September 26, 2022
What Florida Gators followers ought to know forward of dwelling sport in opposition to Utah
What Florida Gators followers ought to know forward of dwelling sport in opposition to Utah

Followers headed to The Swamp on Saturday for the Florida soccer workforce’s season opener in opposition to No. 8 Utah ought to anticipate loads of conventional game-day experiences and a number of other new enhancements. 

As one of the crucial extremely anticipated season openers in Florida historical past, a sold-out crowd is anticipated for the 7 p.m. contest, and followers ought to plan to reach early to keep away from delays, in response to Steve McClain, senior affiliate athletics director.

“To say that there is a excessive degree of curiosity and pleasure amongst the Gator Nation could be an understatement,” McClain mentioned. “A lot of that has to do with Coach (Billy) Napier and what he is accomplished in his quick time right here in this system. Our sport day administrative workforce has additionally labored exhausting to supply some new alternatives and new experiences for our followers.”

Ryan Linzmaier paints the south end zone of Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Thursday in preparation for the Gators' first game of the season on Saturday night against No. 8 Utah.

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Followers planning to tailgate ought to plan for some sudden street closures resulting from some ongoing campus development. Museum Street is closed from Newell Drive to Heart Driver and from Gale Lemerand Drive to Hume West.