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Florida will likely need to rely on its depth at running back

Updated: August 13, 2012, 2:01 PM ET
By Michael DiRocco | GatorNation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Mike Gillislee will be Florida's feature back when the Gators open the season against Bowling Green on Sept. 1.

UF coach Will Muschamp is confident that Gillislee, who has rushed for 920 yards in his career, can handle the job and has the talent to come close to his goal of 1,500 yards and 24 touchdowns.

If Gillislee falters for any reason, though, Muschamp is confident that the group behind him would be able to fill in with no problem, even if it's an inexperienced ...

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