Inside the Matchup: Florida vs LSU

The Gators and Tigers square off from Baton Rouge

The Gators bounced back against South Carolina last week, their 708 wins is 23rd all time. LSU got a big road win at Arkansas last week their 775 program wins are 12th all-time.

Wins lead to championships 8 conference and 3 national championships for the Gators and 14 conference and 3 national championships for the Tigers.These two have met 62 times and it’s been close, 31 wins for Florida, 28 wins for LSU and they’ve tied 3 times

Their last meeting was last season in Baton Rouge the Tigers won 35 to 28.


This season statistically LSU has the slight offensive edge, Florida have better defensive numbers, and they’re even when it comes to turnovers

 

One player to keep an eye on for Florida is QB Austin Appleby. Last week, against South Carolina, he threw for over 200 yards and 2 touchdowns

For the LSU it’s RB Derrius Guice. Week eleven at Arkansas he ran for 252 yards and 2 touchdowns and now leads LSU in rushing yards and rush TD.


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