Gators football looking to turn offense around after loss to LSU


Just as it looked like Florida's offense finally figured things out, it struggled to do much against LSU.

After an inability to convert on third downs, they were only successful in 2-of-9 attempts. Florida's time of possession during Saturday's matchup was 26:10, compared to LSU's 33:50, and the only time the Gators had the ball for fewer minutes was during the season-opener versus Michigan.

"We're one of the last teams nationally in running offensive plays," said offensive lineman Tyler Jordan. "We need to speed up the tempo of the offense. Some series you'll see it, where we get up to the ball and we're rolling and we move the ball efficiently, and there's other series where we're kind of slow getting to the ball and the series doesn't fold out as well as we wanted it to."

Coach Jim McElwain stressed the importance of tempo as well, adding "I've got to continue to work on that. From the communication piece, making sure it's not too big, and yet big enough to give you an advantage."

Former Gators, and even current players, took to Twitter to express their dissatisfaction with the way the team's been playing.

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