Georgia (4-4, 3-3 SEC) VS. FLORIDA (4-3, 2-3), 3:30 p.m. (CBS-3)
Line: Georgia by 2 1/2.
Series Record: Georgia leads 47-39-2, including 40-37-1 in Jacksonville.
Last Meeting: 2009, Florida 41-17, in Jacksonville.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
The winner remains alive for the SEC East Division crown. If the Bulldogs win, they still would need South Carolina to lose two of its remaining league games. Florida controls its path because it has yet to play South Carolina.
Georgia’s running game vs. Florida’s defense. Georgia should be able to run the ball against Florida’s struggling line, but it remains a mystery who will do that running. Washaun Ealey’s knee limited him in practice all week. Caleb King is back, but has a two-game suspension left him rusty? Safety Ahmad Black is Florida’s leading tackler, which tells you what you need to know about the Gators’ run defense. Last year, the Gators held 10 of their 14 opponents under 100 yards rushing; this year, they have held only three of seven.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Georgia: WR A.J. Green has 22 catches for 365 yards and four touchdowns in the four games since he returned from suspension.
Florida: WR Chris Rainey. Rainey returns from a suspension that followed an arrest for stalking. He sent a text to a women that read “Time to die.” He had six catches and a touchdown in two games before the suspension. In the past two seasons, he had rushed for 1,227 yards and nine touchdowns. He caught 13 passes for 198 yards and a score.
FACTS & FIGURES
This is the first time since 1979 that neither team is ranked heading into this matchup. Georgia won that 1979 game 33-10. … The game will be replayed on CSS at 11 a.m. Sunday. … Jacksonville’s stadium has been renamed EverBank Field.
— Kevin Price, Seth Emerson