GAME RECAP: Gators Keep Rolling

The Florida Gators hung half-a-hundred on the former Gator coach with a dominating, 56-6, win. Again, the Gators got points from all three phases as they complete their SEC schedule with a 7-1 record.

1st Quarter

Florida 7, South Carolina 0

Scoring Play: Brandon Spikes 14-yard interception return
Clock: 4:37
PAT: Jonathan Phillips kick

Drive Summary:After pinning the Gamecocks inside their own 10 yard line, Spikes picked of a Chris Smelley pass and returned it to the end zone for the second time this season.

Florida 14, South Carolina 0

Drive: 1 play, 26 yards, 0:06
Scoring Play: Percy Harvin 26-yard TD run
Clock: 3:52
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Carolina 26 after Ahmad Black's interception
Drive Summary:Two plays after Spikes picked off a pass and took it in for a touchdown, Black picked off his sixth pass of the season. On the first play of the drive, Harvin went 26 yards on a counter trap.

Florida 21, South Carolina 0

Drive: 3 plays, 1 yard, 1:30
Scoring Play: Tebow 1-yard TD run
Clock: 2:22
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Carolina 1 after James Smith recovered a fumble on the kick return
Drive Summary:James Smith came inches short of a touchdown on the kickoff, so instead he turned it over to Tebow to get it in the end zone. Tebow rushed for no gain on his first two tries before powering it in on third down.

2nd Quarter

Florida 28, South Carolina 0

Drive: 4 plays, 84 yards, 2:15
Scoring Play: Tebow 46-yard TD pass to Deonte Thompson
Clock: 11:17
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 16
Drive Summary:The Gators had three straight plays the went for 16 yards or more, starting with an 18-yard Tebow run. He then hit Carl Moore across the middle for 18 before hitting Thompson on a deep ball down the right sideline.

Florida 28, South Carolina 3

Drive: 7 plays, 31 yards, 3:20
Scoring Play: Ryan Succop 41-yard FG
Clock: 2:36
Drive Started: At the Carolina 45
Drive Summary:The two-headed quarterback for the Gamecocks completed all four passes on the drive for 36 yards. A sack by Ryan Stamper forced the field goal.

3rd Quarter

Florida 35, South Carolina 3

Drive: 1 play, 80 yards, 0:13
Scoring Play: Harvin 80-yard TD run
Clock: 14:47
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 20
Drive Summary:On the first play of the second half, the Gators ran an almost identical play as the one Harvin scored on from 26 yards out in the first half. This play had the same result as Harvin raced 80 yards for the score.

Florida 35, South Carolina 6

Drive: 11 plays, 56 yards, 4:30
Scoring Play: Succop 44-yard FG
Clock: 10:17
Drive Started: At the Carolina 17
Drive Summary:Spurrier scraped the two quarterback system and used Smelley exclusively on the drive. He started well completing his first five passes from scrimmage. But three straight incompletions forced the Gamecocks to settle for a field goal.

Florida 42, South Carolina 6

Drive: 6 plays, 82 yards, 3:19
Scoring Play: Jeff Demps 38-yard TD run
Clock: 6:58
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Florida 18
Drive Summary:Tebow hit Louis Murphy across the middle for a 25-yard gain, and then it took just two rushes from Demps to get into the end zone.

4th Quarter

Florida 49, South Carolina 6

Drive: 6 plays, 40 yards, 2:27
Scoring Play: Tebow 5-yard TD pass to Aaron Hernandez
Clock: 14:54
PAT: Phillips kick
Drive Started: At the Carolina 40
Drive Summary:Harvin picked up a 4th-and-1 for the Gators to keep the drive alive. Hernandez made a phenomenal catch in the back left hand corner of the end zone of the score.

Florida 56, South Carolina 6

Drive: 4 plays, 42 yards, 1:26
Scoring Play: Chris Rainey 3-yard TD run
Clock: 5:39
PAT: Caleb Sturgis kick
Drive Started: At the Carolina 42 after Will Hill's first career interception
Drive Summary:Rainey carried three times including a 34-yard run to set up his touchdown.


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