GAME RECAP: Gators Tame Tigers

Against their best opponent and defense of the season, the Gator offense finally looked like what everyone envisioned it to look like at the beginning of the season. Florida thrashed the Tigers, 51-21, avenging last year's loss.

1st Quarter

Florida 7, LSU 0

Drive: 3 plays, 68 yards, 1:38
Scoring Play: Tim Tebow 70-yard touchdown pass to Percy Harvin
Clock: 13:22
PAT: Jonathan Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 32
Drive Summary:On the third play of the game, Tebow threw his longest career touchdown pass to Harvin who pulled in his longest touchdown reception on a 70-yard play.

Florida 10, LSU 0

Drive: 11 plays, 77 yards, 5:16
Scoring Play: Phillips 20-yard field goal
Clock: 7:00
Drive Started: At the Florida 20
Drive Summary:The Gators effectively moved down the field with four straight passes that went for at least 11 yards. But once inside the 10, Tebow went 0-for-2 leading to Phillips seventh field goal of the season.

Florida 17, LSU 0

Drive: 7 plays, 41 yards, 4:10
Scoring Play: Tebow 7-yard TD pass to Harvin
Clock: 1:09
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the LSU 41 after Brandon James returned an LSU punt 39 yards
Drive Summary:After James' big return, the Gators got some help with a 15-yard facemask penalty called on the Tigers. A delay of game penalty inside the 10 didn't hurt Florida as Tebow hit Harvin with a TD pass across the middle.

2nd Quarter

Florida 20, LSU 0

Drive: 11 plays, 63 yards, 4:38
Scoring Play: Phillips 34-yard field goal
Clock: 0:49
Drive Started: At the Florida 20
Drive Summary:Florida used the 1-2 punch of Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps to get the drive going. The two backs combined for six carries and 47 yards. Pressure by the LSU defense forced Tebow into an incompletion, setting up the Florida field goal.

Florida 20, LSU 7

Drive: 6 plays, 60 yards, 0:44
Scoring Play: Jarret Lee 6-yard TD pass to Chris Mitchell
Clock: 0:05
PAT: Colt David kick
Drive Started: At the LSU 40 after Florida's kickoff was fielded out of bounds
Drive Summary:LSU got back in the ballgame just before the half with a 60-yard drive in 44-seconds. Lee completed 5-of-6 passes for 65 yards.

3rd Quarter

Florida 20, LSU 14

Drive: 12 plays, 80 yards, 6:19
Scoring Play: Andrew Hatch 3-yard TD run
Clock: 8:41
PAT: David kick
Drive Started: At the LSU 20
Drive Summary:After a slow start, Lee completed 6-of-6 passes and Trindon Holliday slashed for a 20-yard gain, setting up backup quarterback Hatch's touchdown surge.

Florida 27, LSU 14

Drive: 8 plays, 67 yards, 4:35
Scoring Play: Tebow 2-yard TD run
Clock: 4:16
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the LSU 33
Drive Summary:The Gators kept to the ground most of the drive, running on 6-of-8 plays, but the big one came in the air. Tebow hit Louis Murphy for a 37-yard gain down the right sideline to set up his touchdown run. On the drive, Tebow carried four times for 16 yards.

Florida 34, LSU 14

Drive: 4 plays, 60 yards, 2:14
Scoring Play: Jeff Demps 43-yard TD run
Clock: 1:02
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the LSU 40
Drive Summary:On an option left, Demps took the pitch from Tebow and ran untouched for 43 yards to stretch the Florida lead back to 20 points.

4th Quarter

Florida 41, LSU 14

Scoring Play: Brandon Spikes 52-yard interception for a touchdown
Clock: 14:48
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Summary:On the first play of the fourth quarter, the Gators put it out of reach when Brandon Spikes picked off a Lee pass and returned it 52 yards. The only bad thing about the play was the 15-yard penalty called on Spikes for unsportsmanlike conduct after he punted the ball into the stands after the score.

Florida 41, LSU 21

Drive: 5 plays, 31 yards, 1:22
Scoring Play: Lee 6-yard pass to Richard Dickson
Clock: 11:10
PAT: David kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 31 after a Tebow fumble
Drive Summary:Lee hit Dickson on three straight pass plays for the quick score.

Florida 44, LSU 21

Drive: 8 plays, 34 yards, 4:23
Scoring Play: Phillips 25-yard field goal
Clock: 6:47
Drive Started: At the LSU 43 after an onsides kick
Drive Summary:Rainey carried three times on the drive for 32 yards including a 22-yarder that helped setup the Florida field goal.

Florida 51, LSU 21

Drive: 5 plays, 60 yards, 2:45
Scoring Play: Kestahn Moore 3-yard TD run
Clock: 2:03
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 40
Drive Summary:Demps had another long run for 37 yards then turned it over to Moore who carried four times for the final 23 yards.

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