GAME RECAP: Gators Crush the Cats

The Florida Gators hit the road for the first time during the 2009 season, traveling to Lexington to face the Kentucky Wildcats. Florida had the pedal to the metal from the get-go, scoring 31 first quarter points en route to a 41-7 win against the Cats. But, Tim Tebow took a big hit in the third quarter and had to leave the field on a cart. FightinGators.com will have full post-game coverage.

POST-GAME COVERAGE

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    FIRST QUARTER

    Florida 3, Kentucky 0
    Drive: 9 plays, 67 yards, 3:47
    Scoring Play: Caleb Sturgis 22-yard FG
    Clock: 11:13
    Drive Started: On the Florida 29
    Key Play: Tim Tebow converted a 3rd-and-5 with a 3-yard scamper

    Florida 10, Kentucky 0
    Drive: 4 plays, 36 yards, 2:03
    Scoring Play: Tebow 2-yard TD run (Sturgis PAT)
    Clock: 7:11
    Drive Started: On the Kentucky 36 after just a 34-yard punt from the Wildcats
    Key Play: After Tebow lost a yard on an option play, Jeff Demps ran for 10 yards for a 1st-and-goal from the 2

    Florida 17, Kentucky 0
    Drive: n/a
    Scoring Play: Chris Rainey blocked a punt and recovered it for a TD (Sturgis PAT)
    Clock: 6:04
    Drive Started: n/a
    Key Play: Rainey had the Gators' first punt block of the season and recovered it for a TD

    Florida 24, Kentucky 0
    Drive: 6 plays, 58 yards, 2:35
    Scoring Play: Tebow 2-yard run for a TD (Sturgis PAT)
    Clock: 2:15
    Drive Started: On the Florida 42
    Key Play: Tebow picked up 10 yards after a nice spin move getting the Gators to the 2

    Florida 31, Kentucky 0
    Drive: 3 plays, 72 yards, 1:07
    Scoring Play: Tebow 44-yard TD pass to Aaron Hernandez (Sturgis PAT)
    Clock: 0:00
    Drive Started: On the Florida 28
    Key Play: Tebow continued his hot start by hitting Hernandez for the 44-yard TD

    SECOND QUARTER

    Florida 31, Kentucky 7
    Drive: 14 plays, 58 yards, 6:33
    Scoring Play: Mike Hartline 2-yard TD pass to Ross Bogue (Lones Sieber PAT)
    Clock: 2:44
    Drive Started: On the Kentucky 42
    Key Play: Hartline's TD pass to Bogue came on fourth down

    THIRD QUARTER

    Florida 34, Kentucky 7
    Drive: 10 plays, 60 yards, 3:49
    Scoring Play: Sturgis 32-yard FG
    Clock: 3:45
    Drive Started: On the Florida 26
    Key Play: Emmanuel Moody ran for 32 yards on a sweep

    FOURTH QUARTER

    Florida 41, Kentucky 7
    Drive: 1 play, 8 yards, 0:08
    Scoring Play: John Brantley 8-yard TD pass to Riley Cooper (Sturgis PAT)
    Clock: 6:39
    Drive Started: On the Kentucky 8 after a Major Wright interception
    Key Play: Brantley hit Cooper for the Gators' only TD of the half

    PRE-GAME COVERAGE

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  • Heath's Remote - Week Four
  • Scouting Kentucky Defense and Special Teams
  • Scouting Kentucky Offense
  • A Look at the Wildcats

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