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Florida Football

Notebook: Gators defense let them down

October 13, 2019


Entering Saturday, a lot had been made of No. 7 UF’s 18th-ranked passing defense versus No. 5 LSU’s second-ranked passing offense led by quarterback Joe Burrow. However, after watching film, coach Dan Mullen said he thought LSU had done a better job in the running game this season than they had been given credit for.

His concerns came to fruition, as the Tigers (6-0, 2-0 SEC) rushed for 218 yards at 9.1 yards-per-carry. In total, UF (6-1, 3-1) gave up 511 yards on just 48 plays (10.

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