The game’s location was in doubt due to the destruction of Hurricane Irma, which passed through Gainesville last weekend. Atlanta was though of as the replacement destination.
"After meeting with the City of Gainesville, campus officials and numerous staffing entities to discuss hosting the game, we are pleased that the Florida-Tennessee football game will take place in Gainesville Saturday as scheduled. There has been a tremendous amount of cooperation between local authorities, the Southeastern Conference and the Tennessee athletic program throughout this process and we are grateful for these strong partnerships."
You can read the full release from the University of Florida here. The game is set to kickoff at 3:30 PM Eastern on CBS.