The Florida Gators defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 9-7

The Florida Gators (8-1, 6-1 SEC) defeated Vanderbilt (3-6, 1-4) on Saturday afternoon by a score of 9-7. The Gators were almost doomed by four turnovers, including one that halted a drive in the fourth quarter, but kicker Austin Hardin drilled a 43-yard field goal to win the game.

Florida Gators quarterback Treon Harris was just 12-24 for 158 yards and he had two turnovers, but receiver Demarcus Robinson had nine catches for 106 yards in the win.

With the win the Florida Gators clinched the SEC eastern division championship and will play in Atlanta for the SEC championship.

FIRST QUARTER: 

Florida 6, Vanderbilt 0- 3-yard rushing touchdown by Kelvin Taylor with 6:16 to go.

Scoring Drive: 6 plays for 41 yards, 2:29 time of possession.

SECOND QUARTER: 

Vanderbilt 7, Florida 6- 74-yard rushing touchdown by Ralph Webb with 48 seconds to go.

Scoring Drive: 1 play for 74 yards, 11 seconds time of possession.

THIRD QUARTER:

FOURTH QUARTER: 

 Florida 9, Vanderbilt 7- 43-yard field goal is good by Austin Hardin with 2:22 to go.

Scoring Drive: 6 plays for 20 yards, 3:15 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.