Gillislee's Nuggets of Wisdom

As the press conferences continue and interviews sound monotonous, Florida Gator Mike Gillislee provided a breath of fresh air at SEC Media Days. The senior RB talks UF football and what he expects of his team (and himself) this fall.


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Senior RB Mike Gillislee of the University of Florida...

On his goals for the season:

"My personal goal is to take my team and put them on my back and get 1,500 yards and 24 touchdowns," he said chuckling. "Our team goal is to win."

On the Gators' team motto:

"We're going to start fast and finish fast."

On playing as an underdog:

"We don't have as much pressure. We don't have to prove a point. We just go out there and play football."

On mentally preparing for 8 straight SEC games:

"Take it week by week. Go out there and practice for each team individually."

On UF's first conference game against Texas A&M:

"We know it'll be a great atmosphere. We'll come to play."


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