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Tracking former UF athletes through their professional sports careers

Tebow takeover seems inevitable entering camp

It almost reads like the script of an old school mafia movie. One can imagine Jets owner Woody Johnson (the don) with his arm around Mark Sanchez (the promising associate), whispering his assurances in New York. “Sure thing, Mark. You’re our guy. Tim? Fuggedaboutit. We got your back.” Then, as expected, comes the hit. The Jets’ training camp begins this Thursday, and so does the drama between Sanchez and backup quarterback Tim Tebow. All eyes will be on them, especially… Read More »

Giants give N.J. native Will Hill first chance to Thrill

Will Hill is going back to the place where he was “The Thrill”. He’s going back home to New Jersey. He won’t be in West Orange, but he’ll be in East Rutherford about 45 miles away. There, he has the chance to play for the defending Super Bowl champion Giants, who signed Hill to a one-year, $390,000 contract on Tuesday. Hill was regarded by many to not only be the best safety in the nation, but the best overall athlete… Read More »