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Chomping at Bits: Florida turns focus to Alabama, SEC Championship Game

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The Gators again follow up a loss to FSU with an Atlanta date with the Tide.

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Gators turn focus to Alabama: After a disappointing loss to FSU, Florida now heads to Atlanta to face the top-ranked and undefeated Crimson Tide. (Garry Smits, Florida Times Union; Ryan Young, SEC Country; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Jordan Sherit will miss SEC title game: Sherit left Saturday’s game against FSU with a leg injury. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times)

Jarrad Davis doubtful to play against Alabama: Florida’s injury list remains lengthy. (Thomas Goldkamp, 247 Sports; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Jim McElwain discusses SEC Championship Game: He quipped that watching the Tide’s defense made him violently ill. Alabama has not allowed an offensive touchdown since October 22nd. The Tide’s defense also has nine touchdowns of their own. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Profile of Keith Stone: The redshirt freshman scored 15 points in Florida’s win over Miami yesterday. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Alabama opens as 22-point favorite over Florida: Oddsmakers think the Tide will roll. That point spread is the second largest in SEC title game history. Florida had been 24.5-point favorites over Arkansas in 1995. (Eric Dewberry, SEC Country)

Jim McElwain explains why Luke Del Rio dressed for the FSU game: Had Austin Appleby needed to miss a play, due to his helmet being off or what have you, Del Rio would have entered the game. If Appleby was unable to return, Feleipe Franks would have replaced him. (Nick de la Torre, Gator Country; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida staff reportedly in contact with former Baylor quarterback Jarrett Stidham: 247 Sport’s Luke Stampini reports ($) that the former 5-star has been contacted by the Gators. Stidham is also being pursued by Auburn and Texas A&M. (Connor Riley, SEC Country)

Florida volleyball wins SEC title: The Gators swept Arkansas to capture the title. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

UF offering Cyber Monday ticket deals: For select gymnastics, baseball, women’s basketball, and men’s basketball games. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators)

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