GAME RECAP: Gators can't Stop the Dawgs

This year it was Georgia's turn to have a bye week before they clashed with the Gators, and the Bulldogs took full advantage by handing Florida their third loss of the season, 42-30.

In front of 84,481, the Georgia Bulldogs handed Urban Meyer his first loss in a rivalry game. Here's how the scoring happened.

1st Quarter

Georgia 7, Florida 0

Drive: 9 plays, 39 yards, 4:54
Scoring Play: Knowshon Moreno 1-yard touchdown run
Clock: 6:00
PAT: Brandon Coutu kick
Drive Started: Asher Allen's 28-yard return, following Kestahn Moore's fumble put the Bulldogs at their own 39-yard line
Drive Summary: Georgia came out running, literally. They ran the ball on all nine plays with Moreno carrying eight times. They gained positive yards on every play, capped with Moreno jumping over the middle and stretching the ball across the goal line. He gained 37 yards on the drive.

Georgia 7, Florida 7

Drive: 3 plays, 67 yards, 1:14
Scoring Play: Tim Tebow's 40-yard touchdown pass to Louis Murphy
Clock: 4:39
PAT: Joey Ijjas kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 33 following a personal foul penalty on the Gators during the return
Drive Summary: The Gators quickly answered Georgia's touchdown with a quick scoring drive. Percy Harvin got the drive started with back-to-back runs that went for more than 10 yards. Then, Tebow connected with Murphy on a deep touchdown pass for the second time in as many weeks.

Georgia 14, Florida 7

Drive: 2 plays, 82 yards, :54
Scoring Play: Matt Stafford's 84-yard touchdown pass to Mohamed Massaquoi
Clock: 3:40
PAT: Coutu kick
Drive Started: At the Georgia 18-yard line
Drive Summary: After Moreno was stuffed on the first play of the drive, Stafford completed his first pass of the game for an 84-yard touchdown strike to Massaquoi. The junior wide receiver beat Tony Joiner on the play.

2nd Quarter

Georgia 14, Florida 14

Scoring Play: Wondy Pierre-Louis interception return
Clock: 14:41
PAT: Ijjas kick
Drive Started: Interception return
Drive Summary: The Gators downed Chas Henry's punt at the 1-yard line, then the Gator defense forced Stafford to throw an ill-advised pass that was easily picked off by Pierre-Louis who returned it for his second career touchdown.

Florida 17, Georgia 14

Drive: 7 plays, 35 yards, 3:22
Scoring Play: Ijjas 43-yard field goal
Clock: 7:11
Drive Started: At the Florida 39 following a 56-yard missed field goal by Georgia
Drive Summary: The Gator scoring drive started strong after Tebow hit Jared Fayson for a 25-yard gain. Brandon James then had consecutive rushes for 13 more yards. But the drive stalled, and after Tebow was sacked on third down, Ijjas converted his longest field goal of the season.

Georgia 21, Florida 17

Drive: 11 plays, 65 yards, 5:23
Scoring Play: Moreno 10-yard touchdown run
Clock: 1:48
PAT: Coutu kick
Drive Started: At the Georgia 35
Drive Summary: Georgia converted two third downs to set up the touchdown. Moreno scored from 10 yards out on a double misdirection (if there is such a thing).

3rd Quarter

Georgia 28, Florida 17

Drive: 7 plays, 69 yards, 2:58
Scoring Play: Stafford 1-yard pass to Brannan Southerland
Clock: 12:02
PAT: Coutu kick
Drive Started: At the Georgia 31
Drive Summary: A 42-yard run by Moreno put the Dawgs inside the Gator 5-yard line, and three plays later, Stafford hit Southerland on a play action pass from one yard out.

Georgia 28, Florida 24

Drive: 10 plays, 66 yards, 4:40
Scoring Play: Tebow 2-yard run
Clock: 7:22
PAT: Ijjas kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 34
Drive Summary: Tebow picked up a fourth down in Gator territory to keep the Gator drive alive. He then hit Fayson on a 30-yard pass play to set up his touchdown run from two yards out.

4th Quarter

Georgia 35, Florida 24

Drive: 2 plays, 72 yards, :38
Scoring Play: Stafford 53-yard touchdown pass to Mikey Henderson
Clock: 11:03
PAT: Coutu kick
Drive Started: At the Georgia 28
Drive Summary: Pierre-Louis was flagged for a personal foul before Henderson beat him on the very next play for a 53-yard touchdown reception.

Georgia 35, Florida 30

Drive: 4 plays, 44 yards, 1:23
Scoring Play: Tebow rushes from two yards out
Clock: 9:40
PAT: Tebow throws incomplete on 2-point conversion try
Drive Started: At the Georgia 44 after James returned the kick 52 yards
Drive Summary: The Gators started the drive with a beautifully designed play that started with a fake handoff to Harvin followed by pass to him in the flat that went for 33 yards. Harvin followed that play with an 8-yard run, setting up Tebow's 3-yard run.

Georgia 42, Florida 30

Drive: 11 plays, 68 yards, 5:46
Scoring Play: Moreno rushes from three yards out
Clock: 3:54
PAT: Coutu kick
Drive Started: At the Georgia 32
Drive Summary: The play of the drive came just three plays in. Georgia faced a 3rd-and-12 and Stafford connected with Sean Bailey for a 22-yard gain. On Moreno's 30th carry of the game, he crossed the goal line from three yards out.

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