2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida OLB Alex McCalister

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida OLB Alex McCalister appeared first on Steelers Depot by Josh Carney. Go...
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April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim McElwain Announces 3 Florida Players Will Leave Early For NFL Draft

Florida head coach Jim McElwain announced Monday morning that three players will be leaving early for the NFL Draft. Defensive end Alex McCalister, who was dismissed from the program for a “violation of team rules” just two days ago, will be taking his talents to the next level. Running back Kelvin Taylor and wideout Demarcus Robinson will apparently be joining him. McElwain...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida DE Alex McCalister dismissed from team

The Florida Gators certainly haven’t had a great day Saturday. Earlier in the day, quarterback Will Grier announced his intentions to transfer and it was just announced that defensive end Alex McCalister has been dismissed from the team. The report stated that McCalister was due to a violation of team rules. What those rules are have yet to be disclosed and likely won’t be at...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators kick DE Alex McCalister off the team

An already rough day for Florida has just turned even worse. Just a few short hours after it was announced that QB Will Grier would transfer, Florida has dismissed defensive lineman Alex McCalister from the team, according to multiple reports. … Continue reading →
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida dismisses DE Alex McCalister from team

Florida defensive end Alex McCalister has been dismissed from the team, according to multiple reports.  McCalister, a junior defensive lineman, has been dismissed for a “violation of team rules.”  He plans on entering the NFL Draft, per Zach Abolverdi.  Confirmed that #Gators DE Alex McCalister has been dismissed from the team. He plans to enter the NFL Draft. — Zach...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Force off the edge: Alex McCalister wins SEC Defensive Player of the Week award

Florida clinched the SEC East Division this past weekend versus Vanderbilt, in large part due to its defense. The Gators held the Commodores to only 175 yards of offense. Vanderbilt seemingly couldn't move the football -- and outside of a 74-yard touchdown run from running back Ralph Webb -- looked downright helpless. Florida defensive end Alex McCalister was a big reason for the...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida DE McCalister ready to fight 'a horse-sized duck'

Florida defensive end Alex McCalister took some time away from the field and offered some insight into his background via an interview with reporter Whitney Haworth. The talented defensive end out of North Carolina is second on the team with 4.0 sacks, and is third with 6.5 tackles for loss. His presence off of the edge is a big reason as to why Florida has a 6-1 overall record...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: 'Freedom' leading to improved pass rush, according to McCalister

Perhaps the biggest reason for Florida's resurgence in 2015 is its pass-rushing capabilities. The Gators are second in the conference with 18 sacks, only one behind leader Texas A&M.Why is this the case?According to defensive end Alex McCalister, the defense has been given more freedom to make plays under new defensive coordinator Geoff Collins. The former Mississippi State...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Florida suspends three players for season opener

By Matt Lombardi The Florida Gators will kick off their 2015 campaign a bit shorthanded. Friday, the school announced that it has suspended three players – wide receiver Latroy Pittman, defensive back Marcus Maye and defensive lineman Alex McCalister – for the team’s opening contest against New Mexico State. It’s being reported that they’re being suspended for “violating...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Emergence of DL Alex McCalister has Gators' sack totals rising

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- He had the speed and quickness and athletic frame that coaches look for in edge pass rushers. At 6-foot-6, Alex McCalister had the kind of upside that made Gators head coach Will Muschamp and defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin think big when imagining the possibilities. There was one problem. When McCalister arrived at UF in 2012, he didn't have a chance against...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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