Florida football: Gators ranked No. 21 in USA Today Coaches poll after loss to Kentucky

Kevin Brockway
Gator Sports

Florida football moved down two spots to No. 21 in this week’s USA Today Coaches poll on Sunday.

The Gators (1-1, 0-1 SEC) suffered their first loss under head coach Billy Napier, falling 26-16 to Kentucky in The Swamp on Saturday night.

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Florida had an early 16-7 lead in the second quarter before Kentucky finished the game with 19 unanswered points. Starting quarterback Anthony Richardson threw two interceptions, which led to 13 Kentucky points.

Florida dropped six spots in the Associated Press top-25 poll on Sunday, from No. 12 to No. 18.

Kentucky (2-0) is now No. 10 in coaches poll. The Wildcats are ninth in the AP, which has Georgia at No. 1 and Alabama at No. 2. The USA Today poll has Alabama at the top followed by Georgia at No. 2.