Gators defense brings the pain
If defense wins championships, Florida’s defense has the Gators one step closer to the Southeastern Conference Championship Game after their punishing performance in Saturday’s 14-6 win against LSU at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
The defense delivered many big hits and big plays, interestingly enough with former Gators defensive players such as Ahmad Black (DB, 2007-10), Keiwan Ratliff (CB, 2000-03), Doug Drew (LB, 1981-83), Dorian Munroe (S, 2005-09), Steve Tannen (CB, 1967-69) and Tom Wiegmann (LB, 1981-83) watching from the sidelines.
The upset win by coach Will Muschamp’s Gators avenged a 41-14 loss at Baton Rogue, La., a year ago. Remembering the feeling after that loss was a driving force behind the relentless defensive effort.
“We wanted to come in this game and win, but more, we wanted to come and hurt them,” said Gators defensive end Dominique Easley. “We wanted them to feel the pain that we felt last year, because we had hurt in our hearts, so we wanted them to feel that pain."
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