September 21, 2010

Gameday recap: UF holds edge in 7 maxims

Gen. Robert Neyland, the legendary Tennessee football coach, created the seven game maxims for winning. This week, Gatorbait.net applies those maxims to the Florida Gators. Here's a look at how Florida fared Saturday against Tennessee -- Neyland's former program -- in its 31-17 win.

1. The team that makes the fewest mistakes will win.
Recap: Florida actually made more major miscues than the Vols. The Gators lost a fumble (from tailback) Jeff Demps) when they were ahead by two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and muffed a first-half punt. They also had two blown coverages from the secondary that resulted in long Tennessee touchdown passes. The Vols' biggest mistakes were the two picks thrown by Matt Simms. Edge -- Vols

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