GAINESVILLE -- Kicker Caleb Sturgis kicked a 27-yard field goal with nine seconds left and the Florida Gators defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks 23-20 on Saturday night at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
It was a wild game and after it was over the Gators, who survived despite losing four fumbles throughout the day, celebrated at midfield like they had just won the SEC championship. Believe it or not, Florida quarterback Tim Tebow's game-winning drive late in the four quarter was the first of his career with less than five minutes remaining in a game.
Tebow completed 3 of 5 passes on the final drive, including a 12-yard completion to his roommate, Riley Cooper, on third-and-10 from the Arkansas 40 with 1:07 left. Tebow carried the ball six times on the final drive, which spanned 69 yards on 14 plays in 2:59.
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