Florida nonetheless discovered itself inside the highest 20 of the USA TODAY Sports NCAA re-rank after a slender victory over USF per week in the past, however falling to Tennessee in Week 4 despatched the Gators plummeting down 21 spots to No. 38.
A lackluster displaying on protection overshadowed a bounce-back week for Florida’s high-power offense and put the Gators at 2-2 total and 0-2 towards the SEC. These numbers merely gained’t compete for a top-25 rating early within the season.
Unsurprisingly, Alabama and Georgia paved the way at Nos. 1 and a couple of, respectively. Kentucky is the subsequent highest-ranked SEC workforce at No. 8 and Tennessee rounds out the highest 10 after shifting up 13 spots with the house win. Florida clearly misplaced to each of these groups, so it’s a bit shocking to see the Gators punished so severely for dropping to a pair of top-10 opponents by a mixed 15 factors. Utah, Florida’s Week 1 opponent is ranked No. 22 as properly.
So far as the remainder of the SEC, Texas A&M‘s victory over Arkansas on Saturday put the Aggies at No. 16 and the Razorbacks at No. 17. LSU is the one different SEC program ranked forward of Florida at No. 32, and Mississippi State is simply behind at No. 42.
Florida State, which UF has a matchup with on the finish of the season, at the moment ranks twenty third within the nation, and UCF can be forward at No. 36. If it’s any type of silver lining, Miami dropped 22 spots (yet another than Florida did) to No. 71 total after an embarrassing loss to Center Tennessee.
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