2022 Florida-Florida State football game moved to Black Friday

The 2022 Florida Gators football game at the Florida State Seminoles has been moved to Black Friday, it was announced Monday.

The non-conference SEC vs. ACC contest between Florida and Florida State, originally scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 26, will now be played on Friday, Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving. The match will begin in prime time and will be televised by an ESPN network.

Florida and Florida State will face off at FSU’s Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Fla., which has a capacity of 79,560.

The Gators and Seminoles first met on the gridiron in 1958 and played 65 games in total. Florida has won three straight in the series, including a 24-21 home win last season. The Gators currently lead the overall series over the Seminoles 37-26-2.

Florida is set to open the 2022 season under new head coach Billy Napier on Saturday, Sept. 3 at home against the Utah Utes at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. Florida State opens its season a week earlier in week zero on Saturday. August 27 at home against the Duquesne Dukes.

Spring games for both schools were also organized. Florida will play its Orange & Blue Spring Game on Saturday, April 16 (1 p.m. ET, TV TBA), while Florida State will host its Garnet & Gold Spring Game a week before Saturday, April 9 (5 p.m. ET, ACCN).

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