In his final Florida State game before taking over as head coach at Kentucky, defensive coordinator Mark Stoops basked in the glow of another stellar performance by his young players.
Georgia has been talking all week about wanting to face Florida for a shot at the SEC East lead. But after how the Bulldogs looked against Kentucky, they proved they aren't ready for the Gators.
Just like last year, the Florida Gators are 4-0 with a tough October slate looming. But this year they insist they are better, pointing to depth and improvement at key positions as the reasons why.
While Florida has yet to capitalize in 2012 on its dazzling tradition of blocking kicks and special teams prowess, hot-seat occupier Joker Phillips and Kentucky are bracing for the worst and hoping for the best.
For 25 consecutive seasons, Florida has known victory against Kentucky. But neither the Gators nor Wildcats are giving that any credence going into their matchup Saturday.
In times when fans might consider Kentucky a patsy, the Wildcats give the Dawgs the biggest fits. A look at the matchup's most recent history.