Team preview: Florida
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Consider the pre-emptive strike of the website firejohnlsmith.com. Its creator, a Michigan State follower named Rich, staked claim to that domain name to prevent any other Spartan fan from using it to launch attacks against the football coach. His malevolent inspiration?
Never mind the second-toughest schedule in the nation, or the 52 freshmen on the roster, or an 11th straight January bowl appearance, an SEC record. A second consecutive 8-5 record buys Ron Zook just enough rope with which to hang for a vocal element of Gator fans.
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