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Gators Gone Pro

Tracking former UF athletes through their professional sports careers

Jelani Jenkins will attempt to justify his jump to NFL

Of the Gator football team’s four juniors gone pro, outside linebacker Jelani Jenkins has received his fair share of criticism. And it’s warranted. Jenkins, who has hired an agent, missed four games (including the Sugar Bowl) due to thumb, hamstring and foot injuries. The last setback required surgery and may leave him less than 100 percent for the NFL Combine. His 2012 season left the coaching staff, and Gator fans, convinced that they’d have him back in 2013. But if… Read More »

Thunder, four other teams’ interest in Beal says a lot

The Wizards don’t exactly attract a ton of envy these days, especially after posting the second-worst record in the NBA last season. But before Washington snagged Bradley Beal with the third overall pick in Thursday’s draft, even the Thunder front office was scratching its collective chin at the possibility of shaving the man with the gigantic beard in a trade for the smooth-shooting Beal. Sources said at least five teams had a green eye on Washington as it snagged Florida’s… Read More »