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Florida's sophomore running back ran for 176 yards on Saturday against Kentucky. It marked the first time he crossed the 100-yard mark as a Gator. As a backup a year ago he didn't expect to cross that threshold often, but heading into this season it was supposed to be a weekly benchmark. Getting his strength back after an illness, Jones feels better now.

For Matt Jones, it was a long time coming. It may have taken three games into the season for Matt Jones, but when he finally notched his 100-plus yard game, he did it in grand fashion. Totaling 176 yards on 28 carries and recording a 67 yard run in the process, Jones actually had more rushing yards than the Gators foe, Kentucky, had in total offense. For Jones, it was a sigh of a relief for... Recommended Stories

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