Posted August 20, 2012 on florida.scout.com
PLAYERS: Omarius Hines
TEAMS: Florida Gators
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There might not be a player on the Florida roster that understands the new offense better than Omarius Hines. The redshirt senior has lined up all over the field during spring installation and fall camp. He came to Florida as a receiver and split some time at tight end before moving to running back in the spring. Now, his versatility could be a big part of the Gators’ attack.
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