It’s like the old days of the Florida-Georgia rivalry in Jacksonville — a matchup of Top 10 teams. And the college football world has noticed.
At No. 9, the Gators are back in the top 10 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll for the first time since 2015. Georgia moved up a spot to No. 7.
Saturday’s 3:30 p.m. game on CBS has huge implications on the SEC Eastern Division race, as both Florida and Georgia enter the game with just one loss. The first of two games involving the Bulldogs that will decide the SEC East. Georgia faces Kentucky on Nov. 3.
ESPN College GameDay and SEC Nation are doing their shows from Jacksonville.
Meanwhile, Clemson is back at No. 2 in poll behind top-ranked Alabama, moving up to where it started, after a convincing victory and Ohio State’s first loss of the season.
The first of five weekly College Football Playoff rankings will be unveiled Tuesday, Oct. 30.