News of the day, 9/30
Tuberville said after the game that his team is "back in the race." I don't know what that means. Race for the SEC? Really?
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Tuberville said TB Tristan Davis is out indefinitely with a broken bone in his right foot. That's the same foot that kept him out of the first four games. He'll undergo surgery tomorrow in Birmingham. Also, DE Quentin Groves dislocated three toes last night. Tuberville said the initial x-ray didn't reveal any damage. Groves is due for a second exam on Monday. Provided that scan doesn't show anything unexpected, Groves' timetable is probably two weeks.
Here are your top defensive producers from the Florida game. Players are given points for doing significant things correctly. They are docked points for missing assignments, missing tackles, penalties or loafing:
FROM UF GAME:
CB Jerraud Powers -- 23
CB Pat Lee -- 23
DE Sen'Derrick Marks -- 17
SS Aairon Savage -- 14
FS Zac Etheridge -- 14
S/LB Eric Brock -- 11
DE Quentin Groves -- 10
Powers -- 101
Marks -- 92
LB Chris Evans -- 88
Etheridge -- 86
Lee -- 82
Groves -- 79
DE Antonio Coleman -- 71
DT Pat Sims -- 71
NUMBER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT PRODUCTION GAMES:
Powers, Etheridge, Marks -- 5
Lee, Brock, Coleman -- 4
Savage (missed two games), Groves, Evans, Sims -- 3
Here are your team defensive goals for the AU-Florida game.
Win: YES, 20-17
Allow 13 pts or less: NO, 17
Allow 3.3 yards per carry or less: YES, 3.3
Allow 5.0 yards per pass or less: NO, 7.58
Create at least 3 turnovers: YES, 3
Allow no big plays (defined as 15+ rush or 20+ pass): YES on run (0); NO on pass (3)
Allow no TDs inside "red area": NO, 50%
Force opponent to convert less than 30% on 3rd down: NO, 39%
Also, Florida's YAC (yards after catch) number was 78.