Chomping At Bits: Has The Florida-Tennessee Rivalry Faded?

GAINESVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 17: Wide receiver Deonte Thompson #6 of the Florida Gators attempts a catch against defensive back Marsalis Teague #10 of the Tennessee Volunteers during a game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 17, 2011 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

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Florida-Tennessee rivalry's dimmed: Sure, the rivalry's different now. But Tennessee has Tyler Bray, and Bray has weapons, and Florida has a great defense, and we're still excited. (Rece Davis, ESPN)

Vols have too much talent unless Bray falters: That's part of why Bud picked 'em. (Bud Elliott, SB Nation)

Gators' D, special teams will carry day: Phil's not exactly bold here. (Phil Steele, ESPN Insider)

A comprehensive Florida-Tennessee preview: With a bunch of things ESPN will never show you on TV, because Skip Bayless can't yell about 'em! (ESPN Insider)

Tennessee is like a porcupine: Just go with it. (The Unsportsmanlike Gentleman)

Trying to find the good in the Vols: Emphasis on trying. (Spencer Hall, Every Day Should Be Saturday)

Florida cross country ready to run: I'll be there on Saturday morning, too! I may be eating a breakfast sandwich from somewhere, but that's really not the point, is it? (Taylor Gaines, The Independent Florida Alligator)

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