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Florida 29, Utah 26

4th Quarter

  • Utah gets to the Florida six-yard line with less than 20 seconds left, down by three, but Cam Rising throws an interception. Florida wins.
  • Anthony Richardson gives Florida the lead with a touchdown run.. He was masterful on that drive. The Gators converted on three third downs and one fourth down. Florida 29, Utah 26.
  • Tavion Thomas scores a touchdown, giving Utah the lead and capping a 73-yard drive. Utah 26, Florida 22.
  • Florida went right through Utah’s defense on that drive. Gators went 75 yards in two minutes, running at will over Utah, capped off by a 14-yard Montrell Johnson Jr. run. Florida 22, Utah 19.

3rd Quarter

  • Utah takes the lead on a 7-yard touchdown by Micah Bernard. Two-point conversion is no good. Cam Rising’s 26-yard run set up the score. Utah 19, Florida 14.
  • Utah’s run game gets going on that drive, but the Utes are stopped on 4th-and-goal by Florida.

2nd Quarter

  • Florida takes the lead on a 45-yard touchdown run by QB Anthony Richardson. Florida 14, Utah 13.
  • Jordan Noyes makes a 31-yard field goal. Utah 13, Florida 7.
  • Jordan Noyes makes a 43-yard field goal to give Utah the lead. Utah 10, Florida 7.

1st Quarter

Anthony Richardson caps off a 63-yard drive with a 2-yard rushing touchdown. Utah 7, Florida 7.

  • Cameron Rising finds Brant Kuithe for a 7-yard touchdown. Utah 7, Florida 0
  • Jonah Elliss forces the fumble and RJ Hubert picks it up and returns it to the Florida 25-yard line.
  • Florida will receive the ball to start the game.


Here are some stories to get you ready for the game:

No. 7 Utah at Florida: How to watch, listen to or stream the game
Why No. 7 Utah’s opener on national stage is (another) defining moment for the program
National media made Week 1 picks for Utah, BYU, Utah State. Why many forecast a thriller at ‘The Swamp’
Taking stock of the Utes’ offense, defense and special teams in 2022