Found October 06, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
It was billed as a battle between the defensive lines, and for the most part, LSU and Florida lived up to the pregame hype. The two teams combined to score just three first half points, and it took almost until the end of the third quarter before either team broke 100 yards of total offense. But in a game where the headliners were the big boys up front, it was one of the smallest guys on the field who made the biggest play of the afternoon. That man was Florida defensive back Matt Elam, and in the end, his key strip of LSU receiver Odell Beckham proved to be the difference in a game that ultimately ended with a 14-6 Florida victory.   Up until the moment of Elam’s play, Florida’s defensive line had controlled LSU’s banged up front line and for the most part the Tigers couldn’t get anything going in the run or pass game. But for one play the line held up, and quarterback Zach Mettenberger hit Odell Beckham for a 56-yard gain, first down and major momentum shif...

Matt Elam Delivers Big Hit on Celebrating Florida Teammate Luchiez Purifoy After Special Teams Play (Video)

Florida safety Matt Elam loves delivering big hits, so what better way to celebrates a teammate's key special teams play than to lay him out. Gators cornerback Luchiez Purifoy stopped to pose after making a great play on special teams when he tackled LSU's Odell Beckham for no gain on a punt return. Then suddenly, Purifoy was on the ground. Elam ran up behind Purifoy and...

Florida Gators Matt Elam runs into Luchiez Purifoy during celebration (Video)

Sometimes the biggest hits in the world of college football come from friendly fire and a chief example of that happened during today's University of Florida/LSU game. After making a great play of punt coverage, University of Florida's Luchiez Purifoy was celebrating on the sidelines. That was until teammate Matt Elam knocked him down via his own celebration: (Courtesy...

Florida's Matt Elam takes out teammate Luchiez Purifoy during celebration (Video)

Florida Gators special teams player Luchiez Purifoy made a nice tackle of an LSU punt returner during Saturday's college football game and was celebrating the play when he was knocked down from teammate Matt Elam. Guys, you're supposed to hit the players on the OTHER team. Video via. H/T Cosby Sweaters. Related: West Virginia's Tavon Austin...

Matt Elam makes a statement against LSU

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Gators junior safety Matt Elam made it known early Saturday that he had come to play. On the fourth play of the game, LSU running back Spencer Ware took a handoff and tried to bounce out to the left. Elam quickly converged and dropped Ware as if he were an old lady crossing the street. The play fired up teammate Jon Bostic so much that he was called for a 15-yard...

No Showboating to see by Matt Elam following UF's Louchiez Purifoy's tackle

Florida's Louchiez Purifoy tackled a punt returner, posed, and got nailed for it. By his FU teammate, Matt Elam. **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Matt Elam celebrates by tackling teammate (Video)

This is one way Florida’s Matt Elam can celebrate a tackle by Louchiez Purifoy.Video via The Big Lead

Video: Florida player takes out his own teammate during a celebration

After Florida player Luchiez Purifoy made a nice tackle during a punt return, he decided to take a little time to celebrate on the sidelines. Unfortunately, Purifoy was not expecting what came next. While celebrating, his own teammate, Matt Elam ran full force and slammed into him. From the looks of it, Purifoy seemed to think it was someone from the other team and looked ready...

Florida's Louchiez Purifoy got JACKED UP... by his own teammate

In today's Florida-LSU SEC college football showdown at The Swamp, Florida's Louchiez Purifoy made a terrific tackle on LSU punt returner Odell Beckham Jr. He then celebrated the play, and mid-celebration, took a huge hit from his own teammate, Matt Elam. Video (Thigh Five: The Big Lead): Oops. Get the latest Thigh updates by following us on Facebook...


The Florida Gators took on the LSU Tigers for a SEC battle in "The Swamp" last Saturday. The game provided nothing but amazing animations of players and coaches. The goal of this post is to show everything that happened in a real time environment with as little words as possible. Just GIFs and short blurbs. The LSU Tigers kick a field goal taking the 3 to 0 lead...
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