Will Muschamp sees improvement despite another Gators' loss

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Florida's 17-12 loss to South Carolina marked the fifth loss in the past six games for the Gators, but Florida coach Will Muschamp said he still believes the Gators are improving.

Muschamp said there are many areas in which Florida is still struggling, including penalties, turnovers and finishing games. But that doesn't mean nothing is going right for Florida, he said.

"I see a lot of improvement regardless of the result and I know all ya’ll worry about is the results,'' he said following Saturday afternoon's game.  "And that’s what everybody wants. And I do too, believe me. I get that. It’s about winning. I understand that. But in the big picture of things, we’ve made tremendous improvements, we’ve played much better up front at times. We do a better job in the run game against a quality defensive football team tongith. We had 150 yards rushing. We ran the ball in the second half. Is there improvement? Yes. Is it what we want? No. Is it where it needs to be? No. Are we going to get there? Yeah, we’re going to get there. You play three quality teams that you feel like that you had opportunities to win the game. Is it frustrating? Yeah, but it’s frustrating to lose one when you don’t play very well, too.''

The Gators are 5-5 and still need one more win to become bowl eligible. Listen to some of Muschamp's postgame comments here:

[Last modified: Monday, November 14, 2011 2:25pm]

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