After a productive spring which saw him emerge as Florida's go-to running back, sophomore Matt Jones got to relax during Florida's final spring practice session on Saturday.
Florida coach Will Muschamp expects a smooth transition at the running back position, even though the Gators lost 1,000-yard workhorse Mike Gillislee.
Florida loses 1,000-yard rusher Mike Gillislee but hopes that a struggling passing offense uses the offseason to become more of a threat.
The Gators made some strides on offense, but an old problem with their receivers wasn't resolved during the 2013 season.
The Florida Gators have seven players scheduled to be on campus when the spring semester beings - with possibly two others joining them as early enrollees. A look at the players.
With a litany of issues on offense, the Gators must see improvement from Jeff Driskel at the quarterback position. The receivers and offensive line will have to step up as well.
Matt Jones' performance late in the season, along with the arrival of Kelvin Taylor and Adam Lane, has Florida's running backs looking good in the future.
With Mike Gillislee's injury history and the workload he'll face as Florida's starting tailback, the Gators need quality depth and a clear No. 2 back to emerge.
After graduating two productive seniors, Florida might appear to have a problem at running back. But coach Will Muschamp is confident in his options.
FSU's Cornellius Carradine made the biggest play of the game when he forced a fumble, leading to Christian Jones' touchdown to put the Seminoles past USF
Matt Kalil and Nick Perry should hear their names called relatively early in the NFL draft this week. It's anyone's guess where the rest of the Trojans will be selected after that.