Here are the top head to head matchups for Saturday's LSU-Florida game. Also, we spotlight the Gators' Player to Watch.
Florida WR vs. LSU
Percy Harvin vs. Chevis Jackson
Aside from quarterback Tim Tebow,
electrifying wide receiver Percy Harvin is Florida's show-stopper. While Tebow gets most
of the glitz, Harvin's speed and an array of moves wows the opposition game
after game. Harvin is coming off three consecutive 100-yard receiving
performances. Harvin had 120 yards against Tennessee, 121 versus Ole Miss, and 119 in the loss to
Auburn. He is
also a threat to run the ball. He has found the end zone four times this year.
Cornerback Chevis Jackson is LSU's best cover corner and was recently named by
Mel Kiper the third-best cornerback prospect for the upcoming draft.
LSU LB vs. Florida
Darry Beckwith vs. Kestahn Moore
Tebow gets most of the carries from
backfield. But when Florida's quarterback isn't calling his own
number, Kestahn Moore carries the mail. Through five games, Moore has accounted for
297 yards on 56 carries with four rushing touchdowns. Darry Beckwith's name was
called out many times last weekend in the Superdome. LSU's hard-hitting
linebacker is having a tremendous season with 21 tackles and two
What can you say about Tim Tebow?
So far this season, Tebow has been the heart and soul of the Florida Gators. He
is the team's leading rusher with 433 yards on 89 carries and eight rushing
touchdowns. Through the air, Tebow has completed 85 of 122 passes for 1,297
yards and 11 more scores, offset by only two interceptions. In all, he has
accounted for 1,730 total yards of offense this season and 19 touchdowns. His
best game of the year came in Florida's 30-24 win over Ole Miss, a game in
which Tebow ran for 166 yards and passed for 261, a total of 427 yards of