Here’s how CBS Sports grades UF’s Week 4 performance

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Florida’s 38-14 win over Tennessee was close at halftime, but it wasn’t for very long after that. The Gators’ offense rolled for another successful game on the ground, and quarterback Emory Jones had a very solid game through the air.

UF’s defense was a bit concerning as the Volunteers were able to hit a couple of early big plays that helped keep the contest within reach in the first half, but it tightened up much more later on.

Overall, CBS Sports’ Barrett Sallee was impressed by Florida’s performance, and he gave the team a “B+” grade for its efforts on Saturday.

The Gators let Tennessee hang around for a bit, but Emory Jones and Malik Davis put the game out of reach in the second half. It’s a rivalry, so it was no surprise to see Tennessee play up to its competition for a half or so. Jones had his best game as Florida’s starter — by far.

The Vols certainly gave the Gators a fight in the first half, but Florida managed to avoid mistakes on offense, and UT was shut out in the second half.

It was a solid follow-up to a heartbreaking but impressive loss to Alabama last week, and it should give the team (and Jones especially) a boost in confidence heading into a road game against a Kentucky team who could prove to be tricky for UF.


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