Tennessee Volunteers and Florida Gators lock horns as the 2017 college football continues on Saturday. Florida's final offensive drive put the game out of reach. At the start of the fourth quarter, C.J. Henderson intercepted Quinten Dormady and returned it 16 yards for a Florida touchdown, his second pick-six in two career college games.
The Vols took away a Florida touchdown by stripping the ball at the goal-line, and after a 28-yard touchdown pass, tied the game at 20 on a field goal. Suddenly, the dormant offenses for both teams came to life, and a defensive struggle became a track meet.
Florida responded with its first offensive touchdown of the season, a five-yard Franks pass to Brandon Powell. He was 18-of-28 and had two touchdown passes. The clock kept running and by the time the Gators called time out after gaining a first down on a run, there was only nine seconds left on the clock. The sophomore wideout has upside galore if the Gators can get their passing game going. Sep. Despite holding two timeouts, Coach McElwain didn't call one.
Tennessee (2-1, 0-1 SEC) entered the second half trailing, 6-3, and fell behind by as much as 10 points before tying the game up with less than a minute to play.
Even writing out all of those words about what transpired in the fourth quarter doesn't accurately describe what we all just witnessed. No. 24 Florida, look to continue their rich rivalry in the SEC East.