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Chomping at Bits: Gators ready for first SEC road trip of the season

Florida heads to Lexington looking for their 31st win over the Wildcats.

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Jim McElwain hopes veterans set tone in road trip: A young Florida team sets off for their first SEC away game of the season. (Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

Gators readying for raucous crowd: For the first time in almost two years, the Kentucky Wildcats will be playing in front of a sold out home crowd. (Nick de la Torre, Gator Country)

“Finish” is theme for Gators’ defense this week: Late game tackling and execution has been an issue for Florida’s defense in their two games this season. Of course, the Gators’ lack of depth and offensive time of possession have been contributing factors. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Florida soccer falls to Texas A&M: The Aggies bested the visiting Gators, 2-1, last night. It was the second loss of the season for No. 6 Florida. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

Gator recruiting updates: Florida WR commit Tyquan Thorton shuts down his recruitment, and recruits receive new edits from UF. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

A statistical look at why Kentucky won’t defeat Florida: It might not be a cake walk, but the Gators’ advantages should help them prevail over the Wildcats. (Will Miles, SEC Country)

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE: The former Gator, who took his own life earlier this year while serving a life sentence, was found to have had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (Ken Belson, New York Times; Gainesville Sun)

UF’s Haley Lorenzen voted women’s vice chair for SEC Leadership Council: She will serve on the conference’s basketball council, which serves both the men’s and women’s divisions of the sport. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

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