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  1. Spring question No. 5: Tight ends

    Michael DiRocco

    As part of our spring practice preview, each day this week GatorNation addressed the five biggest questions facing the Gators. Today we'll complete our series with a look at the situation at tight end. GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Tight end production in ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  2. Florida Gators thin at tight end position

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida is painfully thin at the tight end position heading into this spring, with on- and off-the-field issues leaving junior Jordan Reed the only real option.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  3. Florida Gators desperate for wide receivers

    Michael DiRocco

    With inconsistent Andre Debose the Gators' lone play-making wide receiver, this spring will be an open audition for several players to step up and fill a desperate need.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  4. Florida Gators football receivers position analysis

    Michael DiRocco

    Wide receivers and tight ends are next in Mike DiRocco's position-by-position breakdown of the UF offense. Florida's pass-catchers didn't do much right in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  5. TE Colin Thompson knows his role

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Will Muschamp didn't sign tight end Colin Thompson to lead the team in receptions. He wanted him to be a physical blocker to help open holes for the running game and contribute in the passing game -- not catch 45...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Will Muschamp content with Florida Gators running backs

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida coach Will Muschamp expects a smooth transition at the running back position, even though the Gators lost 1,000-yard workhorse Mike Gillislee.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  8. Gators looking for more passes to RBs

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is searching for a new safety net. With tight end Jordan Reed, the Gators' leading receiver last season, headed for the NFL, Driskel has to find someone else upon whom he can rely for a sure compl...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  9. GatorNation position breakdown: TE

    Michael DiRocco

    Editor's note: Every Tuesday and Thursday through Jan. 31, 2013, 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 tight end. We will profile wide receivers on...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  10. GatorNation position breakdown: G/C

    Michael DiRocco

    Editor's note: Every Tuesday and Thursday through Jan. 31, 2013, 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 guard/center. We will profile tight end on J...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  11. Reed leaves Florida offense reeling

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Tight end Jordan Reed's departure for the NFL means fixing Florida's passing offense -- which ranked 114th nationally this season -- in 2013 just got a lot tougher. Not only do the Gators no longer have their top pass catcher ...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  12. Jordan Reed leads Florida Gators in receptions with promising car...

    Michael DiRocco

    Imagine how good Gators leading receiver Jordan Reed could be when he finally completes the transition from quarterback to tight end.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  13. Trey Burton needs to stay involved

    Michael DiRocco

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Trey Burton had been relatively quiet this season -- that is until last Saturday. The junior running back/tight end accounted for 129 yards of total offense and two touchdowns in Florida's 37-20 victory over Tennessee. It was t...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  14. UF's Reed continues development

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's Jordan Reed has always had the size, speed and athleticism to become a pretty good tight end. It just took a little long than some people may have expected. Reed has caught a team-high eight passes for 92 yards fo...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  15. Florida Gators Omarius Hines is the ultimate utility player

    Michael DiRocco

    Senior Omarius Hines has bounced from receiver to tight end to running back during his time at Florida. Now the Gators hope to capitlize on that versatility.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  16. Florida Gators thin at tight end

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida has just one tight end -- starter Jordan Reed -- who has caught a pass in college. But the Gators added two of the nation's best prospects in their class of 2012.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012