Florida vs. Toledo: 25 predictions for Saturday's season opener

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We predict a good day for Florida's defense, and Marcus Roberson in particular, against Toledo.

Yes, I'm bringing back the gameday predictions, despite how incredibly bad my last set of them was. They will probably run on gameday mornings, but may move to Fridays.

  1. Florida will not score first.
  2. Florida will lead by double digits in the first half.
  3. Florida will never trail by more than a field goal.
  4. Jeff Driskel will throw for more than 200 yards.
  5. Driskel will have no runs of more than 20 yards.
  6. Mack Brown will have at least 15 carries.
  7. Kelvin Taylor will have at least five carries.
  8. Demarcus Robinson will have at least four catches.
  9. Florida will score at least two passing touchdowns.
  10. Florida will employ Trenton Brown at some point, whether in its unbalanced line look or garbage-time action.
  11. Dante Fowler will have at least one sack.
  12. Florida will allow more than 4.0 yards per carry.
  13. Ronald Powell will be, by some margin, the best of Florida's linebackers.
  14. Neiron Ball will make a big play.
  15. Vernon Hargreaves III will see action on Florida's first defensive drive.
  16. Marcus Maye will be involved in a turnover.
  17. Marcus Roberson will not get burned on the day.
  18. Bernard Reedy will have fewer than 100 yards receiving.
  19. Florida's defense will allow fewer than 5.5 yards per play.
  20. Florida will force at least two turnovers.
  21. Kyle Christy will launch at least two punts of 50 or more yards.
  22. Austin Hardin will make a field goal from 40 or more yards.
  23. Florida will make a big play on special teams.
  24. Florida will win the fourth quarter.
  25. Florida will win, 34-17.

Last Week: There was no football.
Season To Date: There has been no football.

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