Back to the Florida Gators Newsfeed

Gators overcome a typical slow start in Nashville

It was an 11 am local kickoff pitting a 6-1 team with a Heisman hopeful and National Championship aspirations against a winless opponent just looking to stay competitive. For much of the first half, it was hard to tell which team was which.

The Florida Gators pulled out a win Saturday in Nashville, but it wasn’t the dominating win most predicted and it certainly wasn’t as good as the Gators have looked this season.

Vanderbilt had been outscored 66-3 in the first quarter of games in 2020 but after the first 15 minutes, Saturday the ‘Dores held a 10-6 lead.