Gator D offers stern test for Hurricanes

September, 6, 2013
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At noon ET on Saturday, all eyes will be on Miami QB Stephen Morris as he matches up against a Florida defense that is loaded with future NFL talent.

In breaking down Morris' stock as a pro prospect, ESPN NFL draft blogger Kevin Weidl also asks: Do the Gators have college football's best defense?

Weidl writes: "During my travels this past weekend, I had a chance to speak with a group of NFL evaluators who had already been to Gainesville to look at Florida prospects. The first thing they mentioned was the appearance of the Gators defense. On the hoof, from top to bottom, this was the best-looking unit they had seen in recent years. These scouts also raved about the pace, intensity and physicality of practices that head coach Will Muschamp conducted when they were in attendance."

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