GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tim Tebow kept Florida's perfect season intact.
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.
Was it Tebow's Heisman moment?
Regardless, it kept Florida unbeaten and likely No. 1 in the country. And maybe even the Gators' chances to repeat as national champions.
On a day when little went right for the Gators, Tebow took over down the stretch. He threw for 255 yards and a touchdown, ran for 69 more and saved his best plays for when Florida needed him most.
He threw for 30 yards and ran for 22 on the final drive. Three plays stood out: His 12-yard pass to Riley Cooper on third down and consecutive runs that gained 16 yards and got Sturgis well within his comfort zone.