GAME RECAP: Gators Cruise Past Troy

The Florida Gators got off to a slow start in some sloppy weather, but once the offense got rolling, they found the end zone four times in the second quarter. Tim Tebow had a huge day, rushing for one score and throwing for four.

FIRST QUARTER

Florida 7, Troy 0
Drive: 4 plays, 29 yards, 1:23
Scoring Play: Tim Tebow 6-yard TD pass to Deonte Thompson (Jonathan Phillips PAT)
Clock: 6:39
Drive Started: On the Troy 29 after the Gators recovered a fumble
Key Play: Tebow hit Aaron Hernandez on the first play of the drive for an 18-yard gain

Florida 7, Troy 3
Drive: 9 play, 34 yards, 3:48
Scoring Play: Sam Glusman 45-yard FG
Clock: 0:51
Drive Started: On the Troy 39 after an Emmanuel Moody fumble
Key Play: Maurice Greer converted a 3rd-and-short for Troy's first 1st down of the game

SECOND QUARTER

Florida 14, Troy 3
Drive: 5 plays, 65 yards, 1:31
Scoring Play: Tebow 36-yard TD pass to Riley Cooper (Phillips PAT)
Clock: 11:33
Drive Started: On the Florida 35 after Justin Trattou recovered a fumble
Key Play: Tebow's throw went over three defenders to hit Cooper in the back of the end zone

Florida 21, Troy 3
Drive: 5 plays, 71 yards, 2:00
Scoring Play: Tebow 4-yard TD run (Phillips PAT)
Clock: 8:04
Drive Started: At the Florida' 29
Key Play: Jeff Demps broke free for a 38-yard run to keep the Gator offense rolling

Florida 28, Troy 3
Drive: 1 plays, 33 yards, 0:07
Scoring Play: Tebow 33-yard TD pass to Thompson (Phillips PAT)
Clock: 7:44
Drive Started: On the Troy 33 after a Janoris Jenkins interception
Key Play: Tebow's 33-yard strike to Thompson

Florida 35, Troy 3
Drive: 5 plays, 40 yards, 1:41
Scoring Play: Demps 24-yard TD run (Phillips PAT)
Clock: 4:03
Drive Started: On the Troy 40 after Jermaine Cunningham recovered a fumble
Key Play: Tebow rushed for a punishing 12-yard gain on 3rd-and-4

THIRD QUARTER

Florida 42, Troy 3
Drive: 6 plays, 60 yards, 2:33
Scoring Play: Tebow 32-yard TD pass to Brandon James (Phillips PAT)
Clock: 12:27
Drive Started: On the Floirda 40
Key Play: Michael Pouncey recovered a Brandon James' fumble to keep the drive alive

Florida 49, Troy 3
Drive: 7 plays, 62 yards, 2:20
Scoring Play: Chris Rainey 1-yard TD run (Phillips PAT)
Clock: 8:38
Drive Started: On the Florida 38
Key Play: Rainey picked up nine yards on a 1st down carry after a great second effort

Florida 49, Troy 6
Drive: 9 plays, 29 yards, 4:05
Scoring Play: Glusman 42-yard FG
Clock: 0:39
Drive Started: On the Troy 46
Key Play: Facing a 3rd-and-9, Levi Brown hit Tebiarus Gill for a 24-yard gain

FOURTH QUARTER

Florida 56, Troy 6
Drive: 7 plays, 77 yards, 3:14
Scoring Play: John Brantley 6-yard TD pass to Mike Gillislee (Caleb Sturgis PAT)
Clock: 8:38
Drive Started: On the Florida 23


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