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Putting The Special Back In Special Teams

It certainly didn't happen in 2004. Tack on a big negative in that stat category in 2003. 2002? Fat chance, and if you see a trend developing you might as well just skip 2001. Come on you must be saying, "What stat category do my Florida Gators have a big goose egg in dating back till 2000?"

The last time the orange and blue had a punt return or kick return for a touchdown was when Lito Sheppard took a pair of punts to pay dirt back when Steve Spurrier was Florida's coach in 2000. So the question begs to be answered: why have Florida's special teams failed? It can't be the athletes. Keiwan Ratliff had the speed and the moves. Vernell Brown is slithery and sure handed. Chad Jackson is...

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