Heading into the Vanderbilt game, Austin Hardin had missed four consecutive field goals. The streak snapped at the perfect time for the Florida Gators.
With Florida trailing 7-6 late in the fourth quarter, Jim McElwain called upon Hardin to try a 43-yard field goal. He drilled it to give Florida a 9-7 lead.
Florida held on for the two-point win. With the win, the Gators clinched the SEC East and a berth in the SEC Championship game.