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Florida Gator Caleb Brantley Declares for NFL Draft

Nov 19, 2016; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Florida Gators defensive lineman Caleb Brantley (57) celebrates the win over the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium. The Gators defeat the Tigers 16-10. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Yet another Florida Gator football player has declared for the NFL draft. Defensive linebacker Caleb Brantley will forego his senior season to pursue his professional career. Brantley made this announcement today in a SEC Country article. https://twitter.com/RichYungg57/status/817416174371737600 Overcoming Adversity Having the opportunity to pursue a professional football career wasn’t always …

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Surprised Gators Promote Randy Shannon To Defensive Coordinator? You Shouldn’t Be

Oct 15, 2016; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain looks on against the Missouri Tigers during the second half at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida Gators defeated the Missouri Tigers 40-14. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Florida’s head coach, Jim McElwain, announced Friday morning that Randy Shannon would be making the move to defensive coordinator. The Miami-native coached the Gator linebackers for the past two seasons. Also during that time he was the associate head coach and co-defensive coordinator. He stepped in as the interim defensive coordinator …

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2016 NFL Draft Preview

Feb 27, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; California Golden Bears quarterback Jared Goff throws a pass during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The 2016 NFL Draft begins Thursday and with it brings another weekend where all teams and its fanbases await the chance at drafting the next big superstar. No draft conversation can begin without touching upon the first two picks of the NFL draft, held by the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles respectively. Each …

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Former Gator QB Jeff Driskel Awaits NFL Draft

Oct 18, 2014; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) throws the ball during the second half against the Missouri Tigers at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Missouri Tigers defeated the Florida Gators 42-13. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Jeff Driskel had somewhat of a rollercoaster run with Florida football.  He was projected as the “Next Tim Tebow”. Driskel started for the Gators as a sophomore and performed with strong statistics. He won 10 games with a 63.7 completion percentage, 12 touchdowns versus five interceptions, and 408 rush yards. …

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Vernon Hargreaves Readies for NFL Draft

Feb 29, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Florida Gators defensive back Vernon Hargreaves goes through a workout drill during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Just a junior at the University of Florida, cornerback Vernon Hargreaves is now projected as a first round pick and top 10 player in the 2016 NFL Draft which gets started Thursday in Chicago. It is looking like he may be staying close to home as he is predicted to be chosen with the No. 9 pick, …

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NFL Draft Preview: Paxton Lynch

Feb 27, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Memphis Tigers quarterback Paxton Lynch throws a pass during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Paxton Lynch has been undervalued his entire football career. Coming out of Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, Florida, he was under recruited and left to Memphis to play for Justin Fuente and the Tigers. Now, heading into Thursday’s NFL Draft, he is considered by many draft experts to be the …

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