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Gators beat LSU in rescheduled game after goal-line stand

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This time, the storm hit the LSU Tigers. This time, the storm arrived in the players of the Florida Gators’ defense. The Gators, in what was supposed to have been a home game before the venue was changed due to storms in October, stopped LSU on fourth-and-goal from the one with three seconds to play. Florida (8-2) won the SEC East title with the 16-10 victory. “It’s no small feat to go to that championship game back-to-back,” Florida coach Jim…

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Backup quarterback Austin Appleby guides Gators to verge of division title

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This time, it was good that Will Muschamp didn’t bring a lot of offense to Florida Field. Muschamp, the former coach of the Florida Gators, couldn’t muster much an attack in his return to Gainesville Saturday. His South Carolina Gamecocks gained only 256 yards in a 20-7 loss to the Gators. Florida, despite two fumbles and an interception, built a quick lead and won comfortably. The Gators are now 7-2 and in the lead of the SEC East. They can…

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Defense leads Florida to victory over Georgia in annual rivalry

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The impressive defense of the Florida Gators bared its teeth again Saturday in their annual rivalry game against Georgia. The Gators held Georgia to only 21 yards rushing on 19 carries in a resounding 24-10 victory over the Bulldogs. For Florida coach Jim McElwain, it was a win over former co-coach Kirby Smart. The two coached together at Alabama. The Gators are second in the nation on defense, trailing only Michigan. “People pick this team apart quite a bit and…

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