Florida Vs. Furman Final Score: Gators Get Weird 54-32 Win, Become Bowl Eligible

Florida recovered after a disastrous first quarter against Furman. But while the Gators' 54-32 win over the Paladins makes them bowl eligible, the manner in which they secured it won't make too many fans confident in their chances come December.

John Brantley threw for a career-high 329 yards and four touchdowns, connecting with Andre Debose three times to give the receiver a career-high 151 yards and two touchdowns, and the Gators outscored Furman 47-10 from the first quarter onward.

Florida needed some late plays from its defense to extend that lead, though, after entering the fourth quarter up just 37-32. De'Ante Saunders and Jelani Jenkins each returning a Chris Forcier interception for a touchdown only sort of covered for the Gators allowing 446 yards to their FCS foe.

Furman running back Jerodis Williams ran for 136 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.

For further reading, news, discussion and more, visit Florida blog Alligator Army. Here’s the complete college football TV schedule, and stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news hub for more.

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