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Gators preparing for explosive offense

Gators preparing for explosive offense

The Gators don't have the familiarity with Miami that exists with other rivals. When the coaches turn on tape to start familiarizing with an opponent, there's carryover from the previous season. That didn't exist when the coaches turned on the tape of Miami. The most familiarity for the defensive coaches comes from spending time recruiting players on the Miami offense.

"A lot of these guys, through recruiting, you're familiar with them," Florida defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin said. "It's guys you've evaluated and/or recruited. It's definitely not starting from nothing. I guess in terms of when you play a team every year, you kind of know their style. Not only their players, but also their coaches and what they like to do and how they like to attack things... Recommended Stories

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