Florida Gators fall to Alabama in SEC Championship game

The No. 18 Florida Gators (10-3, 7-1) were defeated by the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-1, 7-1) on Saturday night in the SEC Championship after the offense had a poor showing, once again.

Florida’s defense held Alabama to just 12 points in the first half, and two of those points came off of a safety when Alabama blocked a punt.

The Gators offense struggled to gain any yards in the first half and had zero rushing yards in the first half.

FIRST QUARTER:

Alabama 2, Florida 0- punt blocked for a safety by Reggie Copeland with 10:13 to go.

SECOND QUARTER:

Florida 7, Alabama 2- 85-yard touchdown by Antonio Callaway with 11:53 to go.

Florida 7, Alabama 5- 28-yard field goal is good by Adam Griffith with 5:45 to go.
Scoring Drive: 14 plays for 64 yards, 6:08 time of possession.

Alabama 12, Florida 7-2-yard rushing touchdown by Derrick Henry with 2:26 to go.
Scoring Drive: 3 plays for 58 yards, 1:02 time of possession.

THIRD QUARTER:

Alabama 15, Florida 7- 30-yard field goal is good by Adam Griffith with 8:04 to go.
Scoring Drive: 12 plays for 65 yards, 6:49 time of possession.
Alabama 22, Florida 7- 32 yard passing touchdown from Jacob Coker to Adarius Stewart with 4:47 to go.
Scoring Drive: 10 plays for 81 yards, 4:47 time of possession.

FOURTH QUARTER:

Alabama 29, Florida 7- 9-yard touchdown pass from Jacob Coker to Richard Mullaney with 8:50 to go in the game.

Scoring Drive: 9 plays for 57 yards, 4:26 time of possession.

Alabama 29, Florida 15- 46-yard touchdown pass from Treon Harris to C.J. Worton with 5:02 to go.

Scoring Drive: 3 plays for 81 yards, 59 seconds time of possession.

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Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.

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