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West Virginia Running Backs Coach to Join Gators, McElwain’s Staff

According to a report from Mike Casazza of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, West Virginia running backs coach JaJuan Seider will join Jim McElwain’s staff at the same position. Impact The move represents a major recruiting coup for the Gators just days after National Signing Day. Seider is known for his elite recruiting …

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Future Gators Brad Stewart and James Houston

On National Signing Day, the Gators were definitely able to add more talent to their defensive roster.  Defensive back Brad Stewart and outside linebacker James Houston IV were among the standouts for Jim McElwain and the staff. Both are talented and dynamic players that closed out a strong 2017 recruiting class for …

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McElwain, Gators Use Late Push to Haul in Top-10 Recruiting Class

Many Gator fans came into the week worried about the state of Florida’s 2017 recruiting class. After landing some big commitments though, the Gators ended up with a strong push on National Signing Day. Florida’s class of 23 commits, which includes five early enrollees and 18 commits is now up …

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Stunning Signee: James Robinson

James Robinson is officially a Gator. Robinson is a four-star recruit and ranks as the nation’s No.114 overall prospect in the 2017 class according to the 247Sports Composite. From Lakeland High School, I'm excited to welcome James Robinson to our @GatorsFB family! #Swamp17 #GoGators pic.twitter.com/zpxDTInQyc — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) February 1, 2017 …

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Nick Saban, Urban Meyer Are Dominating Florida Recruiting

The excitement of National Signing Day is awash over the college football world and fans of several schools are unwrapping their new recruits like presents on Christmas Day. Over the last few years, Alabama and Ohio State have dominated recruiting and 2017 is no different. Each school has a full slate …

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Florida Ready for Big Push in Final Recruiting Weekend

When assessing the recruiting situation, Florida football fans are understandably restless and it wouldn’t be wrong to assume that the coaching staff is too. With only four days left until recruits put ink to paper on National Signing Day, the Gators are still scrambling to assemble a strong 2017 class. Where’d …

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Florida Steamrolls Iowa, Ends Season on High Note

With impressive performances on both sides of the ball, the Florida football team (9-4) handed Iowa (8-5) a 30-3 beatdown in The Outback Bowl on Monday in Tampa. The Gators ended their season on a high note, which was absolutely necessary for second-year head coach Jim McElwain as he heads into the …

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Was The Outback Bowl Randy Shannon’s Campaign To Become Florida’s Permanent Defensive Coordinator?

TAMPA, Fla.—On Monday afternoon, the Florida football team put an exclamation point to the end of its season after defeating Iowa in the Outback Bowl. At the end of regulation, the scoreboard showed Florida-30 Iowa-3. This 27 point win margin marked a new program record for Florida—fewest points allowed in a bowl game. There’s …

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Scarlett Ready for Hawkeyes

At the beginning of Florida’s 2016 season, Jordan Scarlett was one of five tailbacks contending for playing time in the backfield. Along with Scarlett – Mark Thompson, Mark Herndon, Jordan Cronkrite, and Lamical Perine all had opportunities to showcase their talents this fall. Now, as Florida (8-4) prepares for their …

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