A look at UGA’s next opponent: the Gators
NEXT FOR GEORGIA
Who: vs. Florida (in Jacksonville, Fla.)
When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday
TV; radio: CBS; 750, 95.5
Record: 7-0, 6-0 SEC
Last time played: Georgia overcame a 17-3 second-quarter deficit to defeat Florida 24-20 last season, just the Bulldogs’ fourth victory over the Gators in the teams’ past 22 meetings.
Offense: Florida ranks last in the SEC in passing offense (137.7 yards per game) but third in the league in rushing offense (212.7 yards per game). The Gators’ leading rusher is senior tailback Mike Gillislee, who averages 93.1 yards per game. Sophomore quarterback Jeff Driskel is 85-of-127 passing (66.9 percent) for 928 yards; four of his eight touchdown passes came in last week’s 44-11 victory over South Carolina. Driskel has run the ball 66 times for 321 net yards (4.9 per carry), including 11 carries for 177 yards against Vanderbilt.
Defense: The Gators rank No. 4 nationally in scoring defense (allowing 12.1 points per game), No. 7 in total
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