After seemingly sending the sport of football back a hundred years, Florida and Tennessee gave fans an ending to remember. Just when it looked like Florida was playing for overtime, Feliepe Franks threw a 63-yard Hail Mary pass to Tyrie Cleveland with no time remaining.
After scrambling around in the pocket, Franks ripped it, and Cleveland had a step on his defender for a perfect touchdown. The score gave the Gators a 26-20 win over Tennessee.
This is the just the latest epic ending in a rivalry series that continues to have photo finishes. There was not a touchdown scored in this game until the fourth quarter. Both teams displayed dreadful offense throughout the afternoon, much to the dismay of fans.
The two teams combined for 37 points in the fourth quarter to make up for the slow start to the game. Franks had an inconsistent start to his college football career over the last two games, but came up big when it mattered most. Franks ended the day going 18-of-28 for 212 yards, two touchdowns and an interception.
Cleveland finished with five receptions for 93 yards and a touchdown.