With No. 14 Florida in control of its destiny in the SEC East, the Gators will look to inch one step closer to a second consecutive divisional crown against rival Georgia.
The Bulldogs aren’t having the season many expected in Kirby Smart’s first season in Athens. There’s still plenty on the line, though, in the neutral-site game on Saturday in Jacksonville.
Both teams have plenty to prove. Recent history shows anything can happen when these foes battle, so it should be fun to watch.
Here is what a few national media outlets are saying about the SEC East showdown:
- At this point of the season, many teams are beaten up and are ready for a break. For Florida and Georgia, the teams should be well rested because the Gators and Bulldogs are coming off a bye week. ESPN breaks down the matchup.
- If you’re a gambling man, analyzing the contest is about more than just figuring out who will win. Therefore, the folks at OddsShark.com tell you what you need to know before making a wager.
- For the historians out there, the rivalry formerly known as the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party has had plenty of memorable moments. John Buhler of FanSided takes a look at the top 5.