first_imgLamical Perine runs with the ball for Florida.GAINESVILLE, FL – OCTOBER 06: Lamical Perine #22 of the Florida Gators runs for yardage during the game against the LSU Tigers at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on October 6, 2018 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)The LSU Tigers, the No. 5 ranked team in the country, will not be going undefeated in 2018. LSU fell to Florida on road Saturday, 27-19, in what can only be described as an ugly game.LSU trailed most of the contest, but actually took a 19-14 lead early in the fourth quarter on a one-yard touchdown run by Nick Brossette. But Florida responded quickly on a two-run touchdown run by Lamical Perine to take the lead back, 20-19.LSU was done in on a 25-yard interception return by Brad Stewart Jr. with just under two minutes to play. It was Joe Burrow’s first pick as a Tiger.LSU got the ball back one last time after the score, but was unable to muster much of a drive. The final score was 27-19.The Swamp is alive!Florida is up on #5 LSU with 2 minutes to go.pic.twitter.com/tqgXgglSi1— Sporting News (@sportingnews) October 6, 2018It’s LSU’s first loss on the season. That said, the Tigers still have Georgia and Alabama on the schedule – so they have an opportunity to play themselves back into the race in the SEC.For Florida, it’s a huge win in Dan Mullen’s first season in Gainesville. The Gators have one blemish on the season – a week two loss to upstart Kentucky.Florida next gets Vanderbilt on the road, while LSU hosts Georgia.last_img

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