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Florida head coach Billy Napier looks on during the Gators game against South Florida Sept. 17, 2022. His team has dropped its first two conference games this season.

Florida overwhelmed by defensive shortcomings, still winless in SEC

Mistakes made by defensive coordinator Patrick Toney’s unit were too much to overcome as the Gators were sent home from Knoxville still winless in the Southeastern Conference. Now-unranked Florida fell to now-No. 8 Tennessee 38-33. Despite the close score, the game seemed all but over heading into the fourth quarter. The Volunteers held a three possession lead over head coach Billy Napier. 

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker hands off the ball at the start of a play against Akron in Neyland Stadium Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022. Photo by: Alexandra Ashmore, The Daily Beacon.

Know Your Enemy: Tennessee Volunteers

The Gators and Vols will meet on the gridiron for the 52nd time Saturday. Alligator sports editor Joseph Henry and the Daily Beacon sports editor Josh Lane connected to discuss all of the storylines before the latest edition of the storied rivalry in this week’s Know Your Enemy. 

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