Kentucky takes a 7-0 lead over No. 20 Florida with 5:06 left in the first quarter on a 14-yard pass from quarterback Stephen Johnson to receiver Blake Bone. The score capped an eight-play, 75-yard drive in 4:39.
End of First Quarter: Kentucky 7, Florida 0
Freshman Kadarius Toney took a direct snap off the Wildcat formation and ran in from 36 yards out for the touchdown at the 14:16 mark of the quarter.
Following a 52-yard punt return by Charles Walker put the ball at the UF 10, Stephen Johnson hit receiver Garrett Johnson from nine yards out for the score with 7:24 left in the first half and a 14-7 lead. Stephen Johnson is 9-of-12 for 100 yards and two TDs.
On a fourth-and-three play from the UK 45, QB Feleipe Franks hit a wide open Tyrie Cleveland for a short pass and the sophomore receiver sprints down the right sideline for the score to tie the game at 14-all with 3:16 left in the half.
Off the timeout, no UK defender came out and covered Cleveland, who was standing alone in the right flat.
On the ensuing UK drive, Florida linebacker Vosean Joseph was ejected for a targeting penalty.
Austin MacGinnis misses a field goal attempt from 48 yards when the ball hits the upright.
End of Second Quarter: Kentucky 14, Florida 14
After UF went three and out with its first possession of the half, Kentucky quickly drove down to score (63 yards on four plays) on an 23-yard TD pass from Johnson to tight end C.J. Conrad at the 12:11 mark. Johnson is now 12 of 16 passing for 162 yards and three touchdowns.
MacGinnis converts on a 42-yard field goal to give the Wildcats a 24-14 lead with 5:54 left in the third quarter.
Luke Del Rio replaces Franks at the 5:54 mark. After a couple of first downs, Del Rio throws an interception.
End of Third quarter: Kentucky 24, Florida 14
MacGinnis gave UK a 27-14 lead with 11:33 remaining in the game by making a 50-yard field goal.
Brandon Powell helped the Gators cut the deficit to 27-21 by taking a direct snap and scoring from six yards out with 7:58 left in the game.
The highlight of the Gators’ scoring drive was a 50-yard pass from Toney to Cleveland on an end-around receiver pass play.
UF takes its first lead of the game when Del Rio hits Freddie Swain with a five-yard score with 43 seconds left.
MacGinnis missed on a 56-yard field goal attempt as time expired. It was short, but the Gators’ winning streak over UK grows to 31 straight.
Florida 0 14 0 14
Kentucky 7 7 10 3