The addition of two schools for the 2012 season threw the normal conference rotation out of whack. 2013 was originally slated to be the first year in the new rotation, but that has been pushed back a year.
"As we began working on the 2013 football schedule, it became apparent that the conference would need another year of the ‘bridge' schedule to make everything work," Slive said in the release (via ESPN here). "I appreciate the SEC transition team and our athletics directors, who came together to put this schedule in place. We look forward to starting with our new scheduling rotation in 2014." —Mike Slive, SEC Commissioner
Not much changes with the schedule from year to year. Florida will play eight conference games, and of course, will finish the season with FSU. However, the 2013 season will have a renewed-rivalry game and a stretch of more than a month when the Gators won't play at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
Let's take a look at what the schedule has to offer for the Florida Gators in 2013.