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Lost LSU home game is a missed recruiting opportunity for Florida

Florida coach Jim McElwain isn't making excuses despite missing out on an opportunity to impress recruits. AP Photo/John Bazemore

Saturday's Florida–LSU game originally scheduled for Oct. 8 was moved from Gainesville to Baton Rouge. Florida is playing for a chance to move on to the SEC championship game, and while losing home-field advantage in a division-deciding game can’t be understated, the Gators lost a lot more than that on the recruiting front.