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The No. 6 Florida Gators averted monumental disaster at home thanks largely in part to this improbable blocked punt for a touchdown with just two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. The Gators scored 14 points in less than two minutes of game clock to pull out the win over the upset-minded Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns, 27-20. Do you hear that? That's the sound of Gator Country exhaling after laboring through the epic comeback.May the football Gods be with you. They certainly were for Florida on Saturday.
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According to Gators beat reporter @Goldkamp247 of 247 sports, this is what The Swamp aka Ben Hill Griffin Stadium looked like during the Homecoming festivities before the Florida Gators take on Louisiana-Lafeytte in Gainesville, Florida. After the Florida Gators lost to the Georgia Bulldogs, it seems like attendance has been down. The funny thing is that the Gators can still win...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. The one snap that turned Gators sophomore quarterback Jacoby Brissett from onlooker to participant came midway through the third quarter Saturday.
Florida starting quarterback Jeff Driskel went down with a sprained ankle and did not return.
Enter Brissett, who had not thrown a pass in a game since the season opener Sept. 1 against Bowling Green. To get him in...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- No. 10 Florida has suspended starting point guard Scottie Wilbekin indefinitely for an undisclosed reason.
Coach Billy Donovan made the announcement Thursday aboard the USS Bataan, site of Florida's season opener. The Gators play Georgetown on the ambitious assault ship Friday.
Donovan declined to divulge what the 6-foot-2 junior did, but said it wasn...
The Gators took out the Ragin' Cajuns in the Swamp Saturday, but the win did not come easy. After losing starting quarterback Jeff Driskel in the second half, Florida came from behind to take the 27-20 win over Louisiana-Lafayette. Cody Jones and Amy Campbell discuss it all right here.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- No. 7 Florida staved off one huge upset and now will be pulling for another. Jelani Jenkins returned a blocked punt 36 yards for a touchdown with 2 seconds remaining, capping the comeback and giving the Gators a 27-20 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday. Now, Florida can sit back and root for Auburn to beat Georgia. If the Tigers win, the Gators...
Rapid reaction and analysis of every SEC game on Saturday's slate.
No. 7 Florida 27, Louisiana-Lafayette 20
OT? We dont need no stinking OT? Just when it looked like Florida was headed to a loss and then to overtime, the sun set on Louisiana-Lafayette of the Sun Belt. The Gators scored 14 points in the final 1:41 to avoid what would have been a monumental upset. This victory...
Despite, the 2012 Navy-Marine Corps Classic between No. 10 Florida and Georgetown being called after the Gators led at half 27-23 due the condensation, Gator players said they enjoyed and appreciated the experience.
Gator forward Erik Murphy said the game was called because officials felt it was unsafe.
“They’re probably right (to cancel the second half),” Murphy said immediately...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jelani Jenkins returned a blocked punt 36 yards for a touchdown with 2 seconds remaining and No. 7 Florida rallied in the closing minutes to beat Louisiana-Lafayette 27-20 on Saturday.
The Gators (9-1) scored twice in the final 2 minutes to avoid the biggest upset in school history.
Florida did little on offense most of the day and looked to be in serious...
The Gators didn’t waste time putting their second attempt at a season opener out of reach. Florida put together multiple scoring runs in the first half, but it was the defense that stole headlines and changed records. The Gators allowed just nine first-half points, their fewest ever allowed in a half in the shot clock era while cruising to an 84-35 win over Alabama State.
Louisiana-Lafeyette is taking on the Florida Gators and they are giving them a run for their money. The ULL wide receiver was a few yards short of a first down on a 2nd down play and Matt Elam nailed the WR with a late hit that not many people would question. The referee than came over and threw a penalty flag directly at a Pop Saunders who caught the flag and threw it away. ULL...
Loucheiz Purifoy’s eyes lit up when he heard the call. While walking in front of the line of scrimmage and stalking the punt protection of Louisiana, the sophomore cornerback heard the word bounce out of each Florida player’s mouth — ‘BLACK.’ It’s the word Purifoy always wants to hear before the ball is snapped because it means he can use his aggression to his advantage.