The Gators improve to 3-0 and 1-0 in the SEC, while Tennessee drops to 1-2 and 0-1 in the conference. Here's how they scored...
Florida 7, Tennessee 0
Drive: 9 plays, 44 yards, 4:45
Scoring Play: Tim Tebow 2-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Hernandez
PAT: Jonathan Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Tennessee 44 after Brandon James returned the opening kick 52 yards
Drive Summary:After so much talk, Emmanuel Moody was on the field for the second play and ran for nine yards on his first meaningful rush of the season. Tebow completed 2-of-3 passes including his third career jump pass when he hit a wide open Hernandez.
Florida 10, Tennessee 0
Drive: 4 plays, 1 yard, 1:20
Scoring Play: Phillips 39-yard field goal
Drive Started: At the Tennessee 22 after Janoris Jenkins forced a fumble that was recovered by the Gators
Drive Summary:After a botched pass play to Louis Murphy setting up the Gators with a 3rd-and-19, Tebow made up for it with a gutsy throw to Kestahn Moore to set up the field goal.
Florida 17, Tennessee 0
Scoring Play: James 78-yard punt return for a touchdown
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Summary:For the second consecutive year against the Vols and the second time this season, James returned a punt for a touchdown going 78 yards.
Florida 20, Tennessee 0
Drive: 12 plays, 74 yards, 6:53
Scoring Play: Phillips 40-yard field goal
Drive Started: At the Florida 2 after Carlos Dunlap recovered a Tennessee fumble
Drive Summary:The Gators picked up a big 3rd-and-long when Tebow hit Harvin over the middle for a 34-yard gain that was extended another 15 yards after a Tennessee face mask. Facing a 4th-and-3 inside the 20, Urban Meyer and the Gators thought about going for it, but a false start penalty on Michael Pouncey sent out the field goal unit.
Florida 27, Tennessee 0
Drive: 8 plays, 47 yards, 4:42
Scoring Play: Tebow 15-yard touchdown pass to Harvin
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Tennessee 47 following a 13-yard punt return from James
Drive Summary:The drive started with a pass and ended with a pass. Everything in between was a run. Moody continued to look good with two carries for 15 yards.
Florida 27, Tennessee 7
Drive: 11 plays, 64 yards, 5:11
Scoring Play: Jonathan Crompton 1-yard touchdown run
PAT: Crompton's pass was incomplete on a two-point try
Drive Started: At the Tennessee 36
Drive Summary:Crompton was 4-of-4 passing and the Vols converted three third downs en route to their first score of the game. A pass interference penalty called on Janoris Jenkins helped the drive along.
Florida 30, Tennessee 7
Drive: 10 plays, 53 yards, 4:49
Scoring Play: Phillips 27-yard field goal
Drive Started: At the Florida 38
Drive Summary:The Gators worked the clock, running the ball on seven of nine plays. Moody carried three times for 23 yards, helping to set up Phillips' third field goal of the game.
GAME RECAP: Gators Win Again in Rocky Top
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