Halftime: Florida 31, Kentucky 10

September, 24, 2011
9/24/11
9:01
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Florida has a nice lead on Kentucky heading into the half, but I doubt coach Will Muschamp is thrilled with the way the half ended.

The Gators might lead the Wildcats 31-10, but backup quarterback Jeff Driskel turned the ball over twice to end the half. His fumble led to a 26-yard scoring drive that was capped off by a 19-yard touchdown pass from Morgan Newton to La'Rod King.

Florida's starting quarterback John Brantley was taken to the locker room before the half, forcing Driskel into the game. Brantley took a few shots on some throws, but completed 6 of 11 passes for 99 yards and a 45-yard touchdown to tight end Gerald Christian to start the game.

Driskel didn't look great when he came in, and this is now the second time in the past two trips to Lexington that the Gators have watched their starting quarterback go down with an injury. In 2009, Tim Tebow left the game with a concussion and Brantley replaced him.

With Alabama looming, it will be interesting to see if Brantley comes back into the game or if Muschamp and offensive coordinator Charlie Weis go with Driskel the rest of the way.

Florida might want to stick to its running game. The Gators have rushed the ball 25 times for 177 yards and two touchdowns. Chris Rainey leads with 10 carries for 84 yards.

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