Gamecocks take beating in Swamp

Florida 44, South Carolina 11

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 7:28 PM
Last updated 8:49 PM
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes – three of them after turnovers – and No. 3 Florida matched its win total from last season with a 44-11 drubbing of ninth-ranked South Carolina on Saturday.

The Gators avenged consecutive losses to the Gamecocks, including one two years ago that ended with Steve Spurrier and his players celebrating a division title in The Swamp.

Florida’s latest whatever-it-takes win kept coach Will Muschamp’s team undefeated and put it on the cusp of the Southeasten Conference’s Eastern Division title. The Gators (7-0, 6-0 SEC) can clinch a spot in the SEC championship game by beating No. 13 Georgia next week in nearby Jacksonville.

Florida won this one with turnovers, stellar defense and more halftime adjustments — the kind of successful tweaks that are making Muschamp and his staff seem like the right fit in Gainesville.

South Carolina (6-2, 4-2) lost its second in a row.

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So much for that National Championship you guys were crowing about...oh well....maybe next year!

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