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Florida's defense did not allow a TD in five of their last seven games thanks in large part to Brandon Spikes. Hear what the junior LB had to say about his season.
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You know watching the Florida gators national championship preview. You're getting your post which watch it. While Oklahoma's offense resembled a video game time this season. Florida's defense was no slouch either. The Florida first team. The gators lead the country in interceptions against top 25 teams with a total of twelve. The leader of that unit is a junior middle linebacker. Brandon -- Everybody seems a rally around Brandon spikes and he can step in a room and say hey let's go guys at. Despite its influence is not lost on him as he matures as a player. And he's learning to use it to improve the team as a whole. -- I don't know if -- available for -- is when you know. Scoring. Playing okay excellent thrown -- him -- of that's. I don't know this kind of feel anything and I Columbus credit news group trying to give -- they're very beautiful. We're about coming here for the big game. Against defending national champion LSU the Gator defense allowed the Tigers just feel. 88 yards rushing. But I was defending a pass play that made the night memorable for spot. -- I have had a big saves ever in my life mole cool welcome yourself. No solo is dreaming about and I never thought I would didn't -- about a year in middle school high school to. I have got. There's a date back in 2001 that Brandon spikes remembers as well. His brother bring on middle brooks was involved in an incident that led to him being convicted on first degree murder -- -- and a lifetime prison sentence of fifth. Finish at the time I've kind of -- down and I want to play sports and just wound. Going home you know normal -- him -- there and give to a lot of it did you feel an obligation that's okay you know. I can't let my mom that I can't let her go through this again phone -- than anywhere -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I -- -- there's still you know glad I'm glad it went. Feel like they have ample reason it's are going to embrace the situation and try to make this. It's Brandon Gibson is a football player hopeful all not only to a better life for him but the new trial for his brother. -- of losing more mechanical montella playoff -- I came notes on them. Don't get them you know do they get along when they got a role immune defenses to track you know do such. There's like every you know it kind of heard you know them well financially -- used to do a lot of you know when definitely view you. The Gator defense has made all the right moves. Led by -- 74 tackles including 84 loss. There that responsibility quite well. People -- you watch this today. That is great contributions. Our defense allowed teams do. -- -- --