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Breakdown of 10 Gators at this year’s NFL Combine

The NFL Combine officially begins today in Indianapolis, and 10 Gators were invited. Let’s take a look at each Gator who will be participating. At the bottom is a breakdown of the combine schedule, detailing when each position group will arrive and what they will undergo during the process. Sharrif Floyd, DT Unlike the rest of his Gator teammates, Floyd is a sure-fire first-round selection. Some draft analysts even have Floyd going as the second or third overall selection in… Read More »

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 »