Social media reacts to Emory Jones’ big day passing — and rushing — for Florida against Tennessee

Sydney Hunte | 12 days ago

Amid prompts for Anthony Richardson to start quarterback for Florida, Emory Jones had a message of his own and had an unforgettable night for Florida during the Gators’ 38-14 win over Tennessee on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

The Redshirt junior faces a big task this year as he tries to fill in the footsteps of the great Kyle Trask program and in Saturday’s swamp his double threat skills were fully effective. He threw 209 yards and 2 touchdowns on a 21-of-27 pass while throwing 0 interceptions, his first game without a pick this season. On the ground he reached 145 yards for 15 carries.

Its roaring and passing sums set career highs. In fact, it is the first time since Tim Tebow in 2009 that a Florida quarterback has passed more than 200 yards and run 100 or more yards in one game.

The Gators are heading to Kentucky on October 2nd, so all eyes will be on Jones to see what he can do next. Here’s a reaction to his big night:

@ eXjones6 Greetings to you 5 !!!! #KeepBalling #GoGators

– deljuanj (@deljuanj) September 26, 2021

Emory Jones played good football tonight

– Garrett Ballard (@NflBallard) September 26, 2021

I told you all that Emory is our QB1. He has played excellent football for the past two weeks. A loud fan account wants AR15, but Emory Jones is our guy this season. #GoGators

– Citizens of the Earth 🌎🚀 (@ NewLogic_0) September 26, 2021

Emory Jones is tough !!!!!

– Classic.Court. (@ Savage_COURT3) September 26, 2021

Emory Jones is cross-generational

– A’s Enjoyer (@MontasEnjoyer) September 26, 2021

Emory Jones has a goddamn good night. #Gators

– Mike 🇺🇸 🚀 (@ mike_h1990) September 26, 2021

Emory Jones dominates

– Keith Wynne (@Keith_Wynne) September 26, 2021

Emory Jones has a great game

– Cameron Magruder (@ScooterMagruder) September 26, 2021

Anyone who put him down will get on that train! Emory Jones is REAL! # 5 show you all who he is! Go Gators @ eXjones6 @ GatorF00TBALL @FloridaGators

– Dorinda J. Nobles (@ blondigator175) September 26, 2021

emory jones is ready for the big stage

– Currier (@stevexurr) September 26, 2021

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