Gators do just enough to win

The best thing about this one for Florida is that it's over.

Judging by the way the Gators played most of the day, the last place they wanted to be was the Swamp.

Despite giving up 446 yards in total offense, Florida had enough offense of its own to win 54-32 over Furman. The Swamp was nowhere close to being full when the game started and emptied even more by the fourth quarter.

The Gators (6-5) did qualify for a bowl, but it's difficult to imagine that they got a whole lot else out of this game. They trailed 15-0 and then 22-7 early. Even heading into the fourth quarter, Florida was clinging to a 37-32 lead. At that point, the Gators' defense made a few amends to put the game away.

De'Ante Saunders and Jelani Jenkins each returned interceptions for touchdowns.

Florida quarterback John Brantley threw for 329 yards and four touchdowns for the Gators, who face Florida State at home next week.