Only six of the Gators’ 11 scholarship linemen were healthy at the time, and it was the lack of depth up front that forced Coach Will Muschamp to morph the annual spring game into the disappointing format of a spring practice.
But after their performance in a 24-6 defeat against Toledo Saturday, it’s clear that Florida’s O-line is rising as a threat that can control the clock and pave the way for an impactful backfield.
As Bleacher Report’s David Kenyon previously highlighted, UF’s offensive line paved the way for 262 rushing yards for a Florida team that averaged 5.5 yards per attempt Saturday. Versus the Rockets, the guys up front contributed to an impressive total possession time of 39 minutes and 48 seconds.
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