Gators rally, extend streak against UK

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Florida backup quarterback Luke Del Rio hit wide receiver Freddie Swain for a 5-yard touchdown with 43 seconds left that erased a double-digt fourth-quarter deficit and gave the No. 20 Gators a 28-27 victory that stunned upset-minded Kentucky and its Kroger Field faithful Saturday night and and pushed UF's winning streak in the series to an astounding 31 straight games.

Florida (2-1, 2-0 SEC) used 13 plays and chewed up 5:48 seconds in the game-winning drive. Del Rio, Franks, Appleby and Grier delivered their key touchdown passes, and while Treon Harris played poorly in the 2015 victory over Vanderbilt, he completed his only two pass attempts on the drive that led to Austin Hardin's game-winning field goal.

"Those things really help our defense, to give them a look at that type of player", Florida coach Jim McElwain said. "That's kind of what life's all about".

For the game: Florida had a lot of issues on offense, but it's pretty clear that the Gators' best chance to win the division again is Del Rio at quarterback.

The Gators, though, answered by going 80 yards in seven plays, with the big hitter coming on the first play of the drive when Kadarius Toney, who earlier had a 36-yard touchdown run, took an end-around pitch and heaved a 50-yard completion to Tyrie Cleveland to the United Kingdom 30.

Stoops said his team was "deflated" after the loss and added you could have heard "a pin drop" as he tried to put a positive spin in his team's effort.

Drew Anderson threw his first career-touchdown pass for Buffalo, a 20-yarder to Anthony Johnson with 2:37 to play, and the Bulls held on to beat Florida Atlantic 34-31 on Saturday night.

"Now I got two guys that the ball can not be snapped unless we have leverage on both sides of the ball", he said at a Monday press conference.

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The lead sentences were nearly certainly already written late Saturday night inside Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium (sorry, I just can't bring myself to write K-K-K-K-Kroger Field) press box.

Kentucky: The disappointment continues for the Wildcats. With the loss went a chance to prove they could win a marquee game and reach a lofty status in the SEC.

Forced to kick from 57 yards, MacGinnis was straight but short.

The Seminoles dropped one spot, to No. 11, in the Week 3 AP Poll after not playing its game against Louisiana-Monroe because of Hurricane Irma and then fell to 12th in the Week 4 poll after not playing rival Miami, a game that was postponed. "Come up, make a play".

It's still a little hard to believe Florida pulled out that 2017 win.

Wadley had 80 yards rushing and 75 yards receiving and Nate Stanley threw for 191 yards and two TDs for Iowa. But, Austin MacGinnis hits a 42 yard field goal and United Kingdom goes up 24-14. United Kingdom goes up 27-14.

United Kingdom has one last chance.

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