GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Consider Dante Fowler Jr., Florida's preseason All-SEC defensive end, an authority on the Gators' offensive tackles. Fowler emerged as a sophomore in 2013 and rode a wave of offseason momentum into a dominating spring.
Editor's note: We're breaking down the Gators' two-deep depth chart every day for the next two weeks. We'll cover every position as well as offer a glimpse into the future. You can read the whole series here.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With four players selected in last weekend's NFL draft, the Florida Gators have now had a total of 322 players picked by current NFL franchises. UF has long been one of the most talent-rich pipelines to the pros but didn't make a huge splash in this year's draft.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With spring practice fully digested, let's take a look at which Florida Gators' stock is up and who's on the way down. RISING Dante Fowler Jr.: The hybrid defensive end/linebacker altered his diet and dropped some body fat before spring.
Editor's note: With Florida's spring practice now in the rear-view mirror, we'll clean out the notebook this week and touch on a few remaining topics. GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Want some hard evidence for optimism inside of the Florida football offices?
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Fresh faces were everywhere at Florida this spring. A poor season in 2013 brought a clean slate. A new offense brought opportunities at every position. A large group of redshirt freshmen and true freshmen brought a much-needed infusion of talent.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Nobody does optimism quite like a football team in springtime. Especially one with a lot to prove. As Florida made its way through spring practice, a majority of players who spoke to the media predicted that 2014 will be a whole lot better than 2013.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jonathan Bullard expected to be one of the Gators' best players last season. Wanted it badly. He came to Florida in 2012 as the No. 4-ranked defensive end prospect in the nation and put pressure on himself to produce even more after a solid freshman season.