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Rivalry with Vols big for Watkins

Rivalry with Vols big for Watkins

Florida meets Tennessee on Saturday in The Swamp, and many players on both teams can't remember the last time the Gators lost to the Volunteers. Many weren't following the team they now play for or even interested in college football the last time it happened. With an eight game winning streak on the line, Florida's Jaylen Watkins is excited for the SEC rivalry and wants to win it as much as any.

Don't tell Florida senior defensive back Jaylen Watkins that the battle with Tennessee this week isn't a big one. Throw out the eight game winning streak over the Volunteers, this game means a lot in the eastern division of the Southeastern Conference. Gators of the nineties and before understand the rivalry with Tennessee without the conference implications. The fans still feel it on game day...

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