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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Florida Gators running back coach Brian White posted this fantastic photo of Mark Herndon receiving his scholarship to Instagram.
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...
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.
Sophomore running back Mark Herndon's dreams came true on Tuesday when the Florida Gators offered the Ocala, FL native a scholarship.