Scout Premium Content

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...

FightinGators.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Tweets