The Florida Gators wrap up their 2021 season in Tampa, as they battle the UCF Knights for state superiority in the Gasparilla Bowl.
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Quarterback Anthony Richardson and running back Dameon Pierce saw more work than usual Saturday, and the results proved fruitful. While their performances helped lead the Gators to a victory and bowl eligibility, was it too little, too late?
Florida hasn’t defeated a Power 5 opponent since Oct. 9, and in the Gators first game post-Dan Mullen, they take their home field in search of bowl eligibility in the form of a third-straight victory over Florida State.
The Florida Gators conclude their regular season in a rivalry battle against the Florida State Seminoles for the right to play in a bowl game later this winter.
After their first win in a month, the Gators attempt to become bowl eligible this weekend as they travel up to Columbia to take on the Mizzou Tigers.
Emory Jones’ best day as a Gator was overshadowed by a poor defensive performance, but the Gators still escaped with a 70-52 home victory over the Samford Bulldogs.