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Gators excelling as unit, family


The Florida football team's offseason efforts are sharply poking through both on the field and in the stats. Five games into the 2012 season, the Gators' record stands spotless, complimented by focuses on stamina in the fourth quarter, physicality on the field, and maturity in the mind. But there's one motto the team has been towing with them beneath their pads and in their hearts: family.

Senior offensive guard James Wilson said "family" is something the team has been honing in on since the offseason —"grinding for each other." He said this year's team is different from Florida's former squads in its prima-donna-free status. "In the past, we had guys who stuck out more," Wilson said. "Now, it's just more of a team effort." This collective effort has been especially prevalent on... Recommended Stories