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Chomping at Bits: Tyler Murphy's transition, Loucheiz Purifoy honored

An expanded version of Chomping at Bits gives you everything you need to know from the weekend that was in Florida football.

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Florida Gators links

The smooth transition to Tyler Murphy: Murphy's made it easy in his own way, but Florida's done an excellent job of giving him the tools to succeed. (Scott Carter, GatorZone)

Loucheiz Purifoy quiets the critics: And he ended some ribbing from his teammates. (Chris Harry, GatorZone)

Big plays carry the day: Can't remember the last time Florida had as many at home as it did in this game. (Chris Harry, GatorZone)

Purifoy named Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week: Nice, if kinda meaningless, honor. (GatorZone)

Gideon Ajagbe's motivation: Finally got a chance to check out the new-look The Gator Grind site. Looks sweet. (Julia Hackett, The Gator Grind)

Dominique Easley, Sharrif Floyd watch Florida-Arkansas together: My heart. (GatorBen86, Gator Bait Board)

Florida secondary takes "No-Fly Zone" too far: Thank goodness no one was seriously hurt, so we can laugh at this. (The Unsportsmanlike Gentleman)

How our Arkansas blog saw the game: Steps forward and back for the Razorbacks. (Doc Harper, Arkansas Fight)

Florida recruiting links

JUCO WR visits Florida, decommits from Tennessee: Learn the name Eric Lauderdale. (Evan Woodberry, Knoxville News)

Alligator Army links

College football links

How Northwestern fans should take losing to Ohio State: Crushing close losses are new for the Wildcats. (Rodger Sherman, Sippin' On Purple)

Baylor is putting up silly numbers: Just insane. (Mark Seymour, Our Daily Bears | Matt Hinton, Football Study Hall)

SEC questions of note: Like, for example, what the heck is going on at South Carolina? (Brandon Larrabee, Team Speed Kills)

Notable Quotables

Gators Moments of Zen

Caption, from Carina Hargreaves: "Papa Greaves' first Gator game! Glad I got to see him before he went back to Texas #bestdadever #bestcoachever"

Caption, from Holly Pole: "Had a game at Alabama today and my dad flew out this morning to catch my game and he's flying home with us tonight. I don't know how I was so blessed with the most amazing and supportive parents ever!"

What's the most impressive part of Florida's shift to Tyler Murphy? Did Purifoy win you back with his big night on Saturday? Are you happy that Easley and Floyd watched the game together? The comments are yours.


Andy Hutchins is Alligator Army's managing editor. Follow Alligator Army on Twitter and Facebook.