Florida Defeats Kentucky 24-7 - Recap
|Florida Defeats Kentucky 24-7 - Recap|
The Wildcats had no answer for Matt Jones on Saturday as the Gators rolled to a 24-7 win at Commonwealth Stadium.
Florida won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 46.5.
Tyler Murphy completed 15 of 18 pass attempts for 156 yards for the Gators in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Wildcats defense.
Joe Mansour rushed for 25 yards for Kentucky, while Jojo Kemp added 19 yards. Maxwell Smith threw for 90 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Alexander Montgomery and Ryan Timmons had 47 and 40 yards respectively.
Kentucky was outgained by Florida 402-173 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-12 by the Gators.
Kentucky lost the time of possession battle 38:09/21:51, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Arkansas. Kentucky will aim to get back on the winning track at South Carolina.