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Chomping at Bits: Florida volleyball and soccer teams continue winning ways

Both teams knocked off top-ranked foes on Friday before picking up additional weekend wins.

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Florida volleyball notches second upset of the weekend: The Gators have defeated consecutive top-five opponents for the first time in program history. Florida took down No. 1 Texas on Friday night, and outlasted No. 5 Nebraska on Saturday. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Gator soccer picks up another win: After defeating No. 1 Stanford on Friday, Florida bested Syracuse on Sunday. The Gators have started their season 4-0 for the first time since 2010. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

Randy Shannon’s approach to this year’s defense: Keep it simple. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Checking in with future Gators: How Florida commits Matt Corral, Ja’Marr Chase, and Jacob Copeland fared this week in their games. Some video clips are included. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Jim Harbaugh hopes Michigan is motivated by last year’s slide: The Wolverines started 9-0 last season before losing three of their last four games. (Gainesville Sun)

More on the Wolverines: A rundown of Florida’s first week opponent. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Profiles of Freddie Swain: The sophomore wide receiver showed flashes of promise as a freshman, and hopes to have a breakout season. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

On Florida’s new court projection: Quince Imaging will provide the technology for the Gators, and the O’Connell Center will be the first university-specific athletic venue to have Quince’s technology permanently installed. (Denver Parler, Florida Gators)

Yes, that above picture includes Jeff Driskel doing the Gator chomp.

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