Orange & Blue Debut ends in 23-23 tie

Published On: Apr 12 2014 04:14:47 PM EDT


After Florida's offensive misery last season, all eyes were on new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper's spread attack Saturday in the swamp.

The results were noticeable as both teams combined for more than 600 yards of offense.

Jeff Driskel took all the snaps for the Blue team, going 17-30 for 158 yards and a TD pass to Demarcus Robinson that gave Blue a 20-10 lead.

Sophomore Skyler Mornhingweg and Freshman Will Grier split snaps for the Orange team.  Mornhingweg's TD pass to Bair Diamond with :12 seconds to play gave the Orange team the 23-23 tie.

Kicker Austin Hardin made 4 field goals (43, 42, 24, 35) but hit the upright on an extra point attempt.


The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus