Found August 23, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
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Mark Herndon embraces running backs coach Brian White after learning he had been placed on scholarship Tuesday. Head coach Will Muschamp had a surprise for a couple of his players following practice Tuesday, one that brought walk-on Mark Herndon to tears. Muschamp put Herndon and fellow walk-on Tim Clark on scholarship. A running back from Ocala (Fla.) Forest High, the 5-foot-9, 193 pound Herndon played six games on special teams as a true freshman last season. However, this season Herndon could be in line to make a much bigger impact. After an impressive showing in the spring game Herndon worked his way into the conversation to garner more playing time at running back. “Mark Herndon played as a true freshman walk-on and that doesn’t happen very often at the University of Florida,” said Muschamp, a former walk-on himself at the University of Georgia. “He works extremely hard. He is as well-respected a teammate as anyone out here and he defines what we expect from our players here.” ...
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