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Chomping at Bits: Florida’s defense dominates against Georgia

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Yet another impressive defensive showing from the Gators.

NCAA Football: Georgia vs Florida Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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Florida dominated Georgia with defense: The Bulldogs only managed 164 yards of offense on Saturday. Only 21 of those yards were rushing yards, and only two of those 21 came in the second half. Florida also stopped Georgia on fourth down twice in the fourth quarter, and prevented the Bulldogs from getting a first down on eight of their 10 possessions after their lone touchdown. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Alex Peterman, Florida Gators; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Jordan Cronkrite is not with the team: Jim McElwain stated that Cronkrite was figuring out if he wanted to play or not. When asked whether Cronkrite was with the team, McElwain replied, “well, no he’s not.” (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun; Ian Cohen, Orlando Sentinel; Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

On Jarrad Davis’ return: Davis was determined not to miss playing Georgia after leaving the Missouri game with an ankle injury. Davis had a team-high seven tackles against the Bulldogs, including 2.5 for a loss.(Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Crucial SEC stretch looms for the Gators: Florida is back in the top-10 and in control in the SEC East. If Florida wins at Arkansas on Saturday, they can clinch the SEC East at home on November 12th by beating South Carolina. (Garry Smits, Florida Times Union; Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Florida’s offense doing just enough: Jim McElwain hears your concerns about the offense. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

Jim McElwain on Duke Dawson: McElwain predicted that Georgia would try and test Dawson, and was pleased that Dawson passed those tests. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Line opens with Florida as four point favorites at Arkansas: The Gators will play the Razorbacks, who are coming off of a bye, on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. (Luke Stampini, 247 Sports)

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