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Muschamp Happy With Florida Pass Rush

Jaye Howard was influential in the game.

The Florida defensive game plan was straightforward. They had to get to Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray. Letting him sit in the pocket and dissect the defense wouldn't end well for the young Florida secondary. The defensive line responded and picked up the slack. There were three sacks and six quarterback hurries as the Gators effected Bray enough to help out the secondary.

"We had some good pressures," Florida head coach Will Muschamp said. "We've got to get pressure with four guys rushing. Sharrif (Floyd) being back helps that. We've got to challenge those guys every week. Because of protections and how skilled quarterbacks and skill guys are, it's tough to play a bunch of middle field coverage." Of the three sacks, Jon Bostic and Jelani Jenkins each had one as... Recommended Stories