Florida – Kentucky Postgame Press Conference

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    • #20880
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Billy Napier and Players are set to speak to the media following No. 12 Florida’s loss to No. 2o Kentucky 26-16.

      Stay tuned for updates on the forum.

    • #20888
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      coach Napier is here

    • #20889
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Napier: “Coaching is a lot like teaching, when students dont perform as well as you want them to you have to take a long look in the mirror.”

    • #20890
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Napier: Says the team didn’t “earn the right to win, we made too many mistakes and the film will say that.”

    • #20892
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Napier on back padding Anthony after Utah:

      “I think Anthony, there’s no one that’s their own worst critic than him.”

      Says that Anthony can do things better but “it all starts with me.”

      “Anthony made mistakes, I made mistakes.”

    • #20893
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Q: “Was there some miscommunication on the pick-six?”

      Napier: “Yes sir.”

    • #20894
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On Anthony being limited to six carries:

      Says Kentucky’s defense limited the team and last week AR just had more opportunities conceptually.

    • #20895
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Napier: “When we look back at it, it will be down right to execution.”

      “We have them a pick six, we gave them a short field after the interception.”

    • #20896
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Napier: “A lot of good on defense.”

      Commended the team on creating negatives and hurrying the quarterback.

      “There was no quit, even at the end of the game.”

    • #20899
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On what he told the team after the game:

      Says that it falls on him to prepare the guys for the win.

    • #20901
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On if people forget if AR is still a young QB:

      “That’s his second start in the swamp in his entire life.”

      “How many lessons has this guy learned?”

      Says that ultimately the best lessons in life come from the biggest struggles

    • #20904
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On younger players on defense and Ventrell Miller:

      ‘Two injuries in Ventrell and Tarquin, lower leg injuries.”

      Says that more info will be dispersed next week.

    • #20905
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Napier: “Too many mistakes for my liking, as coaches we’re going to take care of that.”

    • #20907
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Napier keeps emphasizing that he needs to look at the tape in order to answer questions of what happened tonight.

    • #20908
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Says that Trevor Etienne is an excitement for the team, a player low unto the ground that can make players miss.

    • #20909
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Gervon Dexter is here

    • #20910
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On his interception:

      “Cox made a great play on the ball, I saw the ball and made a play on the ball.”

    • #20911
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On D-line ability to control pass rush: “I think coach Toney called a good game.”

      Says that the team just wants to be dominant.

    • #20912
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      on Will Levis: “I think he’s a pretty good player, coach PT called a good game against him.”

      Says that the Gators took away what Levis was “good at.”

      Says that the young defensive players are “young, but mature.”

    • #20914
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On Ventrell Miller: “Ventrell is like a QB on defense, he’s very vocal. so, it’s hard to play without him.”

    • #20916
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Says that he feels as though Napier trusts the defense after going for it in fourth down with the game on the line.

    • #20918
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      “It’s tough losing an SEC game.”

      “A good thing that changed last year to this year: we’re pretty focused on our goal.”

      Says the team is focused on the game and the yearly goal rather than the weekly rankings.

    • #20919
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Anthony Richardson is up next

    • #20920
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Richardson: “Just have to play better, i feel like i let everybody down.”

      Says he looked the defense in the eyes and told them he would get them points after their big stop in the fourth.

    • #20921
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On his physical health:

      Says his confidence got shot after missing open shot.Says he was fine physically.

    • #20922
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      On two interceptions:

      Says that the first one was a good play on him, the second “a flashback to the Georgia game, just threw it right at the dude.”

    • #20923
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Says that the offense ran the ball well.

      “That was the best part, passing was…terrible. But that’s on me. “

    • #20924
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      “At times I tried to push it a little but, I tried to aim it and that affected me.”

    • #20925
      Rafael De Los Santos
      ITG Subscriber

      Says that he faced the media tonight to own up to the loss.

      “I tried to lead but I dont think I did that pretty well tonight.”

      Says that he feels as though the loss is completely on him.

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