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Punchless Gators Find a Way to Win

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You're 8-1 and ranked No. 7 in the country.

You've won seven SEC games for only the 12th time in school history.

And, yet, the first thing Florida coach Will Muschamp did when he took the podium after the Gators' 14-7 victory over Missouri is to say in an almost contrite tone: "This is who we are. ... It ain't always pretty. ... We need to continue to improve and become a more explosive offense."

Asked later if he was apologizing for the victory, Muschamp shook his head no, but then added, "I'm a realist and I'm honest and I call it the way it is. When it stinks, it stinks."

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