No. 1 Florida wins on FG with 9 seconds left

BY foxsports • October 18, 2009

Tim Tebow stood on the sideline with his eyes closed. He couldn't bear to watch, not after seeing so much go wrong all afternoon.

Maybe he should have peeked. After all, he missed what might go down as the most important field goal in Florida history.

Tebow directed a 69-yard drive in the final minutes, setting up Caleb Sturgis' 27-yard field goal with 9 seconds remaining that gave the top-ranked Gators a 23-20 win against Arkansas on Saturday.

"Once I heard everybody cheering and opened my eyes and saw we made the field goal, that was fun," Tebow said.

The rest of the game wasn't nearly as enjoyable.


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