GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Not everybody can get on the field right away. Some players take longer than others to develop. Florida signed 23 players in 2012 and several made an immediate impact: offensive tackle D.
about 988 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It's time to dip in to the GatorNation recruiting mailbag and answer your questions. Because of the number of questions we've received, we won't be able to get to all of them today, but we encourage you to ask your questions on our Insider fan forum, The Chompions Club.
about 1259 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jafar Mann played guard and defensive tackle in high school. Florida's coaches are still trying to figure out where he'll end up. The 6-foot-3, 293-pound Mann was a three-star prospect at Stone Mountain, Ga.
about 1261 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has lost a pair of reserve defensive linemen to knee injuries this week, and at least one is definitely out for the season. UF coach Will Muschamp said Friday that senior defensive tackle Nick Alajajian suffered a fractured right knee and will miss the 2012 season and redshirt junior defensive end Kedric Johnson suffered a dislocated left knee and will miss a significant period of time.
about 1280 days ago | Michael DiRocco | Florida Gators
ESPN's GatorNation is previewing each position leading up to the start of the season. Every Friday until the season kicks off, Michael DiRocco and Jeff Barlis will analyze the players, tell you who is starting and why, and provide a breakdown of the depth at the position.
about 1315 days ago | Michael DiRocco and Jeff Barlis | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Over the next few weeks GatorNation will have a series of Q&As with Florida's incoming freshmen. Next up is Stone Mountain (Ga.) Stephenson defensive tackle Jafar Mann, who will enroll at Florida for Summer B in June.
about 1409 days ago | Derek Tyson | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- GatorNation brings you the latest installment of Chomp Confidential, a look inside Florida football recruiting for GatorNation subscribers only. As with anything exclusive, what's reported in the weekly Chomp Confidential must stay here.
about 1477 days ago | Derek Tyson | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's recruiting board is taking its final shape, as detailed in Tuesday's look at the offense. Here is a position-by-position look at where the Gators currently stand on defense: SAFETY Commits: Marcus Maye and Rhaheim Ledbetter Prospects: none Outlook: Maye showed his athleticism in the Under Armour All-America game when he totaled seven tackles, blocked a punt and recovered a fumble, all while playing out of position.
about 1479 days ago | Derek Tyson | Florida Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators are bringing in a handful of top prospects this weekend and some commits to help recruit them. The 2012 recruiting cycle is coming down to the wire, as there are less than two weeks left until National Signing Day.
about 1483 days ago | Derek Tyson | Florida Gators