Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 7/11/13
For the past six months we’ve been hearing multiple different excuses for Florida losing to Louisville in the Sugar Bowl. We’ve heard that the team was unmotivated and had nothing to play for. Fans of opposing teams are going as far as saying Florida was drastically overrated just to get out of crediting Louisville for beating an SEC team in a BCS Bowl Game. One former Florida Gator who played nearly the entire game during the 33-23 loss to Louisville has provided a new excuse. Josh Evans, a former Florida safety who is now with the Jacksonville Jaguars tells the Orlando Sentinel that his teammates were feeling sorry for themselves. “I think we had a lot of distractions,” Evans tells the Orlando Sentinel. “People were feeling sorry for themselves that they weren’t in the national championship. Personally, myself, I don’t feel like we all bought in as a team for that game and really gave it our all.” So Evans’ theory is that his teammates felt that they were snubbed by not getting a ...
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