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Super Bowl XLVIII: How to watch, and the Gators fan's rooting guide

Florida Gators fans can root for either team in this Super Bowl. But there's one clear choice.

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Tom Pennington

Hey, y'all heard of this Super Bowl thing?

Super Bowl XLVIII begins on Fox at 6:30 p.m., and you'll be glued to it. But if you inexplicably want to watch it along with your fellow Florida fans: Here you go.

The really quick rooting guide for Gators: The Seahawks trading for Percy Harvin and making him a fixture of their offense despite his constant injuries is reason enough to root for Seattle, but defensive coordinator Dan Quinn helped build the foundation for this Florida defense in 2011 and 2012, and Florida's defense at is peak should operate a lot like this Seahawks defense.

Meanwhile, though the Broncos do have Andre Caldwell and Lerentee McCray on the roster and injured reserve, they picked Peyton Manning over Tim Tebow, which makes a lot of sense from a football perspective and absolutely no sense from our highly irrational perspective.

Go 'Hawks.

How to watch Super Bowl XLVIII

Teams: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2014

Kickoff time: 6:25 EST / 5:25 CST

Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Super Bowl score by quarter: Live SB Nation scoreboard

Live stream: FOX Sports Go (Sign-in is not required during the Super Bowl TV broadcast)

TV channel: FOX (A full list of international broadcasters is available here)

Radio: NFL on Westwood One (Choose your station here), with Kevin Harlan as the play-by-play announcer

Announcers: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman; Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews are sideline reporters

Officials: Terry McAulay and his crew

Current odds: Broncos by 2-1/2 | O/U: 48

Halftime show performance: Bruno Mars, Red Hot Chili Peppers

National anthem: Renee Fleming

Current ticket prices: