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2012 Gator Bowl, Ohio State vs. Florida: Gators Take a Commanding Lead, 24-10 early in 4th Quarter

The Florida Gators’ special teams and defense has ruled the day. A blocked punt staked Florida to a 21-10 lead. Then, a turnover has Florida in point blank range to add to their lead as time expired in the third quarter. Florida would settle for a field goal, extending their lead to 24-10

The two teams have combined for five turnovers. Florida has outgained Ohio State 218-201 through three quarters of play.

Gator QB John Brantley is 11 of 15 for 124 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception. He’s also fumbled twice.

Chris Rainey leads the Gators rushing attack with 50 yards on 10 carries.

Florida has also sacked Ohio State QB Braxton Miller six times.

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.