Florida signs its share of ESPN 150 prospects, but the Gators also show they can turn top recruits into top college players.
Heading into the Gators' spring game, downgraded to a practice after so many injuries on the OL, coach Will Muschamp and OC Brent Pease have more questions than answers among the receiving corps.
The 13 numbers to know as the Florida Gators begin 2013 spring practice.
The Gators need several freshmen to make instant impacts in 2013, but Florida's recent history shows that it's rare for even three freshmen to do so.
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.
The No. 4 Florida Gators, who have the nation's toughest schedule and a 10-1 record, are content to win ugly all the way into a BCS bowl.
It might have seemed laughable a month ago, but because of Jeff Driskel's play at quarterback, the Gators have a chance to play for the SEC division title.
Florida's known for winning big and winning with flair under Steve Spurrier and Urban Meyer -- but in his second year, Will Muschamp isn't worried if the victories are ugly.
The Florida Gators have a history with dual quarterbacks, winning in 1997 with Doug Johnson and Noah Brindise and in 2006 with Chris Leak and Tim Tebow.
The success of second-year coaches recently has put some pressure on Florida coach Will Muschamp, but the Gators coach stays consistent in his mission to build the UF program.
The Florida Gators only have one game -- against Bowling Green in the season opener -- to work out the kinks in their offense before SEC play begins at Texas A&M.
With the 2012 season about to kick off, GatorNation's Michael DiRocco has a list of some of the most memorable season openers in Florida Gators' history.
There was no bigger brand in college football than Tim Tebow. This is now the third year since he departed and the Gators are still looking for someone -- anyone, on either side of the ball -- to at least start to fill the void he left.
Sophomore cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy has the confidence of his Florida coaches after emerging as a starter during the spring. He also has plenty of confidence of his own.
Florida coach Will Muschamp's second recruiting class was a major upgrade over his first. He's just following the pattern set by predecessors Steve Spurrier, Ron Zook and Urban Meyer.
Florida players love quarterback John Brantley for his attitude and perseverence. They say they want to help him end his UF career on a high note with a win in Monday's Gator Bowl.