Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 11/2/12
(AP) -- Because of a miserable performance in its first loss of the season, Florida now needs help to reach the SEC championship game. The No. 8 Gators also have to take care of Missouri during their conference finale Saturday afternoon in Gainesville. Before last weekend, Florida was in line to make its first SEC title game since its then-No. 1 ranked team, led by Tim Tebow, lost to No. 2 Alabama in 2009. All the Gators had to do to get back to Atlanta was defeat Georgia, but they committed six turnovers - two more than in their first seven games combined - during a 17-9 loss in Jacksonville. Jeff Driskel fumbled twice and threw two interceptions after giving away the ball only twice in his team's 7-0 start. Tight end Jordan Reed also fumbled near the goal line late in the game. "Hopefully I got it out of my system. You've got to learn from mistakes. Got the mistakes out of the way, learn from them and try not to make the same mistakes again," said Driskel, who was also sacked ...
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