Florida closed out a magical season on an ugly note, but the Gators will have one more game to redeem themselves. Florida will know which bowl game it will play in when the matchups are announced Sunday.
Here are seven things to know:
- Florida coach Jim McElwain says the Gators are a program on the rise.
- Treon Harris thinks Alabama isn’t the best defense Florida has played this season.
- McElwain made a very harsh comment about kicker Austin Hardin in his postgame press conference.
- Florida leaves SEC championship game proud of its journey.
- Gators linebacker Jarrad Davis announces he will return for his senior season.
- Vernon Hargreaves, III, as expected, announced he will likely declare for the NFL draft.
- And wide receiver Demarcus Robinson doesn’t know what he’ll do in the immediate future.
Other Florida news from around the Internet
- Florida’s defense played well once again but wore down late. (Jesse Simonton, Miami Herald)
- Better days are coming for the Florida Gators. (Thomas Goldkamp, 247Sports)
The best stories around the SEC
- Mark Richt wore a UGA belt on his first day on the job at Miami
- Alabama players confirm that Kirby Smart will be UGA’s next coach
- Alabama running back Derrick Henry broke a 34-year-old record
- Former Florida coach Will Muschamp looks like he’ll be South Carolina’s next coach
- One Pac 12 coach reportedly turned down South Carolina job offer