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The Florida Gators are set to host Texas A&M on Saturday.

Some final thoughts before Florida’s game against Texas A&M on Saturday

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How Florida could fare against Texas A&M

The Florida Gators finish off a three-game home stand on Saturday when they host the Texas A&M Aggies for a 7 p.m. kickoff. And while a loss might not entirely derail the Gators’ season, the outcome of the game this weekend will definitely impact the direction of it. Our Ryan Young explains:

“There is already so much negativity within the fan base, so much heat on coach Jim McElwain and offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier and so many questions about [quarterback Feleipe] Franks.

A flat showing against the Aggies leads to two weeks of doomsday banter from fans heading into that Georgia game. Give these Gators credit; they do have that resiliency that they’ve showed time and again this fall, but that would be a lot to overcome.

It would be hard to forecast a Gators victory over Georgia in that scenario, so, then, Florida is sitting at 3-4 overall and 3-3 in the league and suddenly it’s chasing bowl eligibility.”

Question of the Day

What are the Aggies’ biggest strengths in the matchup against Florida this weekend? We discuss that in our question of the day.

In other Florida football news

Soccer falls to Florida State

The 10th-ranked Gators soccer team fell, 2-0, to No. 16 FSU on Thursday. The Gators now are 11-3 on the season as they prepare to play Auburn at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Big weekend on tap for volleyball

The top-ranked and undefeated Gators volleyball team has a busy weekend ahead, traveling to Ole Miss on Friday night before coming home to face No. 8 Kentucky in a top 10 SEC matchup.

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