The Quick Slant: Florida 38, South Carolina 24

THE QUICK SLANT
No. 3 FLORIDA 38, SOUTH CAROLINA 24  

WHAT HAPPENED: Fifth-year senior quarterback Kyle Trask continued his torrid start to the 2020 season, as did sidekick tight end Kyle Pitts, for that matter, as the third-ranked Gators took care of business against the Southeastern Conference East Division rival Gamecocks with a win Saturday before a socially distanced crowd of 15,120 at Spurrier/Florida Field. Trask completed 21 of his 29 throws for 268 yards, four touchdowns and one interception, piling on his fat numbers from a week ago when he passed for 416 yards and six TDs without a turnover in a win at Ole Miss. Pitts, the 6-foot-6, 240-pound matchup nightmare, caught four passes for 47 yards and two scores, as the featured threat in an offense that ended up with just 348 yards because of a bizarre fourth quarter dominated by the Gamecocks. South Carolina scored on the game’s first possession on a 75-yard march over 12 plays. Florida countered with a 75-yard scoring march of its own, capped by a 2-yard run by junior tailback Dameon Pierce. The UF defense forced a punt on USC’s second possession, and Trask again marched the Gators to the end zone, this time finding Pitts for the first of

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