Gators getting special results from kicking game



GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — With arguably the best punter/place-kicker combination in the country, No. 3 Florida should be looking for a new adjective to describe its special teams.

How about supreme teams? Or superior teams? Either one would be appropriate.

The Gators have been downright dominant in the kicking game this season, putting the foot back in football and making anyone who watches coach Will Muschamp’s team appreciate that often overlooked aspect of the game.

Those units could give Florida (7-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) a leg up in Saturday’s game against rival Georgia (6-1, 4-1) in nearby Jacksonville.

Florida’s special teams were instrumental in wins against Vanderbilt and South Carolina the last two weeks, helping the Gators overcome offensive issues that come with having the league’s worst passing attack.