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Muschamp rips critics, defends reinstating players

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida coach Will Muschamp came to his own defense Wednesday, ripping critics who questioned his decision to reinstate three players suspended for a season opener that last just 10 seconds.

Muschamp said on the Southeastern Conference coaches call that "it's not just about suspending players for games."

He added that "there are a lot of things that go into discipline. It's about altering and changing behavior, which we've done here."

Muschamp suspended receiver Demarcus Robinson and defensive tackles Darious Cummings and Jay-nard Bostwick for last week's season opener against Idaho. But the game was called after the opening kickoff, which was delayed nearly three hours because of lightning.

Muschamp said Monday that Robinson, Cummings and Bostwick will play Saturday against Eastern Michigan.

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