Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer
Florida hasn't been perfect, but the Gators have played with an edge in jumping out to a 21-3 halftime lead over Tennessee. It was obvious in talking with Florida coach Jim McElwain this offseason that the Gators felt like Tennessee and even Georgia, with Kirby Smart coming aboard as coach, were getting a lot of hype when it was Florida that actually won the East last season. McElwain's pet response all summer was, "We're still going to go play those games. I don't think we'll forfeit."