November 28, 2010

Failed fake was costly for UF

At first, there was daylight. Quickly, though, there was nothing.

For a moment, the call looked brilliant and calculated. After it failed, it reeked of desperation.

When dissecting Florida's failed fake punt in the second quarter of Saturday's meltdown in Tallahassee, a game in which the Gators lost to archrival Florida State 31-7, there are two factors to consider: why didn't it work, and why did Florida try it?

The former is easily answered.

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