Florida tight end Kyle Pits (84) leaps up as he celebrates a touchdown catch with teammates during an NCAA college football game against South Carolina in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, Pool)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 3 Florida was nearly flawless on offense in its season opener, a 51-point, 642-yard barrage that set a school record. Two turnovers a week later made the Gators look vulnerable.
Kyle Trask and Kyle Pitts hooked up for two more touchdowns, continuing their hot start and leading Florida to a 38-24 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.
It wasn’t as clean as the Gators (2-0) had hoped, especially considering they were at home in the Swamp, but they’ll take it and move on.
“We expect to score every single time we have the ball and we should have scored every time we had the ball,” Trask said.
Trask completed 21 of 29 passes for 268 yards and four touchdowns. But his first-half fumble and fourth-quarter interception kept the Gamecocks (0-2) in it.
Pitts finished with four receptions for 57 yards, commanding extra attention and beating South Carolina’s top defenders. He nearly