Posted March 14, 2013 on
Will Muschamp admits it on a routine basis -- he’s young but old fashioned. Part of that is why he knows the Gators have an important part of the defense to rebuild this spring. It’s the entire middle. The Gators lost both of the starting defensive tackles, inside linebackers and safeties following last season. There’s talent on the roster, but the Gators need to develop depth this spring.
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The Florida Gators kicked off spring practice on Wednesday, and we were able to obtain three minutes of the goings on compliments of GatorVision. The fine folks at UF Communications allowed us to show three minutes of their in-house video, and here it is for you.
First Practice: March 13
Spring Game: April 6
After a nice bounce-back season in which Florida went 11-2 and was a possible BCS Championship contender, the Gators have been gutted of experienced talent.
This doesn’t mean Will Muschamp’s squad can’t overcome this, but it’s something that must be dealt with if Florida wants to be in contention for the SEC crown in...
The Florida Gators propelled to comfortable 4-1 win in Friday's conference opener against the Kentucky Wildcats. Starting pitcher Jay Carmichael, second baseman/ Friday's home run hitter Josh Tobias and coach Kevin O'Sullivan discuss the nab of the first game of the SEC series.
The Florida Gators got things startd pretty early on Friday against LSU and coasted to an easy win over the Bengal Tigers to a tune of 80-58. Erik Murphy put on a show for the Gators, but the entire squad looked good for the most part. Here is a pictorial account of the game.
Florida was ready to get back on the court after losing their regular season finale to Kentucky. The Gators got back to their winning ways in the Quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament.
After going 7-6 in his first season, Will Muschamp certainly raised some questions. In year two, Muschamp improved to an impressive 11-2. Year three will be the most telling as Muschamp has now been through three recruiting cycles and a lot of the inherited talent has moved on. As impressive as the 11-2 season was, it ended on a down note with a 33-23 loss at the hands of former...
The Florida offense looked to be passing the ball a little deeper than usual and testing the defense. Quarterback Jeff Driskel looked great for most of the day minus a couple of errant throws. Almost every one of Florida's receivers made a standout play. Safety Jabari Gorman was the best player on defense on Friday. We caught a lot of it here in this short video segment from practice.
This weekend is about regaining momentum for No. 13 Florida. Head coach Billy Donovan and his players called it a big game just because it’s the next one, but the Gators have an opportunity to put the disappointing performance at Kentucky behind them this weekend in Nashville. It starts with a rematch against LSU on Friday at 1 p.m.
Florida head coach Billy Donovan challenged his team to respond. They closed the Southeastern Conference regular season with a loss at Kentucky, and Donovan wanted his team to get back to the level of play it was at early in conference play. Friday afternoon was a positive step in that direction. No. 13 Florida secured a blowout 80-58 win over LSU to advance to the tournament semifinals.
The Tigers got down big at half and couldn't climb back against Erik Murphy and Florida in the second. Murphy scored a career-high 27 points in guiding the Gators to the semifinals of the SEC Tournament.
The Gators had their first of two open practices on Friday. As Florida tries to rebuild some key parts from last year's defense, this spring will be an important part of adding depth and finding starters. The Florida pass rush had a good day on Friday while the secondary was able to take advantage of some errant throws, including two interceptions for junior Jabari Gorman.