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Rivalry win important to Muschamp

Saturday's win over Florida State will make the offseason more enjoyed for Florida head coach Will Muschamp. The loss to the Seminoles, along with the five others last season, were a big reason why last offseason drug by at slow as possible. It was even more important because it was Muschamp's first win in four tries over Florida State or Georgia as the Gators now prepare for a BCS bowl.

"Beating your rivals is very important," Will Muschamp said. "Beating your in-state rivals is critical because you have to live with it for a year. These Gators Clubs are going to be a lot more fun this year, I'll tell you that. It's critical to win in your state and win in your backyard. It helps creates a lot of momentum in a lot of areas in your program and a positive light for your program in...

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