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  1. RTC: Manziel, Mason to Jags in mock draft

    Michael DiRocco's Bucky Brooks posted his mock draft 5.0 on Tuesday and his predictions on who the Jaguars will take in the first two rounds are intriguing. There's no surprise at No. 3. Brooks has the Jaguars taking quarterback Johnny Manziel. Other anal...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Jags to host Derek Carr on Wednesday

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- If the Jacksonville Jaguars don't take a quarterback with their first-round draft pick, they're pretty much out of the running for Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel and Blake Bortles. But there are plenty of other quarterback...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  3. Kiper's Mock 3.0: Jaguars

    Michael DiRocco

    ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has been consistent in which player he believes the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to take with the No. 3 pick in the upcoming draft. In his first mock draft he predicted the Jaguars would bypass a quarterback and ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  4. Plays that shaped the season: No. 8

    Michael DiRocco

    Play No. 8: Touchdown (finally) at EverBank Field Situation: Fourth-and-1 from the Jacksonville 38-yard line. Score: Scoreless. Time: 13:04 remaining in the first quarter. DiRocco's take: The Jaguars scored their first touchdown of the se...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  5. McShay tabs Manziel as Jaguars' pick

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Johnny Football is coming to Jacksonville. At least according to Todd McShay's first mock draft that was released early Wednesday afternoon. McShay predicts that the Jaguars will take Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  6. Jaguars feeling loss of Justin Blackmon

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It didn't take long for the Jacksonville Jaguars to miss Justin Blackmon. The second-year pro is sitting out the first four games because he violated the NFL's substance abuse policy and the affect his absence has on the Jagu...

    Blog | September 08, 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. Run-heavy Florida Gators looking for first down offensive balance...

    Michael DiRocco

    With nearly 80 percent of their first-down plays on offense being runs, Florida is looking to find more of a balance in the season's final month.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  9. Florida Gators defense gets bye-week grades

    Michael DiRocco

    As the Florida Gators take advantage of a bye week, GatorNation analyzes each defensive position. But do they all receive a passing grade?

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  10. Florida Gators offense gets bye-week grades

    Michael DiRocco

    As the Florida Gators take advantage of a bye week, GatorNation analyzes each offensive position. But do they all receive a passing grade?

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  11. Florida Gators ready for fall football camp

    Michael DiRocco

    The Florida Gators open fall camp Friday and thus begin Year 2 of the Will Muschamp Era. GatorNation's Michael DiRocco has the players and storylines to watch.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  12. Florida Gators determined to break basketball road losing streak

    Michael DiRocco

    Coach Billy Donovan says in order for the No. 19 Gators to get their first road win of the season, they must cut down on turnovers and take better shots.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  13. Halftime analysis: Florida 14, Ohio State 10

    Michael DiRocco

    Turning point: Florida was handed a chance to take a two touchdown lead late in the first quarter, but the Gators blew it by turning the ball over. UF defensive tackle Omar Hunter had caused Ohio State running back Dan Herron to fumble, and safety De...

    Blog | January 02, 2012