More kickoff times released for the Florida Gators

The anticipation for college football in Gainesville intensifies. The first night game of Florida’s upcoming season will be the second matchup, a home game against Samford on September 7, slated for a 7 p.m. start. It’s set to stream on SECN+/ESPN+.

Excitement brews for the Gators’ season opener, a highly-anticipated battle against in-state rival Miami on August 31. Kickoff at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium comes at 3:30 p.m., broadcasted on ABC.

Attention turns to other key contests as well. The aggressive clash with Texas A&M takes center stage at The Swamp on September 14, also featuring a 3:30 p.m. kickoff on ABC. Fans mark their calendars for the annual showdown against Georgia in Jacksonville on November 2, another 3:30 p.m. start on ABC.

The storied rivalry with Miami has a rich history. Since their first encounter in 1938, Miami holds a narrow edge with a 29-27 lead in the all-time series. In Gainesville, the Gators find themselves trailing 9-12. The rivalry remains deadlocked at 14-14 when played in Miami.

Notably, the Gators claimed victory in the last meeting between the teams, a narrow 24-20 win in Orlando in 2019. With such an intense backdrop, the upcoming games promise to be thrilling.

SEC-controlled game times will be fully revealed on June 11. The announcement will be live on the SEC Network at 2:30 p.m., providing clarity on the remaining schedule.

The countdown to Week 1 continues. Excitement is palpable across the fan base, with only 86 days separating fans from the exhilaration of live college football. The pathway to the NCAA Tournament beckons, and the Gators look poised to make another strong showing.