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Gators focused on limiting Shaw in win

The defensive success for Florida was a product of discipline. The Gators went into the game focused on staying disciplined and eliminating the scramble lanes to keep South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw in the pocket. It slowed down the possible pass rush, but it forced Shaw to stay in the pocket and beat the Gators with his arm. He couldn't do it. It's exactly the way Florida drew it up.

While the Gators zeroed in on Shaw and the rest of the South Carolina rushing attack, they trusted the secondary members to play well against the receivers. They delivered a solid performance in the defensive backfield. "We had a very solid effort and really executed the plan for what we needed to do, and that was stop the run," Will Muschamp said on Monday. "We needed to control the line of... Recommended Stories

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