Countdown to Georgia-Florida: Beware of the upset


Georgia is ranked No. 3. Florida is unranked. Georgia is favored by two touchdowns. Florida is riddled with injuries. 

Would a Gators win in Jacksonville on Saturday be the biggest upset in the history of the Georgia-Florida series? 

PhotosGreat images over the yearsWhat world was like in 2013

Perhaps, but it’s certainly worth noting amid the buildup to the game that this is a rivalry known over the decades for stunning upsets. Read more on the story here.

Here’s more you should know as the countdown to Saturday’s big game continues:

Georgia players respond to smack talking: ‘That’s Florida’

Bulldogs well aware of recent history vs. Gators

What has happened when the Bulldogs reach 7-0

And here’s what’s being said about the Georgia-Florida matchup:

Bradley: Georgia won’t lose to Florida

Schultz: ‘I feel really good about it’, says Vince Dooley

HummerGeorgia simply can’t lose to Florida this time

AJC rewind: The late Lewis Grizzard from 1980

Things you should know if you’re headed to Jacksonville:

6 things you need to know about the Georgia-Florida game

Are storm-ravaged beaches ready for fans traveling to the game?

OfficialsDrive drunk and you’ll be watching game from jail

 


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