Posted September 08, 2013 on florida.scout.com
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The Gators allowed 69 yards over the final three quarters, with 36 coming on a big play after a missed tackle by cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy. However, Florida head coach Will Muschamp didn’t hesitate to give the defense plenty of blame. The defensive players agreed. Florida’s offense sputtered all game, but the defense struggled by allowing Miami momentum early in the game.
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