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Senior day shutout

Muschamp was happy with his defense

For a team built around its veteran defense, the only proper way for the seniors to end their home careers was with a shutout. After a broken play went 76 yards on the opening play of the game, the Florida defense held Jacksonville State to just 166 yards and didn't allow a first down for the first five drives of the second half. It's exactly the way the senior class wanted to go out on Saturday.

Florida coach Will Muschamp has spoken throughout the week about his appreciation for this group of seniors. They've been a part of his first two years as a head coach, and despite the inconsistency of the program in recent years, this class never blinked to buy into what Muschamp was selling to the group. He brought toughness and togetherness, and through it, the Gators secured their first 1... Recommended Stories

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