Florida Gators defeat Colorado State at home

The Florida Gators (2-1, 0-1) defeated the Colorado State Rams (1-3, 0-1) at home on Saturday afternoon to get back in the win column before the head out on the road next Saturday.

The special teams unit accounted for 17 points on Saturday afternoon after Dan Mullen insisted the Gators get better on that side of the ball this offseason.

On offense the Gators struggled for the majority of the game but finally scored their first rushing touchdown with a running back on Saturday.

 

FIRST QUARTER

Florida 3, Colorado State 0- 24-yard field goal is good by Evan McPherson with 10:48 to go.

Scoring Drive: 4 plays for 4 yards, 1:37 time of possession.

 

Florida 6, Colorado State 0- 48-yard field goal is good by Evan McPherson with 2:14 to go.

Scoring Drive: 4 plays for -2 yards, 56 seconds time of possession.

 

SECOND QUARTER:

Florida 13, Colorado State 0- 30-yard rushing touchdown by Jordan Scarlett with 11:49 to go.

Scoring Drive: 5 plays for 65 yards, 1:44 time of possession.

 

Florida 20, Colorado State 0- 18-yard touchdown pass from Feleipe Franks to Freddie Swain with 6:24 to go.

Scoring Drive: 6 plays for 44 yards, 3:13 time of possession.

 

Florida 27, Colorado State 0- punt blocked and recovered in the endzone by Tyrie Cleveland with 4:02 to go.

 

Florida 27, Colorado State 3- 53-yard field is good by with 0:00 to go.

Scoring Drive: 8 plays for 13 yards, 3:51 time of possession.

 

THIRD QUARTER:

Florida 27, Colorado State 10- 48-yard touchdown by Trey McBride with 11:27 to go.

Scoring Drive: 7 plays for 75 yards, 3:33 time of possession.

 

FOURTH QUARTER

Florida 34, Colorado State 10- 85-yard punt return for a touchdown by Freddie Swain with 13:25 to go.

 

Florida 41, Colorado State 10- 38-yard touchdown pass from Feleipe Franks to Van Jefferson with 9:21 to go.

Scoring Drive: 4 plays for 54 yards, 1:47 time of possession.

 

Florida 48, Colorado State 10- 68-yard touchdown run by Dameon Pierce with 6:17 to go.

Scoring Drive: 1 play for 68 yards, :12 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.