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With a 44-11 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Florida Gators took control of the SEC East. At 7-0 (6-0 SEC), the Gators have two more conference games to get through before a possible trip to Atlanta for the SEC Championship Game. It seemed a year away before the 2012 season began, but after seven games, it’s now a very real possibility.Watching the first half, you felt that the Gators had control of the game despite a (beyond) subpar offensive performance. It was an odd feeling, but when the Gators entered the locker room leading 21-6, there was a definite aura of victory. While Florida wasn’t moving the ball particularly well, they were winning by two scores and the defense was playing up to its high expectations. If you told me a team with 29 total yards of offense could lead a football game by 15 after 30 minutes of play, I would have told you that you were out of your mind. But you would have been right and that’s all that matters.The second half was more kind to the ...
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Steve Spurrier saw any form of a special season for his South Carolina Gamecocks come to an end in The Swamp on Saturday. After a 44-11 loss at the hands of the Gators, Spurrier was understandably upset over all of the turnovers his team gave up in the contest and that led to quick points for a Florida offense that couldn't do a lot in the first half. Spurrier talks about it here.
Back in August, Sweetheart and I wrote an article about Steve Spurrier. This article explained how the OBC has put his spread offensive philosophies behind him for the good of the university.This Saturday will test Spurriers' new coaching style against his old team. After proving his talents at Florida - winning the Heisman Trophy as a player and a national championship as head coach...
COLUMBIA, S.C.-- South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier expected star running back Marcus Lattimore back in the starting lineup this week against Tennessee.
Lattimore missed several practices last week with a hip bruise and got only three carries for 13 yards in a 44-11 loss to No. 3 Florida this past Saturday.
Spurrier said Sunday it didn't make sense to send Lattimore back into...
South Carolina's offense struggled enough Saturday where Steve Spurrier had to make a quarterback change. After the game, Spurrier wasn't sure who his starter would be this weekend. A question that wasn't expected this season is back in the mix for the Gamecocks.
The Winners:No. 2 Florida Gators (7-0)The Gators routed South Carolina 44-11 in The Swamp. The Gator defense didn’t allow a touchdown all game but the game ball goes to Jeff Driskel, despite his 93 yards passing on 16 attempts.Driskel became the first player since 200 to pass for 4 touchdowns with under 100 yards passing which means 1 of every 4 attempts ended up in the end zone...
Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes - three of them after turnovers - and No. 3 Florida matched its win total from last season with a 44-11 drubbing of ninth-ranked South Carolina on Saturday.
The Gators avenged consecutive losses to the Gamecocks, including one two years ago that ended with Steve Spurrier and his players celebrating a division title in The Swamp.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes -- three of them after turnovers -- and No. 3 Florida matched its win total from last season with a 44-11 drubbing of ninth-ranked South Carolina on Saturday.
The Gators avenged consecutive losses to the Gamecocks, including one two years ago that ended with Steve Spurrier and his players celebrating a division title...
The Florida Gators are hosting numerous top prospects this weekend. As the Gators are fresh off a convincing win over Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks the recruits are talking Gator football.
The Florida Gators had numerous top prospects visit this past weekend as they hosted Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks. Marcell Harris, Cameron Dillard and David Dawson all took official visits to the University of Florida for this national showdown. Dillard and Dawson talked about the visit.
Brady Ackerman grabbed Will Muschamp for an interview at halftime of Saturday’s South Carolina/Florida matchup in the Swamp and commented on how the Gators had done a great job with turnovers and special teams. Muschamp provides one of the best responses we’ve seen in a halftime interview:
“Well we just gotta continue to capitalize on what we’re doing, and OVERCOME THE ADVERSITY...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jeff
Driskel threw four touchdown passes - three of them after turnovers -
and No. 3 Florida matched its win total from last season with a 44-11
drubbing of ninth-ranked South Carolina on Saturday.
The Gators avenged consecutive
losses to the Gamecocks, including one two years ago that ended with
Steve Spurrier and his players celebrating...
The Florida Gators weren't quite conventional in beating South Carolina, but the Gators continue on their undefeated run going 7-0 in the Swamp with a 44-11 win Saturday. Florida's defense and special teams were electric on the night and quarterback Jeff Driskel had a career high four touchdowns. The Swamp was rockin' and we have it remembered here in pictures.
It only took one minute for Florida to hit the scoreboard Saturday. The crowd was still filing into the rows of the Swamp’s stands and players’ brows had barely begun to break a sweat. But with a comfortable 14:01 left in the first quarter, quarterback Jeff Driskel rifled a 3-yard pass to Jordan Reed to put Florida ahead early.
In a helmet and his No. 4 jersey, Florida punter Kyle Christy is seen on the field as the game changer and received multiple ovations for it on Saturday. He flips field position with his long, towering punts that are often caught over the shoulder of the punt returner. Off the field, he’s only recognizable as quarterback Jeff Driskel’s roommate. That’s how the nation’s leading...
With half of the college football season finished (I’ll try not to cry), it should only get better as we watch for who is going to finish second to Alabama.
Naturally, there are some great SEC games on the horizon (not so much for the Big Ten). There are even a couple nice Big East games with Louisville, Rutgers and Cincinnati.
But here are the five must-see games for the...