Posted April 06, 2013 on
The first days in Gainesville weren’t much fun for D.J. Humphries. He enrolled at Florida to go through spring practices in 2012 and was tossed around. He came in weighing less than 270 pounds while trying to block some of Florida’s big defensive ends. Through the struggle, Humphries learned some tricks to blocking. Now at 283 pounds, he’s still trying to add weight before the start of the season.
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Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp announced Tuesday that the format for the 2013 Orange and Blue Debut on April 6 will be a unique open practice for fans instead of a game, due to numerous injuries which has left the Gators with just six offensive linemen. The format will be similar to the previous 14 practices the Gators have conducted this...
It wouldn’t be fair to expect no drop off at defensive tackle after the Gators lost Sharrif Floyd and Omar Hunter. The two were both dependable starters for the last two years in Gainesville, and with them preparing for the NFL, the Gators after left searching for answers in the middle. At this point in the spring, Muschamp wants to see more of a consistent effort from the experienced players.
Even though the Orange and Blue game will only be an open practice, coach Muschamp can still impress this list of recruits that will be in attendance.
The Florida Gators had to change up their end of the spring scrimmage that they normally finish with because of injuries. The Florida staff better hope the injuries were significant enough that it caused a lack of performance. The Gator offense struggled throughout the scrimmage in all facets scoring just one touchdown in the 60 minutes (clock running) of team action.
Coach Will Muschamp and the Florida Gators held their annual Orange and Blue game earlier today with some slight modifications. Numerous top tier recruits were in attendance to watch the Gators take the field for the last time until the late Summer months.
The hangover has ended. The college basketball world has moved on from the Florida Gators’ loss and so must we. We may not want to completely, but it has to happen eventually, so we might as well pull off the band-aid and realize that for the third-consecutive season, the Gators fell just one game short of the Final Four.
Without the Gators to spark our interest over the final...