The Angry Budgie Live

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Florida Gators vs Florida State Saturday 28th November

Next up for the Gators would be a state rivalry game against the Florida State Seminoles on senior day. This would prove to be a classic in the swamp!

First Quarter: The Gators were the first to put points on the board, at the 6min 48sec mark Tebow passed an 18yard shovel to Hernandez who dashed over to score. This capped a six play 48 yard drive. The Gators managed to sack the Seminoles quarter back forcing them to punt, this gave the Gators possession. The Gators then drove the ball 69 yards downfield with Chris Rainey on form advancing the ball. Sturgis then scored the following 37 yard field goal to extend the Gator lead to 10-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Second Quarter: An FSU punt with 11min 43sec to go would set up the Gators for their longest drive of the season. The Gators advanced 80 yards downfield for an 18 yard Tebow rush that took 7min 44sec off the clock. This was Tebow's 55th career touchdown rush, giving the Gators a 17-0 lead. The Gators defense held firm on the next FSU drive and got the ball back with 2min 19sec left in the half. Hernandez then rushed for 49 yards, then another Tebow pass set Hernandez up to score. This gave the Gators a 24-0 lead.

Third Quarter: The Gators defence held firm early in the third quarter forcing FSU to punt once again. The Gators then struck back on a four play drive capped by a 39 yard pass from Tebow to Cooper to score. This was Coopers 17th catch of his career and gave the Gators a 30-0 lead. Not to be completely blown away FSU capitalised on a Tebow fumble with just 3sec left in the quarter. Dustin Hopkins would narrow the margin on the resulting field goal. As the teams headed off the field the Gators held a 30-3 lead.

Fourth Quarter: A career tying 62 yard drive from Demps set up Florida's next score. On the next play Tebow rushed to score his 56th touchdown on a 1 yard dash. The Gators now lead 37-3. This prompted FSU to come back and score their only touchdown of the game. FSU quarterback Manuel connected with Jarmon Fortson on a nine yard pass to bring the scores to 37-10. The Gators then picked up an FSU fumble and drove the ball downfield, but time ran out before the Gators had a chance to extend their lead.

Attendance: 90,907

To come.....

1 comment:

  1. As a Gator fan, I'll admit they have not played very well in several games this year. However, when everything is on the line, I believe they can and will do whatever it takes to win. Gators should be always competitive enough to keep pace with the others. I used to attend their games even their tickets get sold out. Luckily I fond a good place to get my seat
    Go Gators!! Go Gators!! Go Gators