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The Florida State Seminoles are hosting the Florida Gators at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahasse, Florida for the Battle for the Governors’ Cup. Despite FSU being a touchdown favorite, the Gators took an early 3 point lead. When EJ Manuel and the FSU offense got the ball they moved the ball down the field to be held to a third and long. With pressure from the Gator defensive line in Manuel’s face, EJ threw the ball up in the air off his back foot right to Gator safety Matt Elam. We have a rivalry game on our hands.
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FSU overcame the 13-0 Gator lead to be in complete control of the rivalry game. All of the momentum was in Florida State’s favor and then this happened. Antonio Morrison who came in for Jelani Jenkins, absolutely crushed quarterback EJ Manuel and UF recovered the ball. On the next play, UF running back Mike Gillislee ran it in for over a 35 yard touchdown run. EJ was okay but he...
As you probably figure, we here at Outside the Boxscore love posting nasty football hits and this one from last night's University of Florida/Florida State game is pretty brutal.
Watch as Florida State QB E.J. Manuel gets rocked by Florida linebacker Lerentee McCray on this helmet-to-helmet hit:
Thankfully for Manuel, he wasn't seriously injured and returned to...
It’s no secret that Florida Gator safety Matt Elam has nothing but pure hatred for FSU. Both Florida and Florida State heavily recruited Elam and he has been known to get into scrums with players such as Greg Reid.
After Will Muschamp and the Florida Gators defeated the Florida State Seminoles 37 – 26, Matt Elam decided to celebrate on Bobby Bowden Field which is jokingly referred...
Florida State had the lead and the momentum against intrastate rival Florida, but both vanished when Seminoles quarterback E.J. Manuel took a big hit that temporarily knocked him out of the back-and-forth game.
Manuel fumbled the ball as he went down and the sixth-ranked Gators recovered. On the next play, Florida's Mike Gillislee ran 37 yards with 11:01 left to give the Gators...
The GoodThe Florida Gator Run GameThe Gators were very impressive in their run game Saturday totaling 244 YDS on 47 carries. The Gators dominated the line of scrimmage wearing down the Florida State front seven. Mike Gillislee was absolutely magnificent rushing for 140 yards including a 37 yard touchdown that swung the game in the Gators favor. The Gator offensive line wore down...