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ESPN: Gators get spark from Brantley

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Florida was looking for a lift, and so far, so good.

The Gators have been a different team with John Brantley at quarterback. He's clearly not 100 percent coming off the high ankle sprain and hasn't been real nimble, but he's been accurate and made the play of the game thus far.

His 31-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jordan Reed on fourth-and-19 staked Florida to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. The senior showed great awareness on the play and stepped way up in the pocket after getting heavy pressure on both edges and threw ...

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