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NFL Rookie Quarterback Roulette

Five rookie quarterbacks were selected in the first round during the 2018 NFL draft. This tied the record for second most in any draft since 1983 when six QBs were taken. The new rookie QBs are: Baker Mayfield- Oklahoma- 1st Sam Darnold–  USC- 3rd Josh Allen– Wyoming- 7th Josh Rosen– …

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Gator Profile: Chauncey Gardner-Johnson Looks to Stand-Out in his Junior Season

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson is preparing for his junior season with an even larger role ahead. The versatile defensive back out of Cocoa, Florida is not only coming in with a new name on his jersey, but also a new role in Todd Grantham’s defense as a leader and the next great …

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Former NFL and Eastside High Football Player Kenyatta Jones Passes Away At 39

Gainesville tragically lost one of its own earlier this month. Former Eastside High School OL Kenyatta “Bear” Jones passed away at the young age of 39 in Colorado. His mother, Jessica Hadley-Brown, confirmed to the Tampa Bay Times that his passing was due to cardiac arrest. Jones grew up in the …

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Baker Mayfield Begins Minicamp with Cleveland Browns

The first-overall pick in this year’s NFL draft has started minicamp for the Cleveland Browns. Baker Mayfield has taken the field and is battling for the starting quarterback position. The rookie quarterback will be competing with NFL veteran Tyrod Taylor. Taylor was acquired in a trade with the Buffalo Bills …

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Saquon Barkley’s First Rookie Camp in the Books

The number two overall NFL Draft pick, Saquon Barkley, got his first glimpse of action with the New York Giants this weekend. Barkley certainly impressed many during the first few days of the Giants rookie mini camp at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. The running back caught pass after pass, creating high …

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NFL Draft: Taking A Look At Where Gators Landed

A total of five Gators ended up going in the 2018 NFL Draft, while many others ended up signing on as undrafted free agents. Draft 1st-3rd rounds Taven Bryan represented the Gators in the first round, as he went to the Jaguars with the 29th overall pick. Bryan’s selection marks …

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Defense the Focus for Florida Teams in NFL Draft 1st Round

The first round of the 2018 NFL Draft is in the books. While a lot of the attention was on the quarterbacks, the three teams from Florida each took defensive players with their first round pick. Dolphins Get Their DB With the 11th overall pick, Miami selected Alabama defensive back …

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NFL Draft Recap: Winners and Losers in a Wild First Round

In arguably the most anticipated NFL Draft in recent years, the draft was a whirlwind of unexpected picks Thursday night. From Heisman winner to Heisman winner, 32 players walked across the stage at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Cleveland Browns surprised the masses by picking Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield …

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QB Drama in The 2018 NFL Draft

Tonight, a bunch of NFL teams will be looking for their franchise quarterback in a draft that is pretty in deep in that position. Teams like the Cleveland Browns (once again), New York Giants and New York Jet (also, once again) are expected to pick a quarterback. The draft will …

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