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Florida Gators RB Mike Gillislee focused on strong finish to senior season



During a preseason meeting with the media, senior RB Mike Gillislee said he’d like to rush for 1,500 yards and 24 touchdowns.

He most likely won’t hit the 1,500 mark, but Gillislee does have a chance to become Florida’s first 1,000-yard rusher since Ciatrick Fason in 2004 (1,267). Gillislee currently has 797 yards.

Gillislee said Monday he was injured last week when he was hit in the lower back, but feels fine for Saturday’s game.Gillislee said his most important goal now is to help the Gators win its final games. “I’m just focusing on finishing the season,'' he said.

Gillislee made a rare media appearance this week. Listen to more here:

[Last modified: Thursday, November 8, 2012 6:55am]


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