The Gators (3-0, 1-0 SEC) are coming off an emotionally charged win over Tennessee, while Kentucky (2-1, 0-0) is fresh off a loss to rival Louisville. Kentucky is capping a three-game homestand, while the Gators are on the road for the first time this season. Florida has won 24 in a row against the Wildcats, but it can't afford to get complacent and assume a win is automatic. The Gators hope to spread the offensive wealth a little more, not relying solely on RBs Chris Rainey, left, and Jeff Demps. UF was hit with 16 penalties last week against the Vols, so watch to see if those mistakes have been addressed. A key for the Gators is trying to keep from overlooking Kentucky while looking ahead to next week's opponent, Alabama.
Antonya English, Times staff writer
No. 15 Florida at Kentucky, 7 p.m., ESPN, 1250-AM
WATCH OUT FOR … Whether the Wildcats can establish the run. Florida enters the game ranked No. 1 in the SEC in rushing defense, while the Wildcats are No. 10 in rushing offense (92nd in Division I-A), 108th in passing offense, 111th in total offense and 100th in scoring offense. If the Gators can stop the run, it forces junior QB Morgan Newton to complete passes. Newton is ranked No. 8 in the 12-team league in passing offense.