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Tim Tebow leads Florida Gators to impressive 10-3 halftime lead in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow led UF on an eight-play, 80-yard drive at the end of the first half which ended with a 24-yard touchdown pass to receiver Riley Cooper. UF leads LSU 10-3 at halftime.

Florida rushed for 114 yards on 23 carries in the first half. Jeff Demps had six carries for 41 yards followed by a strong performance by Emmanuel Moody, who rushed for 38 yards on five carries. Tebow rushed three times for 13 yards, including an impressive scramble.

UF tight end has two receptions for 18 yards and one carry for 16 yards.

--UF's defense has held LSU to three points and 118 total yards (62 rushing yards on 17 carries).

--UF cornerback Joe Haden's interception with 22 seconds left in the first half end gave UF 17 games in which it has had at least one interception. It's the longest current streak in the nation.

--Tebow made several excellent decisions in the first half, including an option pitch on the Gators' opening drive, which led to a 16-yard gain by Hernandez and a key first down.

--All the penalties.

--A brief rain shower at halftime.


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Wow, do either of these teams play O????

This is one boring ugly game.

Florida might be good but people compared them to the 2001 Canes????

Not even close, the 2001 Canes would beat this team by 40 points.

this is the most boring game ever!

watch your own game....oh, that's right, the U is not on TV this week....Losers!

wow that really hurt. That had to be the dumbest insult ever. If it was actually intended to be an insult. I'm not even sure. Try playing a real team sometime this season.

Seriously though. Was that supposed to be an insult? I'm really interested to know.

Impressive? Really what was impressive about that game, it was excruciating to watch, other than the Riley touchdown why was Tebow even in the game? if that is how we are gonna play then Brantley should have been in the game. I GUARANTEE WE WOULD HAVE SCORED MORE POINTS IF TEBOW WAS NOT PLAYING

Tebow has to get the glory so he and Urban hug and the cameras can zoom in and the announcers can fawn over them. Awwwww! Even at the expense of a much wiser decision. They took a chance of getting Tebow hurt against a team that has NO OFFENSE at all. You could have beat them with Rainey playing QB.

Bama should be #1

TX #2

Hey U guy, sorry I'm not good at insulting. I don't have it in my heart. I'm happy. It's great to be a Florida Gator! Come on over, there's plenty of room on the bandwagon. Besides, there are more Gator fans in Miami than canes fans so no one will even notice and you can finally be happy!

LOL That is such a weird post.

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