Miami Hurricanes vs Florida Gators: Where to watch and game info

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 28: David Njoku
ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 28: David Njoku /
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There are not too many games that can kick off the 150th season of college football and create the kind of excitement the Gators and Hurricanes can. In addition to the rivalry between Miami and Florida, the matchup between Mullen and Diaz is intriguing.

Miami and Florida used to play for the Seminole War Canoe. The victor of the round-robin between Miami, Florida and Florida State will now be awarded the Florida Cup. Florida State has owned the Florida Cup since 2013 after crushing the Hurricanes and Gators is on their way to an undefeated, national championship season.

"Game Information (Courtesy of HurricaneSports.Com) 2019 Camping World Kickoff Saturday, August 24, 2019 7 p.m. ET | ESPN Orlando, Floridal Camping World Stadium (60,219) RV/RV MIAMI HURRICANES (0-0, 0-0 ACC) HEAD COACH: Manny Diaz (Florida State, 1995) | CAREER: 0-0 (first season) | AT MIAMI: 0-0 (first) #8/#8 FLORIDA GATORS (0-0, 0-0 SEC) HEAD COACH: Dan Mullen (Ursinus College, 1994) | CAREER: 79-49 (11th season) | AT FLORIDA: 10-3 (second) On the Air Television (ESPN) • Chris Fowler (play-by-play) • Kirk Herbstreit (color) • Maria Taylor (sidelines) Flagship Radio (560 WQAM) • Joe Zagacki (play-by-play) • Don Bailey, Jr. (color) • Josh Darrow (sidelines) Spanish Radio (990 ESPN Deportes) • Alfredo Alvarez (play-by-play) • Jose Martinez (color)"

The injuries for Miami and Florida are minimal for the most part. Both programs will be missing backup defensive linemen. Nesta Silvera being out for the Hurricanes means the redshirt freshman Jordan Miller must step up. Miller will be fourth in the Miami rotation at defensive tackle behind Pat Bethel, Jon Ford and Chigozie Nnoruka.

Current Injuries Table
Player Status Type Comment
Bradley Jennings Jr. Out Hip Jennings Jr. is projected to miss the entire 2019 season after having hip surgery.
Lorenzo Lingard Out Knee Lingard is on the mend from a torn ACL that ended his 2018 season and will not play Saturday against Florida.
Waynmon Steed Out Knee Steed is likely to sit out the entire 2019 season after having knee surgery.
Jeff Thomas Out Knee Thomas is on the mend from an arthroscopic procedure on his knee, and it has yet to be determined how much time he will need to heal.
Brian Hightower Out Knee Hightower underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery, and there is no timetable for recovery.
Patrick Joyner Out Leg Joyner Jr. has a leg injury, and it is uncertain how long he will be away from the field.
Nesta Jade Silvera Out Foot Silvera is recuperating from right foot surgery, and it is undetermined how much time he will be forced to miss.
Evidence Njoku Questionable Knee Njoku is suffering from a knee injury, and it is unclear if he will face Florida on Saturday.
Brian Polendey Questionable Knee Polendey is healing from knee surgery, and it is uncertain if he will be available against Florida in the season opener.
Robert Burns Questionable Knee Burns had offseason knee surgery, leaving his status for Saturday against Florida up in the air.
Tate Martell Probable Eligibility Martell has been declared eligible for the 2019 season and is expected to suit up against Florida on Saturday.
Robert Knowles Probable Shoulder Knowles was dealing with a shoulder injury during the offseason, but he is likely to take the field on Saturday against Florida.
Brevin Jordan Probable Knee Jordan is likely to be in the lineup against Florida on Saturday, despite a left knee sprain.

Provided by CFB at Sports Reference: View Original Table
Generated 8/23/2019.

The injuries are listed by SportsReference.Com. There has been no corroboration on injuries to Miami Hurricanes wide receivers Jeff Thomas and Brian Hightower being out. Manny Diaz stated in his weekly press conference he expects everyone to be in Orlando. That was in relation to injuries and suspensions.