Millions in the state of have been affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. And when the Florida Gators take the field on Saturday, they will do their best to honor them with a special decal.
The school tweeted the special helmet decal, which the state of Florida in a blue outline. said in a release.
To help recognize to the plight of those impacted by #HurrcaneIrma, UF will wear a special helmet decal on Sat.
— Gators Football (@GatorsFB) September 13, 2017
While we know how important it is for this campus and the Gainesville community to host a game, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those that have been impacted by the storm, and we are thankful for the support Floridians have received during this time,”Florida Athletic Director Scott Stricklin said in a release.
Florida’s game against Northern Colorado last week was cancelled due to the storm. The Gators will face off against SEC rival Tennessee at 3:30 p.m. The game will air on CBS.