Despite signing one of the top recruiting classes in the nation, Florida will enter spring practice soon with a decided lack of experience behind QB Jeff Driskel.
With a litany of issues on offense, the Gators must see improvement from Jeff Driskel at the quarterback position. The receivers and offensive line will have to step up as well.
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.
Florida aims to stop its fourth-quarter fade pattern of a year ago with a new Olympic-style lifting program led by new strength coach Jeff Dillman.
Florida is counting on its offensive line to make progress this fall. So far this spring, coach Will Muschamp says he is pleased with what he has seen.
Florida has the bodies along its offensive line. Now, with a new strength plan and a new coach, these Gators must reinvent themselves in spring practice.
Florida is painfully thin at the tight end position heading into this spring, with on- and off-the-field issues leaving junior Jordan Reed the only real option.
Florida's offense had a stunning lack of big plays in 2011, even fewer than in the 2010 season, which was also a disappointment on offense.
True freshmen Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel will continue to compete to be Florida's quarterback of the future, starting in 2012.
Florida's sputtering offense started and ended with the line's inability to run or pass block against the SEC's better defenses.
A lack of depth is the primary reason for Florida's struggles on the offensive and defensive lines.
In Mike DiRocco's Sunday Night Quarterback he examines John Brantley's career day and worries about the offensive line against FSU.
Florida coach Will Muschamp and his coaching staff set out to address deficiencies on both lines in recruiting. After signing 23 players on Wednesday, they are pleased with the results.