Florida's interim coach seeking consistency from Gators

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Florida interim coach Randy Shannon is looking for consistency from his struggling Gators. After a battering by Missouri, Shannon is anxious to see improvement at South Carolina.

Shannon is coaching his second game since taking over for Jim McElwain – McElwain and the university parted ways on Oct. 29 – and is facing a mess on the field of historic proportions. The Gators (3-5, 3-4 Southeastern Conference) had not allowed 42 or more points in consecutive games in 100 years after a 45-16 loss to Missouri last week. ”We were not a football team that was consistent,” Shannon said.Article continues below ... Florida’s defense gave up 455 yards of offense and six touchdow...