October 14, 2012

Week 7: What we Learned

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - It wasn't always pretty, but No. 3 Florida (6-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) defeated Vanderbilt (2-4, 1-3 SEC) Saturday night by a score of 31-17. What We Learned takes a look at what the victory means for the Gators.

1. Jeff Driskel's legs are a serious asset. We all knew Driskel's mobility was something opposing teams have to prepare for, but seldom has that been the case more than Saturday. Florida has yet to develop a second running back that opponents have to respect, but Driskel just might be that guy. With the Commodores zeroed in on running back Mike Gillislee one week after he notched 34 carries, the read option play was open all night. Vanderbilt couldn't account for Driskel and Gillislee to the tune of Gillislee getting half the carries he did against LSU and Driskel rushing mostly untouched for 177 yards and three touchdowns.

2. This is still a second-half team.

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