GAME RECAP: Gators Fall Short

For two years, the Florida Gators have been led by Tim Tebow, but the junior quarterback fell a yard short on a fourth down conversion, ending the Gators' chances at a come from behind win. Ole Miss upset the Gators on Saturday 31-30 at The Swamp.

1st Quarter

Ole Miss 7, Florida 0

Drive: 10 plays, 70 yards, 4:24
Scoring Play: 1-yard run by Jevan Snead
Clock: 3:12
PAT: Joshua Shene kick
Drive Started: At the Ole Miss 30 after the Gators failed on a fourth down conversion
Drive Summary:Ole Miss kept their drive alive with a 15-yard gain on a fake punt. Then Snead hit Shay Hodge across the middle for a 36-yard gain, setting up the Rebels at the Florida 1-yard line. It was the first time all season that the Gators trailed in a game.

2nd Quarter

Ole Miss 7, Florida 3

Drive: 12 plays, 46 yards, 4:41
Scoring Play: 32-yard field goal from Jonathan Phillips
Clock: 13:31
Drive Started:At the Florida 40
Drive Summary:Emmanuel Moody had a couple of nice runs, and Chris Rainey picked up 12 to set up the Gators in the red zone. But a loss of three yards on a carry by Tebow forced the Gators to settle for a field goal.

Florida 10, Ole Miss 7

Drive: 1 play, 43 yards, 0:12
Scoring Play: 43-yard pass from Tebow to Percy Harvin
Clock: 12:26
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Ole Miss 43 after Major Wright picked of a Snead pass
Drive Summary:One play put the Gators on top. Tebow hit Harvin who juggled it a little before pulling it in and taking it to the end zone.

Florida 17, Ole Miss 7

Drive: 5 plays, 81 yards, 1:20
Scoring Play: 1-yard run by Tebow
Clock: 1:06
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 19
Drive Summary:The Gators ran a successful two-minute drill helped by a 15-yard roughing the passer penalty. Tebow went 3-of-3 with the big completion going to Harvin for 29 yards.

3rd Quarter

Florida 17, Ole Miss 10

Drive: 7 plays, 19 yards, 3:36
Scoring Play: 33-yard field goal by Shene
Clock: 11:00
Drive Started:At the Florida 34 following a Percy Harvin fumble
Drive Summary:Ole Miss picked up some good yardage using the Wild Rebel formation, but went to the well one too many times when Brandon Spikes stopped Brandon Bolden short on a 3rd-and-1 from the 15.

Florida 17, Ole Miss 17

Drive: 3 plays, 18 yards, 0:19
Scoring Play: 18-yard pass from Snead to Cordera Eason
Clock: 10:30
PAT: Shene kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 18 after a Tebow fumble
Drive Summary:After two incomplete passes, Snead hit Eason on a little dump pass to the flat that went for a touchdown.

Ole Miss 24, Florida 17

Drive: 7 plays, 72 yards, 3:42
Scoring Play: 40-yard run by Dexter McCluster
Clock: 0:52
PAT: Shene kick
Drive Started: At the Ole Miss 28
Drive Summary:Snead was 2-of-2 passing, and McCluster picked up 57 yards of total offense, including his 40 yard touchdown run.

4th Quarter

Florida 24, Ole Miss 24

Drive: 9 plays, 49 yards, 4:26
Scoring Play: 1-yard run by Tebow
Clock: 11:26
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Ole Miss 49 after a 47-yard kick return by Brandon James
Drive Summary:Tebow completed 3-of-4 passes and then picked up 21 yards on a keeper to set up the one yard touchdown run.

Ole Miss 31, Florida 24

Drive: 3 plays, 89 yards, 1:20
Scoring Play: 86-yard pass from Snead to Hodge
Clock: 5:26
PAT: Shene kick
Drive Started:At the Ole Miss 11
Drive Summary:On 3rd-and-7, Snead hit Shay down the left sideline for an 86-yard touchdown.

Ole Miss 31, Florida 30

Drive: 6 plays, 68 yards, 1:58
Scoring Play: 15-yard touchdown run by Harvin
Clock: 3:28
PAT: Phillips kick BLOCKED
Drive Started:At the Florida 32
Drive Summary:Tebow connected on four straight passes for 53 yards setting up the Harvin touchdown run.

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