Sep 10, 2016; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators running back Jordan Scarlett (25) is congratulated by teammates after he scored a touchdown against the Kentucky Wildcats during the second half at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida Gators defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 45-7. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

2017 Florida Football Schedule Unveiled

The Florida football team is about to play their third game of the season, but much of Gator Nation’s attention has shifted to the 2017 slate of games. The Gators get an immediate test in the home of the Dallas Cowboys against the Michigan Wolverines.

Week 1: Florida vs. Michigan, September 2

Florida then makes their way back to the comfort and ease of the Swamp for a pair of home games, and open up SEC play — North Colorado and Tennessee.

Week 2: Florida vs. Northern Colorado, September 9

Week 3: Florida vs. Tennessee, September 16

The Gators will look to make it 31 straight games over the Wildcats in their second SEC test of the season.

Week 4: Florida at Kentucky, September 23

Florida will then make their way to the Music City to face off against familiar opponent Vanderbilt.

Week 5: Florida vs. Vanderbilt, September 30

The Orange and Blue will then try redeeming themselves against a couple of conference foes in LSU and Texas A&M, before making their way to Jacksonville for their annual border war with Georgia. Florida gets the benefit of a BYE week to rest before their tilt with the Dawgs.

Week 6: Florida at LSU, October 7

Week 7: Florida vs. Texas A & M, October 14

Week 8: BYE

Week 9: Florida vs. Georgia, October 28

The back end of Florida’s SEC schedule concludes with Mizzou, and Florida’s first visit to Williams Brice in the Will Muschamp era. UAB will buffer the season cap against in-state rival Florida state.

Week 10: Florida vs. Missouri, November 4

Week 11: Florida at South Carolina, November 11

Week 12: Florida vs. UAB, November 18

Week 13: Florida vs. Florida State, November 25

 

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