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Florida’s Defense Thrives On Third Down

Posted By Blake Bass On September 2, 2013 @ 10:10 AM In College,Florida News | No Comments

Gators_Defense_2013 [1]While Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp expects significant strides from Week One to Week Two, Florida’s third-down defense has little room to improve.

Florida held Toledo to 1 of 13 on third down — and also stopped a fourth-down try — during Saturday’s 24-6 win in the Swamp.

A season after averaging 31.5 points, the Rockets ended the day with just 54 offensive snaps.

“When you play an up-tempo team, you have to get off the field,” Muschamp said Sunday during his weekly television show.

Read more on Orlando Sentinel [2].


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