Florida vs. Kentucky: 25 predictions, reviewed

Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Going 11-for-25 is slightly John Brantley-ish.

I ... did not do well on these.

  • Jeff Driskel will complete more than 60 percent of his passes.
    Right. Driskel completed 18 of 27 throws, or 66.7 percent of his passes.
  • Driskel will throw at least two touchdown passes.
    Wrong. Driskel threw one touchdown pass.
  • Driskel will commit no turnovers.
    Wrong. Driskel threw his first interception of the year late in the first half.
  • Mike Gillislee will have fewer than 20 carries.
    Right. Gillislee toted the rock just 13 times.
  • Gillislee will score at least one touchdown.
    Right. Gilly got in on a one-yard plunge in the second quarter.
  • Gillislee will have at least one run of 30 yards.
    Wrong. His long carry of the day went for 11 yards.
  • Gillislee will run for more than 100 yards.
    Wrong. Gillislee didn't play in the fourth quarter, and finished with 56 yards.
  • Solomon Patton will have a rush of at least 10 yards.
    Wrong. Patton didn't record a carry.
  • Florida wide receivers will combine for more than 200 receiving yards.
    Wrong. Even counting Omarius Hines as a wide receiver would only get the wideouts close to 150 yards.
  • Jordan Reed will have the most catches of any Gators player.
    Right. Reed tied for the team lead in catches with three. HE SHOULD HAVE HAD FOUR, THOUGH.
  • Andre Debose will score a touchdown.
    Wrong. So, so, so, so, so, so, so, so, so, so wrong.
  • Florida will score on its first offensive drive.
    Wrong. Florida went three-and-out on its first two possessions.
  • Florida's defense will force at least five Kentucky punts.
    Right. Kentucky punted six times.
  • Dante Fowler Jr. will record his first collegiate sack.
    Wrong. Just gonna keep being wrong, I suppose.
  • Florida will record at least three sacks on the day.
    Wrong. Florida failed to record a sack.
  • Jonathan Bostic will lead Florida in tackling.
    Wrong. Omar Hunter did, with eight tackles, and got named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his efforts.
  • Florida's defense will allow under 325 yards of total offense.
    Right. Florida conceded 219 yards to the Wildcats.
  • Florida's defense will produce at least two turnovers.
    Right. The Gators intercepted three passes in the first half.
  • De'Ante Saunders will make at least one big play.
    Right. I suppose a pick counts.
  • Antonio Morrison will make at least one big play.
    Wrong. Morrison had just two tackles on the day.
  • Lerentee McCray will have at least five tackles and at least one sack.
    Wrong. McCray didn't record a tackle or a sack, but he definitely had at least one hurry.
  • Florida will lead by at least 17 points at halftime.
    Right. Florida held a 24-0 lead.
  • Florida's defense will give up fewer than 17 points in the game.
    Right. Zero < 17.
  • Caleb Sturgis will make a field goal of more than 35 yards.
    Wrong. Sturgis made a 28-yarder, but had a 39-yard field goal partially blocked.
  • Florida will win, extending its streak of consecutive victories over Kentucky to 26.
    Right. Easiest pick of the week.
  • The final score will be 47-14 in the Gators' favor.
    Wrong. Not particularly close.
  • This Week: 11-for-25, 44 percent.

    Season To Date: 49-for-100, 49 percent.

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