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  1. Replacing the Gators: Offense

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The NFL draft is over, so it's time to talk about the next wave of Gators. Florida had four players selected last weekend with just one from the offensive side of the ball. On Tuesday we looked at the defensive replacements...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Replacing the Gators: Defense

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The NFL draft is over, so it's time to talk about the next wave of Gators. Florida only had four players selected last weekend, but three were from the defensive side of the ball. Here's a look at who will replace the Gator...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Projecting Florida's next draft class

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With four players selected in last weekend's NFL draft, the Florida Gators have now had a total of 322 players picked by current NFL franchises. UF has long been one of the most talent-rich pipelines to the pros but didn't mak...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. NFL draft preview: Florida Gators

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- An NFL draft with no Florida Gators picked in the first round has become a pretty rare occurrence, but that's exactly what most are expecting on Thursday night. UF has been one of the most consistent talent pipelines in the pa...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Longshot WR Patton looks to get drafted

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Solomon Patton is the quintessential NFL draft underdog. A year ago he was a virtual unknown at Florida, having caught all of eight passes for 79 yards in his first three seasons. Then he exploded with a senior season that ...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  6. Ex-Gator Harrison eager to watch NFL draft

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jonotthan Harrison can't remember exactly when it started, but at some point in high school he became an NFL draft junkie. As a college football prospect at Groveland (Fla.) South Lake, he'd watch for hours with friends and th...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  7. Florida LB Ronald Powell going pro

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida linebacker Ronald Powell will forgo his senior season to enter the NFL draft, the school announced Monday. Powell was the No. 1 overall prospect in the Class of 2010 but struggled to match the hype in his college caree...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  8. GatorNation week in review

    michaeldirocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- We are firmly into the college football offseason, but there's still plenty of Gators news .... Florida nearly tied the school record for most players drafted in a seven-round format. The Gators had eight players selected -- i...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  9. Muschamp finds recruiting help at draft

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Reaching the NFL -- and potentially becoming a first-round draft pick -- is something that every recruit wants to achieve. It's a big part of their school decisions. They might like two campuses, two programs, two stadiums, tw...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  10. Projecting Florida's next draft class

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The 2013 NFL draft was certainly a good one for the Florida Gators, especially after the poor showing in the prior year, in which only two Gators were drafted. This year, Florida had eight taken between Thursday and Saturday. Tha...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  11. Gators nearly tie school mark in NFL draft

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida came close, but the Gators fell one player short of tying the school record for most players taken in a seven-round NFL draft. It was still an impressive showing. Eight UF players were drafted, the most since nine were...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  12. Week in review: No. 2 RB, ESPN 150

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The selections of Sharrif Floyd and Matt Elam in the first round of the NFL draft dominated the news this week, but there were plenty of other things going on at GatorNation. We took a look at the eight players who enrolled ea...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  13. Muschamp can't figure out Floyd's drop

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Former Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and safety Matt Elam have traded orange and blue for purple. In Floyd's case, it came a little later than most everyone thought, and nobody's quite sure why. The Minnesota Vikings ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  14. A look at the Florida Gators who will be picked in the NFL draft

    Michael DiRocco

    Predicting where Florida's draft-eligible players will be selected on what should be a banner NFL draft for the Gators.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  15. Replacing Sturgis a big concern for UF

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has lost a lot of talented players from last season's 11-2 team. But replacing defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, a potential top-three NFL draft pick later this month, or tight end Jordan Reed (a team-high 45 receptions ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  16. Jelani Jenkins recovered foot injury in time for Florida Gators p...

    Michael DiRocco

    Linebacker Jelani Jenkins' 40-yard-dash time at Florida's pro day wasn't as important as showing he has recovered from a broken bone in his right foot.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2013