Born and elevated in Gainesville, Petty once labored like a groundskeeper in the College of Florida because he attempted to really make it within the music business.
Florida: Concludes a 3-game homestretch against Texas A&M. The Gators won the only real meeting (2012) since Texas A&M became a member of the conference.
LSU: The Tigers clearly determined several things offensively, with coordinator Matt Canada creating lots of plays that labored against Florida. The very best were the jet sweeps early. Russell Gage capped an earlier drive having a 30-yard TD play the left finish the Gators pointing fingers and trembling heads.
Florida set an NCAA record by scoring in the 366th consecutive game. The Gators got around the scoreboard with Eddy Pineiro’s 25-yard field goal within the second quarter. That broke the prior mark set by Michigan (1984-2014) and tied through the Gators a week ago. Michigan’s streak ended having a 31- loss at Notre Dame on Sept. 6, 2014.
The Tigers, meanwhile, responded much better than most expected following a tumultuous week that incorporated two players-only conferences and the other relating to the sports director, the mind coach and both coordinators.