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Saturday Selections: Florida-LSU thread

Greetings from Bayou Country. 

How's ya momma and dem?

Tiger

The Gators and Tigers square off in a pivitoal SEC showdown later this afternoon (3:30 p.m, ET; CBS)

ICYMI: The No. 17 Gators motivated for revenge after getting destroyed here two years ago.

A tease...

GAINESVILLE -- Florida’s last visit to Death Valley became the ultimate Judgment Day on the team’s 2011 season.

Two years ago, the Gators — fresh off a 38-10 beatdown by Alabama in The Swamp — limped into Baton Rouge, La., without their starting quarterback and were humiliated 41-11 by top-ranked LSU.

It was Florida’s worst loss in 16 seasons.

“It was definitely a low point in most of our careers here,” senior safety Jaylen Watkins said. “It was definitely a bad taste in our mouth.”

But the No. 17 Gators (4-1, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) believe Saturday’s trip to Tiger Stadium at 3:30 p.m. will be different this time around.

“It’s a very tough place to play. We have a bad taste in there from the loss and just how rowdy their fans are,” Watkins continued. “But that’s the game of football. We get a chance to go back and try to redeem ourselves, and we’re looking forward to it.”

Many Florida players — and coach Will Muschamp — are using the 30-point loss as motivation — despite actually upsetting LSU 14-6 at home just last season.

PICKS 

3-3 last week. Pedestrian, again. I'm sorry. 

Scoreboard: 20-14-1 ATS, 1-4 selecting Florida games

This week's six-pack:

Okalahoma (-13.5) vs. Texas

Baylor (-17) at Kansas State

Michigan (-3) at Penn State

Alabama (-22) at Kentucky

Ole Miss (+9.5) vs. Texas A&M

I'll have more tidbits closer to kickoff, but for now, enjoy the early games. 
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LOL....no fans left? Kent st. Scored more...lmao! Can't win with field goals. It appears defense doesn't win championships.

I told yall it was the oline....!

Your kicker is a better passer than any of your qbs....lmao

4:45,4:44,4:43,4:42....tick,tick,tick....

Lol...there is the florida we know and love....FUMBLE!

Its the oline people....reload my aas!

Cant win without a decent O....FLAG! Dirty birds. Cant win so they fight....U should be ashamed.

Heading out of the top 20...? Thats why yall dont like to go on the road.....GAME....L...man yall are killing peoples strength of schedule.

Geaux gatas.....

Actually wanted you dooshbags to win. Your dragging us down...

Where's your excuses now turds?!?

We lost to a better team, unlike Sept 7th

What gator lum ? Lol....

I do have to say that I don't think Pease is the man for the job. I've never seen a more sad excuse of play calling in my entire life. Run on every play and throw a screen pass when we don't run for the entire game until the end when it didn't matter anymore. This offense is not hard to defend at all. Just stack 9 or 10 guys in the box on every play because there is no chance at all of a play action pass or any kind of down filed pass at all. So predictable it's not even funny. You're down 11 going into the 2nd half and you continue to run as if you're up by 20. I don't know what happened to this idiot when he left boise state, but this guy is not even slightly close to the offensive guru he was made out to be.

No oline! Plays would work with a decent oline.

Your turning on pease as fast as jlo turned on driskel and its neither of their faults...lol. check the oline personnel and their coach....what happened to " reloading" ?

Gatorlum eating his own now, funny. I guess there is always next year, riggghhttt gator fans.

When you run the same 2 or 3 plays all game long, and you run 500 times when you're down by 11, you blame the coach imbecile.

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