Gators Fall To #1 Georgia


The Florida Gators (4-4, 2-4) fell to top ranked Georgia Bulldogs (8-0, 6-0) 34-7 on Saturday afternoon in "The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party.'

Georgia's defense helped the Bulldogs take control of this game late in the second quarter. Leading 3-0 late, Georgia forced three turnovers - a fumble in which they scored one play later, a touchdown in which the offense scored one play later, and a pick six with seven seconds to go to take a 24-3 lead in halftime. All told Georgia scored three touchdowns in a stretch of 2:09 to take control of the game.

Anthony Richardson struggled for Florida, going 12-for-20 with 82 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions. Emory Jones was better late in the game, going 10-for-14 with 112 yards passing. The Gators got their only score with 2:49 remaining in the game when Emory Jones ran in the touchdown - the score extended Florida's streak of scoring in every game to 418 games, dating back to 1988.

The Gators now go on the road to take on South Carolina next Saturday. Kickoff on November 6th is scheduled for 7:30 PM.

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