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Gators expect hostile environment at Neyland Stadium: Florida used simulated crowd noise in practice this week and will utilize silent snap counts and other forms of nonverbal communication. Jim McElwain also hinted that Feleipe Franks or Kyle Trask may see playing time, but when pressed about the comment quipped that he wouldn’t disclose his game plan. (Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald; Patrick Pinak, Independent Florida Alligator)
Profile on Austin Appleby: Insights about Florida’s new starting quarterback from his high school coach, former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer (who developed a relationship with Appleby from Elite 11 quarterback camp), and his father. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)
A look at Florida’s win streak over Tennessee: The Knoxville Quarterback Club prays for the Volunteers to get help in beating in the Gators. (Jon Solomon, CBS Sports)
Florida at Tennessee, September 21, 1996: A recap of that game, played under Steve Spurrier, 20 years ago this week. Spurrier will be at this weekend’s game and, according to the article, is “expected to make a cameo on-camera appearance with a notable celebrity from the other side of the rivalry.” (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)
Jeremy Foley to be inducted into Florida Sports Hall of Fame: Florida’s athletic director is one of five honorees to be elected to the 2016 class. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators)
More on the Gators’ focus on containing Joshua Dobbs: Florida is focused on stopping the Volunteers’ run game. (Alex Peterman, Florida Gators)
Q&A on Florida’s defensive recruiting: The Gators could have a lot of talent leave after this year. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
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