Countdown to Kickoff Against Florida

We're counting down the hours until Saturday's kickoff against Florida (3:30 p.m. ET on CBS), featuring numbers relative to the Tennessee-Florida rivalry.

1 - Justin Hunter had his 1st career touchdown in last year's game in Knoxville. 

2 - The Vols and Gators are both 2-0 coming into the game. The last time the Vols were 2-0 heading to Florida was in 2003, the last time UT won in Gainesville. 

3 - There are only 3 Vols starters from the last game in Gainesville in 2009 that are still on the 2011 team: Art Evans, Ben Martin and Marsalis Teague (who started at WR).

4 - Head coaches Derek Dooley and Will Muschamp coached together for 4 years at LSU (2000-03)

5 - Tennessee has shutout Florida 5 times in the series.

6 - General Robert Neyland was a perfect 6-0 coaching in games against Florida.

7 - 7 years ago, the Vols beat the Gators, for UT's last win in 2004 by the score of 30-28.

8 - Tennessee had 8 TFLs in the last game at Florida in 2009.

9 - Tennessee scored 9 points in the first game between the teams played in Gainesville, as the Vols beat the Gators, 9-7 in 1953.

10 - The longest series win streak for the Vols, winning 10 games in a row from 1916 through 1953.

11 - There are 11 Vols on the 2011 roster from the Sunshine State of Florida.

12 - The Vols beat Florida, 13-12 in 1928. That marked Tennessee's only 1-point victory in the series.

13 - Tennessee held Florida to Minus-13 yards rushing in the 1998 meeting, a Vols' 20-13 overtime win.

14 - Ben Martin sacked former Florida QB Tim Tebow for a loss a 14 yards in the 2009 meeting in Gainesville.

15 - There are just 15 members of the current Vols' roster that played in the 2009 game at Florida.

16 - This year will be the 16th in a row that the Tennessee-Florida game will be televised by CBS

17 - Tennessee held Florida to 17 points in its epic 20-17 overtime win on the way to the 1998 National Championship.

18 - The first time UT played a ranked Florida team, the Gators were ranked No. 18. The Vols won that game 26-12 in 1952.

19 - Wins by Tennessee in the series with Florida.

20 - Tennessee beat Florida, 20-0, in Gainesville in 1955, the Vols' last shutout win.

21 - Games between the Vols and Gators played in Knoxville, UT leads, 11-10.

22 - Andy Spiva had 22 tackles for the Vols in the 1976 meeting, most by a Vol in the history of the series. 

23 - 23 of the 40 all-time meetings between Tennessee and Florida have been televised.

24 - Tennessee beat Florida, 24-0, in the first game of the series in 1916 in Tampa, Fla.

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