- Todd McShay, Scouts Inc.
The Florida Gators' toughest test so far this season came in Week 3 against the Tennessee Volunteers, so in preparation for the Alabama Crimson Tide's visit to The Swamp this week, I broke down the coach-copy tape of the Gators' offense from their 33-23 win over the Vols.
I charted 62 of the plays offensive coordinator Charlie Weis called -- 37 runs, 25 designed passes -- over the course of 13 drives in that game. While it's clear that Weis is making good use of his personnel, the Gators' lack of a downfield passing game and poor red zone production could cause problems for the team against Alabama on Saturday.
Here are the notes, trends and specific plays that stood out:
Todd McShay breaks down tape on Charlie Weis' offense at Florida, writing that the Gators' poor production in the downfield passing game and in red zone efficiency could create problems for the team against Alabama's defense.