Week 4: #19 Florida Gators 31, Tennessee Volunteers 17

The Florida Gators won an ugly game, but lost Jeff Driskel for the season. Driskel was not fully healed from injuries sustained against Miami and was wearing a brace on his left knee. Only five minutes into the game on the Gators’ second drive, Driskel’s right fibula was broken during a hit from a walk-on Tennessee player. To add insult to injury, the Vols picked off the pass and returned it 62 yards for a touchdown. Perennial back-up Tyler Murphy did a great job calming down the team in this game, but then again, this is Tennessee.

Murphy has been buried on the depth chart, watching from the sideline as Driskel, Jacoby Brissett, John Brantley, Jordan Reed and Trey Burton all took snaps ahead of him the last three years.
He considered transferring, but refused to listen to all the people urging him to change positions.
“I just didn’t want to give up,” Murphy said. “I felt like if I changed positions, I would have gave up on myself and I probably wouldn’t be able to live with myself.”

Tyler Murphy made the best of the situation. For those of you wondering who Tyler Murphy is, check him out in practice with Patric Young.

Team Stat Comparison

TENN

FLA

1st Downs 12 20
Total Yards 220 382
Passing 154 167
Rushing 66 215
Penalties 3-25 6-44
3rd Down Conversions 5-13 10-18
4th Down Conversions 0-1 0-1
Turnovers 6 3
Possession 20:23 39:37

Passing Leaders

Tennessee C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Worley 10/23 149 6.5 1 2
Florida C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Murphy 8/14 134 9.6 1 0

Rushing Leaders

Tennessee CAR YDS AVG TD LG
Neal 12 42 3.5 0 15
Lane 5 16 3.2 0 7
Florida CAR YDS AVG TD LG
Brown 24 86 3.6 1 13
Murphy 10 84 8.4 1 28

Receiving Leaders

Tennessee REC YDS AVG TD LG
Howard 4 75 18.8 1 29
North 4 43 10.8 0 32
Florida REC YDS AVG TD LG
Patton 3 73 24.3 1 52
Dunbar 4 63 15.8 0 31
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