Franks replaced Del Rio within the second quarter and switched in the best performance of year. The redshirt newcomer completed 10 of 14 passes for 185 yards, together with a 49-yarder to Tyrie Cleveland which was as perfect as his last pass within the Swamp.
The Gators tied an NCAA record by scoring within their 365th consecutive game.
No. 21 Florida beat Vanderbilt 38-24 on Saturday despite losing beginning quarterback Luke Del Rio for that season due to a damaged left collarbone. It’s a possible crushing blow for any team looking to get towards the Southeastern Conference championship game for that third consecutive year.