Last week, Florida named Luke Del Rio its starting quarterback.
On Wednesday, the Gators’ first opponent named their starting quarterback.
Per Daniel Malone of masslive.com, UMass has named Ross Comis its starting quarterback. He beat out former Virginia Tech quarterback Andrew Ford.
Comis, a sophomore, completed 15 of his 21 passes last year for 171 yards and two touchdowns. In addition to playing Florida, UMass also plays Mississippi State and South Carolina this year. The Minutemen will take on the Bulldogs at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, on Sept. 24. South Carolina will host UMass on Oct. 22.
Florida will kickoff its season against UMass on Sept. 3. The game is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start time in Gainesville, Fla.