Mike Gillislee took a screen pass and went 45 yards for a touchdown, and No. 8 Florida survived a scare to beat Southeastern Conference newcomer Missouri 14-7 on Saturday.
The Florida Gators came out flat and never were able to get going in last weekend’s loss to the Georgia Bulldogs in Jacksonville. That’s left Florida hungry and ready to take out their frustration on someone, which happens to be the Missouri Tigers on Saturday.
Shawn Williams’ criticism will be remembered as a challenge.
The Florida Gators are perfectly situated to make a big run at the national championship in 2012, but they have a huge hurdle on Saturday when they meet the Georgia Bulldogs in a game where the Gators can clinch the SEC Eastern Division.
Florida Atlantic scored only one touchdown against lower-division Wagner.
Coming off an impressive fourth quarter domination of the Missouri Tigers, the Georgia Bulldogs are looking to take out any lingering frustration on the Florida Atlantic Owls this Saturday.
Georgia dropped its chance to add an SEC championship to its comeback season. And the Bulldogs did it over and over again.
Fans won’t find Florida anywhere in the mix, but after Saturday’s games, there’s little doubt that the Southeastern Conference is the most dominant conference in college football.
Georgia coach Mark Richt took several steps toward midfield with his son draped around his neck. His players and assistant coaches were in the background, celebrating in the same end zone that caused such a stir during the Bulldogs’ last win against Florida.
When University of Georgia head coach Mark Richt leads his Bulldogs team on the field Saturday, he’ll be coaching against his biggest rival, Florida, and coaching for his career at Georgia.