Florida vs. LSU, GameThread: Gators look to declaw Tigers (and 25 predictions)

Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Florida and LSU each face their biggest game of the season this Saturday. Here are 25 predictions for that game, and a thread to discuss it.

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Florida vs. LSU. 3:30 Eastern on CBS. All the other info you want (like the free and legal online stream) is probably right here. I'll be at the game, and tweeting if service allows; FlaGators has recap duty until I get back. Play nice with others, use subject lines, and GO GATORS.

And, because our 25 predictions for Florida's biggest game of the season seemed to fit here...

  • Jeff Driskel will lead Florida to at least six first quarter points.
  • Driskel will be responsible for a play of at least 40 yards in the game.
  • Driskel will be responsible for at least two touchdowns.
  • Mike Gillislee will run for at least 70 yards.
  • Gillislee will average under five yards per carry.
  • Florida's leading receiver will not be Jordan Reed.
  • Florida will have at least one passing touchdown in the game.
  • Frankie Hammond, Jr. will make at least one big play.
  • Florida will commit at least one offensive turnover.
  • Gary Danielson will say something so annoying that someone will yell at him in the comments of this thread.
  • Florida's defensive line will make its presence felt in the first quarter.
  • Dominique Easley will record at least two tackles for loss and sacks combined.
  • Lerentee McCray will record at least one sack.
  • Florida's linebacking corps will not be substantially boosted by Jelani Jenkins' return.
  • Florida will struggle with LSU's running game; the Tigers will rush for at least 120 yards.
  • The Florida secondary will play well, but be responsible for at least two penalties.
  • A Florida defensive back will record an interception.
  • Florida will hold LSU under 40 percent on third-down conversions.
  • Florida will yield no more than four red-zone possessions.
  • Caleb Sturgis will make at least one field goal.
  • Andre Debose will not return more than three kicks/punts combined.
  • Kyle Christy will have at least one punt net more than 50 yards.
  • Florida will trail in both halves.
  • Florida will win, 27-23.
  • I'm going to have a lot of fun singing "We Are The Boys," no matter what.
  • Season To Date: 49-for-100, 49 percent.

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