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So...who can beat Florida?

Posted on: July 25, 2009 11:33 pm
Edited on: July 26, 2009 9:48 am
In order from least likely to most likely.  The Gators might not lose at all, but they have never had an unbeaten season...and a few teams have a chance.  Note the SECCG and bowl game are not included. 

12.  Charleston Southern -  This would top App States upset by a country mile.

11.  FIU -  This program is up and coming and this will be their "Super Bowl", but don't stand a prayer late in the season.

10.  Troy  -  A better Sunbelt team, but unless Tebow sprains something scoring touchdowns against Charleston Southern, it won't happen. 

9.  Vanderbilt  -  If Vandy couldn't beat them with Jay Culter, they are't going to do it here. 

8.  Mississippi State  -  Dan Mullen will know the Gators better than anyone they play, but they can't stay on the field with them talent wise.

7.  Kentucky  -  Kentucky has a way of staying with teams before snatching defeat from the jaws of victory...they should grasp it firmly this game. 

6.  Tennessee  -  Everyone expects a blowout, but suppose Tennessee finds a quarterback somewhere.  The Vols have a defense that could slow UF down if their offense and special teams don't put them in a bad position over and over again.

5.  South Carolina  -  Never count out Spurrier.  This game could be one of the easiest or one of the toughest.  SC is usually either injured or has given up by this time in the year. 

4.  Florida State  -  Same with Tennessee, the Noles have the athletes on defense to step up and slow Florida down.  Crazier things have happened in this rivalry.

3.  Arkansas  -  The "Ole Miss" game this season.  Right after a tough trip to LSU which should be an extremely physical game.  The Razorbacks have a knack in winning games out of the blue they have no business winning.

2.  Georgia  -  One of the two teams on the schedule that can actually match up with Florida offensively and defensively.  UGA has a bye week before and Tennessee Tech the week after.  UF should get their undivided attention.

1.  LSU -  Always a tough matchup. Game will be at night (all the LSU home games this year will be) where the atmoshere should be chaotic.  LSU plays UGA the week before...this may be the only game UF isn't favored by double digits...including the bowl game.

Category: NCAAF
Tags: SEC

Since: Dec 12, 2008
Posted on: September 16, 2009 7:56 pm

So...who can beat Florida?

Florida plays a cupcake schedule. They have no tough outer conference games. But after the regular season they better be worried cause ALABAMA is gonna lay it on them. ROLL TIDE!!!

Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: September 8, 2009 4:34 pm

So...who can beat Florida?

Nobody.  At least in the NCAA.

Since: Apr 3, 2007
Posted on: September 7, 2009 2:28 pm

So...who can beat Florida?

usc looks like the right team to give florida a test after oklahoma losted there quarterback. byu looked good tho. Just wish ncaa would have a better way for  play-offs tho also.Undecided

Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: September 7, 2009 11:37 am

So...who can beat Florida?

I don't think Florida is as mighty as people think....Michigan beat them last year!

Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: September 7, 2009 11:32 am

So...who can beat Florida?

I don't think they are mighty as people think...Even Michigan beat them last year!

Since: Sep 10, 2006
Posted on: September 6, 2009 11:48 pm

So...who can beat Florida?

Everyone who bet that Ole Miss wouldnt beat them but oops...they did. Gator fans need to realize there has been a change of guard at many sec schools and the gators arent the only school that can recruit and out coach urban myer. GO VOLS!!

Since: Dec 10, 2008
Posted on: September 6, 2009 11:41 am

So...who can beat Florida?

I'm putting my $'s on Favre and the vikings
otherwise, wait till next year for a Gator loss

Since: Sep 3, 2009
Posted on: September 5, 2009 2:51 pm

So...who can beat Florida?

A lot of teams "can" beat Florida, "on any given saturday".  The better question would be "Who will beat Florida".  I'm betting nobody! GO GATORS!!!

Since: Jan 12, 2007
Posted on: September 3, 2009 4:54 pm

So...who can beat Florida?

I'm with you Junkyard Dawg!!!! Whitney 64 is smokin' a seriously long joint if he thinks the Mountain West even has a remote prayer of matching up with the SEC. There's no comparison whatsoever!!! And as far as the Temperatures are concerned, LSU plays in Death Valley in South La. where the temperature is 90+ at night and 100% humidity. Your behind is sweating while drinking ice water and sitting in front of a fan with mist. Whitney64 needs to jump on a dufferent conferences' band wagon other than the MWC. Try the Big 12 and then come back and see me!!!!

Since: Dec 17, 2008
Posted on: September 2, 2009 10:12 pm

So...who can beat Florida?

Whitney- kudo's to ya , got a bit thick at the end but it just NEEDS to be said occasionally!  Been wondering why those top rated SEC teams never manage to leave home against any remotely tough OOC opponents.(By the way ALABAMA is way overrated again this year)   If the gamecocks lose their opener ,I look for the SEC to start under 50% win for first week,not exactly bragging stats

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