The Florida Gators (3-0) played stingy defense to outlast the Kentucky Wildcats 14-9 in the Gators SEC opener. Florida was led by a great pass rush from the Gators defensive line that accumulated in six sacks.
The offense struggled with consistency in production all night long but Florida Gators head football coach Jim McElwain stuck with Will Grier at quarterback. Grier ended the night with 125 yards passing and 61 yards rushing.
With the win Florida now holds a 29-game winning streak against the Kentucky Wildcats.
Florida 7, Kentucky 0- 1-yard touchdown run by Will Grier with 8:57 to go.
Scoring Drive: 5 plays for 19 yards, 2:24 time of possession.
Florida 7, Kentucky 3- 29-yard field by Austin MacGinnis with 2:04 to go.
Scoring Drive: 14 plays for 64 yards, 6:44 time of possession.
Florida 14, Kentucky 3- 3-yard touchdown run by Kelvin Taylor with 14 seconds to go.
Scoring Drive: 10 plays for 57 yards, 5:31 time of possession.
Florida 14, Kentucky 6- 22-yard field goal by Austin MacGinnis with 14:50 to go.
Scoring Drive 14 plays for 75 yards, 6:28 time of possession.
Florida 14, Kentucky 9- 45-yard field by Austin MacGinnis with 10:57 to go.
Scoring Drive: 5 plays for 41 yards, 1:53 time of possession.