Game on: Florida-Tennessee to be played in Gainesville

Elias Hubbard
September 13, 2017

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey released a statement Monday afternoon: "Now that the storm has passed through Gainesville, the University of Florida is working with local authorities to assess the effect of the storm on the campus and the Gainesville community, at the same time ensuring the appropriate security and local officials are available to host a game".

Saturday's game between Tennessee and Florida will be played as scheduled - where scheduled. The lines opened with a 5.5 point spread for the Volunteers to cover with a posted total of 49 and since then, they have remained unchanged.

The annual rivalry game won't be moved.

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The game between the No. 23 Volunteers and the No. 24 Gators will be one of the highlights of the third week of the college football season and figures to be a key contest in the SEC East race. Florida is 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 home games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a loss while the under is 6-1 in their last 7 games against a team with a winning record.

Either way, the Gators, under offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, present a standard offensive look compared to the flexbone attack Tennessee faced in a season-opening win over Georgia Tech and the motion-heavy offense the Vols saw in a 42-7 win over Indiana State on Saturday.

Riley originally signed a five-year contract when he was hired in December 2014.

"Both guys did some good things and both guys did some things they obviously want back", McElwain said last week.

Riley is 16-12 with the Cornhuskers, including 1-1 this season after a 42-35 loss at OR last week.

Police say the four live at the home where the party took place last Saturday.

BAYLOR: QB Anu Solomon is going through his team's concussion protocol because of symptoms he felt after the last game. Florida is trying to avoid the program's first 0-2 start since 1971. True freshman Charlie Brewer will be the backup.

Minnesota: Coach P.J. Fleck has named Conor Rhoda as the team's full-time starting quarterback.

Fleck made the announcements on Tuesday as the Gophers (2-0) began preparation for the Blue Raiders (1-1). Florida better run the ball better than they did against MI or it's going to be a long day in the Swamp. Fleck didn't specify what Croft did to merit the discipline.

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