WATCH: Florida fans rock out to Tom Petty during 'I Won't Back Down' tribute

Tom Petty was born in Gainesville in 1950, and worked as a groundskeeper at the University of Florida before his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career took off. He died on Monday, and Florida paid tribute to him between the third and fourth quarter of the LSU game on Saturday.

It was a great scene inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium as the Florida fans rocked out to Petty's hit, "I Won't Back Down." 

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Chip Patterson has spent his young career covering college sports from the Old North State. He's been writing and talking about football and basketball for CBS Sports since 2010. You may have heard him... Full Bio

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