Much like the first quarter, it looked as though the Cats were going to keep going back and forward with the Gators. However, replacement Florida , Tyler Murphy successfully threw and ran for two touchdown passes to put the Gators up 21-7 to end the first half.
The the second quarter started very well for the Cats, with a penalty flag in favor of the Cats to negate a first down for the the Gators. Which was quickly followed by a sack by Bud Depree to force a fourth down.
The Gators would attempt a nearly 50-yard field goal, but would fail. Thus, giving the Cats good field position near mid-field. However, the Cats couldn’t convert on the drive and was forced to punt. However, Florida nearly came up with a block as one of their players was only inches anyway from the ball when it was released.
From the point forward, it was all Gators as far as scoring goes. Tyler Murphy passed to Trey Burton to put the Gators up 14-7. Then called his own number and rushed in for Florida’s final score of the quarter to put the Gators up 21-7.
So far, the Gators are ahead of the Cats in both rushing and passing. By passing for 120 yard to Kentucky’s 57 yards and rushing 133 yards to Kentucky’s 67 yards. The Cats have 124 total yards and the Gators have 253 total yards. However, the Cats have won the the penalty margin by only committing two penalties to Florida’s three.