GAINESVILLE -- Florida coach Will Muschamp -- somber and solemn -- addresses reporters following Florida's seventh-straight loss, a 37-7 beatdown to archrival Florida State.
The Gators' three-game skid in The Swamp is their longest losing streak since 1988.
DE Jon Bullard
“I don't think I really ran out of gas, but I think everybody started looking at the scoreboard as a collective group and saying, ‘Dang, the offense is just three-and-out, three-and-out, three-and-out.’ But I mean, it's not all on them. We let them get 37 points. We've just got to regroup, get better next year and hopefully our D-line can be even better than it was this year.”
“Whatever [the offense changes this offseason] do hopefully is changed for the best. Give us 21 a game. If they can do that, then I would put the blame on us if they score 21 points or over. Hopefully change for the better, because what we're doing right now just ain't working.”
DB Cody Riggs
“We have a lot of payback [to dish out]. Lost to a lot of teams this year, and we have a lot of games marked on our schedule next year.”
LT Max Garcia
“It hasn’t been the season we wanted, and we really felt like a victory today could have atoned for the past year. Obviously we didn’t get that done, so extremely upset about it. I wish [the seniors] could have gone out with a win.”
“It hasn’t been the season we wanted, and we really felt like a victory today could have atoned for the past year. Obviously we didn’t get that done, so extremely upset about it. I wish they could have gone out with a win."
“Honestly, I feel like we hit rock bottom this year. I feel like the only way we can go is up. … You have to remember what happened, and you want to not let that happen ever again. We don’t want to feel that pain. We don’t want to feel this pain ever again. I’m sick and tired of losing. Next year, we have that pain to sit in our hearts. We have to work through that, and we have to take that pain and make it into intensity , make it into effort, make it into want-to.”
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