Found April 08, 2013 on
Fox Sports South:
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida center Patric Young is staying in school for his senior season, a decision that should make the Gators one of the favorites in the Southeastern Conference.
Young's choice was no big surprise since he has talked for weeks about wanting to get his degree.
The 6-foot-9 junior from nearby Jacksonville averaged 10.1 points and 6.3 rebounds this season. With seniors Kenny Boynton, Erik Murphy and Mike Rosario graduating, Young could be the focal point of coach Billy Donovan's offense in the fall.
Young had been projected as a second-round pick in the 2013 NBA draft, causing some speculation that he might turn pro. But Young says he's focused on finishing out his career, which has ended in the regional finals all three years.
BEST OF MAXIM
University of Florida center Patric Young (Jacksonville, Fla.) announced on Monday that he will return for his senior season in 2013-14.I have the chance to finish my degree and play another season for Coach Billy Donovan with great teammates and friends at a place I love, Young said. These first three years have gone by in a flash, and I cant believe it is my senior year already...
For the second-straight year, the Florida Gators can breathe a sigh of relief. Center Patric Young has announced he will return for another season.
Once thought to be a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft, Young may have seen his stock fall slightly over the course of his junior season. While Young is a physical specimen with plenty of potential at the professional level, he is no longer...
Patric Young's first three seasons at Florida ended one victory shy of the Final Four. He'll take another shot at getting there.
Young announced Monday that he's staying in school for one more year, a decision that should make the Gators one of the favorites in the Southeastern Conference.
Young's choice was no big surprise since he has talked for weeks about wanting...
The Florida frontcourt got a boost on Monday afternoon when center Patric Young announced that he would return for his senior year. Young was fourth on the team with 10.1 points and led the team with 6.3 rebounds last season.
It's official, Patric Young will be returning to the Florida Gators for his senior season, according to Jeff Goodman of CBS.
We told you new Florida Gators commit Dalvin Cook was a stud, but don't take our word for it, watch this unreal highlight reel.
The Florida Gators concluded spring practice with a controlled practice in front of a crowd of Gator fans in The Swamp on Saturday. There weren't a lot of offensive fireworks in the session, but plenty to watch and some good things to look forward to in the Fall. Here are some pictures taken at the event brought to you by USA TODAY Sports photography.
Florida came in at No. 9 in the final Coaches’ Poll of the season that was released on Tuesday. The Gators finished in the top 10 of the poll for the third straight year.
The Florida Gators got a huge commitment over the weekend when RB Dalvin Cook flipped from the Clemson Tigers to play in The Swamp.
Jaylen Watkins is heading into his third year in Will Muschamp’s defense and knows all the positions in the secondary. It’s that flexibility that could force him to move from cornerback to safety in the fall. The Gators return three experienced cornerbacks, and after losing two safeties, Watkins is the logical choice to move to safety, adding another experienced player to the group.