Formulator Bowl 2023 – Colorado vs. Florida

Formulator Bowl is going Prime Time as Coach Prime and his Colorado Buffaloes face off with the Florida Gators in the 2023 Formulator Bowl!

Betting Odds for 2023 Formulator Bowl

  • Point Spread: Colorado Buffaloes -3.5
  • Over/Under: 48.5

Colorado Buffaloes vs. Florida Gators in the 2023 Formulator Bowl

First Quarter:

  • Both teams started the game with strong defensive efforts, resulting in no points scored in the first quarter.

Second Quarter:

  • Colorado’s quarterback, Shedeur Sanders, threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Horn Jr. (COL 7 – FLA 0).
  • Florida responded with a touchdown drive of their own. Graham Mertz connected with Ricky Pearsall for a 15-yard touchdown pass (COL 7 – FLA 7).
  • Colorado regained the lead with a 25-yard field goal by Alejandro Mata (COL 10 – FLA 7).
  • Florida answered back with another touchdown, this time a 10-yard rush by Anthony Hankerson (COL 10 – FLA 14).
  • The second quarter ended with Florida holding a slight lead.

Third Quarter:

  • Colorado’s offense came to life in the third quarter, as Xavier Weaver scored on a 1-yard rushing touchdown (COL 17 – FLA 14).
  • Florida’s response was immediate, as Graham Mertz found Dylan Edwards for a 20-yard touchdown pass (COL 17 – FLA 21).
  • The third quarter concluded with Florida ahead by four points.

Fourth Quarter:

  • Colorado mounted a comeback in the fourth quarter. Shedeur Sanders threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Travis Hunter, taking the lead (COL 24 – FLA 21).
  • Florida attempted to tie the game with a late drive, but the Colorado defense held firm, sealing the victory for the Buffaloes.

Final Score:

  • Colorado Buffaloes: 24
  • Florida Gators: 21

Statistical Leaders:

  • Passing Yards:
    • Shedeur Sanders (Colorado): 220 yards, 2 TDs
    • Graham Mertz (Florida): 250 yards, 2 TDs
  • Rushing Yards:
    • Dylan Edwards (Colorado): 80 yards
    • Anthony Hankerson (Florida): 60 yards, 1 TD
  • Receiving Yards:
    • Travis Hunter (Colorado): 75 yards, 1 TD
    • Ricky Pearsall (Florida): 90 yards, 1 TD
  • Defensive Stats:
    • Shilo Sanders (Colorado): 10 tackles, 1 INT
    • LaVonta Bentley (Florida): 9 tackles, 1 sack

The Colorado Buffaloes managed to secure a hard-fought victory over the Florida Gators in the 2023 Formulator Bowl. If you have any more questions or need further details, please let me know!

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