“Especially in the wake of two or three months of bad news,” Finebaum said. “The first half of the year they were on a roll. They had a good recruiting class, maybe overhyped a little bit, but it was momentum building. But really ever since all the back and forth with Georgia, it’s almost as if bad karma struck the Gators. But they have had nothing but attrition, players in trouble, players bailing out. They did pick up the linebacker from Georgia, but it’s really been a calamity of bad news and really crippling because their schedule is so difficult. This is a game that pretty much everyone, except for delusional fans from the U, has as a win.”
And here’s your basic one-sentence dismissal.
“You go up and down the roster, I don’t see how they match up to Georgia, that’s really the issue,” Finebaum said.
My, how things have changed.