The Gators’ victory over Georgia boosted their stock in the national rankings as expected.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s win over SEC East rival Georgia on Saturday boosted the Gators in the eyes of pollsters.
Florida jumped two spots to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 on Sunday, its highest ranking since reaching No. 3 earlier this season prior to a loss at Texas A&M on Oct. 10. Meanwhile, the Gators jumped three spots to No. 5 in the Amway Coaches Poll. Alabama moved to No. 1 in both polls after Clemson’s loss at Notre Dame on Saturday night.
POLL ALERT: Alabama reaches No. 1 in AP Top 25 for record 13th consecutive season; Notre Dame jumps to No. 2, Clemson slips to No. 4.
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The Gators moved into the driver’s seat in the SEC East race with their 44-28 win Saturday at TIAA Bank Field over the Bulldogs, who dropped from fifth to 12th in the AP poll. Fifth-year senior quarterback Kyle Trask threw for a career-high 474 yards and four touchdowns as the Gators rolled up 571 yards of offense against Georgia’s SEC-leading