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The kind of character shown in the aftermath of last year's tornado in Tuscaloosa, Ala., is part of the reason the Baltimore Ravens was keen to the idea of selecting the linebacker with their first pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson one-upped Andrew Luck, padding his Heisman resume with a touchdown catch and No. 1 LSU crushed another SEC rival playing with a backup quarterback.
No. 3 Oklahoma made a case to reclaim that top ranking with a Red River Rivalry rout.
Florida coach Will Muschamp has chosen to start Jacoby Brissett at quarterback for the 17th-ranked Gators' game at No. 1 LSU on Saturday.
Tyrann Mathieu left little doubt about whether LSU's defense was salivating at the prospect of Florida fielding a first-time starting quarterback in Death Valley.
The folks at the Big 12 offices must have been smiling as they saw these results roll in:
No. 17 Florida will be without quarterback John Brantley at top-ranked LSU on Saturday.
As quarterback John Brantley got helped off the field and into the locker room, the second-largest crowd in the history of Florida Field was nearly silent.
Florida quarterback John Brantley has injured his right leg against No. 3 Alabama.
Trent Richardson ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns, breaking tackles and carrying defenders along the way, and No. 3 Alabama rolled No. 12 Florida 38-10 Saturday night in an early season matchup of Southeastern Conference heavyweights.
Florida was essentially noncompetitive in its last two games against Alabama.
Florida forced two turnovers and scored three touchdowns against Kentucky, all in the first quarter. That kind of fast start is just what the Gators like.
Growing up a huge Florida fan, quarterback John Brantley tried to forget losses to Tennessee. It wasn't too hard.
There's a good chance Trey Burton will lead Florida in touches this season. He almost certainly will lead the Gators in positions played.
John Brantley's father says the Florida quarterback is staying for his senior season.
"He's definitely one of those guys that shows up on your scouting report," Brantley said. "He's one of the top guys you want to gameplan around."
Former Florida quarterback John Brantley, who signed an offseason deal with Baltimore, said it was tough to prepare against Upshaw.