No. 18 Gators, No. 23 Vols Boast Different Styles - NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather & Sports

No. 18 Gators, No. 23 Vols Boast Different Styles

Posted: Updated:

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Steve Spurrier and Johnny Majors probably would not approve.

No. 18 Florida is running the ball early and often, a slow-it-down, ground-and-pound attack featuring senior Mike Gillislee.

No. 23 Tennessee is throwing it all over the field, relying on junior Tyler Bray's accuracy, arm strength and decision-making skills to direct an up-tempo, often no-huddle, offense.

The contrasting styles are working to perfection for the Southeastern Conference rivals. Gillislee helped the Gators (2-0) eke out wins against Bowling Green and Texas A&M. Bray carried the Volunteers (2-0) to victories over North Carolina State and Georgia State.

Whichever teams keeps it going Saturday probably should have a big advantage in the Eastern Division showdown.

Tennessee coach Derek Dooley says "they're going to want it slow and we're going to want it fast."

Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 NewsChannel 5 (WTVF-TV) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.