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GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Gators could make a coaching-clinic film to highlight the importance of special teams. All they would need to use are their last three games.
As the Gators surged up the polls in recent weeks, their special teams often led the way.
In the victory over LSU, punter Kyle Christy continually flipped the field on the Tigers in the first half to emerge as one of Florida's most dangerous weapons.
In Florida's win at Vanderbilt, receiver Solomon Patton raced 54 yards on a fake punt, Earl Okine blocked a field goal, and just as it appeared the Commodores had seized the momentum, Andre Debose returned a kickoff 60 yards.
And then Saturday in Florida's 41-11 win over South Carolina, the special teams once again came up clutch.
Trey Burton forced a fumble on a punt return and then recovered the turnover that led to a Florida touchdown. On the ensuing kickoff, Patton forced a fumble that was recovered by Chris Johnson and returned to South Carolina's 1...
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Sure, the Florida Gators laid a savage SEC beatdown on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday in Gainesville, winning 44-11, but that doesn’t mean every single Gators fan in attendance was enjoying the show. Or at least, when a camera panned over a gaggle of Gators fans early in the 4th quarter, there was one disturbed [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Getting to Atlanta for the Southeastern Conference championship game is the goal for every team in the Southeastern Conference.
Florida has accomplished it more often than anyone else.
Maybe that's why the third-ranked Gators are taking such a ho-hum approach to Saturday's all-important game against No. 12 Georgia. A more likely scenario, though, is...
The Florida Gators took a 21 – 6 lead into halftime over the South Carolina Gamecocks. Florida had 3 passing touchdowns, 4 punts, and a fumble in the first half and that just wasn’t good enough for coach Will Muschamp.
Muschamp gave an interview while leaving the field to Gator Radio Network’s Brady Ackerman and it was wonderful.
The only thing you need to know about this interview...
Video: He's creeping me out!!
Brady Ackerman grabbed Will Muschamp for an interview at halftime of Saturday’s South Carolina/Florida matchup in the Swamp and commented on how the Gators had done a great job with turnovers and special teams. Muschamp provides one of the best responses we’ve seen in a halftime interview:
“Well we just gotta continue to capitalize on what we’re doing, and OVERCOME THE ADVERSITY...
Turnovers has been a consistent point of emphasis for the Gators for quite some time now, but Saturday against South Carolina, Florida truly reaped the benefits of all that work and focus. Sophomore cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy forced two fumbles in the game, but he knew exactly what he was looking for: violators.
With a 44-11 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Florida Gators took control of the SEC East. At 7-0 (6-0 SEC), the Gators have two more conference games to get through before a possible trip to Atlanta for the SEC Championship Game. It seemed a year away before the 2012 season began, but after seven games, it’s now a very real possibility.Watching the first half, you felt...
The Winners:No. 2 Florida Gators (7-0)The Gators routed South Carolina 44-11 in The Swamp. The Gator defense didn’t allow a touchdown all game but the game ball goes to Jeff Driskel, despite his 93 yards passing on 16 attempts.Driskel became the first player since 200 to pass for 4 touchdowns with under 100 yards passing which means 1 of every 4 attempts ended up in the end zone...
The numbers aren’t pretty, but everyone in the Florida football offices knows that. The offense hasn’t been an elite group in the country. The Gators are focusing on possessing the ball and being smart. In that design, the defense has helped Florida start the season with a 7-0 record. The numbers aren’t the most important, but Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease sees areas to improve.
The Gators went through a team scrimmage on Sunday after a long week of practice. Florida coach Billy Donovan wanted to see the effort with his team already tired from the week. He was happy with what he saw. The team’s performance wasn’t flawless and had plenty of room to grow, but the effort was where Donovan wanted to be. The Gators have room to improve with the first exhibition...
A moment of silence for insanity. This college football season has catered to insanity. October 20th wanted nothing to do with insanity. October 20th was the weekend that stood for insanity no more. Insanity died this weekend as no one in the top 10 was upset. Insanity had a great run (Taps…♪ ♫♪ ♫♪ ♫♪ [...]
The Florida Gators had numerous top prospects visit this past weekend as they hosted Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks. Marcell Harris, Cameron Dillard and David Dawson all took official visits to the University of Florida for this national showdown. Dillard and Dawson talked about the visit.
The Florida men's basketball team starts off its season with a bang on November 9th when they take on Georgetown. Florida freshman Braxton Ogbueze and senior Erik Murphy both talk about the upcoming season and the work they've been doing in practice right here.