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Thursday August 29, 2013 Easley aims high, SEC Week 1 predictions, Toledo's line, No. 20 for Gators, more tidbits

Jeff Driskel

Quarterback Jeff Driskel opens his second season as the starter Saturday vs. Toledo.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – College football is back.

Those four words look good splashed across the computer screen.

The 2013 college football season officially kicks off tonight when No. 6-ranked South Carolina, which along with the Gators and Georgia is expected to contend for the SEC East title, hosts North Carolina (6 p.m., ESPN).

The No. 10-ranked Gators open on Saturday at home against Toledo.

Check out the next two days for much more on the game.

Meanwhile, let’s surf around the Web for some of the latest links covering the Gators: bloggers Chris Low and Ed Aschoff offer their SEC predictions for Week 1.

--David Jones of Florida Today on Brevard Pride: Wearing No. 20 at the University of Florida. Safety Marcus Maye is the latest No. 20 for the Gators.

--Gators sophomore linebacker Antonio Morrison remorseful, apologizes for behavior that led to two arrests writes Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel.

--Gainesville Sun columnist Pat Dooley writes about a third-year jinx that has plagued some UF coaches.

--All kidding aside, Florida’s Dominique Easley wants to be remembered as a ‘Gator Great’ writes Jason Lieser of The Palm Beach Post.

--Toledo’s inexperienced line prepares to wrestle with Gators writes Ryan Autullo of The Toledo Blade.

--USA Today explores the topic of how schools are trying to improve the ‘game experience’ to keep fans coming to games.

--A look at the Gators position by position by Antonya English of The Tampa Bay Times.

--Gators plan to add pass attack to powerful run game writes Nick Williams of The Tampa Tribune.

--Ex-Gator Jelani Jenkins competing for roster spot with Miami Dolphins writes Brian Biggane of The Palm Beach Post.

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