Florida was minus-12 in turnover margin last season, giving up the ball 26 times and forcing only 14. Florida is plus-17 this season. That's a turnaround of 29 turnovers, and a huge reason why the Gators improved from 7-6 to 11-1.
Craig Roh and Lindsay Robinson, the daughter of then-defensive coordinator Greg Robinson, became fast friends during her rehab from a brain injury in 2009, and she credits Roh and a Michigan trainer with a big role in her recovery.
For several seasons Texas has become a team rigid in its execution, a group of joyless workers marching single file into a Soviet-era factory. They shook that off in an Alamo Bowl victory over Oregon State.