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No. 5 Gators beat Ole Miss 51-35 in Lane Kiffin's debut

Florida tight end Kyle Pitts catches 4 of QB Kyle Trask's 6 TDs
Florida Gators tight end Kyle Pitts vs. Ole Miss 2020
Posted at 5:00 PM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 17:00:07-04

OXFORD, Miss. — Kyle Pitts caught four of Kyle Trask’s six touchdown passes and No. 5 Florida spoiled the head coaching debut of Mississippi’s Lane Kiffin with a 51-35 victory.

Trask completed 30 of 42 passes for 416 yards, including touchdown passes of 1, 16, 71 and 17 yards to Pitts. The star tight end had 170 yards receiving.

Trask directed four consecutive touchdown drives that spanned the second and third quarters to build a 41-14 lead for the Gators in their season opener.

Kiffin, the former Tennessee and USC head coach who came to Ole Miss from FAU, had the Rebels' offense humming with quarterback Matt Corral passing for 395 yards.