Gainesville Florida Gators
The Florida Gators Football will be hosted by the Gainesville Gator Club and Gainesville Gators Football Club on Saturday, September 9. Start the coming season with coverage of the latest GatorsFootball and enjoy an adult scavenger hunt where participants can win a $1,000 gift card to the Gators Pinting Club for their favorite Gators pints.
Fans will have the opportunity to ask questions of coaches, including Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen, who will appear on the Gator Talk Show on Saturday, September 9. It also appears to be in the best interests of Florida and Mullen to dispel rumors about the coach who wants to leave Gainesville and his future plans for the program and his relationship with the Gators fan base. It also seems in the interest of Fla. and the coaching staff that he picks up the rumors that he is looking for a job at another school or even a new coaching job and leaves Gainville.
The Gator Talk Show on Saturday, September 9 at 7pm ET on ESPN2 and then again on Sunday, September 10 at 11am EST on the same show.
The Gator Talk Show airs Saturday, September 9 at 7 pm ET on ESPN2 And then again on Sunday, October 1st at 11am EST on the same show.
The game will be played on the south end of Florida Field, making the full name of the facility look a little different from 1990 to 2016. The playing surface will remain as Florida Field, however, and will not be renamed until after the 2016 season at the earliest.
In the 1970s, the university moved into a costumed version of its famous reptile, but Read moved away from Gainesville, and UF had no mascot emblem at the time. Miller chose the reptiles as a banner because the alligators were so popular that the school did not use them. After a series of incidents of mistreatment of reptiles (a gator was kidnapped and killed in a prank), schools decided in the 1980s to stop using live gators as mascots.
The football team acquired the nickname "Kampfgator" in 1911, and in 1957 the school's first living alligator was used as its mascot. In 1973, the Tangerine Bowl was held at Florida Field, where the Gators from their hometown played in the converted Orlando Citrus Bowl against the Miami Redskins. It wasn't until Florida built its first new football stadium, Gainesville Field, in 1980 that the Gators played their first NCAA tournament. The first game between the Florida Gators and the Florida State Seminoles took place at a converted Jacksonville Municipal Stadium.
The arena currently seats 10,000 and is home to the Florida Gators' basketball, football and women's basketball teams. In addition, Florida's other sports, including women's basketball, gymnastics and volleyball, are in neutral games, including home games against the University of Florida, Georgia Tech and Florida State. Single-season tickets for the 2021 season are available for Florida Football season tickets, including the home game at Swamp, as well as for purchase in a variety of seating.
In a few years, Florida will also play Miami, allowing Florida to decide who has the right to run in the state in the coming years. Other big games for Florida are the Florida Gators' home games against Florida State, Miami (Fla.) and Seminole State.
Florida has played the vast majority of its home contests at Florida Field since it opened in 1930. The most notable exception is the annual Florida-Georgia game, which takes place every year in Gainesville, with the two teams taking turns being the official home teams. In recent years, Florida has scheduled occasional games against Florida State, Miami (Fla.) and Seminole State.
The stadium is located on the northern edge of the University of Florida campus and touches University Avenue in downtown Gainesville. The Heavener Football Complex was opened in 2002 as a new home for the Florida Gators football team, the first football facility in Florida history. It is named after former football coach and athletic director Bill Heaveners, a former head coach of Florida State.
The Stephen C. O'Connell Center is home to the Florida Gators men's and women's basketball teams. The Southwest Stand at Florida Field, where the Gators have played basketball and football teams since the 1960s, is located directly on the South Side and east of the former Stephenson-Connell Center.
The Florida Gators have had many successful years at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, including successful years. The Gators continued a nine-year series in the 1990s that hosted the NCAA tournament every year, and the field and stadium were renamed by the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine and Health Sciences (UFHCHS) after the university's first football team, the Gators.