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  1. Unheralded prospects who've shined at UF

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- This week, GatorNation writer Mike DiRocco, SEC blogger Edward Aschoff and former Florida and NFL offensive tackle Mike Pearson drafted their all-time Florida Gators football team. There were several players chosen in the draft w...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  2. 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
  3. SVP & Russillo: DT Sharrif Floyd

    Former Florida defensive tackle and NFL prospect Sharrif Floyd discusses the relative lack of success for the Gators over the past couple of seasons, what he's looking forward to most about Thursday's draft and more. Listen here...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  4. Sharrif Floyd sees draft stock skyrocket

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Sharrif Floyd hasn't played a down of football since Florida's loss to Louisville in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, but his NFL draft stock is soaring. The 6-foot-3, 297-pound defensive tackle has gone from being a possible first-rou...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  5. Florida Gators will rely on Dominique Easley on defensive line

    Michael DiRocco

    Dominique Easley came on at defensive end late in 2012 for the Gators, but after losing both starters at defensive tackle, Florida might need Easley to move back inside.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2013
  6. GatorNation position breakdown: DT

    Michael DiRocco

    Editor's note: Every Tuesday and Thursday through Jan. 31, GatorNation will break down each position. We'll look at 2013, of course, but also try and give you a peek beyond next season, too. Today is defensive tackle. We will profile outside lineback...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  7. Gators add defensive tackle Joey Ivie

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida landed its 17th verbal commitment on Saturday as three-star defensive tackle Joey Ivie (Dade City, Fla./Pasco) made his pledge to the Gators. Ivie, who had offers from FSU, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Miami and Mississippi S...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  8. Florida camp notebook: Brantley is back

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida commit Caleb Brantley didn't participate on the first day of the Will Muschamp Gators Football Camp on Saturday, but he did plenty off the field. The ESPN 150 defensive tackle dispelled any notion that his pledge to Fl...

    Blog | June 09, 2012
  9. Pagano names two official visits

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Much to his delight, four-star defensive tackle Scott Pagano (Honolulu/Moanalua) received a scholarship offer from the Florida Gators on Thursday morning. The 6-foot-3, 279-pound defensive tackle said he was thrilled to get an of...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  10. Consistency gets Jaye Howard drafted

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jaye Howard finally played with the consistency his coaches wanted, and it got him drafted higher than many projected. The Seattle Seahawks selected the former Florida defensive tackle in the fourth round (114th pick overall) ...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  11. Florida Gators won't be prominent in NFL draft

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida is likely to have just two prospects -- defensive tackle Jaye Howard and running back Chris Rainey -- selected in the NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  12. Howard, Rainey headed to Senior Bowl

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida defensive tackle Jaye Howard and running back Chris Rainey have been selected to play in the Senior Bowl. The game will be played Jan. 28 in Mobile, Ala., but it's the week of practice that leads up to the game at Ladd...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  13. Florida hasn't had much success with jucos

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's most recent additions to its 2012 recruiting class -- defensive tackles Visesio Salt and Damien Jacobs -- are junior college transfers who are expected to play early. Salt committed to Florida on Dec. 18, while J...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  14. Avery Young gushes over Florida Gators

    Derek Tyson

    Four-star offensive tackle Avery Young calls his official visit to Florida "perfect." He's one of the Gators' top targets.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  15. Florida Gators get big contribution from Jaye Howard

    Michael DiRocco

    In Mike DiRocco's Sunday Night Quarterback he looks at how defensive tackle Jaye Howard finally put it all together in his senior season.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011