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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 »

Wright making major progress in 3rd year with Bears

Major Wright had his eyes on the Gators this past Saturday, but one player in particular caught his attention. The former Gator safety, now with the Chicago Bears, says Matt Elam is making a name for himself at the same position he played at UF from 2007-2009. “He’s doing great. You know, he’s a great player. I feel like he does some things that simulates me,” Wright said. “He hits hard. He goes after the ball. He’s a great player.”… Read More »