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Florida and Tennessee both dealing with injuries ahead of this weekend’s game: The Gators will be without starting QB Luke Del Rio and guard Tyler Jordan, and have called Antonio Callaway "questionable." The Volunteers will be missing starting CB Cam Sutton, linebacker Darrin Kirkland, Jr., and back-up linebacker Quart’e Sapp. Linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin missed most of the Vols’ last game but is expected to return against Florida. (USA Today; Patrick Brown, Chattanooga Times Free Press; Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
Antonio Callaway "questionable" for Tennessee: Jim McElwain expressed uncertainty regarding whether Callaway would be ready to play on Saturday, noting that he is "hurting pretty good." (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
Back-up quarterback undecided: One of Florida’s true freshmen QBs, Feleipe Franks or Kyle Trask, will serve as Appleby’s back-up on Saturday. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)
Jim McElwain and Gators discuss Austin Appleby, Tennessee game: McElwain notes that they will work on highlighting some of the things that Appleby does differently. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
WATCH: @GatorsFB's @CoachMcElwain discusses Saturday's victory, Tennessee, and more. https://t.co/TAKDLJiS9n pic.twitter.com/cSMZRlFVxh— GatorVision (@GatorVisionTV) September 19, 2016
WATCH: Following a great defensive performance, Jarrad Davis previews the week ahead for @GatorsFB. https://t.co/xJrtgSbR8U pic.twitter.com/8eyRjRqsZT— GatorVision (@GatorVisionTV) September 19, 2016
WATCH: @GatorsFB QB Austin Appleby discusses Saturday's victory, Tennessee, and more. https://t.co/vIIQuA6Jhj pic.twitter.com/DTq2gdxLSv— GatorVision (@GatorVisionTV) September 19, 2016
WATCH: @GatorsFB's Marcus Maye addresses Tennessee and more during Monday's press conference. https://t.co/CORS6p98xI pic.twitter.com/d6ExGnMjkU— GatorVision (@GatorVisionTV) September 19, 2016
Players feel McElwain has their back: Florida players say that McElwain’s reaction to the hit on Luke Del Rio was indicative of his loyalty to them and how he cares for them. (Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)
We have one last look back at #UNTvsUF in this week's #GatorRewind. pic.twitter.com/MW0HseB7ei— Gators Football (@GatorsFB) September 20, 2016
Butch Jones calls Florida defense "probably the best" Tennessee will have faced in his time there: He noted that he had never heard of a defense holding a team to 53 total yards of offense before. (Jesse Simonton, SEC Country)
Florida men’s basketball to play Eckerd in exhibition game: The game will be played in Jacksonville at the Veterans Memorial Arena on October 26th. (Denver Parler, Florida Gators)
"I call Tennessee the Kardashian's of CFB because they look good & haven't done anything" - @pat_dooley— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) September 19, 2016
Welcome to Tennessee/Florida week! pic.twitter.com/tYuAbbyVAM
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