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Gators ignore stats, run well on FSU

Gators ignore stats, run well on FSU

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The statistics weren't in Florida's favor. Florida State came into Saturday with the nation's top rush defense, allowing 70.6 yards per game and 2.3 yards per carry. The Gators ran for 244 yards at Doak Campbell Stadium, averaging 5.2 yards per carry. It didn't surprise head coach Will Muschamp as much as the stats suggested. Florida knew it could run the ball.

"We had a lot of confidence coming in here to be able to run the football," Will Muschamp said. "We've run it well versus everybody. We've run it well versus better defenses." On paper, the Seminoles were the top defense in the country before Saturday. It wasn't the case when the game was over. The Florida offensive line was as healthy as it has been since the Georgia game, and it showed on the...

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