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  1. Replacing the Gators: Offense

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The NFL draft is over, so it's time to talk about the next wave of Gators. Florida had four players selected last weekend with just one from the offensive side of the ball. On Tuesday we looked at the defensive replacements...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Replacing the Gators: Defense

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The NFL draft is over, so it's time to talk about the next wave of Gators. Florida only had four players selected last weekend, but three were from the defensive side of the ball. Here's a look at who will replace the Gator...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Projecting Florida's next draft class

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With four players selected in last weekend's NFL draft, the Florida Gators have now had a total of 322 players picked by current NFL franchises. UF has long been one of the most talent-rich pipelines to the pros but didn't mak...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. NFL draft preview: Florida Gators

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- An NFL draft with no Florida Gators picked in the first round has become a pretty rare occurrence, but that's exactly what most are expecting on Thursday night. UF has been one of the most consistent talent pipelines in the pa...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Longshot WR Patton looks to get drafted

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Solomon Patton is the quintessential NFL draft underdog. A year ago he was a virtual unknown at Florida, having caught all of eight passes for 79 yards in his first three seasons. Then he exploded with a senior season that ...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  6. Ex-Gator Harrison eager to watch NFL draft

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jonotthan Harrison can't remember exactly when it started, but at some point in high school he became an NFL draft junkie. As a college football prospect at Groveland (Fla.) South Lake, he'd watch for hours with friends and th...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  7. Florida LB Ronald Powell going pro

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida linebacker Ronald Powell will forgo his senior season to enter the NFL draft, the school announced Monday. Powell was the No. 1 overall prospect in the Class of 2010 but struggled to match the hype in his college caree...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  8. Five we missed in the all-time draft

    Michael DiRocco

    Since we had only three people drafting, that means only 72 Gators were selected and it also means there were a lot of good players who weren't selected. Here are five former Florida players you could argue should have been drafted: Andre Caldwell...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  9. Four who could be future all-time picks

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It wasn't easy trying to figure out which players to select in our all-time University of Florida draft. So many names to consider, especially at positions like linebacker, defensive line, and receiver. But that's to be expect...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  10. Unheralded prospects who've shined at UF

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- This week, GatorNation writer Mike DiRocco, SEC blogger Edward Aschoff and former Florida and NFL offensive tackle Mike Pearson drafted their all-time Florida Gators football team. There were several players chosen in the draft w...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  11. Breaking down the all-time Florida drafts

    Michael DiRocco and Jeremy Willis

    ESPN.com SEC blogger Edward Aschoff, GatorNation writer Michael DiRocco and former Gators offensive lineman Mike Pearson agonized and analyzed the rosters of UF's all-time greats to select their all-time Gators teams. Here's a look at the surprises, ...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  12. GatorNation all-time draft results

    GatorNation

    GatorNation has completed its all-time Florida drafts and GatorNation's Michael DiRocco, former UF offensive lineman Mike Pearson and SEC blogger Edward Aschoff have chosen their teams. Here are the results....

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  13. GatorNation week in review

    michaeldirocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- We are firmly into the college football offseason, but there's still plenty of Gators news .... Florida nearly tied the school record for most players drafted in a seven-round format. The Gators had eight players selected -- i...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  14. Muschamp finds recruiting help at draft

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Reaching the NFL -- and potentially becoming a first-round draft pick -- is something that every recruit wants to achieve. It's a big part of their school decisions. They might like two campuses, two programs, two stadiums, tw...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  15. Projecting Florida's next draft class

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The 2013 NFL draft was certainly a good one for the Florida Gators, especially after the poor showing in the prior year, in which only two Gators were drafted. This year, Florida had eight taken between Thursday and Saturday. Tha...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  16. Gators nearly tie school mark in NFL draft

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida came close, but the Gators fell one player short of tying the school record for most players taken in a seven-round NFL draft. It was still an impressive showing. Eight UF players were drafted, the most since nine were...

    Blog | April 28, 2013