College football is big economic business, especially in the Sunshine State, where Saturday afternoons are dominated by college rivalries at places such as “The Swamp.” But football isn’t always number one on Mother Nature’s agenda, as was the case with the recent events from Hurricane Matthew.

On Friday, October 7th, the storm was charging towards the Atlantic coast of Florida with 145-mile-per-hour winds and a predicted storm surge of eight to ten feet. This category 4 storm was to be the biggest since Wilma in 2005.

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