Football Preview: at Florida – University of Texas Athletics

Match 2: Texas (0-1-0) to Florida (0-1-0)

Time: Sunday, August 22 – 11:00 CT

Location: Gainesville, Florida (Donald R. Dizney Football Stadium)

Tickets: Florida football games are FREE andTS and open to the public

Live statistics: LINK

TV: The match will be broadcast live on SEC Network + and can be watched online through it LINK.

Free throws:

  • Texas and Florida will coincide Sunday for the first time in the history of any program. The Longhorns are 37-32-9 of all time against members of the Southeastern Conference. The Longhorns traveled to play in Gainesville, Florida, during the 2003 NCAA Tournament, but did not face the UF as Texas lost a first-round game 1-0 to Ole Miss.
  • Texas head coach Angela Kelly he has a lot of personal history against Florida after fighting the Gators at least once every season during his 12 years of main training in Tennessee. During her time at Rocky Top, Kelly led her roster to an overall 8-7-2 record against the UF (2-5-0 at Gainesville), including seven wins against nationally ranked Florida teams.
  • Texas has an overall record of 28-22-3 in games after a loss (which total does not exceed losses from the end of one season to the next) under the direction of the head coach Angela Kelly.
  • Texas had three players at the Aug. 17 annual launch of the top national football teams in the first football box press. Senior midfielder Julia grosso won a selection as the best team in the second football team of the second drawer, while both were midfielders Lexi Missimo and onwards Trinity Byars harvests first football basket awards first drawer to best XI.
  • Five of the eight 2021 Texas signatories played together at Solar SC (Byars, Missimo, EmJ Cox, Miller, Stanley) under head coach Derek Missimo (Lexi’s father), while McFarland, Nobles, clear, Lapomarda, Sydney Cox i Rhythm they are also previous products of Solar FC. Tatiana Fung grew up playing alongside Missimo and Byars on teams in California and Texas, while Holly Ward was part of the same Vancouver Whitecaps program he produced thick, Regan i Akindoju.
  • Senior midfielder Julia grosso has recently made history as part of the Canadian senior national team’s gold medal victory over Sweden at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. By helping Canada win its first gold medal, Grosso won five general tapas (Britain, Chile, Brazil, the United States, Sweden) and made the decisive penalty shootout in the sixth round in the final to seal the title victory in overtime Swedes.
  • Julia grosso he also became the first Olympian in the history of Texas football and is now the first Olympic medalist in the program’s annals.
  • The Longhorns coaching staff has a significant appearance this season as head coach Angela Kelly he hired Samford’s former assistant coach Ben Munger and former assistant coach of the UAB Lee Hughes to replace the departed attendees Keeley Hagen i Keri Sanchez. Hagen went on to become the head coach of the state of Colorado, while Sanchez is now the head coach of Illinois Wesleyan.
  • Texas now has the No. 1 national recruits for IMG Academy No. 1 of 2020 and 2021 at the same time as Lexi Missimo (2020) i Trinity Byars (2021) have each worn the Burnt Orange & White. The duo are best friends ever (over 13 years old) as they have grown up playing together for Missimo’s father, Derek, as part of Solar FC.
  • Lexi Missimo was named by Goal.com in 2021 as the No. 4 player on the #NXGN list of the best wonderful kids in women’s soccer in the world.
  • The Longhorns they have won 32 consecutive games in which they have scored two or more goals in a contest which dates back to the start of the 2017 season. The last time Texas didn’t win by tickling on two occasions was in a 3-2 loss to TCU on October 28, 2016.
  • UT is 25-3-1 since the start of the 2018 season when it scored first in a game and was 7-0-0 in those competitions in 2020-21.