 7th or 8th.
     
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  7. gatorknights

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    That would be my guess but as you said we'll see shortly.
     
  8. anstro76

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    I really don't want to play a shitty VA team. Our players deserve better.
     
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  9. TrueGator

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    To be honest, all I care about is that we got into a NY6 bowl and that we win. Everyone has a different opinion on this, but, to me, just win and I will be very happy with our season.
     
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  10. finorman

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    I wonder how many of our players will decide to skip the bowl game vs. UVa. It may not be the gator team we have been following all season.
     
  11. cubangator

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    From 13th (Oregon) to 5th is a big jump, would Georgia be ranked higher than UF? Could UF be ranked 5th?
     
  12. gator32405

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    Yeah, it’s probably the Orange. I’m not at all excited about playing a horrible team from a crap conference. I mean the AAC’s #2, 3, 4, and 5 is better than the ACC’s #2. It’s insane!
     
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  13. crescent_beach

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    Probably the same amount that would skip any non-playoff bowl game.

    In a few years, you’ll see players skipping playoff games as well.
     
  14. Matthanuf06

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    Virginia is such a boring game
     
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  15. gators8

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    If our D doesn't maintain gap discipline it won't be, their QB can run quite well.
     
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  16. vaxcardinal

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    looks like they're dragging this on until 3pm announcements of NY6 games
     
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  17. TrueGator

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    Yep, no real surprises so far, though.
     
  18. locomotion

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    I'm not at all sure how you are getting that from my post.

    Let me ask you this... When is it NOT the right thing to do running up the score against the dawgs?
     
  19. Matthanuf06

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    I hate games with no upside and all downside. That is this game
     
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  20. twodaparty

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    For recruiting purposes we want the Orange Bowl. Mullen wants that. Trust me.
     
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