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  1. Florida two-deep: Cornerback

    Jeff Barlis

    Editor's note: We're breaking down the Gators' two-deep depth chart every day for the next two weeks. We'll cover every position as well as offer a glimpse into the future. You can read the whole series here. CORNERBACK The starters: Sophomore ...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  2. UF spring cleaning: Young, talented DBs

    Jeff Barlis

    Editor's note: With Florida's spring practice now in the rearview mirror, we'll clean out the notebook this week and touch on a few remaining topics. GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Much like star sophomore cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, the Gators' secon...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  3. Florida fan's viewing guide to UA Game

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A year ago in the Under Armour All-America Game, Florida fans were treated to a satisfying showcase of their top two recruits -- cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and running back Kelvin Taylor. Neither disappointed as a freshm...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  4. Gators land second 2016 commit

    Derek Tyson

    The Florida Gators picked up their third commitment in as many days on Friday afternoon, as 2016 cornerback prospect Tre Jackson (Baton Rouge, La./University Lab) gave his pledge to Florida head coach Will Muschamp. Jackson is the son of former Flori...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  5. Will Muschamp stresses Florida Gators defense having shored-up mi...

    Michael DiRocco

    While he admits the middle of his defense has some holes to fill, UF coach Will Muschamp and his staff are quite focused this spring on strengthening the Gators at linebacker, safety and cornerback, and then some.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  6. GatorNation position breakdown: CB

    Michael DiRocco

    Editor's note: Every Tuesday and Thursday through Jan. 31, 2013, GatorNation will break down each position. We'll look at 2013, of course, but also try and give you a peek beyond next season, too. Today is cornerback. We will profile safeties on Jan....

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  7. Loucheiz Purifoy dangerous at receiver, Florida Gators need him a...

    Michael DiRocco

    CB Loucheiz Purifoy will be spending more time on offense in the Allstate Sugar Bowl and next season so the Florida Gators can take advantage of his speed, size and play-making ability. But his first role will be at cornerback.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2012
  8. Freshman Bailey's transfer has little impact

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida freshman cornerback Willie Bailey is transferring. The 6-foot-1, 170-pound Bailey enrolled in January and redshirted in 2012. The former Hallandale, Fla./Hallandale High School standout was a three-star recruit and ESP...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  9. Hargreaves, Taylor jump up in ESPN 150

    Derek Tyson

    With 20 verbal commitments, the Florida Gators continue to have one of the top recruiting classes in the country. In the updated ESPN 150/300 rankings, Florida has an impressive 13 players listed, including nine in the top 150. Cornerback Vernon H...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  10. Florida Gators cornerback Jeremy Brown overcomes injuries to make...

    Michael DiRocco

    Injuries have hampered Jeremy Brown's career, but the Florida cornerback has refused to give up, providing his coaches and teammates with inspiration.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  11. Gators cope with injuries after A&M

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators are a wounded bunch heading into the Tennessee game -- but things aren't as bad as they appeared Saturday night. UF won't have linebacker Jelani Jenkins (thumb) or cornerback/safety Cody Riggs (foot) for fo...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  12. CB Jeremy Brown cleared to play

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida cornerback Jeremy Brown, who has missed three seasons because of back and knee injuries, will be on the field Saturday for the Gators at Texas A&M, UF coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. The 5-foot-10, 181-pound Br...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  13. Purifoy will get more work on offense

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's wide receivers have been a disappointing group the past two seasons. In an effort to fix that, coach Will Muschamp is turning to a cornerback. Loucheiz Purifoy lined up at receiver for several plays in the Gators' 27...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  14. UGA commit Shaq Wiggins visits UF

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- ESPN 150 cornerback and Georgia verbal commit Shaq Wiggins (Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek) visited Gainesville on Saturday to watch Florida take on Bowling Green. The 5-foot-11, 165-pound Under Armour All-American said he enjoyed his v...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  15. 2014 DB Brown high on the Gators

    Derek Tyson

    CITRA, Fla. -- Cornerback Dominique Brown (Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic) will be one of the top defensive back prospects in the state of Florida next season. The 5-foot-11, 183-pound prospect has already garnered offers from South Carolina and FIU...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  16. What's next for Florida? More spots in 2013

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida lost two four-star commitments this weekend, as cornerback Tre' Bell (Jersey City, N.J./St. Peters Prep) and offensive lineman Rod Johnson (Delray Beach, Fla./American Heritage) decided to part ways with the Gators. Wh...

    Blog | August 12, 2012