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Arkansas center Travis Swanson was a preseason all-conference pick and has conducted the SEC's second-leading rushing attack. 

The senior's play -- both before and after the whistle -- is ever-present on tape according to one Gators defensive lineman.

UF nose tackle Damien Jacobs spoke highly of the Razorbacks' physicality before quickly adding, "I think they're a little chippy. They're a little dirty. So we're going to have to be ready for it all this week.

(Courtsey ESPN.com)

"I just see, from film, a lot of stuff after the play, especially with the center, No. 64 [Swanson]," Jacobs said. "He’s a good athlete after the play. He makes you want to do something to him. We’re gonna have to try to keep our temper and keep cool on that.”


"Just him in the mouth, first. Just keep hitting him until he quit. That’s how we do it.”

Behind Swanson and underclassmen tailback duo Alex Collins (FR) and Jonathan Williams (SO), Arkansas is No. 21 nationally in rushing offense, averging 237.0 yards per game.

However, the Gators lead the nation in rushing defense, surrendering just 53.50 y/g. The Razorbacks average more yards per contest than Florida has allowed all season (214).

Something's got to give Saturday night. 

“They gonna be physical. They gonna definitely try to come out and establish their will," Jacbos said. "They’re a team just like our offense. They gonna line up there and run it there and they gonna run it there until you stop them. We’ve gotta strap it up this week. It’s gonna be fun.”

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