Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Florida Notebook

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Florida Notebook

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Byline: Michael DiRocco, Times-Union sports writer


Florida CB Keiwan Ratliff knows he's going to hear it all day long on Saturday, even though the Gators are playing in Gainesville, and there's nothing he can do about it but suffer through it.

"Rocky Top, you'll always be . . . "

Ratliff hates that song.

"It drives me crazy," Ratliff said. "It's a stupid song.

"When we're playing PlayStation, Guss [Scott] likes to play with Tennessee, so if he's winning they're playing Rocky Top. There's just a lot of things I don't like about that song."


You'd think LB Matt Farrior would have learned a lesson from G Shannon Snell about making comments about popping opponents in the mouth, but he apparently didn't.

When asked about stopping Tennessee RB Cedric Houston, the SEC's leading rusher (160.5 yards per game), Farrior parroted Snell's comment about Miami QB Brock Berlin.

"We just have to pound him in the mouth," Farrior said. …

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