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Massive brawl erupts in Gators-Tigers SEC clash

Missouri only has been an SEC member for a few years, and Florida's playing its first game in three weeks after a massive COVID-19 outbreak in the Gators' football program.

So, naturally, tempers flared in Saturday night's game inside The Swamp between the two SEC East foes when a brawl erupted on the final play of the first half.

As Kyle Trask heaved a Hail Mary to close out the first half, the Florida quarterback was hit hard by Missouri defender Trajan Carter. Though officials did not flag the play as it unfolded, the Gators' players took exception to their star quarterback being pummeled.

Quickly, a brawl broke out that spanned almost half of the field and resulted in a trio of suspensions. The Gators had a pair of defenders, Zachary Carter and Antwuan Powell, ejected from the game; Tre Williams was ejected for the Tigers. Both Carter and Williams are starters.

Video of the incident also seemed to show jawing back and forth between Florida coach Dan Mullen and Missouri first-year coach Eli Drinkwitz.

Florida led, 20-7, at the half.