Florida Football Looks to Extend Win Streak Over Wildcats

Redshirt Freshman Will Grier is set to start for the Gators against UK.
Redshirt Freshman Will Grier is set to start for the Gators against UK.
The Florida Gator football team is in Lexington, Kentucky to face the Wildcats Saturday night in their renovated “New Commonwealth Stadium.” This is Florida’s first SEC opponent of the season, and the Gators currently hold a 28 game win streak over the Wildcats. But Florida’s head coach Jim McElwain thinks this Kentucky team is much improved from recent years. “It’s not your same old Kentucky,” McElwain said. “These guys are really good. You can the tell the influence that [Coach Mark Stoops’ coaching staff] has had.” But Florida’s run of success over the Wildcats isn’t changing the way Coach Stoops prepares his team. “Just because Florida beat us 28 straight times… it’s not going to make a difference,” Stoops said. northwest pharmacy canada “The better team will win.” Florida’s moving into the teeth of its schedule. In the weeks following this game the Gators will viagra cialis levitra face Tennessee, Ole Miss, and then hit the road to take on the Missouri and LSU Tigers. Both teams enter the game undefeated, but unlike Florida the Wildcats have already passed their first SEC test. Kentucky went into Williams-Brice Stadium and pulled out a victory over the South Carolina Gamecocks, a venue they hadn’t won in since 1999. Florida’s match up with the Wildcats will be more than a renewal of a conference rivalry, but a reunion of sorts. Jim McElwain and Kentucky’s cornerbacks coach Derrick Ansley coached on the same staff at Alabama in the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops coached alongside Florida’s associate head coach Randy Shannon from 2001 to 2003, where the two won a national championship with the Hurricanes in the 2001 season. For one Kentucky coach the game carries a reminder of home. Kentucky’s defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh played high school football at Keystone Heights before going on to become a three time all-SEC defensive lineman at Auburn. He says Kentucky’s defensive line will have its hands full with Florida’s offense and in preparing for two quarterbacks. “I think that they do a good job of going out and working on the little things,” Brumbaugh said. “Both of the quarterbacks are really good players, http://pharmacycanadian-onlinein.com/ or they wouldn’t be there.” Will Grier gets the start at quarterback for Florida, and McElwain says both Grier and Treon Harris will play but he also said if one QB got a hot hand, he might stick with that particular quarterback. Through two games, the cheap cialis Gators best the Wildcats in every major statistical category. The Gators are averaging 46 points per game to Kentucky’s 33 and on defense, Florida allows 18.5 points per game while Kentucky’s allowed 27. Kickoff is set for 7:30 PM, and you can find coverage on ESPN Gainesville 95.3 FM starting at 3:30. Jim McElwain – Florida Head Coach Marc Stoops – UK Head Coach Jimmy Brumbaugh – UK Defensive Line Coach

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