Volunteers Head Into The Swamp For A Key SEC Battle With The Gators

The 2-1 Tennessee Volunteers face the 2-1  Florida Gators in an SEC battle in the Swamp.  The Vols are coming off a disappointing 59-14 loss at the hands of #2 Oregon. The Gators had a bye week to prepare for this matchup. The Gators last played on September 7th in Miami. The Gators have had time to think about their loss 21-16 to the Miami Hurricanes in which the Gators committed 5 turnovers.

Key Stats:

-Florida has won 6 straight against the Vols.

-Gators have averaged 20 points per game.

-Gators are averaging 192 rushing yards per game and 222 passing yard per game.

-Gator quarterback Jeff Driskel struggled against the Hurricanes-especially  in the red zone.

-1st SEC game of the season for both teams.

-Vols  gave up 687 total yards to the Ducks last week in Eugene.

-Vols defense is  yielding 26.3 points per game.

-Vols averaging 244.3 rushing yards per game and only 137.3 passing yards per game.

-Vols running back tandem of Rajion Neal and Marlon Lane are both having good season. Lane averaging 5.7 yards per carry and Neal averaging 6.0 yards per carry. Both have combined for 7 touchdowns on the season.

Check back Thursday for the prediction of this game!!!!

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