Jones Rushes For 176 Yards In (20) Florida’s 24-7 Win Over Kentucky

National Sports

0  Updated at 8:20 am, September 29th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
Share This Story

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Sophomore running back Matt Jones rushed for 176 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries as No. 20 Florida (3-1, 2-0 SEC) took care of Kentucky (1-3, 0-1 SEC) on Saturday night, 24-7. It’s the Gators 27th consecutive victory over the Wildcats.

Jones put Florida on the board first at 7:17 in the opening quarter with a two-yard score. Kentucky would answer late in the first quarter thanks to a fake field goal, which resulted in a 25-yard touchdown run from senior kicker Joe Mansour.

The Gators would go on to score 17 unanswered points, including two touchdowns by junior quarterback Tyler Murphy.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio