Florida committed eight penalties for 85 yards and surrendered 350 yards to the UCF duo of Ryan O’Keefe and Isaiah Bowser in a 29-17 defeat Thursday at the Gasparilla Bowl.
Florida failed to sustain success in all three phases of the game, which led to former coach Dan Mullen’s dismissal Sunday.
“I don’t know what it is going to take for you to truly consider this something as real and dangerous,” B.B. Staples, the mother of former women’s basketball player Corey Staples wrote to Florida Athletic Director Scott Stricklin.
Florida extended its streak of no shutouts to 418 games with a late touchdown versus No. 1 Georgia in a 34-7 loss.
Stop us if you’ve heard this before — Florida plays the No. 1 team in the country this weekend. The Gators look to down the top-ranked ‘Dawgs Saturday and flip the script on their frustrating season.
Interim head coach Kelly Rae Finley spoke for the first time since the allegations against former coach Cam Newbauer have gone public.