Florida Gators can get much better
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Florida was 3-0 in 2011. Florida is 3-0 in 2012.
Will Muschamp contends that those are different records, though.
"Better teams," the Florida Gators' second-year coach said.
And a better team at UF?
Each point is difficult to debate, at least through Week 3. Forget the slop against Bowling Green and consider that a Florida team that's still trying to fully understand itself -- head coach included -- went to College Station and Knoxville in consecutive weeks, both the sites of ESPN's "College GameDay" program, and won.
Each time, it overcame emotionally charged environments in which statements were trying to be made.
Each time, the team's second-half efforts were almost mystical. What was it doing with those precious 20 minutes, exactly? Who knows? Regardless, the coaches are adjusting and, well, coaching. And the players are emerging more confident, more competent with the plan. The Gators already have made some great strides, and they have plenty of room to improve. They were one of the teams getting better in Week 3 while others were trending down.
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