Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 8/28/12
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Gators coach Will Muschamp walked off Florida Field briskly that night in late November. His first Florida-Florida State game as the Gators' head coach turned into one of the more puzzling games of his career. The Gators limited FSU to 95 yards of total offense in the kind of defensive performance that rarely ends in a loss, much less a 14-point loss. But as good as the Gators' defense was that night, their struggles on offense and inability to come up with game-changing plays on defense caused them any chance at a victory. Shortly after walking off the field, Muschamp delivered his most memorable quote of his rookie season: "Extremely disappointed with tonight and the season overall, Muschamp said. Were a soft football team. Were not a physically tough team, and were not a mentally tough team. Ive been called a lot of things in my life, but soft is not one of them. And we are. In an instant, the tone for the offseason was set. Nine months later and the Gat...
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