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Photo: Gators playmaker Loucheiz Purifoy (No. 15) blocks the punt that changed Florida's fortunes.
The Gators pulled off a miraculous ending in a 27-20 win over Louisiana on Saturday. They trailed by a touchdown with less than two minutes remaining when backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett hit Quinton Dunbar for a 3-yard touchdown pass.
Louisiana then tried to run the clock out and force overtime but Gators coach Will Muschamp called a timeout with 13 seconds left as the Ragin' Cajuns prepared to punt.
And then Loucheiz Purifoy blocked the punt, Jelani Jenkins caught it and the rest is history in one of the most dramatic finishes in Florida football history.
Here is what they are writing after the Gators' comeback win:
--Block and a Party is headline on this story by Hays Carlyon of the Florida Times-Union.
--Purifoy's blocked punt saves the day for the Gators writes Antonya English of the Tampa Bay Times.
--Gators solidify themselves as the worst great team in America writes Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi.
--Florida's offense continues to struggle and is running out of time to correct some of its flaws writes Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com.
--Gainesville Sun columnist Pat Dooley writes that Gators continue to get it done somehow.
--A look at Florida's injury report in this notebook by Zach Abolverdi in the Gainesville Sun.
--ESPN.com's Chris Low offers his What we learned in the SEC: Week 11 notebook.
--A look at Florida's escape from the Ragin' Cajuns' point of view in this story by Tim Buckley of TheAdvertiser.com.
--The Gators didn't get two miracles in one day as Georgia punched its ticket to the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta with a rout of Auburn writes the Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald.
--Here is instant analysis from ESPN.com's DiRocco from Florida's win over UL-Lafayette.