Gainesville- The preseason Amway Coaches poll was released today. The Gators surprisingly are included at number 25.
Florida faces a number of questions heading into fall camp that make their inclusion surprising including the question mark at quarterback.
Treon Harris struggled last year after Will Grier was suspended, and both players have transferred from UF since the end of last season. Luke Del Rio appears to be the leader, but offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier said that Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is still in contention as camp begins.
Six SEC schools are among the top 25 including Alabama (#1), LSU (#6), Tennessee (#10), Ole Miss (#12) and Georgia (#16).
Two Florida schools were in the top 25 including Florida State (#4), and two other Florida schools received votes but didn’t make the top 25 (Miami and South Florida)