Stomp in the Swamp: Bama throttles Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Junior running back Trent Richardson rushed for 181 yards on 29 carries, both of which were career highs, as the No. 3/2 Alabama football team took down No. 12/12 Florida 38-10 Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. With the win, the Crimson Tide remains undefeated on the season at 5-0 overall and 2-0 against Southeastern Conference opponents, while the Gators fall to 4-1 overall and 2-1 versus league foes.

Alabama held Florida to 15 rushing yards for the game, 244 yards shy of its season average. The Tide collected 366 total yards of offense in the game compared to the Gators' 222 yards. Richardson accounted for two of Alabama's five touchdowns, while senior linebacker Courtney Upshaw, sophomore quarterback AJ McCarron and sophomore running back Eddie Lacy collected one apiece.

Alabama returns to Bryant-Denny Stadium against Vanderbilt Saturday, October 8, at 6 p.m. CT. The game will air on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.