No. 7 Florida plays ULL, then pulls for Auburn

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 09, 2012
No. 7 Florida has one final shot to get to Atlanta. And the Gators have no control over the scenario. Coach Will Muschamp's team, which hosts Louisiana-Lafayette for homecoming Saturday, needs Auburn to upset Georgia later in the day to win the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division and clinch a spot in next month's league title game. So Florida (8-1) plays, then watches. That could be a recipe for disaster against the Ragin' Cajuns (5-3). But the Gators insist that won't be the case, especially when they recall what happened last year against lower-division Furman. Florida came out flat last November and fell behind 22-7 at home before rallying. The scare still resonates with players. The Gators have won 49 consecutive games against teams outside the six Bowl Championship Series conferences.
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