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Closer look at Georgia-Florida game

KEY PLAYER

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow accounted for four touchdowns — two passing and two rushing — rushing for 85 yards and passing for 164.

KEY MOMENT

Caleb Sturgis made a 56-yard field goal late in the second quarter for Florida after Georgia had pulled to within 14-10.

“Caleb has a big leg, and that was an important kick in the second quarter, a big momentum boost for us,” Florida head coach Urban Meyer said.

KEY DECISION

Quarterback Joe Cox’s throw at the start of the second half that was batted up in the air and intercepted by A.J. Jones. Florida scored shortly therefter to build a 31-10 lead.

QUOTE

“I’m very concerned about the fact that we’re 4-4, but I’m not concerned about the stability of the program or the direction of the program.” — Georgia head coach Mark Richt

BY THE NUMBERS

4: Georgia’s number of interceptions

9: Georgia’s penalties, resulting in 87 yards

210: Florida’s net yards rushing

121: Georgia’s net yards rushing

7-of-13: Florida’s third-down conversions

4-of-12: Georgia’s third-down conversions

0: Florida turnovers

7: The number of losses for Richt in nine meetings with the Gators

Tyler Fletcher

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