Boxscore
Florida 54, Furman 32
Saturday, November 19, 2011 1:00 PM
Location - Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Attendance - 84674

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Furman 22 0 10 0 32
Florida 7 20 10 17 54

Recap


Its hands full with Furman for most of three quarters, Florida finally pulled away Saturday for a 54-32 home victory over the Paladins.
 
The Gators (6-5) were ambushed by Furman’s fast start and trailed 22-7 after one quarter. Nursing a tenuous 37-32 lead after three quarters, the Gators put the game away with 10 points in a 16-second span early in the fourth quarter.
 
Caleb Sturgis kicked a 55-yard field goal with 13:08 left, pushing the Florida lead to 40-32. On the first play of the ensuing possession, De’Ante Saunders returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown, giving Florida a 47-32 advantage with 12:52 remaining.
 
Jelani Jenkins sealed the victory, returning an interception 75 yards for a touchdown with 4:00 left to make it 54-32 Gators.
 
Three touchdowns and a safety in the first 13 minutes staked the Paladins (6-5) to a 22-7 lead. Florida crawled back with 20 unanswered points in the second quarter, taking a 27-22 lead on John Brantley’s 29-yard touchdown pass to Quinton Dunbar with 3:08 left in the first half.
 
Brantley finished with four touchdown passes, two to Andre Debose (80 and 64 yards). Furman’s Jerodis Williams rushed for two touchdowns (1 and 77 yards).
 
The Gators host Florida State on Saturday.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:31
Furman   TD  Florida 0 - Furman 6
1st Quarter - 8:16
Furman   S  Florida 0 - Furman 8
1st Quarter - 5:48
Furman   TD  Florida 0 - Furman 15
1st Quarter - 4:27
Florida   TD  Florida 7 - Furman 15
1st Quarter - 2:01
Furman   TD  Florida 7 - Furman 22
2nd Quarter - 10:42
Florida   TD  Florida 14 - Furman 22
2nd Quarter - 5:42
Florida   TD  Florida 20 - Furman 22
2nd Quarter - 3:08
Florida   TD  Florida 27 - Furman 22
3rd Quarter - 9:48
Furman   FG  Florida 27 - Furman 25
3rd Quarter - 6:17
Florida   FG  Florida 30 - Furman 25
3rd Quarter - 0:52
Florida   TD  Florida 37 - Furman 25
3rd Quarter - 0:30
Furman   TD  Florida 37 - Furman 32
4th Quarter - 13:08
Florida   FG  Florida 40 - Furman 32
4th Quarter - 12:52
Florida   TD  Florida 47 - Furman 32
4th Quarter - 4:00
Florida   TD  Florida 54 - Furman 32
TEAMS

Team Records

  Furman Florida
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 6 - 5 - 0
Conference 3 - 5 - 0

Team Stats

  Furman Florida
Score 32 54
First Downs 20 19
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-15
27%
4-for-12
33%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 446 453
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 45-233 31-124
Average/Rush 5.2 4.0
Passing
Comp-Att 15-27 16-28
Passing Yards 213 329
Average/Pass Play 7.6 11.8
Penalties-Yards 7-58 6-60
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 36:42 23:18

PLAYER STATS

Furman (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
No Passing
Florida (6 - 5)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Brantley 16/28 329 4 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
No Rushing
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Rainey 15 90 6.0 0
J. Demps 8 20 2.5 0
M. Gillislee 2 15 7.5 0
H. Joyer 3 7 2.3 1
T. Burton 1 7 7.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
No receiving
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Debose 3 151 50.3 2
J. Reed 4 56 14.0 1
Q. Dunbar 2 54 27.0 1
D. Thompson 2 45 22.5 0
C. Rainey 1 10 10.0 0
A. Leonard 1 7 7.0 0
J. Demps 2 7 3.5 0
T. Burton 1 -1 -1.0 0
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