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By Paul Myerberg // Aug 3, 2012
Florida’s depth chart at the end of last season featured 37 freshmen and sophomores, which tied the Gators with Tennessee for the most in the SEC. Will Muschamp played 51 first- and second-year players altogether, the second-highest total in program history; Urban Meyer played 55 such underclassmen in 2007. Florida had nine scholarship seniors on the roster, the program’s third-fewest since 1951. Entering the season, Florida’s 148 returning starts were the third-fewest in the SEC. The 37 returning starts on defense ranked last in the conference. These are your excuses for a seven-win season, the program’s lowest single-season total since 1989. But this is Florida, home of the Gators, home of the three national titles, home of feverish expectations – excuses have no place in Gainesville.
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By Paul Myerberg // Mar 12, 2012
Taking stock of Florida’s offense in two points:
1. The Gators went 5-3 when holding opponent to 21 points or less. From 1990, Steve Spurrier’s first season, through 2010, Urban Meyer’s last, Florida lost only six games when allowing 21 points or less. Only one of those losses came under Spurrier. In 1998, the Gators lost to Tennessee, 20-17, in overtime. Another two came under Ron Zook: 17-14 to Mississippi in 2002 and 20-17 to the Rebels a year later. There would have been more, but Zook was relieved of his duties after the 2004 season.