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The lone bright spot in an otherwise dismal night for the Gators, Andre Debose took the opening kickoff for a touchdown against South Carolina in a 36-14 home loss on Nov. 13, 2010.
When Andre Debose signed a national letter of intent with Florida in 2009, the expectations were as high as they can get when discussing Gator receivers.
He was called "the next Percy Harvin" by many observers, who compared the skillset of the former prep All American from Sanford Seminole to that of the former Gator/current Minnesota Vikings' standout.
Speedy and elusive with the ball in his hands, it was believed the 5'1"1, 180-pound Debose would thrive in the hybrid tailback/receiver role Harvin played so well in Gainesville.
Debose had to sit out his first year on campus after undergoing a knee biceps femoris graft to fix a lingering high school track injury.
He saw action in 10 games last year, catching 10 passes for 96 yards and also carrying 10 times for nine yards. But Debose's biggest accomplishments occurred on special teams, where he averaged 28 yards on 21 kickoff returns and had two touchdowns (including one for 99 yards against South Carolina).
Debose's role should expand a great deal his redshirt sophomore year, and he could see even more work than previously expected in the Orange & Blue Game, as fellow receiver Chris Dunkley has been suspended from the team indefinitely for academic reasons.