Florida signs its share of ESPN 150 prospects, but the Gators also show they can turn top recruits into top college players.
The 13 numbers to know as the Florida Gators begin 2013 spring practice.
Florida has a long legacy of father-son legacies. Kelvin Taylor, son of all-time great Fred Taylor and Marcell Harris, son of former reserve Mike Harris are the latest.
Despite signing one of the top recruiting classes in the nation, Florida will enter spring practice soon with a decided lack of experience behind QB Jeff Driskel.
To understand why Florida's on-field production has declined since it's national-title season in 2008, one need look only at its performance in recruiting.
Will Muschamp has brought Florida back into national relevance, but what he hasn't brought is a win over Georgia or Florida State. He gets his second shot at the Seminoles this weekend.
Imagine how good Gators leading receiver Jordan Reed could be when he finally completes the transition from quarterback to tight end.
Just like last year, the Florida Gators are 4-0 with a tough October slate looming. But this year they insist they are better, pointing to depth and improvement at key positions as the reasons why.
After just two starts, sophomore Jeff Driskel has made it clear why he's the Gators' starting quarterback. His growth on the job is giving coaches and teammates even more confidence.
It's already been a long and windy road for Jeff Driskel, the nation's No. 1 QB prospect in 2010, to get to his first start for the Florida Gators.
A defense full of returning starters coupled with a buzzworthy new Brent Pease offense have the Gators looking up after a dismal few seasons, and Will Muschamp knows that nothing less than a December game in the Georgia Dome will be enough.
Other than becoming bowl eligible, the most important thing for Florida in Saturday's game against Furman is to finish without injuries.
Redshirt sophomore receiver's 80-yard TD sparked the Gators after they fell behind by 15 points in first quarter.
Two pick-sixes cap scoring for Gators in comeback victory over Furman