Saturday November 1, 2014; 3:30 P.M. ET
Everbank Field in Jacksonville, Florida
When the Florida and Georgia take the field Saturday you have two teams headed in opposite directions. The Bulldogs are a top 10 team and looking to win another SEC East title. The Gators are 3-3 with two losses in a row, they have a freshman quarterback making his first start, head coach Will Muschamp is embattled at best right now and facing a must-win game, the Gators are a bit of a mess.
Freshman Treon Harris hopes to lead the Gators in his first start. Confidence is definitely not an issue for Harris, but lack of knowledge of the entire offense will limit what the Gators can do with him on the football field.
The rest of the Florida offense will have to step up around Harris in this game. A receiver unit that has had way too many drops and continues to play inconsistently has to play their best game Saturday and help the freshman out.
Florida seems to have solved some questions they have had on defense, but they are in for a huge test with the running game of Georgia who will be without All-American Todd Gurley, but finds themselves sitting really comfortable with Nick Chubb as his replacement.
The Bulldogs quite frankly are at or near the top of the SEC in almost every positive statistical category, but are reliant on the running game which has to be the thing that Florida concentrates on defensively.
In the end, the Gators will have to play a nearly perfect game with a quarterback that is limited and Georgia will have to play inferior to what they have shown for most of this year already.
That said, this game is usually the hardest hitting game on the schedule and one that usually plays out close. I think in the end, it will be close, but it is hard for me to pick the Gators here and I believe the Bulldogs take it 20-13.
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