Alabama, Georgia among SEC powers scoring in transfer portal
Georgia quarterback JT Daniels said Tuesday he was asked about Gilbert more than anyone else. They filled some of the void through the transfer portal. “We’re at a deficit just from scholarship numbers, not to mention experience,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said. Heupel, who added eight players since spring practices, said the transfer portal was “a double-edged sword” for the Vols. “By the time I got there in late January, there were a large number of kids in the transfer portal,” he said.wftv.com
No. 6 Florida runs past Tennessee 31-19
Kyle Trask threw for 433 yards and four touchdowns, and the Gators beat Tennessee 31-19 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the SEC championship game. “It felt like they threw on every snap.”Playing with a depleted roster, Tennessee (2-6) dropped its sixth consecutive game. Florida stretched a 10-point halftime advantage to 24-7 with a 75-yard drive capped by an 8-yard pass from Trask to Trevon Grimes. “I think they did a great job — Tennessee — throughout the game of giving us some different looks," Trask said. The Tennessee defense stiffened and forced the Gators into a field goal attempt from 53 yards.
No. 3 Georgia dominates 2nd half, beats No. 14 Vols 44-21
Bouncing back from a goal-line stand at the end of the the first half, the No. “They really outplayed us in the second half,” coach Jeremy Pruitt said. All those good feelings evaporated when Tennessee turned it over on its first two possessions of the second half. Tennessee's defense held Georgia to a pair of field goals after those miscues, but the Vols offense just couldn't get anything going. SILLY MISTAKESWhile it didn't matter in the end, Georgia made plenty of mistakes that irritated Smart.
No. 9 Florida routs Tennessee 34-3, extends series dominance
Kyle Trask #11 of the Florida Gators runs with the ball during the first half of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Kyle Trask threw for 293 yards and two touchdowns in his first start in nearly seven years and No. 9 Florida beat slumping Tennessee 34-3 Saturday, extending the Gators' dominance in a series that used to be the most prominent in the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division. Trask completed 20 of 28 passes, none better than the ones that went for touchdowns to Kyle Pitts and Freddie Swain. Florida hosts Towson in the second of two games against teams from the Football Championship Subdivision.