Addazio Happy With Fast Pace

Florida did not need to break out anything fancy to rout Charleston Southern 62-3. The Gators did show a new wrinkle in the offense — a no-huddle offense. For most of the first half, their offense was in the hurry-up, rarely stopping to huddle. The idea was stolen from Oklahoma and is going to be a staple in the Gators' offense.

UF worked this offseason to build up its endurance to prepare for the rigors of running a no-huddle, knowing it could make its offense more dynamic.

"It gives you a great sense of attack in the offense and keeps the defense off pace, because they got to get down and get right back up," UF offensive coordinator Steve Addazio said. "We take a lot of pride in how we condition our players."

Although it was against a Football Championship Subdivision team, the Gators' offense still put up impressive numbers. The stat most notable for how efficient the no-huddle offense was is that none of their scoring drives lasted more than three minutes.

Addazio, also the offensive line coach, was impressed with how the linemen handle it.

"It's an advantage when you got a group of linemen that buy into the fact that they have to get up, get down and get ready to rock off the ball," he said.

- Addazio said they planned to use an under-center package but decided to scrap it because they needed a tight end to run it and Aaron Hernandez, their only tight end, was already taken out. They still want to use it at some point this season.

- When Hernandez is out of the game, UF will use fullbacks for an extra blocker.

-Addazio said the team accomplished everything he wanted heading into the game.

- He wanted to give the running backs more carries but expects all three to continue to share carries. Addazio said Emmanuel Moody should also be considered a big-play threat at running back.

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