No. 3 Florida 44 No. 9 South Carolina 11
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes three of them after turnovers and No. 3 Florida matched its win total from last season with a 44-11 drubbing of ninth-ranked South Carolina on Saturday.
The Gators avenged consecutive losses to the Gamecocks, including one two years ago that ended with Steve Spurrier and his players celebrating a division title in The Swamp.
Florida's latest whatever-it-takes win kept coach Will Muschamp's team undefeated and put it on the cusp of the Southeasten Conference's Eastern Division title. The Gators (7-0, 6-0 SEC) can clinch a spot in the SEC championship game by beating No. 13 Georgia next week in nearby Jacksonville.
Florida won this one with turnovers, stellar defense and more halftime adjustments the kind of successful tweaks that are making Muschamp and his staff seem like the right fit in Gainesville.
South Carolina (6-2, 4-2) lost its second straight.
Source: Associated Press