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Bostic Knew Run Defense Would Be Tough

With the youth present in the Florida secondary, the run defense needed to play well this season. Three games in, they're doing just that. The Gators lead the country in run defense, giving up just 30.7 rushing yards per game to lead the nation. Middle linebacker Jon Bostic saw potential in fall camp for the run stop to be good, and it has paid off so far.

"All throughout two-a-days and this summer, that was one emphasis we wanted to make," Jon Bostic said. "We want to stop the run. We want to be one of the most physical defenses in the country." Bostic leads the team with 16 tackles while Jelani Jenkins and Matt Elam are behind him with 13. The two linebackers have been influential in the run defense, but it wouldn't be this effective without the... Recommended Stories

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