GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gators senior defensive tackle Dominique Easley is not impressed.
He is not impressed at Florida leading the SEC and ranking third in the country in total defense, limiting opponents to 208.5 yards per game -- or nearly five football fields fewer than Oregon's offense (687 yards) rolled up against Tennessee.
He is not impressed that Florida leads the country in third-down defense, holding opponents to a measly 8.3 percent (2-for-24) on third-down conversions.
And Easley is definitely not impressed by Florida's defensive effort at Miami, holding the Hurricanes to 201 fewer yards (413-212) than the Gators gained.
"I don't like losing," Easley said. "There is not much you can really do but just move on."
As the Gators tried to put some distance between themselves and their 21-16 loss at Miami, Easley turned up the volume in defensive meetings preparing for Saturday's SEC opener at home against Tennessee.
He is stressing perfection -- or as close as you can ge...