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Will Muschamp says Florida must cut down on discipline penalties
Updated: August 8, 2012, 10:40 AM ETBy Michael DiRocco | GatorNation
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has been the most-penalized team in the Southeastern Conference during the last two seasons. Gators coach Will Muschamp, however, isn't necessarily upset about that because he knows committing a lot of penalties doesn't keep teams from being successful. Committing stupid penalties -- such as jumping offside or a false start -- does, and that's what he's trying to get the Gators to eliminate in 2012.
"I think there's absolutely zero evidence to support (the theory) that you can't win a championship and be a penalized football team," Muschamp said this week. "Discipline penalties are the issue. When you're jumping offside, that's a problem."
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