• Untold: Swamp Kings is a Netflix docuseries that highlights the success of the Urban Meyer era of Florida Gators football, including their two national championships in 2006 and 2008.
  • Several key players from the Florida Gators went on to have successful NFL careers, such as Tim Tebow, Percy Harvin, and Cam Newton.
  • The docuseries features a variety of songs that enhance the storytelling and capture the excitement and triumph of the Florida Gators’ victories, including tracks by Jurassic 5, Oliver Holmes, Edwin Starr, Public Enemy, Zombie Nation, and Mos Def.

The popular Netflix docuseries Untold: Swamp Kings features several great song choices used to tell the story of the Urban Meyer era of Florida Gators football. Meyer coached at the prestigious University of Florida from 2005 to 2010 where a number of prominent NFL stars emerged from following their condensed period of incredible success. Meyer left Florida with a 65-15 win-loss record and led the Gators to two of its three total national championships in 2006 and 2008, which was the last time that the Florida Gators appeared in a national championship game.

Several key Florida Gators in Untold: Swamp Things went on to have remarkable successful NFL careers, some of whom are still playing professionally to this day. One of the most notable college football players of all time, Tim Tebow, was the biggest star in the country during that era and was largely responsible for making the Florida Gators one of the toughest teams to beat in the nation. Among some of the great talents to come out of the Urban Meyer-led Florida team include wide receiver Percy Harvin and former NFL MVP Cam Netwon. Here is every song and when it plays in the Netflix docuseries Untold: Swamp Kings.

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Untold: Swamp Kings Episode 1, “Go Hard Or Go Home”

Tim Tebow on Florida

“Jayou” by Jurassic 5: This classic hip-hop song by 90s rap group Jurassic 5 plays at the 28-minute mark in Untold: Swamp Kings episode 1. The song was released in 1998 as part of the album titled “J5” and is regarded as one of the group’s most popular songs. “Jayou” plays after a tense moment in Untold: Swamp Kings in which Tim Tebow, who was one of the top-ranked high school quarterbacks in the country, announces his decision to attend the University of Florida. It became a decision that would shape the lives of both Tebow and Urban Meyer and revolutionize the college football program at Florida U.

Untold: Swamp Kings Episode 2, “A New Chapter”

Brandon Spikes on Florida

“Audacious Elegance” by Oliver Holmes: This strings-heavy instrumental by music producer Oliver Holmes track plays several times throughout Untold: Swamp Kings but first appears in the second episode of the docuseries. The instrumental track plays at the 24-minute mark of Untold: Swamp Kings after the sensational moment in which Jarvis Moss blocks a field goal attempt against the University of South Carolina in front of a roaring Florida crowd. The song plays triumphantly as the Florida team rejoices and celebrates on the field after the miraculous play that kept their National Championship hopes alive.

“War” by Edwin Starr: This iconic war protest song by Edwin Starr plays at the 39-minute mark in Untold: Swamp Kings after Florida scores their first touchdown against Ohio State in the BCS National Championship game. It continues to play over footage of Florida’s “Front 7” of defensive linemen who were ruthless in their style of play and physical aggressiveness on the field. The song becomes the backdrop for all the Gators’ highlights in their dominating performance.

“Harder Than You Think” by Public Enemy: This horn-heavy classic hip-hop song by 80s rap group Public Enemy plays at the 43-minute mark in Untold: Swamp Kings after Florida wins the National Championship against Ohio State. The song marks a point of ultimate victory as the hard-working Gators can finally celebrate after an incredible season and playoff run that cemented them as the best college football team in the country.

Untold: Swamp Kings Episode 3, “Trouble In The Swamp”

Cam Newton on Florida

“The Orange and Blue” (Florida Gators Fight Song): The official fight song of the Florida Gators plays at the 5-minute mark in Untold: Swamp Kings episode 3 after the Gators beat Tennesee 59-20. The team celebrates by singing the collegiate anthem with a crowd full of supportive fans and students at their home field in Gainesville, Florida.

“Kernkraft 400” by Zombie Nation: This classic sports pump-up song plays at the 9-minute mark of Untold: Swamp Kings as Florida prepares for their highly-anticipated game against Auburn University during Week 5. The enormous crowd sings along in unison as they get ready to cheer Florida on in one of the biggest games of the season.

“Flicker” by Ben Niblett & Jon Cotton: This contemplative instrumental track plays at the 31-minute mark of Untold: Swamp Kings season 3 as Florida player Chris Rainey talks about his parents and difficult childhood. Coach Urban Meyer and Tim Tebow reflect on how crucial their relationships as teammates were to the success of the Florida Gators during that time.

Untold: Swamp Kings Episode 4, “The Pain Of Greatness”

Brandon Siler on Florida

“Fight for Honour” by Erik DeVore: This triumphant instrumental track plays in Untold: Swamp Kings episode 4 after Florida beat the University of Alabama at their home field. The win secured Florida’s spot in the BCS National Championship game against Oklahoma.

“Quiet Dog” by Mos Def: This classic hip-hop track by the prolific rapper Mos Def plays at the 23-minute mark in Untold: Swamp Kings episode 4 after Tim Tebow decides to stay with the Florida Gators for one more year. Tebow announced his decision to return to a supportive crowd of fans. The song continues to play over a montage of footage from the aftermath of the Florida Gators 2008 National Championship win.

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