It’s difficult to draw a pulse for realistic expectations for the Florida Gators this season. Yes, this is an extremely talented team with overwhelming upside and could end up legitimately competing for an SEC East crown. But following those thoughts, last year’s 4-8 record and no bowl appearance smacks you in the face.
Do the Gators really make an Auburn-like jump and go from worst to first in one season? Do things stay the same as last year and Florida fans take to the streets? Maybe somewhere in between?
Finding a happy medium isn’t always easy and can be even tougher for a Florida fanbase that usually has high expectations for its team.
With that said, here are five realistic expectations that should keep Florida fans happy if they are met.