UF short-yardage needs work


Florida center Jonotthan Harrison makes the line assignments against the Tennessee Volunteers during the first half at Neyland Stadium on Saturday.

Matt Stamey/Staff photographer
Published: Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12:26 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12:26 p.m.

Florida coach Will Muschamp said one area that needs improvement is the Gators' success in short-yardage situations.

“What we're doing is not good,” Muschamp said during his Monday news conference on the UF campus. “If you continue to do the same stuff you are going to get the same results.”

Every area, from personnel to strategy, is being re-evaluated in short-yardage situations, Muschamp said.

One option could be the use of the Wildcat formation with Trey Burton receiving the center snap.

“You create a lot of problems,” Muschamp said of the Wildcat.

On the injury front, running back Mike Gillislee told Muschamp his strained groin felt better after Saturday's game than it did going into the game. Meanwhile, offensive tackle Chaz Green is probable against Kentucky with an ankle injury that forced him to miss the Tennessee game and defensive lineman Dominique Easley is day-to-day with swelling in his knee.

Notes: The Gator Ticket Office has single-game tickets available to the SEC home opener against Kentucky on Saturday at 12:21 p.m. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis until sold out.

Fans can order tickets online at www.GatorZone.com/tickets or by calling a Ticket Office Specialist at (352) 375-4683, ext. 6800, or toll free (800) 344-2867, ext. 6800, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fans can also purchase tickets at the Gator Ticket Office, located at Gate 1 of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Click back for more on today's news conference at UF.

Reader comments posted to this article may be published in our print edition. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re-published without permission. Links are encouraged.

▲ Return to Top