The Quick Slant: Florida 38, Vanderbilt 17


WHAT HAPPENED: Quarterback Kyle Trask threw for 383 yards and three touchdowns and the sixth-ranked Gators shook off a slow start with a run of 24 consecutive points over the two halves to claim a victory over the winless Commodores in their Southeastern Conference game Saturday at Dudley Field/Vanderbilt Stadium. Trask threw touchdown passes of 27 yards to wingback Kadarius Toney, 34 to wide receiver Trevon Grimes and 2 to tight end Kemore Gamble. The latter two scores, along with a field goal from Evan McPherson and 1-yard run by tailback Dameon Pierce, accounted for the Florida scoring run of two-dozen straight. After a Vandy TD closd the margin to 14 points late in the third quarter, UF backup quarterback Emory Jones fired a 30-yard catch-and-run TD to Gamble to take the margin back out to 21 points with less than seven minutes to go, allowing the Gators to leave Nashville with their 14th straight road win in the series. Vanderbilt scorched UF for 138 first-quarter yards and led 10-7 on a 16-yard touchdown pass from freshman Ken Seals to Chris Price and 25-yard Pierson Cooke field goal. That’s when Florida went on its 24-point roll, starting with a tying field goal

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