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Florida's Powell leaves school early for NFL draft

Florida linebacker Ronald Powell is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft. Powell, a 6-foot-4, 244-pound junior from Moreno Valley, Calif., was the nation's top high school recruit in 2010. He missed the entire 2012 season after twice tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. He returned to play in 11 games last season, leading the team with four sacks...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida linebacker Ronald Powell to forgo senior year for NFL Draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- University of Florida defensive lineman/linebacker Ronald Powell announced on Monday that he will forego his final year of eligibility with the Gators' football program and enter the 2014 NFL Draft. "Ronald has informed me that he has made a decision to declare for the NFL Draft," said head coach Will Muschamp. "This hasn't been an easy...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida football: Gators lose second straight game

In a game that had some Florida football fans thinking back to the days of Ron Zook, the No. 22 Florida Gators (4-3, 3-2 SEC) suffered their second straight loss Saturday, a 36-17 defeat at the hands of the No. 14 Missouri Tigers (7-0, 3-0 SEC). Florida entered the game with hopes of regaining control of the SEC East, but those hopes were quickly forgotten as Missouri dominated the...
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida's Powell braces for emotional return

It was the little things that Ronald Powell missed the most. Running out of the tunnel before games. Celebrating sacks with teammates. Seeing his name on the depth chart in the defensive meeting room. He may have taken those minor details for granted his first two years at Florida. But after two operations on his left knee in a five-month span forced him to miss all of last season...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators: Pass rush should look much imporved

They may lack the big-name, like South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney, but as a group this could potentially be the best defensive line the Florida Gators have had in years. The pass rush will receive a much-needed boost this season as the group looks to improve upon the 30 sacks the team had in 2012. With the anticipated return of hybrid linebacker/defensive end Ronald Powell, the...
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Report: Ronald Powell Will Play For Florida Gators In 2012

Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp has said buck defender Ronald Powell will play during the 2012 season. Powell tore the ACL in his left knee during the Orange and Blue Debut, putting him out of action for four-to-six months. Progressing phenomenally through his rehabilitation, Muschamp was always positive on his outlook for Powell. Now it appears as if the junior will play...
Via The Bull Gator
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Injury Report: Ronald Powell Expected To Make Full Recovery After Surgery

There was a collective sigh among Florida Gators fans when they found out Ronald Powell had torn his ACL in the Orange and Blue Debut. Potential seeps out of Powell and 2012 was to be the season where it all came together for the buck defensive end/linebacker. He had been mentioned as a practice star and someone that was more than determined to turn around his career and become a...
Via The Bull Gator
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida defensive standout Ronald Powell tears ACL

Florida star linebacker Ronald Powell could miss the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee. Coach Will Muschamp announced the extent of Powell's injury Monday. The junior pass-rushing specialist was injured in Saturday's spring game. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Powell was originally thought to have a sprain but further tests showed that he tore his anterior cruciate...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

UF's Powell out at least 4 months with torn ACL

GAINESVILLE, Fla. According to coaches and teammates, Gators junior pass-rush specialist Ronald Powell was a man on a mission this spring, turning into one of the Gators most productive players. Powells mission now is to get healthy and return to the field following a knee injury in Saturdays Orange & Blue Debut spring game. Powell suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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