Defense keeping Gators in this one
October, 17, 2009
By Chris Low | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
If No. 1-ranked Florida survives against Arkansas, the Gators will have Charlie Strong and that defense to thank.
Granted, Arkansas' Dennis Johnson has had a big game running the football. But the true measure of a defense is how it responds to adversity.
Time and time again Saturday, Florida's defense has come onto the field with its back to the goal line or with Arkansas having a short field to work with and kept the Hogs out of the end zone.