The Florida Gators drop one spot to No. 22 in USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

Kevin Brockway
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Florida moved down one spot to No. 22 in this week's USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll.

The Gators (2-1, 0-1 SEC) are coming off a 31-28 win over USF. Florida, a 24.5-point favorite against USF, held on for the win when USF kicker Spencer Shrader missed a 48-yard field goal attempt with 23 seconds remaining.

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For the third time in four weeks, Florida will face another ranked team when they play Saturday at No. 12 Tennessee (3:30 p.m. CBS). The Vols (3-0) are averaging 52 points through their first three games this season.

Florida is 1-1 against ranked teams this season with a win over No. 14 Utah and a loss to No. 9 Kentucky.

Florida dropped two spots in the AP Top 25 to No. 20 this week.

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