We hooked up one more time with our man Gatorpilot from
CC Machine: What match-up concerns you most in this game?
Bradfordvs. 's secondary. Our hope is that the UF defensive backfield is the best that Florida has seen this year and that Oklahoma Bradfordwill have a tougher time getting the balls to his playmakers. This concern has more to do with Bradford's amazing ability and less to do with any fear that our secondary isn't up to par.
CC Machine: Where do you have the most confidence?
GP: Tebow. First, last, and always.
GP: We're hoping it will be a home game atmosphere. The weak economy might keep the ratio a little more evenly-distributed than it would be in better years, but the general thinking is that this should be a home-field advantage for the Gators. Most fans who live in
can drive to Florida -- the cost of tickets is another matter. Miami
CC Machine: Keys to the game. What must
GP: In our view,
's absence hurts Murray most in terms of field position; the other disadvantage comes on third down, where we've found Oklahoma to be one of Murray Bradford's favorite targets, particularly on flare-outs and screens, and/or checkdowns when his primary targets are covered downfield. The question is, can Mossis Madu fill in that role?
can get the short field on kickoff, and keep Florida near their 20 when kicking to the Sooners, there's a built-in advantage for the Gators' offense. Oklahoma
During the game, if
is able to put Florida Bradfordin 3rd-and-long consistently, wins this game. So it comes down to Florida 's defense. If they play to their ability we believe the Gators' chances to win the game are reasonably good. Florida
CC Machine: Give us your score prediction.
42, Florida 34. Oklahoma