Coming off a one-point home loss to LSU that dropped the University of Florida out of the Associated Press Top 25 poll, it already was a difficult start to the week for Gator Nation.
Then came this on Monday night:
When the Gators host Texas A&M on Saturday night at The Swamp, the players will look the part, wearing the one-time alternate uniform that the school said was the culmination of an 18-month process.
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That familiar orange and blue color scheme synonymous with the University of Florida? Not this weekend.
The reaction on social media was, to put it lightly, not favorable. Here’s a sampling:
The Gators face Texas A&M at 7 p.m. Saturday on ESPN2.