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Gators defeat Seminoles in first game with Greg Knox as interim HC

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Florida Gators defeated the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday. The Gators on 24-21 over the Seminoles on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida.

With the win, the Gators became Bowl eligible with the win. The Seminoles ended their season with a 5-7 record.

Florida Gators tight end Kemore Gamble makes a reception against the Florida State Seminoles
Kemore Gamble makes a reception against the Florida State Seminoles (Photo by the Florida Gators Football/Instagram)

This was the Gators’ first win under interim head coach Greg Knox. He replaced Dan Mullen after he was fired by the school.

Florida has won three straight games in the rivalry.

Gators quarterback Emory Jones went 16 of 24 for 163 yards. He had one touchdown pass and three interceptions.

Dameon Pierce had 12 carries for 62 yards and a touchdown. Kemore Gamble had three receptions for 80 yards and a touchdown.

Seminoles quarterback Jordan Travis went 18 of 29 for 202 yards. He had one touchdown pass and one interception.

Travis also had 17 carries for 102 yards and a touchdown. Andrew Parchment had five receptions for 53 yards.

The Gators outscored the Seminoles 17-14 in the final two quarters. Pierce scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown.

Anthony Richardson hit Justin Shorter for a five-yard touchdown reception. Chris Howard also made a 36-yard field goal.

Treshaun Ward scored on a 19-yard rushing touchdown. Travis hit Ontaria Wilson for an eight-yard touchdown reception.

The game was tied 7-7 at halftime. Jones hit Gamble for a 47-yard touchdown reception.

Travis scored on a nine-yard rushing touchdown.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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