Originally written on The Bull Gator  |  Last updated 6/28/14

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 07: Running back Trent Richardson #3 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs for a 49-yard touchdown against the Texas Longhorns in the second quarter of the Citi BCS National Championship game at the Rose Bowl on January 7, 2010 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
First thoughts here. Offense here. We knew the Alabama rushing offense would be a test for Florida. It was talked about all week. Actually, it was discussed much earlier than that. This was something debated since the schedule was first announced. The first real test for the Gators; one of the nation’s top teams coming to The Swamp to take on a team in transition. It could get ugly, but it was just the test Florida needed. Well, it did get ugly. Ugly in the form of Trent Richardson. Everyone is aware of exactly how good Richardson can be, but with good, but not great numbers so far in his career, no one had really seen greatness. There were plenty of great moments, but being a backup to a Heisman Trophy winner created an environment in which Richardson wasn’t going to be the primary option…until now. The Tide running back started the season modestly enough. Three touchdowns against Kent State got people talking, but so did his average of 2.8 yards per carry. He went over 10...
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