He's big enough to instantly become the Raiders' largest defensive lineman. But the Raiders need to find out if UDFA tackle Leon Orr has the heart to match his size.The signs were there if the former Florida Gator fizzles out. Orr arrived in Gainesville as a top-rated recruit, but left prematurely, citing a lack of playing time.Then-Gators coach Will Muschamp criticized him. And...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Two days after defensive tackle Leon Orr was sent home because he was unhappy he wasn't in the starting lineup at Vanderbilt, Gators coach Will Muschamp said Orr will not be rejoining the program.
"Nothing has changed," Muschamp said.
Asked a follow-up question about whether there was anything Orr could do to get back on the team, Muschamp replied, "no."
Leon Orr issued a Twitter apology to the Florida Gators for leaving the team in Nashville.
In a bit of bizarre news, Will Muschamp announced in the wake of Florida’s 34-10 throttling of Vanderbilt that he has kicked defensive tackle Leon Orr off the team because he was more concerned with starting that being a part of … Continue reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Florida coach Will Muschamp has kicked defensive tackle Leon Orr off the team after he complained about not starting against Vanderbilt on Saturday night.
Muschamp said after Florida beat Vanderbilt 34-10 that Orr came to him Saturday and said he didn't understand why he wasn't starting.
"Leon hasn't started since the Alabama game," Muschamp said. "He hasn...
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November 09, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Florida coach Will Muschamp has kicked defensive tackle Leon Orr off the team after he complained about not starting against Vanderbilt on Saturday night.
Muschamp said after Florida beat Vanderbilt 34-10 that Orr came to him Saturday and said he didn't understand why he wasn't starting. Muschamp says Orr told him he was heading home. The coach says he told...
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November 09, 2014
Florida fifth-year senior defensive tackle Leon Orr skipped Saturday night’s game against Vanderbilt in Nashville and took a bus home to Gainesville because he was upset he wouldn’t be starting. True story. Florida website Gatorzone.com says Orr “expressed displeasure” over not being in the starting lineup for the fifth straight game and decided to bus...Read More
It’s a roughly nine-hour bus trip from Nashville, Tenn. to Gainesville, Fla.
Nevertheless, the idea of sitting in an uncomfortable bus for nearly half a day was more appealing to Florida’s Leon Orr than the concept of him not starting against Vanderbilt was. When the senior defensive tackle learned he would not be in the Gators’ starting defensive line unit this evening,...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- As they shuffled into the spacious Touchdown Terrace for their media day obligations Sunday afternoon, the Florida Gators split the room according to what side of the ball they played. Offense to the right, defense to the left.
As the linebackers made way to their assigned spots, senior Neiron Ball remarked the group seemed like they were in the same seats as...