The Gators need several freshmen to make instant impacts in 2013, but Florida's recent history shows that it's rare for even three freshmen to do so.
To understand why Florida's on-field production has declined since it's national-title season in 2008, one need look only at its performance in recruiting.
Florida's known for winning big and winning with flair under Steve Spurrier and Urban Meyer -- but in his second year, Will Muschamp isn't worried if the victories are ugly.
There weren't many, but these five Gators played much better than last season or they exceeded expectations.
Redshirt sophomore receiver's 80-yard TD sparked the Gators after they fell behind by 15 points in first quarter.