FL-GA Complete Guide: The Events

FL-GA Events

Day 3: The Events The Florida-Georgia rivalry brings in so much more than just a football game. Fans from two states come to Jacksonville to celebrate college football’s biggest rivalry. A time-honored tradition since 1933, the celebration has expanded to almost an entire week of events to honor both Florida and Georgia greats. Embed...

FL-GA Complete Guide: Neutral Site

Day Two: Neutral Site Since the beginning of the Florida-Georgia rivalry, the teams have played the game on a neutral site. Florida often played “home” games against major competitors at off-campus sites before Florida Field was constructed in 1930. During that time, the Gators played Georgia in Jacksonville, Savannah, and Tampa as well as...

Inside the Swamp

UF Gators Football Field

In early October, I was honored to go on a behind the scenes tour of “The Swamp.” Its official name is Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Now, that’s a mouth full. Steve Spurrier was officially added to the name in 2016 when the University of Florida Board of Trustees approved to...

2018 Florida Football Fan Day

This is the second year we have attended the Florida Gators Football Fan Day. This year, my husband and son waited almost two hours before the gates opened to get autographs and meet the players. When the gates did open, they ran straight for receivers and backs. While the boys were standing in line...

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