Alabama-Florida is one of those rivalries of circumstance.
With Louisiana Tech coach Derek Dooley on a plane to Knoxville to become Tennessee's head coach, the first inclination from the rest of the SEC will be that the 41 year old will get eaten alive.
Saturday will be the 13th episode of "All My Gators," the Florida Gators season long soap opera. After twelve weeks of a chaotic home life in Gainesville and enemies tracking them across the Southeast, there is one more episode in Atlanta.
Saturday will be the seventh time that Alabama and Florida play for the SEC Championship Game as Florida makes the case for best SEC program in the Divisional Era, just as Alabama was before 1992.