Last saturday saw the Gators finally go out on the road, next stop Lexington and a matchup in the Commonwealth stadium. The chance for a 4-0 season awaiting the gators!
First Quarter: After beginning on their own 34 yard line the Florida Gators were quickly in a scoring position with a first and goal opportunity, Sadly for the blue and orange they had to settle for three points, when Caleb Sturgis scored a 22 yard field goal with 11min 13sec left on the quarter. After forcing Kentuky to punt from their own end zone the Gators were in great field position. Tebow was able to rush for a three yard touchdown, and with the conversion Florida were 10-0 with 7min 11sec to go. More misery was to come the way of Kentuky, another punt from their endzone, this time was blocked by Chris Rainey. Another touchdown and conversion had the Gators up 17-0. The next Gator possetion yielded a 58 yard scoring drive, capped by a two yard rush with 2min 35sec to play. The 2min and 34second drive ended with a 13yard touchdown pass for David Nelson. To cap it off Aaron Hernadez caught a 44 yard touchdown pass in the closing seconds of the quarter putting the Gators 31-0 ahead.
Second Quarter: The Gators defence held firm in the initial stages until the 8min 48sec mark. The Wildcats went on a 14 play 58yard drive, capped by a two yard reception on a fourth and goal score by Ross Boque. This cut the lead to 31-7 in the first half.
Third Quarter: With 3min 49sec remaining The Gators got their first points in the second half with a 32 yard field goal from Sturgis. Not much else happened in the quarter!
Fourth Quarter: After trading possession until the Gators forced Kentuky to punt from their endzone. The resulting reception and drive got the Gators to the Wildcats 8 yard line. Brantley only needed on play to connect with Riley Cooper on an 8 yard touchdown pass. This score now 41-7 with 6min 39seconds, this score was to prove to be the final of the game.
Attendance: 71,011 in Kentuky.
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Next up for the Gators, its the big one in Tennessee against the LSU Fighting Tigers!