1986 Florida Gators football team

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1986 Florida Gators football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1986 record 6–5 (2–4 SEC)
Head coach Galen Hall (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Zaven Yaralian (1st season)
Captain Scott Armstrong
Dwayne Ferguson
Ricky Nattiel
Home stadium Florida Field
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 LSU $ 5 1 0     9 3 0
No. 6 Auburn 4 2 0     10 2 0
No. 9 Alabama 4 2 0     10 3 0
Georgia 4 2 0     8 4 0
Ole Miss 4 2 0     8 3 1
Tennessee 3 3 0     7 5 0
Florida 2 4 0     6 5 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     6 5 0
Kentucky 2 4 0     5 5 1
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. The season was Galen Hall's third as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Hall's 1986 Florida Gators compiled a 6–5 overall record and a Southeastern Conference (SEC) record of 2–4, tying for seventh place among the ten SEC teams. This was also the last year that Florida lost to the Kentucky Wildcats, as of 2017---the longest annual win streak of any team over another in NCAA history and the longest such streak in Southeastern Conference history.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 Georgia Southern* No. 13 Florida FieldGainesville, Florida W 38–14   74,221
September 6 No. 2 Miami (FL)* No. 13 Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 15–23   74,875
September 20 No. 4 Alabama No. 13 Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 7–21   74,685
September 27 at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi L 10–16   38,625
October 4 No. 18 LSU Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 17–28   74,221
October 11 Kent State*dagger Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 52–9   73,718
October 18 at Rutgers* Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey W 15–3   36,781
November 1 No. 5 Auburn Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 18–17   74,521
November 8 vs. No. 19 Georgia Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, Florida W 31–19   81,957
November 15 at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky L 3–10   52,160
November 29 at Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida W 17–13   62,307
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine., University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.