FSU opened the scoring in Gainesville with a Devonta Freeman one yard touchdown run,. The score was set up by an interception by DB Greg Reid at the Florida 32 yard line. He would return it 12 yards to the Gators’ 20. The Gators held FSU on 3rd and goal by forcing a fumble at the one yard line by EJ Manuel. Manuel recovered the fumble but a personal foul penalty on the Gators’ Robert Powell extended the drive for the Noles.
One play later, Freeman dove into the endzone for a score.
The scoring drive went 20 yards on 7 plays in 2:46.