Posted November 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
There are plenty of adjectives to describe Florida's offense, which ranks 100th in the nation and managed just three field goals in a costly loss to rival Georgia last week. The best one might be predictable. The eighth-ranked Gators are running the ball on 78.1 percent of their first downs, the highest of any team in a Bowl Championship Series conference. Army, New Mexico, Air Force and Navy - teams that run option schemes - are the only programs in the entire Football Bowl Subdivision that run the ball more than Florida on first down. ''Probably a little predictable,'' Gators offensive coordinator Brent Pease admitted this week. ''Now, we're never going to get it back to balanced because the numbers are so skewed at this time in the season, but we kind of go on a game-to-game basis.'' The Gators (7-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) get a chance to be more balanced Saturday against Missouri (4-4, 1-4). Then again, facing the Tigers' talented defensive front might prompt the Gato...
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