Maty Mauk threw for 295 yards in his first career start and Andrew Baggett converted five field goals to help No. 14 Missouri defeat No. 22 Florida 36-17 on Saturday and open a two-game lead in the Southeastern Conference East Division.
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Mike Gillislee took a screen pass and went 45 yards for a touchdown, and No. 8 Florida survived a scare to beat Southeastern Conference newcomer Missouri 14-7 on Saturday.
The Florida Gators came out flat and never were able to get going in last weekend’s loss to the Georgia Bulldogs in Jacksonville. That’s left Florida hungry and ready to take out their frustration on someone, which happens to be the Missouri Tigers on Saturday.
Zac Stacy broke through the line on a wildcat play, sprinting 57 yards for a touchdown putting Vanderbilt back on top of fourth-ranked Florida.
Fresh off a defensive struggle that saw the Florida Gators knock off the LSU Tigers and ascend to fourth in the national rankings, the Gators now travel to Nashville to take on a Vanderbilt team that almost beat UF last year in Gainesville.
Prior to the season Central Florida chose “Finish” as its team motto after a year in which it acknowledged leaving far too many close victories on the field because of its own mistakes.
The University of Central Florida is stepping out of conference Saturday to welcome in the newest member of the Southeastern Conference to Orlando. But the University of Missouri team that UCF faces is in deep trouble of seeing its season spin out of control.
Hurricane forecasters have improved their ability to predict where a storm will go since the time Hurricane Andrew made a catastrophic landfall in South Florida two decades ago, however, the ability to predict how bad, or intense a storm will be still eludes them.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in west Miami-Dade have been busy over the last few days tracking Tropical Storm’s Emily’s movements.