Boxscore
Florida 33, Tennessee 23
Saturday, September 17, 2011 3:30 PM
Location - Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Attendance - 90744

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Tennessee 0 7 6 10 23
Florida 10 6 14 3 33

Recap


Chris Rainey topped 100 yards both rushing and receiving as No. 16 Florida defeated Tennessee 33-23 on Saturday in the Swamp. Florida's Will Muschamp was victorious in his first SEC game as a head coach, and the Gators (3-0, 1-0 SEC) notched their seventh consecutive win over the Volunteers (2-1, 0-1).
 
Rainey came up with the play of the game for Florida, taking a short pass and exploding on an 83-yard catch-and-run touchdown that gave the Gators a comfortable 30-7 lead. Trey Burton also caught a touchdown pass from John Brantley and ran for another score.
 
Brantley completed 14-of-23 passes with two touchdowns. Florida was plagued by shotgun snap issues a year ago at this time, but on Saturday the exchanges between James Stone and quarterback Tyler Bray proved problematic for Tennessee. Bray still threw for three touchdowns to three different targets, extending his program-record streak of consecutive games with at least two touchdown passes to nine. 
 
The Tennessee offense was hindered all day. Justin Hunter, the team's top receiver, injured his knee on the Vols' first series. And Tauren Poole, who topped 100 yards rushing in each of the Vols' first two lgames, was held in check while three Florida sacks contributed to a net rushing effort of negative-9 yards for Tennessee.
 
Florida won despite getting flagged for 16 penalties, including five pass interference calls. 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:45
Florida   TD  Florida 7 - Tennessee 0
1st Quarter - 1:10
Florida   FG  Florida 10 - Tennessee 0
2nd Quarter - 11:57
Florida   FG  Florida 13 - Tennessee 0
2nd Quarter - 8:31
Florida   FG  Florida 16 - Tennessee 0
2nd Quarter - 1:43
Tennessee   TD  Florida 16 - Tennessee 7
3rd Quarter - 11:41
Florida   TD  Florida 23 - Tennessee 7
3rd Quarter - 8:08
Florida   TD  Florida 30 - Tennessee 7
3rd Quarter - 4:25
Tennessee   TD  Florida 30 - Tennessee 13
4th Quarter - 13:33
Tennessee   FG  Florida 30 - Tennessee 16
4th Quarter - 7:19
Florida   FG  Florida 33 - Tennessee 16
4th Quarter - 4:46
Tennessee   TD  Florida 33 - Tennessee 23
TEAMS

Team Records

  Tennessee Florida
W/L 2 - 1 - 0 3 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Tennessee Florida
Score 23 33
First Downs 23 17
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-12
33%
4-for-13
31%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 279 347
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 21--9 40-134
Average/Rush -0.4 3.4
Passing
Comp-Att 26-48 14-23
Passing Yards 288 213
Average/Pass Play 5.6 8.9
Penalties-Yards 10-94 16-150
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 29:17 30:43

PLAYER STATS

Tennessee (2 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Bray 26/48 288 3 2
Florida (3 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Brantley 14/23 213 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
T. Poole 9 18 2.0 0
M. Lane Jr. 5 9 1.8 0
T. Bray 6 -23 -3.8 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Rainey 21 108 5.1 0
J. Demps 10 48 4.8 0
T. Burton 4 3 0.8 1
J. Brantley 3 -22 -7.3 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Rivera 5 71 14.2 1
D. Rogers 5 62 12.4 1
D. Arnett 8 59 7.4 0
Z. Rogers 2 34 17.0 0
M. Lane Jr. 2 26 13.0 1
J. Hunter 1 12 12.0 0
M. Milton 1 12 12.0 0
T. Poole 1 6 6.0 0
V. Dallas 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Rainey 2 104 52.0 1
T. Burton 4 38 9.5 1
J. Demps 4 37 9.2 0
D. Thompson 2 26 13.0 0
G. Christian 1 7 7.0 0
Q. Dunbar 1 1 1.0 0
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