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Chomping at Bits: Florida's offense facing tough Michigan defense

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The offensively challenged Gators have a tough task ahead of them.

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Florida faces a tough task on offense against Michigan's defense: Florida has had trouble passing the ball in recent outings and will be facing Michigan's secondary, which boasts the nation's number one pass efficiency defense. For the Gators to be successful against the Wolverines, they will need to have a big day from Kelvin Taylor and win third down on offense. (Thomas Goldkamp, 247 SportsZach Abolverdi, Palm Beach Post)

Several Gator commits and targets to play in Saturday's Under Armour All-American Game: Four Florida commits will play on Team Black, as will several more targets. Team Highlight features a few Gator targets as well, including top linebacker recruit Lyndell Wilson and Maryland quarterback commit Dwayne Haskins. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Florida early enrollee commit Mark Thompson's road to Gainesville: Academics were an issue in high school for Thompson, who ended up enrolling at a junior college after failing to qualify at a Division III school. The running back set the record for career rushing touchdowns at Dodge City and impressed several big name schools. Thompson is excited to play football at Florida but also to get a chance to attend a great academic school. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Greek import Eleanna Christinaki catching on with Gators: Christinaki made her first trip to America to take an official visit to UF. The freshman guard took two English classes during her first semester as she spoke little English upon her arrival. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Florida Football Trivia:
A) What is the Gators overall record in Citrus Bowl (originally Tangerine Bowl) games? 
B) What was the last Citrus Bowl that the Gators won?
C) Name the two Florida players who have been named as Citrus Bowl MVPs and in which games they played.

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