After a productive spring which saw him emerge as Florida's go-to running back, sophomore Matt Jones got to relax during Florida's final spring practice session on Saturday.
Florida coach Will Muschamp expects a smooth transition at the running back position, even though the Gators lost 1,000-yard workhorse Mike Gillislee.
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Florida loses 1,000-yard rusher Mike Gillislee but hopes that a struggling passing offense uses the offseason to become more of a threat.
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Matt Jones' performance late in the season, along with the arrival of Kelvin Taylor and Adam Lane, has Florida's running backs looking good in the future.
The Florida Gators completed their one-year makeover with the kind of gutty, come-from-behind win at FSU that wasn't possible in Will Muschamp's first season.
The Gators rode Mike Gillislee to an unconvincing win against FCS Jacksonville State. They'll need more Gillislee and more offense next week if they want to beat arch-rival Florida State on the road.
Against Louisiana-Lafayette, Florida is planning to go up-tempo in another attempt to jump-start its offense.
Florida's offense is suspect this season, the Gators have been effective with the screen pass.
With nearly 80 percent of their first-down plays on offense being runs, Florida is looking to find more of a balance in the season's final month.
With the Georgia loss behind it, Florida looks to bounce back against a Missouri team that has struggled in SEC play.
Georgia's defense took away Florida's running game and forced the Gators to take to the air, where they failed to make enough plays to overcome six turnovers.
Mike Gillislee hates doing interviews. What he doesn't hate is hard work, work that has allowed him to lead the SEC in rushing thus far.
Florida's offensive line proved against LSU it can no longer be called soft, as the Gators rode running back Mike Gillislee to a huge statement victory.
Florida's offensive line has shown sizable improvement thus far, especially in the running game, but the scope of that improvement will start to be tested against LSU on Saturday.