Gators Expecting A Fast Paced Game

Gators_Will_Muschamp_4Will Muschamp expects Florida’s defense to play 80 to 85 snaps against Toledo’s up-tempo attack in Saturday’s season opener. Muschamp said UF would rotate regularly along the defensive line to counter the game’s pace and noon-kickoff heat.

Toledo, ranked No. 32 nationally in total offense in 2012, returns a receiver ( Bernard Reedy) and tailback ( David Fluellen) who recorded more than 1,000 yards.

Defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin said the Rockets’ no-huddle offense presents challenges, but since Florida’s defense doesn’t huddle either, Toledo’s tempo is not a major advantage.

Read more on Miami Herald.