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Chomping at Bits: Florida's defense dominates in win over Georgia

After studying the mistakes made in the LSU game, the Gators' defense returned to form and shut down the Bulldogs on Saturday.

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Gators' defense dominant in win over Georgia: The defense studied their mistakes from LSU, where they allowed season high totals on offense, ahead of the Georgia game. It paid off as Georgia was held to the fewest offensive yards it's had against Florida since 1991. The last time that Georgia failed to score a touchdown against Florida before Saturday was in a 27-0 loss in 1984. (Garry Smits, Florida Times-UnionGraham Hack, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Linebackers Antonio Morrison and Jarrad Davis are soul of the defense: Florida's defense feeds off the way the duo prepare and compete. (Robbie Andreu, The Gainesville Sun)

Treon Harris makes plays, but needs more consistency: Harris has shown the ability to improvise and make big plays, but needs to show more consistency to help the Gators reach their championship goals. (Jesse Simonton, Miami HeraldEdgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Thomas Goldkamp, 247Sports)

The Trevor Sikkema Film Review Link Dump:
Kelvin Taylor thrives in offensive game plan:
Florida's coaches have adapted the offense to suit Taylor's style of running. (Trevor Sikkema, SEC Country)
Florida's defense shuts down the Georgia Bulldogs: Trevor looks at Florida's use of different looks and how the Gators create pressure. (Trevor Sikkema, SEC Country)

Jim McElwain's relentless attention to detail is key to Gators' success. (Edward Aschoff, ESPN)

Joshua Grady talks about Coach McElwain and his season at Florida: Grady is a graduate transfer from Vanderbilt who hopes to see the Gators win against his old team this weekend. He says that Vanderbilt's victory over Florida at homecoming in 2013 was like 'winning the Super Bowl' to the Commodores. (Nick De La Torre, Gator Country)

Florida opens as a big favorite over Vanderbilt: A 20-point favorite in fact. (Connor Smolensky, SEC Country)

Soccer star Abby Wambach speaks at UF: Wambach spoke about her career, choosing Florida, and her retirement plans during the hour-long talk. (Martin Vassolo, The Independent Florida Alligator; Taryn Bray, GatorZone)

Homecoming Week activities: Here is a rundown of some of the events going on this week prior to Saturday's homecoming game against Vanderbilt. (Gainesville Sun) New this year is a homecoming festival on the plaza. (Ansley Pentz, The Independent Florida Alligator)

UF launches newly redesigned website: UF's website underwent a redesign for the first time since 2008. The new launched yesterday. (Alexandra Fernandez, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Random Wednesday Topic:
What's the best vacation you have taken or your favorite place that you have visited?
Where did you go and what was so great about it?

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