Florida Heat: An Afternoon at “The Swamp”

Posted by Bryan Holt on July-28-2009 Add Comments

In all kinds of weather

We'll all stick together

For F-L-O-R-I-D-A

If there was ever a phrase that perfectly describes a game day experience at the University of Florida's Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, it would be the one above. The final three lines of the traditional We are the Boys From Old Florida bring nostalgic chills to some and drunken exuberance to others.

The song is greeted by the unanimous standing, swaying, and singing of 90,000-plus rabid Gator fans and is a sign that the fourth quarter is coming and the home team is on its way to another big victory.

So is life at everyone's favorite Gainesville sporting destination. Every fall, the stadium that is sti...

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