Is Rainey the next Harvin?

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Based on what we've been hearing from the Florida coaches and players, redshirt junior slot receiver/tailback Chris Rainey has had a monster camp and has emerged as perhaps THE playmaker on offense. Offensive coordinator Steve Addazio calls him electric. Urban Meyer...

Freshmen dot depth chart

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Florida released its depth chart for Saturday's opener, and there are true freshmen all over it. Urban Meyer said last week that a bunch of the freshmen would be playing at some point against Miami (Ohio). Here's what our opinion of...

The new-look offense

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After speaking with Florida coaches and players over the past three weeks, we've come to know the varied components of the Gators' 2010 offense. A drop-back passing quarterback who will not be toting the rock on called quarterback runs. Tailbacks...

Gators not changing recruiting tactics

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Don't look for Florida's coaches to change their recruiting tactics despite the drama surrounding the Gators' 2010 recruiting class. Florida has had two transfers from true freshmen and rumors of unhappiness from two of the prizes of this year's class....

Two freshman learn lesson

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Two Florida freshman football players were charged with underage possession of alcohol earlier this summer. Strong safety Matt Elam pleaded no contest to the first-degree misdemeanor charge July 21 and was ordered to pay $184 in court costs and fees....

Ask Aschoff 8/25

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Not much to say this week so on to the questions! Any inside information on why Jordan Haden and Adrian Coxson bolted? Could this have an impact on 2011 recruiting? — David From what I can gather, both left for very...

The Wilder effect: Part II, linebackers

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Yesterday I discussed where Florida turns to now that Tampa Plant athlete James Wilder Jr. is off the board at running back. His signing definitely would have changed how Florida recruited its running backs, but it...

Pouncey playing right tackle

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Mike Pouncey returned for his senior season at Florida with the idea that he would take over for his brother Maurkice at center and eventually become a higher NFL Draft pick than his identical twin, who was taken in...

Losing Wilder not the end of the world

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When Tampa Plant athlete James Wilder Jr. announced his intentions of playing at Florida State next year, most of those who follow Florida recruiting were either glad to see that recruiting circus end or they were...

Gators make Miami headway

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Here's another strong argument for why Urban Meyer and his coaching staff should continue making Miami a recruiting priority, no matter how tough it is (and has been) to pull kids from down there. Quinton Dunbar. Of the five...

Ask Aschoff 8/18

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Football season is only a couple weeks away and Florida's staff has been putting almost all of its time into fall camp. That doesn't mean that recruiting is on the back burner. Florida recently got a commitment...

Addazio feeling good vibes

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Urban Meyer and the offensive coaches have been hesitant to reveal too much about the offense and how it might be different on Sept. 4, when it is unveiled in the opener. But one thing is obvious. Offensive coordinator...

Waisome ready to commit

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Nick Waisome is ready to make his college decision. He's ready to end a recruiting process that would no doubt distract him from his final regular season at Groveland South Lake High. The four-star cornerback will get his wish when...

Positive change for Hill, Jenkins

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Perhaps the best thing that's happened to the Florida secondary is the fact starting safety Will Hill and starting cornerback Janoris Jenkins have experienced positive turnarounds on and off the field since last season. Hill's has been dramatic, Urban Meyer...

New Freak at Florida

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Over the years, quite a few physical freaks have come through the program at Florida. The two that first come to mind are linebacker Jevon Kearse and, more recently, defensive end Carlos Dunlap. Both had a rare combination of...

Brantley tries something different

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Florida quarterback John Brantley may be sporting a new look when the Gators open the season Sept. 4. The junior from Ocala showed up at interviews Saturday with the first signs of a mustache. He said he's considering growing it...

Omarius Hines starting to emerge

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Since inadvertently leaving his name off the receivers' depth chart a few weeks ago, a lot of people have been asking me about the status of sophomore wide receiver Omarius Hines. I'm happy to report that he...

Notebook: Wilder ride coming to an end?

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Next week will mark the end of what has been a very long ride for Gator recruiting enthusiasts. On Aug. 18, Tampa Plant athlete James Wilder Jr. is set to announce his college decision, with Florida, Florida State...

Ask Aschoff 8/11

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Fall practice is in full swing, which means recruiting has slowed a bit for the coaches. That should all changed momentarily with the announcements of two huge prospects next week on ESPNU. Those big recruits are...

Observations from UF Media Day

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After a long day interviewing coaches and players on the Touchdown Terrace, I offer these nuggets (to go along with the rest of our extensive coverage in the paper and on the Web): * Quarterbacks coach Scot Loeffler spent a...