The Florida Gators escaped with a 24-20 win over rival Miami Saturday night, but it wasn’t pretty.

The Gators offense committed four turnovers and only recorded 52 rushing yards on the night. However, one of the bright spots for the Gators was finishing 4-4 on fourth downs. All four of those conversions were crucial throughout the game.

Perhaps the most crucial came on the first offensive series of the game inside the Gators own 30 yard-line. Punter Tommy Townsend showed off his speed on the fourth and two conversion running for a first down.

On the very next play, quarterback Feleipe Franks hit receiver Kadarius Toney for a 66-yard touchdown. In back-to-back plays, Florida had momentum and the lead.

Following the game, Mullen was asked about the gutsy call on the first possession, via Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger.

Mullen expounded on his aggressiveness on fourth down during his post-game press conference.

“You know what? There were situations and within the game that we felt,” Mullen said. “And you know, we thought we had a good play call and we had veteran players and so I didn’t mind putting the ball in their hands to let them go make those plays and they were able to do it. I didn’t think any of them — I mean, they kind of seem high risk but, for us, we felt pretty good with those calls and there wasn’t any question or doubt in what we were going to do.”