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Chomping at Bits: Gators working to correct red zone woes

Florida has had some struggles in the red zone this season.

NCAA Football: Missouri at Florida Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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Florida focused on correcting red zone issues: The Gators rank 13th in the SEC, and 121st nationally, in red zone scoring. Florida RB Mark Thompson says that the coaches implemented different snap counts during the bye week. (Edward Aschoff, ESPN)

Rivalry is special for players from Jacksonville: 10 players on Florida’s roster went to high school in the greater Jacksonville area, including Luke Del Rio, Tyrie Cleveland, Nick Washington, Tyler Jordan, and David Sharpe. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

Profile of Jordan Scarlett: Scarlett has impressed coaches, teammates, and fans with his hard running and effort this season. (Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald)

Profile of Jawaan Taylor: The true freshman right tackle has been “mauling guys” - in the words of Luke Del Rio. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

More on Jabari Zuniga: I linked an article about Florida’s sack leader yesterday; here are two more. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Ian Cohen, Orlando Sentinel)

And here is another one on Antonneous Clayton: The highest-ranked member of Florida’s 2016 recruiting class is “getting better every day.” (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Takeaways from Florida men’s basketball’s preseason exhibition game: The Gators pulled away in the second half to beat Eckerd College, 91-63. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Gary Danielson on Florida-Georgia game: Danielson said that the fanbase is 70-30 in favor of Georgia. He also noted that the most easily frustrated fans are the Bulldog faithful, because “there aren’t as many” Florida fans. (Evan Webeck, SEC Country)

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