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Vols Lose To Florida On 63-yard Hail Mary

Vols Lose To Florida On 63-yard Hail Mary”

When a restless crowd of 87,736 least expected it, Hail Feleipe changed everything.

Current and former National Football League players tweeted their thoughts on the game. Redshirt freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks wasn't sure if he would be throwing a deep ball. He was 18-of-28 and had two touchdown passes.

UF players ran around the field looking for teammates to hug, some doing it while laying on the ground and in a state of delirium. They know I love them.

On Saturday, what looked like one of the most unwatchable games of the season turned into an unexpectedly thrilling finish, one that gives Florida an early boost in the SEC East race on the type of touchdown that nobody could have seen coming.

#7 MI 29, Air Force 13: Donovan Peoples-Jones returned a punt 79 yards for a score and Quinn Nordin tied a school record with five field goals, helping the host Wolverines overcome their offensive struggles.

After scrambling around in the pocket, Franks ripped it, and Cleveland had a step on his defender for a ideal touchdown.

"When I was rolling out, I was actually thinking about running it", Franks said.

"With Hurricane Irma, we had to come out and get the W", Cleveland told ESPN. Because of it, Florida really only had enough time to run one deep bomb or a short play to get in field goal range for the win.

On the next drive, Dormady found Kelly for a 52-yard pass before connecting with Ethan Wolf for a 28-yard touchdown. Instead, after eluding a couple tacklers, he spotted Cleveland streaking down the middle of the field and went for the Hail Mary.

It was nice to see the Swamp in such a frenzy after an exciting conference win, after the game some of the Gators shared an emotional moment with sophomore wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland who caught the game victor. "It's kind of indescribable".

After just nine total points were scored through the first three quarters between Florida and Tennessee, the ending didn't disappoint.

#10 Wisconsin 40, BYU 6: Alex Hornibrook threw for four touchdowns and 256 yards as the host Badgers (3-0) met little resistance, putting the game away in the first half and leading 24-6 at halftime. "It's a TOUCHDOWN! And the GATORS HAVE WON THE GAME!"

The teams took turns self-destructing.

Florida wasted no time getting on the scoreboard as the Gators went 65 yards down the field in 15 plays, but were held to a 27-yard field goal by Tennessee's defense. Kelly celebrated the score with a defiant Gator chomp in the end zone, which rewarded by the officials with an excessive celebration flag. That has to be about a 63-yard throw.

Offensively, Tennessee football averages 42.0 points and 435.0 total yards (106.5 in passing and 328.5 in rushing) per game.

No one can deny the victory is profoundly important for this young team that is playing without 9 suspended players, including their two best offensive players in Antonio Callaway and Jordan Scarlett.



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