Originally written on The Bull Gator  |  Last updated 10/9/11
First thoughts here. Offense here. Defense here. Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way. You may not agree with the rule and what LSU’s Brad Wing did may have barely crossed the line of breaking it, but the call wasn’t a bad one. How can it be a bad call if the refs are enforcing an existing rule? You can go on and on about how the new rule was probably brought up during offensive and defensive meetings, but not during special teams meetings. First of all, that would be a guess. Second of all, he still broke it. There’s that; now let’s move on the more pressing punter issue: Florida needs one. Maybe we’ve been spoiled. Eric Wilbur was followed by Chas Henry. For years, the Gators didn’t have to worry about the punting game. Both could punt for serious distance, but also place the ball extremely well. David Lerner – I’m sorry to say – isn’t Wilbur or Henry. Lerner has only had one game this season in which he averaged more than 38.5 yards per punt. That was against Alabama ...
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