Chomping At Bits: Florida Gators To Focus On Penalties And Red Zone Efficiency

September 1, 2012; Gainesville FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp during the first quarter against the Bowling Green Falcons at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

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The Gators and their red zone struggles continue: The author is right though. The perfect solution to this problem is facing a defense that returns four starters from the No. 99 ranked defense in the country. (Joe Morgan, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Penalties, penalties... penalties: Too aggressive, too excited and a lack of communication. Those were just some of the excuses tossed around to account for the fourteen penalties against Bowling Green. (Adam Pincus, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Brent Pease to expand offense: Because nobody saw this coming. Also inside: Loucheiz Purifoy's role, Matt Patchan update and a few other things. Oh, and apparently this Texas A&M thing could turn into a rivalry. Personally I think that's a stretch. (Scott Carter, GatorZone)

On the Gators' cautious (offensive) approach: Not really sure how the Gators are choosing to go 6-6 because they want to run the ball first. Just don't see how that adds up. Also, I'm pretty sure that Nick Saban didn't invent the blueprint for that success. In fact, I'm positive that isn't in the case. (Greg Luca, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Gators' advantage heading to College Station: Even though it was ugly, at least we've played someone! (Edward Aschoff, SEC Blog/ESPN)

The Swamp No. 5 on loudest list: Sandwiched between Bryant-Denny (No. 4) and Neyland (No. 6). (CBS Sports, Bruce Feldman)

Attendance down again, blame Bowling Green!: Bowling Green only sold 660 of their allotment of tickets. Apparently that's why The Swamp only had 84,000+ people in it. In 1996 (or anytime between 1990-ish and 2010), that wouldn't have mattered. (Jason Lieser, Gator Bytes/The Palm Beach Post)

Aggies getting ready for the big time: Yeah, I totally disagree with the thought that the Gators have never experienced anything like Kyle Field. We tend to call places like Kyle Field your average Saturday in the SEC. Randy Harvey, The Houston Chronicle)

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