What to watch this weekend 

September, 29, 2011
09/29/11
2:54
PM ET
Five things to watch this weekend:

Florida vs. Georgia
No, the Gators and Bulldogs don't play on the field but Georgia and Florida are battling for the same player: 5-foot-10, 180-pound tailback Keith Marshall from Raleigh (N.C.) Millbrook. The five-star Marshall, who is rated the top tailback prospect in the nation, has said he's particularly fond of Georgia and coach Mark Richt. He'd also be a perfect complement to Bulldogs freshman tailback Isaiah Crowell's physical running style. But let's put the Georgia talk aside for one moment since Marshall is headed to Florida for his official visit this weekend.

Imagine for a moment a perfect official visit to Florida. Imagine Marshall falling in love with the Gators and Gainesville. Most importantly, imagine Georgia losing to Mississippi State and Richt's coaching seat becoming red hot. If all that happened, Marshall very well could be headed south. After all, Marshall has repeatedly hinted that if Richt's gone, he'll go somewhere else besides Athens. Now, imagine the impact a Marshall commitment to Florida would have.

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Dave Hooker

Reporter, RecruitingNation

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