No. 15 Florida vs. Georgia
Published: Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 7:24 p.m.
Gatorsports.com counts down the top 25 games in the SEC for the 2012 season.
NO. 15 FLORIDA VS. GEORGIA
When: Oct. 27
Where: EverBank Field (Jacksonville).
Why it's No. 15: This is always one of the most anticipated and most watched games of the college football season. It's a huge rivalry game between schools from bordering states, and it has a great history filled with many memories of great players creating great moments. The game also usually has a significant impact on the SEC's Eastern Division race.
Series history: Even though the Gators have won 18 of the last 22 games in the rivalry, Georgia leads the series 48-40-2, according to UGA. In the UF record book, the ‘Dogs lead 47-40-2. So, the two bitter rivals can't even agree on that. It just adds a little more spice to the series.
Rivalry on a scale of 1-100: 100. This is one of the biggest rivalries in all of football. It's unique. It's played at a neutral site where the crowd is split down the middle, creating a championship game type atmosphere. Like the players and coaches from both sides always say, there's nothing like that bus ride as it gets near the stadium and seeing the tailgating fans react.