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  1. Gators trying to develop safety depth

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Versatile defensive backs Jaylen Watkins and Cody Riggs starting at safety would be best for Florida's defense. For the season opener against Toledo, anyway. But UF coach Will Muschamp is concerned about October and Novem...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  2. DBs from SEC blanket combine

    Michael DiRocco

    Several of RecruitingNation's SEC sites took a look this week at the players headed to the NFL combine, which begins today in Indianapolis, and other predraft camps. Click here to read the entire predraft series. Today: Defensive backs and special te...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  3. Could CB Vernon Hargreaves III start for the Florida Gators?

    Michael DiRocco

    The Gators' hopes are high for incoming true freshman Vernon Hargreaves III. Florida has produced many NFL defensive backs in recent years, and Hargreaves' talent could surpass them all.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  4. Robinson helps UF land touted DBs

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Most of the attention has been on the five receivers Florida signed on Wednesday. But the Gators had a pretty good haul in the secondary, too. UF signed four defensive backs, including the nation's No. 3 overall player in C...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  5. Florida's defensive backs class 'special'

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The commitment of five-star cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III (Tampa, Fla./Wharton) last Thursday, solidified Florida's incoming defensive back's class as one of the top groups in the country. Joining Hargreaves, the No. 1-rank...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  6. Top 2014 safety names leaders

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Class of 2014 safety prospect Quincy Wilson (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./University School of Nova) was one of the top defensive backs at Florida's football camp on Tuesday. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound athlete has seen his stock soar in rec...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  7. UF adds second ESPNU Watch List safety

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida received a verbal commitment from ESPNU 150 Watch List safety Keanu Neal (Bushnell, Fla./South Sumter). "I talked T-Rob [Florida defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson]. He has a defensive scheme that fits perfect for...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  8. Florida offers defensive end from Miami

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida offered Miami (Fla.) defensive end Stacy Thomas on Monday afternoon. Thomas confirmed that Florida head coach Will Muschamp and defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson extended the offer. In addition to his Florida off...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  9. UF loses GA to Central Florida

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida graduate assistant Kirk Callahan is leaving the program to become the defensive backs coach at Central Florida. Callahan worked with the defense in his one season in Gainesville. UF finished eighth nationally in total ...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  10. Florida Gators struggled all season with turnovers

    Jeff Barlis

    Florida's inexperienced defensive backs were often hesitant to make mistakes and therefore didn't take the chances that could lead to creating turnovers.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  11. Top 2013 DB enjoys visit to The Swamp

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- William Likely III, one of the top 2013 defensive backs in the state, visited Saturday to watch Florida State defeat Florida 21-7. For Likely, the visit wasn't just to watch a rivalry game, it was a chance to assess two te...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  12. Week in review: Rankings, decommitment

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A quick look back at the week that was at GatorNation: Last week was Rankings Week, and GatorNation ranked UF's 2013 schedule, the top offensive and defensive players the Gators will face in 2013, the top 10 freshman contribut...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  13. So. Fla. LB: UF likely among top three

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators hosted a handful of visitors for spring practice Saturday morning. The group was led by linebacker Richard Yeargin III (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./University School) and his teammate, defensive back Quincy Wilson, wide r...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  14. GatorNation: Florida's defensive signings

    GatorNation staff

    Derek Tyson and Michael DiRocco break down the Gators' haul of defensive players on and after signing day. Take a look back at last week's breakdown of UF's offensive recruits....

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  15. Nick Washington TweetChat

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida defensive back commitment Nick Washington took some time this weekend to respond to questions from Florida fans that were submitted on Twitter using the #AskNW hashtag. Nick's answer's were not altered in anyway. If you ...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  16. Florida Gators will rely on Dominique Easley on defensive line

    Michael DiRocco

    Dominique Easley came on at defensive end late in 2012 for the Gators, but after losing both starters at defensive tackle, Florida might need Easley to move back inside.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2013