1. Florida Gators Football: Will UF's 2013 Signing Class Be Heavy on Receivers?

    So, in the end Florida didn't end up signing Nelson Agholor (Southern California) or Stefon Diggs (Maryland) to national letters of intent, meaning a playmaking burner on the outside was not added to the roster...

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  2. Florida Gators Football: UF Players to the NFL Scouting Combine

    Invitations have been sent out for late February's NFL Scouting Combine, and three members of Florida's 2011 team have been selected to join former Gator cornerback, Janoris Jenkins, in Indianapolis...

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  3. Florida Gators Football: How Former UF Players Performed in the Super Bowl

    Here's a fun trivia question for you: Name the only former Florida Gators football player to earn a Super Bowl XLVI championship ring last Sunday? OK, "earned" might be a stretch...

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  4. Alabama Football Recruiting: Grades and Analysis for Class of 2012

    If anything the month of January (and the first day of February) showed there is no better place to be in college football right now than Tuscaloosa, Ala. After all, when you bring home the BCS national championship on Jan...

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  5. Michigan Football Recruiting: Grades and Analysis for Class of 2012

    Michigan has reached just one Rose Bowl since 2005, an unfamiliar slump that, no doubt, hasn't gone unnoticed by Wolverines faithful...

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  6. Auburn Football Recruiting 2012: 5 Reasons Jordan Diamond Should Pick AU

    A gem of a prospect, Jordan Diamond, decided to hold off signing a national letter of intent until Friday. There, the 6'6", 289-pound 4-star offensive tackle prospect will choose between Arkansas, Auburn, Michigan and Wisconsin...

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  7. SEC Football Recruiting 2012: Better Class, Florida Gators or LSU Tigers?

    Year after year, followers of college football can be almost certain that SEC powerhouses Florida and LSU are going to bring in top-notch recruiting classes...

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  8. Will Dorial Green-Beckham Be the SEC's Top Receiver Next Season?

    It is perhaps because it is the ultimate day of hope for college football fans, but there is something about National Signing Day that turns 17- and 18-year-old kids into Supermen...

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  9. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: The Good and Bad from National Signing Day

    Gone, at least for now, is Notre Dame football's annual lock on a top-10 ranking. One can point to unsuccessful hires and can create all sorts of excuses (some questionable, some ...

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  10. Recruiting: Should Josh Harvey-Clemons' Family Let Him Make His Own Decision?

    When he was Florida's football coach, Urban Meyer once told the assembled media at a Gator fan gathering in Jacksonville that he liked to figure out who the top local prospects ...

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  11. Jordan Payton to UCLA: Following the Flip-Flopping from Cal Onward

    It was an odd journey for Jordan Payton, wasn't it? A wide receiver ranked 15th nationally at his position by both Scout and Rivals, the kid whose first name is reminiscent of basketball's ...

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  12. Deontay Greenberry Signs with Houston: Can He Succeed Without Case Keenum?

    Whether it be Andre Ware, David Klingler , Jimmy Klingler or Case Keenum , the Houston Cougars have earned a reputation for producing outstanding college quarterbacks who pile up yards in bunches...

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  13. National Signing Day 2012: How Dante Fowler's Switch Impacts the Florida Gators

    At a recent all-star football game, a group of Florida Gators commitments gathered for a photograph. Standing not so far away was St. Petersburg Lakewood defensive end Dante Fowler, Jr...

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  14. Nebraska Football Recruiting: Tracking the 2012 National Signing Day Targets

    The first Wednesday of every February brings hope and expectations to fans of college football teams. And, no doubt, a program like Nebraska has supporters who look at national signing day as the first step back toward becoming a powerhouse once again...

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  15. National Signing Day 2012: Will Ohio State or Michigan Have the Better Class?

    Rivals on the football field, Ohio State and Michigan also are battling to win the Big Ten's unofficial Class of 2012 recruiting championship...

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  16. College Football: Bold Predictions for Mario Edwards' Freshman Year at FSU

    Opinions may vary slightly, but one could make a fair argument that, counting the class of 2012, the three most recent No. 1-ranked high school football prospects in the country were defensive ends...

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  17. College Football Recruiting Rankings 2012: The Best Class from Every Conference

    National signing day for college football is Wednesday, and there are a lot of moving parts still needing to find their places...

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  18. National Signing Day Predictions: Who Gets Most Florida Talent, UM, FSU or UF?

    It's pretty safe to say that if you own the state of Florida in recruiting, there is a very good possibility you will have one of college football's most successful programs...

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  19. Auburn Football Recruiting: Where Do Tigers Go After Missing on Arik Armstead?

    Let's be honest. Unless a team has flat-out blundered by not creating a fall-back plan, losing out on one recruit isn't going to sabotage a recruiting class—especially considering ...

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  20. Florida Football Recruiting: Tracking 2012 National Signing Day Targets

    It may sound odd, but there probably is a good bit of validity to the thinking that some Gator fans worry more about what recruits Florida will sign to national letters of intent in ...

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  21. Florida Gators: Is Jaye Howard the Most Underrated Player in the NFL Draft?

    This is just my personal opinion, but it is one I think has a lot of substance to it. I believe former Florida defensive lineman Jaye Howard might be the most underrated prospect in the 2012 NFL draft...

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  22. Florida Gators Football: Thoughts and Observations on Offseason Activity

    It hasn't exactly been the quietest of offseasons in Gainesville . Aside from the usual hysteria about recruiting, a new offensive coordinator (Brent Pease , formerly of Boise ...

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  23. Florida Gator Football Recruiting: Top Targets, Positional Needs and Predictions

    Following Saturday's pledge from Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas defensive end Bryan Cox, Jr. (the son of the former NFL linebacker of the same name), Florida has 19 commitments in its 2012 recruiting class...

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  24. Florida Gators Football: Does UF's Scheduling Satisfy You?

    You'll notice from the headline to this story, that I am about to write about Florida's schedule. Specifically, the non-conference schedule...

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  25. Florida Gators Football: What Is UF's All-Time Greatest Recruiting Class?

    College football fans tend to get giddy or grumpy come the first Wednesday night of February. There, they take the word of various hard-working talent evaluators and start to either salivate or tear up about their team's incoming freshman class...

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