Jeff Driskel threw for 248 yards and a touchdown in his return from a broken leg and Florida ended a seven-game losing streak with a 65-0 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
No. 22 Florida has lost two games and four starters this season. The Gators haven’t lost hope of winning the Southeastern Conference’s Eastern Division.
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Florida coach Will Muschamp couldn’t recall going through a season like this one. The 22nd-ranked Gators will be without running back Matt Jones for the remainder of the year, the latest addition to the team’s lengthy injury report.
Matt Jones rushed for 176 yards and a touchdown and Tyler Murphy threw for 156 yards and a score as No. 20 Florida beat Kentucky 24-7 on Saturday night, its 27th straight win over the Wildcats.
No. 10 Florida doesn’t have any identity issues. The Gators know exactly who they are under third-year coach Will Muschamp: a blue-collar, physical group that’s going to try to beat opponents up and wear them down on both sides of the ball.