Trask's Descriptive Essay: The Sport Of Football

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After a dreadful attendance of only 21,000 for last year's spring game, Coach Jim McElwain and crew tried something different this year to boost attendance by hosting the game on a Friday night for the first time in history, and it paid off.
As kickoff approached, University Ave was flooded with pedestrians in orange and blue apparel.
Football was in the air, at least for a night, but that was good enough to bring together 46,000 fans and over 40 recruits into The Swamp to watch the Gators.
Will Norris, a UF Student and a member of Phi Delta Theta, acknowledged he’s noticed a difference of the atmosphere on campus this year with the game being played on a Friday night, “Students are actually looking forward this year's game with Florida coming off their first SEC title since Tebow, plus, they don’t have to sit through a scorching noon game, and we get a first look at
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On 3rd and about 8, Trask faced a difficult down and distance to begin his first series, but he delivered a marvelous strike down the right seam to Alvin Bailey for a gain of 22 to move the chains.
We saw a few good throws out of Trask throughout the night, as he finished 4-7 for 63 yards, like Appleby he could not find the end zone but delivered some decent drives. Expect Trask to be the third string quarterback this fall.
The most anticipated positition Gator nation has looked forward to the most is the kicking position. In recent years, the Florida Gators have statistically been one of the worst field goal making teams in the country. Jim McElwain made it a priority to find one on the recruiting trail this past cycle, I think he did with Eddy Pineiro, a former Alabama commit, who has never played in an actual football game, but he became an online Phenom by posting videos of him booting kicks from 60, even 70+ yards and consistently making

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