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Florida cornerback Marcus Roberson is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft.
Roberson, a 6-foot, 195-pound junior from Fort Lauderdale, announced his intentions Friday. He joins defensive tackle Dominique Easley and cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy as Florida players who left school early this season to pursue NFL careers.
Gators coach Will Muschamp says it was a pleasure watching Roberson ''mature and develop both on and off the field.''
Roberson played in seven games, with four starts, as a junior. He had 11 tackles and three passes defensed. In three seasons, he had 56 tackles, 17 pass breakups and three interceptions.
Roberson says he can ''truly appreciate everything that is in place here for players to be successful and have an opportunity to play at the next level.''
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University of Florida junior defensive back Marcus Roberson (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) announced on Friday that he will forego his final year of eligibility with the Gators' football program and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
"Marcus has informed me that he has made the decision to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL," said head coach Will Muschamp. "Marcus was part...
University of Florida cornerback Marcus Roberson is expected to declare for the 2014 NFL draft.
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Florida cornerback Marcus Roberson announced on Friday that he would forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft. The junior was a part of Will Muschamp’s first recruiting class but dealt with an injury-plagued 2013 season.
Like his brother Landon Collins before him, Gerald Willis III will leave the state of Louisiana to play college football elsewhere. Down to Florida and LSU, the star defensive end committed to the Gators on Thursday during the 2014 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game.
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Florida continues it’s hard push to add a running back to the 2014 recruiting class. On Thursday, the Gators offered a scholarship to four-star running back Derrell Scott. The North Carolina native will officially visit Florida on January 17, 2014.
From Havelock, NC (Havelock), Scott is a four-star prospect across the major recruiting services. He has more than a handful of scholarship...
According to Pat Dooley of The Gainesville Sun, Gators’ junior cornerback Marcus Roberson will leave Florida early and declare himself eligible for the 2014 NFL Draft. Roberson only appeared in seven games for the Gators in 2013, missing time due to injuries and suspension, but he is still projected to be selected in the first or second round of April’s draft.
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