*** Note *** This article ran in the Herald's 2013 College Football Preview
Aug. 31: Toledo, Noon (SEC Network)
Florida will cruise to its 24th straight season-opening victory. UF 30-9.
Sep. 7: @ Miami, Noon (ESPN)
In 2012, Florida ranked No. 78 nationally in scoring offense, while UM ranked No. 83 in scoring defense. Something’s got to give. UF 24-17.
Sep. 21: Tennessee, TBA (TBA)
The Gators have won six in a row over the Volunteers. The streak continues. UF 24-10.
Sep. 28: @ Kentucky, TBA (TBA)
New Wildcats coach Mark Stoops might have his team pointed in the right direction, but his promising recruiting class won’t be on campus yet. UF 35-0.
Oct. 5: Arkansas, TBA (TBA)
Even the Gators can score against a feeble Hogs defense. UF 33-13.
Oct. 12: @ LSU, TBA (TBA)
Florida isn’t holding LSU under 200 yards of total offense in Death Valley. LSU 23-16.
Oct. 19: @ Missouri, TBA (TBA)
Tigers quarterback James Franklin tossed four interceptions in a close loss (14-7) last season. Repeat performance? UF 20-7.
Nov. 2: Georgia (Jacksonville), 3:30 p.m. (CBS)
Will Muschamp has never won a game in the series -- sporting red and black or orange and blue. UGA 21-20.
Nov. 9: Vanderbilt, TBA (TBA)
This isn’t your daddy’s ‘Dores, but alas, the Gators still have better players. UF 26-17.
Nov. 16: @ South Carolina, TBA (TBA)
All-American defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is still not impressed with Florida’s offense. USC 22-16.
Nov. 23: Georgia Southern, TBA (TBA)
A brief reprieve before another tough rivalry game. UF 38-0.
Nov. 30: Florida State, TBA (TBA)
The Seminoles won’t win in Gainesville twice in a row. UF 28-20.
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