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Slow start costs Florida

Slow start costs Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Georgia didn't waste any time on Saturday. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 14-0 lead with 9:19 left in the first quarter, stunning the entire west side of the stadium. A late comeback effort pulled the Gators back into the game and almost pulled off a win, but the slow start of the game cost Florida in the end.

The 14-0 deficit happened fast, and 23 seconds into the second quarter, it jumped to 20-0 after Georgia settled for two field goals from Marshall Morgan. While the east side in red and black erupted and started the celebration early, the Gators weren't done. Florida ended the game with 17 unanswered points, but they weren't enough, falling 23-20 on Saturday in Jacksonville. "We've certainly... Recommended Stories

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