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Florida aiming for more explosive plays in 2024

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The best offenses in college football are explosive. Out of the top ten teams in total offense in 2023, nine of them ranked inside the top 10 in total plays of 20 yards or more. The same is true for 30+ yards. Six of those teams ranked inside the top 10 in plays of 40 yards or more.

Florida did not fare well with explosive plays in 2023, ranking 56th in 20+ yards plays, 90th in 30+ yard plays, and 104th in 40+ yard plays.

Diving a little deeper, the Gators’ problem was specifically in the vertical passing game as Florida ranked 2nd in the SEC in explosive run play percentage, trailing only LSU according to SEC Stat Cat.