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Florida Gators: Walk-on RB Mark Herndon awarded scholarship

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,...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tears and Meals Come with Scholarship for Florida Gators Walk-On Mark Herndon

It’s nice to share good sports stories once in awhile. The idealistic notion of NCAA and college athletics being a pure, wholesome environment where young student-athletes are universally nourished, cultivated and developed has certainly tarnished over the years (and with good reason). Yet, once in awhile, college sports can remind you why there is still a theoretical difference...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantastic photo of Gators’ walk-on Mark Herndon receiving the news

Florida Gators running back coach Brian White posted this fantastic photo of Mark Herndon receiving his scholarship to Instagram.
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp surprises two walk-ons with scholarships

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- When Florida coach Will Muschamp huddled the Gators together following Tuesday afternoon's practice at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, he saved a special surprise for last. The announcement left Mark Herndon in tears and brought a huge relief over Tim Clark. Muschamp put both players on scholarship. "I was not expecting that," Herndon said. "It...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Herndon earns scholarship

The Gators rallied around head coach Will Muschamp following Tuesday’s practice expecting the normal post-practice instructions, but the script changed. It was a special day for Muschamp, as the former walk-on at Georgia got to hand out scholarships to two Florida walk-ons. Even when the topic was brought up, sophomore Mark Herndon never expected what was about to happen.
Via florida.scout.com
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators grant scholarship to walk-on RB Mark Herndon, the smile says it all

Sophomore running back Mark Herndon's dreams came true on Tuesday when the Florida Gators offered the Ocala, FL native a scholarship.
Via Gamedayr
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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