Ben Hill Griffin Stadium wall to be repaired by UF-South Carolina game, official says
A piece of concrete fell from a Ben Hill Griffin Stadium wall late Monday night.
According to a statement from UAA, the concrete piece was found near Gate 15 on Monday night. Officials closed the area, and a structural engineer inspected the stadium’s east upper facade.
Steve McClain, senior associate athletic director for UAA, said in a statement that a concrete restoration company will repair the wall near Gate 15 before Friday, the day before the much-anticipated University of South Carolina versus University of Florida.
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Florida defeated the No. 3 ranked Ole Miss Rebels in the Swamp Saturday night. The Gators received a stellar performance from quarterback Will Grier, along with a strong showing from their defense.
Florida fans celebrated after freshman wide receiver Antonio Callaway ran in a 63-yard touchdown pass from Grier late in the fourth quarter to seal their eleventh straight victory against SEC rival Tennessee in the Swamp.
Trailing by two touchdowns with 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Florida Gators make a miraculous comeback to defeat the Tennessee Volunteers 28-27.
The No. 5 ranked Gators won their match 3-1 against No. 18 ranked Florida State University at the O’Connell Center on Sunday.
The No. 5 ranked Gators completed their 3-0 sweep of St. Johns on Thursday night at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.