â†µLast night, Addazio answered those criticisms, and then some. â†µâ†µ
â†µHe makes some interesting points about Florida playing to its great defense (best in the country in scoring defense and second in total defense) and controlling the clock, sure, but it's the way everything is framed that is special, from Addazio's gesticulations to a vehement defense of time of possession. The pickle boat metaphor, especially, is choice. â†µâ†µ
â†µâ‡¥"There’s a reason why we’re at 9-0. We just didn’t fall off the pickle boat and all of a sudden we showed up 9-0 now. And we’re 19-0 because I think we’ve done a good job managing our people. Managing our people. If you try to be something you’re not, sometimes that fails. You’ve got to be careful, OK." â†µâ†µ
â†µYes, this buys Addazio a little leeway with the faction of Florida fans who can use the Internet. But if the offense struggles against South Carolina's rugged defense, the boo-birds will be back. They didn't just fall off the pickle boat, either. â†µâ†µ
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