WHERE: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium THE BUZZ: The Gators used two blocked punts and four touchdowns by Tim Tebow -- two rushing, two passing -- to win their 22nd straight game over the Wildcats. Tired of sluggish starts in games, the Gators scored 35 points in the first 19 minutes. This blowout set the stage for an emotionally charged game against rival Georgia in Jacksonville. KEY PLAY: The Gators' special teams unit made the two key plays with blocked punts on Kentucky's first two possessions, setting up short touchdown runs. STARS: Safety Ahmad Black scored a 40-yard touchdown off an interception for one of many of his big plays this season, emblematic of the UF defense's big-play ability. STATS: Tebow tied Emmitt Smith's school record for rushing touchdowns with 36. QUOTE: "We knew it was over right from the beginning of the game. It started in the locker room. We had LSU intensity in the locker room. We knew if we had that intensity, it was going to be a blowout." --Cornerback Joe Haden.
Jennifer Perez, Orlando Sentinel