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Hurricane recovery enough for Florida to host Tennessee


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#1 TecVol

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 12:02 PM

No. 24 Florida and 23rd-ranked Tennessee will play at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday, the SEC Office announced Tuesday.

After assessing the impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida's campus and the surrounding areas and evaluating the available physical and personnel resources necessary for Saturday, Gainesville was deemed fit to hold the game this weekend.

"The University of Florida has been diligent in assessing the impact of Hurricane Irma on the Gainesville community and has made a thoughtful decision in moving forward with the game," SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said in a statement. "We appreciate the communication, coordination and cooperation among the many agencies and groups necessary to produce a game in a safe environment.

 

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#2 Ozonedrifter

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:32 PM

That's good news for the Vols. I pick the Vols to win by 10.  :drink:


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#3 LakeVol

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 07:49 AM

Hopefully the next hurricane in line won't cause any issues.


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 10:56 AM

I wish I had enough confidence like Ozone does. For some reason Vols tend to pee down their leg when they go to the swamp. Feel a nail biter
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 10:57 AM

We need an Iceman


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#6 Ozonedrifter

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 07:00 PM

Dormany is a Texan. Ain't no swamp gonna choke him up. I believe we'll play up to our challenge and beat the Gators solidly. 


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