The South Carolina Football Team will be hosting Florida on Saturday with the kick-off set for ESPN at lunchtime. The Gamecocks (3-3, 2-2) are by far the biggest winners of the season, while the Gators (6-1
This is a big game for both teams, as South Carolina is trying to get back into the mix of the SEC East title fight – a very long shot, but a victory is not completely out of the question – and Florida is trying to beat the Pressure to sustain Georgia, a team against whom it will compete in the next game.
Over the past decade, there has been much overlap between the two athletics departments. Florida began beating South Carolina in its home field in 2010 to win the SEC baseball championship. The next year, the Gamecocks defeated the Gators in Omaha to win the College World Series.
The two teams met in the Elite Eight with the Gamecocks victory, while one of the biggest football victories in program history at The Swamp arrived with South Carolina hitting Florida in 2010 to win the SEC East. The chief football coach for every game of this decade in South Carolina is a former Florida head coach, be it Steve Spurrier or now Will Muschamp .
Florida comes to Columbia and Williams -Brice Stadium as a favorite with five points. Both teams also have some injuries at critical positions.
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