When No. 11 Florida takes on Georgia in Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon, there will be no shortage of things on the line.
With a win, either team can take control of the SEC East: Florida would all but clinch the division with a victory, while Georgia would set itself up nicely for a stretch run. With a Florida win, Treon Harris would be 2-0 against the Dawgs in his career. With a Georgia win, Mark Richt would avoid having a losing record against a fourth different Florida coach.
Basically, this one's big.
Here are three other things to watch for in Saturday night's showdown:
Georgia may be scarred by the hundreds of yards Florida put on the Dawgs in 2014, but the running game has told the story more often than not based on efficacy, not totals. Sony Michel comes into this game off a 26-carry, 87-yard performance against Missouri, and while the Gators' struggling rushing game has been debated all week, Kelvin Taylor did have 99 yards on 28 carries against the Tigers.
Bauta what, exactly?
Michel, though, may have backup in the running game, thanks to Georgia's apparent elevation of backup Faton Bauta into the starting role. While it's still unclear whether Bauta will take Georgia's first snap, it seems quite obvious that he'll play a prominent role, and given his reputed talents as a runner, Florida may be forced to account for far more running than expected from the Bulldogs.
And given how Florida struggled with Joshua Dobbs and Chad Kelly on the hoof, that would seem like a potentially winning strategy for Richt.
Special orders: Don't upset us
Florida's special teams have been problematic all year, with a revolving door at kicker limiting the Gators there and a poor performance by Brandon Powell as a kick returner destroying that aspect of the game. But with Austin Hardin being backed up by a pre-dental student and Antonio Callaway at least hurt enough to appear on an injury report, it's possible that the Gators' only good special teams unit will be the punt team led by Johnny Townsend.
With the electric Reggie Davis and Isaiah McKenzie suiting up for Georgia, there's a decent chance that the Dawgs will make a big play or two on special teams. It will be up to Florida to either avoid or limit those momentum-changers.