Here's the thing about the Gators. Would you have really been shocked if they'd lost Saturday? Not me. The fact that the Gators were favored by 27 points coming into the game was more astounding to me than if the Ragin' Cajuns had actually won.
Florida, with its pathetic offense, can barely score 27 points. The Gators are ranked 102nd out of 120 teams in the country — one spot behind the likes of Eastern Michigan. On offense, the Gators are college football's version of the Jaguars. And judging from the number of empty seats on this sunny, honey of a Homecoming day, the Gators might soon need to start borrowing the Jaguars' stadium tarps, too.
The offense was so bad that some fans in the Swamp began booing early in the second quarter. Can you think of another 9-1 team that gets booed in its own stadium? Then again, can you think of another 9-1 team with an offense as putrid as Florida's?
It's one thing to be unproductive against some of the dominant Southeastern Conference defenses the Gators have faced, but not against a team from the Sun Belt whose name nobody knows.
Louisiana Whatchamacallit has one of the worst defenses in the country and the Gators still couldn't move the ball with any consistency.
Doesn't matter, though.
Not when you keep winning.
Not when you're the No. 6-ranked Florida Godsends — the worst great team in America.
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