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Florida hoping to avoid another 'Cocktail Party' hangover

Nov. 7, 2019 1:23 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's chances of winning the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division are slim. The 10th-ranked Gators need to win their final two conference games and have No. 6 Georgia lose twice in the next three weeks to get to Atlanta for the first time in three years. The Bulldogs host...

Fromm, Georgia beat Florida 24-17 in 'Cocktail Party'

Nov. 2, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jake Fromm was a little late to the after-party. He was in the third and final wave of Georgia players leaping into the stands at the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party." It was a fitting spot for Fromm considering how effective he's been on third down against Florida. Fromm...

'Cocktail Party' serves as CFP elimination game for UGA, UF

Oct. 31, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

No. 8 Georgia (6-1, 3-1 SEC) vs. No. 6 Florida (7-1, 4-1), at Jacksonville, Florida, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: Georgia by 6 1/2. Series record: Debatable. Georgia counts a victory in 1904 and says it leads 52-43-2. Florida insists it didn't compete at the varsity level until 1906 and calls it...

Florida standout Greenard returns for 1st 'Cocktail Party'

Oct. 29, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida linebacker Jon Greenard cleared up any questions about his status for Saturday's game against No. 8 Georgia with two words: "I'm playing," he said emphatically. He'll do so with a brace and maybe a limp. Greenard badly sprained his right ankle late against Auburn on Oct. 5,...

Florida, Georgia 'Cocktail Party' to stay in Jacksonville

Oct. 25, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The "Cocktail Party" will continue in Jacksonville through 2023, probably longer. Florida, Georgia and the city reached an agreement Friday to continue playing the rivalry game on the banks of the St. Johns River for two more years, with an option for two more. The key to getting...