VIDEO: Florida Gator fans pay tribute to Tom Petty, sing 'I Won't Back Down'

Posted at 6:13 AM, Oct 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-09 12:27:07-04

Florida Gator fans gave a moving tribute to music legend and Gainesville native Tom Petty during Saturday's game against LSU. 

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Petty, who died on Monday of cardiac arrest, was remembered before the start of the fourth quarter when the singer's hit song "I Won't Back Down" was played on the speakers.

Video shows the entire crowd sang and clapped along in tribute to Petty. The video has went viral, receiving 74,000 view in just a few days.