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Defense Was Pushed Around

Marcus Lattimore

Florida has given up its share of rushing yardage this season to some pretty good teams, but in the 36-14 loss to South Carolina Saturday night, they were pushed around all night. Freshman running back Marcus Lattimore continued on his all-American season with a 40 rushes for 212 yard, and three touchdown performance. A bend and don't break defense most of the year, they broke Saturday night.

Marcus Lattimore ran off 8, 9, and 10-plus yard runs all night long. They seemed to be there most of the night, but Lattimore continually ran through the line and linebackers. "He did a great job and broke some tackles," Florida defensive coordinator Teryl Austin told the media shortly after the loss. "He did a good job of getting north and south. We didn't do a good job of putting a body on him...

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