Florida signed five receivers in one class twice since 1997. Neither time, however, did anyone make much of an impact as a freshman. And only three developed into playmakers for the Gators.
The five most surprising performers for the Florida Gators in 2012, a quintet that played much better than last season or exceeded expectations.
Imagine how good Gators leading receiver Jordan Reed could be when he finally completes the transition from quarterback to tight end.
In the first two weeks of the season, florida's pass rush and secondary didn't generate many big plays. Now the Gators will need them against Tyler Bray and Tennessee.
Without film of Texas A&M under new coach Kevin Sumlin, the Florida Gators have been forced to study extra film from 2011 of the Aggies, the Houston Cougars and USF Bulls.