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GAINESVILLE -- Florida coach Will Muschamp will meet with the media shortly to preview Georgia Southern, update UF's quarterback situation and more.

But in case you missed all the content from Columbia this weekend here's a bunch of links and one awesome GIF. 



(courtesy sbnation.com) 

A postive spin on Florida's 19-14 loss to South Carolina...

"COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Florida is mired in its worst losing streak since its 0-10-1 season in 1979, but despite another disheartening defeat -- its fifth-straight -- the mood following UF’s 19-14 loss to No. 10 South Carolina on Saturday night was surprisingly optimistic.

Positive. Prideful. 

The Gators -- decimated by injuries and with a coaching staff fighting all sorts of swirling negativity -- rallied together and nearly pulled off a major upset on the road.

Florida (4-6, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) isn’t resigned to silver linings; it’s simply embracing them.

“They fought their butts off, and they continue to fight and play hard. Nobody has ever questioned their efforts,” coach Will Muschamp said. “I’m just extremely proud of them and of the resolve and the fight and coming together like Florida Gators do. Extremely proud of them. … The bottom line is winning, and we didn’t do it. We did not get the job done, so that’s on me. We’ll go back and continue to work hard and get these last two. I’m looking forward to that.”

A resilient team down to its third-string quarterback and a make-shift and reshuffled offensive line rushed for 200 yards and two touchdowns against one of the top front-seven’s in college football. UF’s defense -- much-maligned in recent weeks -- frustrated USC’s duel-threat quarterback Connor Shaw, while limiting star tailback Mike Davis to a season-low 54 yards on 13 carries.

The Gators displayed toughness, grit and effort.

Despite so many odds, they didn’t quit. 

“That was the intensity of the whole week. We were gonna run the ball, play smash-mouth football, play Florida football,” left tackle Max Garcia said. “We didn’t come out with a win but I think we showed people that we’re physical, we’re still physical, we’re still Florida. ...”


* Florida Gators have sound gameplan but still fall short to USC

* A notebook with nuggets on Skyler Mornhinweg's first-career start, Marcus Roberson's suspension and Jadeveon Clowney's injury. 

* Gator Grades

* Video of Muschamp defends his team and slams some of UF's fan base, as well as the media 


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