Offensively, this wasn't as lopsided a game in the box score as it looked on the scoreboard. Florida gained just 372 yards and the only eye-popping stat was the 5.2 ypc average on the Gators' 40 rushes.
But it was the kind of game that the Florida faithful have been waiting for. Aside from about ten minutes at the end of the first quarter and the beginning of the second, the game was all Gators. Tebow had one of his more effective days of 2009 (15-of-21, 164 yards, 2 TDs; 18 carries, 84 yards, 2 TDs; zero turnovers) and the Florida defense took care of the rest, picking off Joe Cox and Logan Gray four times.
For Georgia, this continued to look like a good candidate for the worst year of the Mark Richt Era. The Dawgs have already matched the highest loss total of Richt's tenure, with games against Auburn, Kentucky and Georgia Tech still on the schedule -- and then, barring an absolutely catastrophic collapse, a bowl game. Any of those games are at least potential fifth losses, a benchmark Richt has never reached.
The victory puts Florida one game away from the SEC East title. If South Carolina loses tonight, the race is officially over. Even if the Gamecocks defeat Tennessee, it's become almost a waiting game for the Gators; defeating Vanderbilt next week will also clinch a trip to Atlanta.
Of course, the Gators have sights set on more than the divisional crown. On Saturday, they began to look like a team that could achieve all their goals. Finally.