Florida Gator Football & Urban Meyer: Lowering Expectations

Mike In ValdostaCorrespondent IJuly 31, 2009

MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Head coach Urban Meyer of the Florida Gators looks on against the Oklahoma Sooners during the FedEx BCS National Championship Game at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images

Perhaps Corch Meyer is suffering from some expectation related phobia. His operatives in the sunshine media do their best to bring the gatuhs back down to earth without compromising their homer status.

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"Florida seems to be receiving more preseason love than any other college football team in recent memory. Everybody loves Tim Tebow. Everybody has the Gators starting out the season No. 1. Almost everybody is projecting UF to reach the BCS title game in Pasadena."

"It turns out that Superman does have a weakness."

“These guys are just young men put in the wrong situation,” Nelson said of his teammates. “They are good guys, quality guys…It is kind of frustrating sometimes when they perceive the entire team as one individual. We’re doing what we can to take away from that.”


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