Kentucky forgot to cover a Florida WR on 4th down out of a timeout

Florida wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland reaches for the goal line in front of Kentucky cornerback Derrick Baity, left, and safety Mike Edwards to score a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)

This one is not going to be fun for Kentucky to review in film study.

With UK leading Florida 14-7 late in the first half on Saturday night, the Gators decided to go for it on a fourth-and-three play from the Wildcats’ 45-yard line. And before going out to run the play, UF decided to call a timeout to regroup.

That timeout also gave the Kentucky defense a chance to go over some things on the sideline. Leaving a receiver uncovered was probably not one of them.


Yeah… somebody forgot to cover Florida wideout Tyrie Cleveland. Feleipe Franks alertly noticed it pre-snap and quickly fired it over to Cleveland, who took off for a 45-yard touchdown to tie the score at 14-14.

Franks and Cleveland hooked up for the game-winning score as time expired last weekend against Tennessee.

This touchdown was way easier thanks to Kentucky’s blunder.

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