Gators Win In Bowl Rematch Despite “Embarrassing” Effort
September 13, 2015
Florida coach Jim McElwain talks sternly to linebacker Jarrad Davis (40). McElwain was openly displeased about some of his player’s behavior during the game. Florida committed 12 penalties, costing them 105-yards.
As fireworks erupt overhead, Florida wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) celebrates with him teammates after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter.
A swarm of Florida defenders bring down East Carolina running back Chris Hairston (22). The Gators held Hairston to just 15-yards on 17 carries.
East Carolina tight end Bryce Williams (80) catches a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter as rain begins to fall in the Swamp.
Florida wide receiver Brandon Powell (4) lays out for a catch, while being trailed by East Carolina linebacker Joe Allely (57).
East Carolina tight end Bryce Williams (80) is brought down by Florida defensive back Nick Washington (8) and linebacker Jarrad Davis (40).
Florida defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard (90) targets in on a East Carolina player.
Florida quarterback Will Grier (7) runs as he looks for an open receiver downfield.
Florida wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) pushes East Carolina defensive back Bobby Fulp (8) into the ground after catching a pass and juking other defenders.
After Florida defensive back Marcus Maye (20) forces a fumble, defensive back Brian Poole (24) recovers and celebrates with his teammate Duke Dawson (7).
After a penalty is called against East Carolina, Florida fans do the Gator chomp and chant.
Florida defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard (90) hypes himself up after taking down East Carolina running back Chris Hairston (22).
East Carolina quarterback Blake Kemp (10) rears back to throw a pass to a receiver.
Florida running back Jordan Cronkrite (32) breaks tackles and runs up field.
Florida defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard (90) wraps up East Carolina running back Chris Hairston (22).
Cheerleaders lead the crowd in the Orange and Blue cheer.
East Carolina players celebrate after defensive back Bobby Fulp picks off Florida quarterback Will Grier.
Florida quarterback Treon Harris (3) scrambles to gain yards.
After completing a catch, East Carolina wide receiver Quay Johnson (23) he is met by Florida defensive back Jalen Tabor (31).
Florida head coach Jim McElwain shakes hands with East Carolina head coach Ruffin McNeill after the game.
Florida running back Kelvin Taylor (22) waves to the fans as he exits the field after the game.
While the Gators secured a 31-24 win in a bowl rematch against East Carolina University, Florida coach Jim McElwain was not happy with how some of his player’s conducted themselves, including running back Kelvin Taylor.
After scoring a touchdown in the forth quarter, Taylor was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct when he ran his finger across his throat. The Gators accrued 12 penalties for 105-yards.
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