Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Florida Athletic Director Scott Stricklin announced Thursday that Saturday's home opener vs. Northern Colorado has been canceled due to Hurricane Irma.

No makeup date is scheduled. Per

"We have been in constant communication this week with University and government officials," said Florida Athletics Director Scott Stricklin. "As the Hurricane's track has approached the state of Florida, it's become obvious that playing a football game is not the right thing to do. The focus of our state and region needs to be on evacuations and relief efforts. There is a tremendous amount of stress currently on the roads of this state, and the availability of gas, water and other supplies are at critical levels. Playing a college football game Saturday would only add to that stress.

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Makes sense. Last year also made sense...if you were the Florida AD and had the SEC in your pocket. Aleva got his shite pushed in AND we lost. Now to go to the Swamp back to back seasons.
Reply10 days
At least there really was a hurricane close this time. I seent it.
Reply11 days
Snow flakes can't play in rain!!!
Reply15 days
I swear, that fricker must pound at least 3 pots of black coffee a day to have chiclets that yellow.
Reply17 days
What? Florida bungles a home game for a storm? Forfeit U
Reply17 days
does anyone know what day Northern Colorado was supposed to leave? seems like it would be really relevant here.
Reply18 days
I get it the hurricane and God bless the people of Fla. but this fricking school doesn't even try to play the game at another venue. Mind boggling to say the least. I can't stand Fla. HC butter bean tooth! I hope after one of our many TD's coach O goes for 2 because he can't go for 3.
Reply18 days
Northern Colorado was scheduled to leave Thursday morning. Why so late with decision?
Reply18 days
Northern Colorado was scheduled to leave Thursday morning. Why so late with decision?
Reply18 days
Ducking Northern Colorado in football? A new low snaggle.
Reply18 days
How has no one told that butter-bean toothed, droopey-eyed frick about teeth brightening treatments? He's a middle aged man who is constantly getting his picture taken. Close your lips or go to a fricking dentist.
Reply18 days
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