Fan Sound Off: Florida fans not ready to panic after Luke Del Rio’s season-ending injury

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Florida always breathes a sigh of relief whenever the Gators’ contest with Vanderbilt draws to a close.

The pesky Commodores played Florida tight before Malik Davis’ 39-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-1 to nail down a 38-24 win with 1:42 remaining. Davis finished with 124 yards and 2 touchdowns. His backfield mate Lamical Perine garnered 58 yards and found the end zone 3 times to account for all of the Gators’ touchdowns.

The big news, however, is the injury that sidelined Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio (7 for 11, 64 yards). Feleipe Franks spelled Del Rio, completing 10 of 14 passes for 185 yards. The Gators announced after the game that Del Rio is lost for the season with a left shoulder injury.

Check out what Florida fans are saying about the performance and join the conversation here.

Note: Comments are taken verbatim from Florida Gators — SEC Country and only edited for spelling.

HalstonKohl Michaud: Let’s break it down right quick:
1. Proud of Franks, held it together for the W.
2. Defense? DBU needs good DBs. What happened?
3. O-line still looks like 💩 but can improve
4. Run game stronggg 💪🏽 and I like it
5. Nuss still sucks

Danny Phillips: GO GATORS!!!! Offense looking good…I think Franks’ gonna make a great QB as he gains more experience and confidence…we still making a lot of elementary mistakes, but we’ll get better….

Joe Kornecki: Good solid game Gators beside the pass defense. The Vandy QB Shurmur did make some good throws, though. Beat LSU!!

Candice McGrath: It was nice not to need a pacemaker this week.

Harriet Haire: What a game. Franks is our man. The team needs to gel with him and build your team. Go gators!

Buddy Eldred Ormsby: We need some DEFENSIVE BACKS

Matthew Y-G Legerme: Good win. Vanderbilt came to play.

Blake Bondurant: Great win! Still confused about why we haven’t seen nearly any of Dre Massey after 4 games. Also on goal-line packages or short-yard packages why don’t we have T.J. Slaton as one of the big bodies?

Jerry M Goode: Great game gator weather. I really feel bad for Del Rio I know he’s gotta be frustrated with the injuries.

Aj Marshall: Felipe Franks did an excellent job filling in for Luke Del Rio.

Lin Tindall: Young team that’s improving each game. All Gator Nation can ask for.

Jan Caines: I really enjoyed it!! They played really good!!
Did you root for them?? I hope you did, forgot to
Ask Everybody to root for them but good game!!
Gators. 38 — Vandy. 24

Cj Stafford: In Franks we trust!!

Tom Taylor: Best wishes Luke! Thanks for being a Gator!

Gregg Durrance: Hate to see him (Del Rio) go. He will be a great coach one day.

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