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Secondary Thriving Under Pressure

Secondary Thriving Under Pressure

Will Muschamp didn't waste time putting intentional pressure on the Florida secondary. If they mess up, it most likely means a touchdown for the opponent. That's the message he has preached since his first day of spring practice at Florida, and it hasn't stopped in fall camp. Jaylen Watkins has seen the group mature under that pressure.

The pressure might get the best of some, but Watkins thinks they have responded well. If anything, they've thrived under it. It's the pressure of playing secondary that doesn't come with playing linebacker or defensive line for the defense. "(Muschamp) just tells us that if we mess up, it's a touchdown," Jaylen Watkins said. "If the d-line messes up, we can cover them. We have no one to cover us...

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