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Murphy faced heavy pressure

Murphy faced heavy pressure

BATON ROUGE, La. -- There wasn't much quarterback Tyler Murphy could've done at times on Saturday. The LSU defense sacked him four times, but the redshirt junior was running for his life much more than that. Playing the defenses Murphy saw against Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas helped him improve, but he struggled to show that against a stout pass rush on Saturday in Tiger Stadium.

Florida right guard Jon Halapio, the only offensive lineman to speak with the media after the game, took the blame on the shoulders of the offensive line. Communication issues caused problems when the Tigers wanted to get to Murphy, sending the redshirt junior scrambling out of the pocket. As he has done since gaining playing time this year, Murphy gained 27 yards on the ground and hit passes on...

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