GAINESVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 01: Trent Richardson #3 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs for yardage during a game against the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on October 1, 2011 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Alabama Vs. Florida Final Score: Gators Bullied Around, 38-10

Alabama just keeps doing what Alabama does, which is taking teams out back and leaving them there.

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VIDEO: Florida QB John Brantley's Knee Injury Against Alabama

John Brantley was sacked on back-to-back plays late in the second quarter of Florida's game against Alabama, including this hit which knocked him out of the game for good: 

The extent of Brantley's injury is still unknown. As you can see above, his right knee took most of the damage, and he clearly favored the leg as he left the field. After reaching the sidelines, he was carted off the field to the locker room.

Before leaving, Brantley connected on 11-of-16 passes for 190 yards and a touchdown -- a 65-yard pass to Andre Debose. True freshman Jeff Driskel replaced Brantley was ineffective throwing the ball -- he connected on just 2-of-6 attempts for 14 yards, though he did show flashes running the ball, notching a long gain of 31 yards on the ground. Driskell was thrown into the fire against an elite Alabama defense, and things won't get much easier if he's forced to start next week in place of Brantley when the Gators travel to Baton Rouge to face LSU.


Alabama Vs. Florida Final Score: Nick Saban Beats Protege Will Muschamp, 38-10

With a 38-10 win in the Swamp, the Alabama Crimson Tide treated the Florida Gators just as they did last week's really talented opponent. That game, in turn, looked the same as Bama's wins over various pastries. Quite a case can be made for the Tide as the nation's No. 1 team, for those who aren't convinced by the LSU Tigers.

It should've been even worse, too. A fumble returned for a touchdown just before the half was called off due to referee confusion, and it's probably for the best. Alabama compiled 226 rushing yards, 181 of it by Trent Richardson, and held Florida's offense to 222 total. Take away a game-opening, 65-yard touchdown catch by Andre Debose, and Alabama owned every line in the box score.

One emergence to keep an eye on: Florida starter John Brantley left the game with an apparent knee injury late in the second quarter. He was replaced by true freshman Jeff Driskel, who'll presumably get the starts until Brantley returns, whenever that may be. Driskel completed two of his six passes for 14 yards, but showed a set of wheels that might bring back a little more option in the Gators attack.

Hey, guess who plays LSU next week? At least Driskel got a quick heads-up on SEC football before heading to Death Valley.

For more, visit Florida blog Alligator Army and Alabama blog Roll Bama Roll. Here’s this week’s college football TV schedule, and stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news hub for more. 

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