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  1. Gators in a rush to provide more pressure

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Defensive line coach Brad Lawing couldn't bring Jadeveon Clowney with him when Florida coach Will Muschamp hired him away from South Carolina in January. But Lawing did bring one of the things that helped Clowney become one of...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  2. Florida looks for ramped-up pass rush

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's pass rush pretty much disappeared when Carlos Dunlap and Jermaine Cunningham left the program after the 2009 season. Production dipped the following season by nearly half. UF had 21 sacks in 2010, 28 in 2011, and 30 ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  3. What could be answered in spring game

    Michael DiRocco

    Here are five questions that could be answered during Florida's Orange & Blue spring practice on Saturday: Will the pass rush be better? It has the potential to pretty good. Dante Fowler Jr. and DE Jonathan Bullard played a lot as freshmen, a...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  4. Florida keys in Allstate Sugar Bowl

    Michael DiRocco

    Three keys for Florida in tonight's Allstate Sugar Bowl matchup against Louisville: 1. Get the running game going: Senior RB Mike Gillislee is the first Florida player to rush for 1,000 yards in a season since Ciatrick Fason in 2004. The offense f...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  5. 3 Up, 3 Down: Florida 37, Florida State 26

    Michael DiRocco

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida snapped a two-game losing streak to Florida State by ripping right through the nation's top-ranked overall and rush defense. Here are the good and bad from the 37-26 victory at Doak Campbell Stadium: THREE UP Gr...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  6. Game preview: Florida vs. Florida State

    Michael DiRocco

    No. 4 Florida (10-1) at No. 10 Florida State (10-1) Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Fla. ABC Gators to watch RB Mike Gillislee: The senior needs just 36 yards to become the first Florida player to rush for 1,000 y...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  7. Florida Gators beat Jacksonville State but look to improve offens...

    Michael DiRocco

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  8. Gators ramp up pass rush against LSU

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida nearly doubled its season total in sacks after taking down LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger four times in a 14-6 victory on Saturday. Linebackers Jon Bostic and Lerentee McCray, safety Josh Evans and defensive tackle ...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  9. Florida Gators Lerentee McCray steps up right when its needed

    Michael DiRocco

    Injuries have long kept Lerentee McCray from reaching his potential. McCray is needed now more than ever as a pass rusher and he has stepped up.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  10. Big plays carry UF's offense

    Michael DiRocco

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The big play is back in Florida's offense, and it was one of the main reasons the Gators beat Tennessee 37-20 in Neyland Stadium on Saturday night. The Gators had nine rushes or passes of at least 20 yards, which is one more th...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  11. Florida Gators will have to stop Tennessee Volunteers pass attack...

    Michael DiRocco

    In the first two weeks of the season, florida's pass rush and secondary didn't generate many big plays. Now the Gators will need them against Tyler Bray and Tennessee.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  12. Quinn encouraged by Gators' pass rush

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida might not have end/linebacker Ronald Powell for another month or so as he continues his rehab from a torn left ACL, but defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is still encouraged that the Gators' pass rush will improve. It's ...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  13. Gators working on fixing pass rush

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- There has been a ton of attention paid to Florida's emphasis on creating more turnovers this spring, and rightly so after a season in which the Gators managed just 14 -- the fewest single-season total since the school began keepi...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  14. Patric Young leads Florida Gators' rout of Florida State Seminole...

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida center Patric Young had the jaw-dropping play of the night with his one-handed block and steal of an FSU forward's attempted dunk.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  15. Florida Gators defensive end position analysis

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida has little talent and even less depth on the edge of its defensive line. The Gators have a long way to go and plenty of playing time to offer recruits.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  16. Florida Gators defensive tackle position analysis

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida has talent but not enough depth in the trenches. The Gators also could use more of a pass rush from their defensive tackles.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011